The Quality Engineer is responsible for the identification and execution of all quality requirements for customer contracts and programs.
He/she provides liaison between the Quality department, internal departments and customers and supports the Quality Manager to ensure SCP maintains ISO 9001 certification; conducts supplier and internal audits; supports customer audits.
The Quality Engineer also supports SCP improvements by analyzing quality data to determine trends and generate corrective actions with SPC, 8D RCCA, and FEMA.
- reviewing customer requests for proposals for quality requirements.
- reviewing customer contracts and purchase orders for quality requirements.
- customer support for Quality matters to include on-site customer visits.
- ensuring test fixtures and methods meet customer specifications.
- internal Quality and warranty data review and corrective action management internally and sufficiency of SCARs from customers.
Provides technical support to inspection personnel.
Provides Quality support for Systems & Supplier Readiness Review (SRR’s), Product Development Review (PDR’s), Critical Design Review (CDR’s), etc.
Ensures Manufacturing receives required inspection support to meet SCP needs.
Serves as Acting Quality Manager if Quality Manager is absent.
Prepare Customer First Article Inspection Reports (FAIR’s).
Performs Internal and Supplier Quality System Audits as required. Help suppliers solve quality related issues to ensure SCP quality products.
Provides Quality Support to External Audits (Customer and ISO) as required.
Other duties as required.
- Bachelor’s degree required. Engineering/Technical discipline is preferred.
- Minimum two years’ experience in a Quality role required.
1. Knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and/or SUBSAFE requirements beneficial.
2. Knowledge of test fixtures and general equipment use as well as compliance to quality system procedures.
3. Must be able to read and understand drawings, department procedures, ISO Standards, Military specifications, standards, manuals, etc.
4. Must understand government contracts, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR’s) & Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFAR’s) clauses, DOD Instructions, Data Item Descriptions (DID’s), etc
5. Working knowledge with applications of Statistical Process Control (SPC) methodologies and process capability analysis (Cp/Cpk).
6. Proficient in Microsoft Office and ERP/MRP systems.
7. High attention to detail and accuracy of work and ability to think and write clearly and logically.
Must comply with all requirements regarding safe procedures and safety equipment.
Must evaluate and understand any hazards regarding testing (pressure, electrical, etc.)
Occasional travel to include international may be required (up to 10%)
Salaried exempt position and may require extended hours to include occasional evenings and weekends.