Quality Engineer

El Cajon, CA 92020

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Aerospace Job Number: 17232

Job Description

Position Summary 

The Quality Engineer is responsible for supporting various Quality projects as directed by Quality Manager. The Quality Engineer will support the development, planning, and monitoring of quality assurance activities to ensure continuous compliance with production activities and the Quality Management System.   

Principle Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Develop processes and procedures in support of manufacturing and quality goals and objectives. 
  • Develops and implement data collection methods for those areas pertaining to the cost of quality. Reviews and analyzes COQ information and prepares recommendations for quality and productivity improvements and cost reduction opportunities. 
  • Reviews manufacturing planning for quality requirements. 
  • Review and approve Quality and Process Specifications, Process Instructions, etc. 
  • Process, maintain, and monitor quality performance (cost of quality, rejections, reworks, non-conformance investigations, root cause analysis, corrective actions, preventive actions, etc.). 
  • Interact with customers (external and internal) relating to the processing of quality rejections, reworks, non-conformance, corrective actions, etc. 
  • Support inspection through review and approval of first article reports.  
  • Support the Quality team with daily tasks. 
  • Supporting of IQ, OQ, and PQ activities. 
  • Supporting of Internal Audit activates. 
  • Support document control file management. 
  • Work with the Quality team on Quality projects.  
  • Other duties as assigned to help the team meet its goals. 
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and positive action through a display of courtesy, cooperation, and professionalism. 
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.  

Experience and Education Required
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical discipline. 
  • 1+ years in a quality role in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. 
  • Strong problem-solving skills. 
  • Experience with Quality Systems (ISO, AS, NADCAP)  
  • Ability to work from blueprints, specifications, and written and verbal instructions.   
  • Ability to use a computer and knowledge of Office 365 Suite 
  • Ability to write notes, instructions, and other written communications.  
  • Flexible and long hours are sometimes required. 
  • Physically medium-duty work is required.  
  • Requires standing continuously and walking and sitting occasionally throughout the day.  
  • Able to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects up to 25 pounds frequently.   

Equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Meet Your Recruiter

Greg Athans
Senior Director Executive Placement

Greg is a dedicated and hardworking professional who is your go-to recruiter for all things related to engineering, supply chain, operations, and executive level recruiting.  He brings with him over 15 years’ experience in finding talent for small to Fortune 100 organizations with his success founded on building relationships and in providing top-level customer service.   Greg is consistently a top performer, and the recipient of numerous company awards.

Greg is an avid Cubs fan; enjoys Marvel movies; Discovery, History, and is a Science Channel fan!  Greg is 100% Greek

If you are ever in the mood to break some plates, and yell Opa!, He is your guy!

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