Interested in working for a dynamic, innovative, design-driven company that’s changing the world of aviation? Headquartered in beautiful Bend, Oregon, Epic Aircraft specializes in the design and manufacture of high performance, all carbon fiber aircraft. The Epic E1000 is the fastest, most comfortable, and affordable six- seat single-engine turboprop in the world. We are seeking enthusiastic, passionate individuals willing to work hard, be rewarded, and have fun! Join our team, grow with our company, and contribute to the success of this game-changing aircraft!
This position is responsible for performing specific work related to Supplier Quality Assurance at Epic Aircraft, LLC. The Supplier quality engineer is a manufacturing, supply chain, and logistics specialist who plays a central role in assessing supplier quality, monitoring supplier performance and ensuring that products received are free of defects.
Coordinate with purchasing department to approve suppliers, monitor supplier performance, and administer corrective actions as necessary
Complete supplier and performance audits to enhance process standardization and waste elimination
Resolve non-conformance issues with supplied materials and follow up with suppliers for completion of corrective actions
Evaluate supplier data to initiate process improvement opportunities along the supply chain
Manage quality issues in conjunction with key stakeholders, resolving day to day problems, ensuring effective containment and problem resolution for non-conformances
Travel domestically/internationally to supplier facilities as required (35+%)
What You Bring to the Team (Requirements):
Authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Logistics, Business or equivalent experience preferred
3+ years of experience in aviation manufacturing in a supplier quality assurance capacity preferred
Auditor Certification for Quality Standards (ISO 9001, AS9100, etc.) preferred
Proven experience of driving root cause and corrective/preventative action with Suppliers preferred
ASQ Certified Supplier Quality Professional (CSQP)
Advanced computer skills including MS Excel and MS Word
Ability to compile, analyze and display data in a logical format
Working knowledge of problem-solving tools and techniques
Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to represent the company professionally, sharing ideas and information clearly at all levels.
Lean Manufacturing experience
Read and interpret blueprints or engineering drawings
Able to effectively handle multiple tasks
Paid time off
Seven paid holidays plus the week between Christmas Day & New Year’s Day
Company paid health, vision and dental benefits
401K retirement plan
Friendly team environment
Fun company events!
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