- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor's degree
- Communication skills
Quest Global (engineering service provider) is seeking full time candidates for the role of Design Engineer- Gas Turbine (Quality Review) within the Aero-Engine industry and located in Lansing, Michigan. This hybrid technical role combines the education, skills and experience background of Design Engineers with the tools, requirements, and knowledge associated with the Quality and Manufacturing disciplines to review, evaluate and make formal dispositions on non-conforming material (components). Incumbents engage in global cross functional engineering relationships including interaction with the OEM Design Authority / Responsible parties. Other similar skill set work will supplement the MRB (Material Review Board) process work when needed. The F/T (40 hr/wk) position is for compressed Alternate Work Week schedule (Thurs PM - Mon AM) and is performed in a mixed on-site/local off-site capacity. US Citizenship required due to part/data jurisdiction and classification. MRE (Material Review Engineer) customer certification training is required and provided by Quest Global. Must be able to obtain and hold "Certified MRE" status to remain in this role. Additional requirements below.
Primary Job Functions:
Review and disposition Non-Conforming Material (parts) from OEM, Suppliers, and Aftermarket. Work includes ability to review fit, form, function, interchangeability, health, safety, intended use, weight, appearance and classification (major vs minor) based on provided / obtained technical information. Also, the ability to determine/review part repair requirements or usage conditions
Member of cross functional rapid response teams formed to assess, address, and document/discuss critical production issues requiring an on-site presence.
Conduct other typical design / manufacturing / quality engineering activities - when required.
Part Design / Repair Development / NPI
Reactive Root Cause / Corrective Action resulting in Process Change / Product Change
In everything, help foster growth of Quest Global's services across the life cycle of our customer’s products.
Secondary Job Functions:
Project Management: Execution and Support levels
Generate Productivity Improvement or Cost Avoidance ideas
Mature QuEST’s tools, systems, procedures, SW, checklists
Provide technical work review/training/support to others
Partake in cultural/social responsibility activities
Specialized Knowledge / Skills:
Component level aero/marine/industrial gas turbine design experience - including material and engineering principles (fit, form, function).
Ability to read/interpret drawings including understanding of GD&T
Reviewing engineering assessments, tolerance stacks, engineering change/deviations, repairs
Familiarity of CAB (Corrective Action Board) activities
Supplier interactive events
Presenting technical date/results to customer and regulatory representatives (Federal Aviation Administration; Defense Contract Management Admin)
Knowledge (breadth and depth) of modern high tech manufacturing processes (metal, composites) and associated support equipment, gaging, and handling
Interaction with MRP systems (Oracle/SAP/CAPP/Solumina)
Developing/mentoring less experienced engineers
Education, Training, and Experience:
BSME or equivalent technical field (BSAE)
10 years Gas Turbine (Aero/Marine/Industrial) component design
Including MRB (Material Review Board) and/or Non-Conformance process experience
Quality Engineering experience with the Non-Conforming Material process and associated technical data
Other Quality Certifications - noteworthy
Personal Work Attributes:
Self-motivated, disciplined, and organized
Passion for developing technical and business solutions
Ability to persuade and influence without authority
Maintain integrity & ethics in all situations
Superior customer interaction / Collaborative yet firm Supplier relations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
Office and Shop Floor Environments
Services Oriented: Must be able to meet multiple commitments for QuEST’s customers
Common activities include sitting, walking and standing
Substantial amounts of telephone and computer work
Heavily Regulated Industries with strict adherence to procedures
Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early, OT
Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations
Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Locations: Lansing, Michigan
Shift: Alternate Work Week (Thur PM - Monday AM). Potential for some OT. Some flexibility.
Compensation Type: Salary Exempt w/ benefits
Status: Full Time (40 hrs)
Reports to: Quality Engineering Discipline Center - Windsor, CT
QuEST Global is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
B.E/B.Tech/BS-Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering
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