Associate Quality Engineer

QuEST Global Engineering
East Hartford
Oct 09, 2016
Nov 06, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Essential Job Functions: QuEST Global (Engineering) Services seeks candidates to perform the role of Associate Quality Engineer based in central Connecticut. This technical role typically supports our customer's (or QuEST's) Quality Engineers across the full spectrum of quality services for the Aero-engine/Aerospace Industries at the OEM, Supplier, and Aftermarket levels. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to develop strong customer/supplier relations - at all levels, drive to deliver quality parts on time, a passion for continuous improvement, and work with a team. This role is an entry point for the role of QE. ?? Research, Organize, Review, and Process data and information from numerous engineering systems, databases, and tools associated with Quality functions. ?? Work can vary over time, but generally falls into one of the following major categories: o Part & Process Qualification / Verification / Validation o Non-Conforming material assessments / disposition / reduction efforts o Quality Management System & Tool compliance o Proactive Process / Supplier Development ?? Identify potential quality issues based on circumstantial evidence and recommend improvements. ?? Represent quality organization across entire product life cycle. Secondary Job Functions: At QuEST, we often challenge our team members to temporarily work outside the scope of their primary job functions to broaden their skills and help the organization. Some of these roles and opportunities include: ?? Execution within multiple services ?? Project Management: Execution and Support ?? Technical Leadership and Technical Reviews ?? Develop work instructions to ensure repeatability ?? Personnel Management ?? Onboarding and Professional Development: collaborate and mentor QuEST Team Members ?? Cross-functional teams ?? Geographic re-assignments ?? Account Management and Sales ?? Enabler roles, such as Human Resources, Technology Development, and IT ?? Quality Management and Continuous Improvement Qualifications: ?? AS degree in a technical field. ?? 2+ years of relevant experience - preferably in an Aerospace environment. ?? Non-Degreed or non-Technical degreed candidates w/ 6+ years of relevant experience will be considered. ?? Quality and/or Manufacturing certifications are beneficial. ?? Quality: o Compiling/reviewing data tied to part/process qualification (PPAP, ProCert, FAI) o Measurement and/or Inspection experience. Use of SPC o Researching non-conformance history, processing of non-conforming parts and part data. o Compliance to Industry and Customer standards o Generating Metrics reports / Analysis charts o Interacting w/ Suppliers, Buyers, Engineers ?? Manufacturing: o Ability to read/interpret drawings information. General understanding of GD&T o Assisting with Process Flow, Control Plans, PFMEA, Work Instructions, Capability studies, Capacity evaluations, Production readiness reviews o Exposure to of modern high tech manufacturing processes ?? General: o Familiarity with Aero-Engine components and assemblies o Versed in processing/mining data within MRP systems (Oracle/SAP/CAPP/Solumina) o Proficiency using MS Office suite Personal Work Attributes ?? Self-motivated, disciplined, and organized ?? Ability to focus on semi-repetitive tasks. ?? Maintain Integrity & Ethics in all situations ?? Superior Customer interaction / Collaborative yet firm Supplier relations ?? Team oriented collaborator / contributor ?? Excellent verbal and written communication skills Core Value Alignment: Customer Focus: Strive to exceed our customers' expectations each and every time Teamwork: Draw strength from teamwork / collaboration irrespective of geographical, organizational, and cultural boundaries. Accountability: We shall be quality conscious, process disciplined and strive for continuous improvement. Change Championship: The speed at which we adapt is critical to our success. QuEST's continued success is based on the sustained alignment to the core values. Please be prepared to discuss the alignment of your personal values to these core values. Typical Career Paths ?? Quality, Manufacturing, Delivery Assurance, Design, Analysis, or Test Engineer - typically requires additional technical education, technical skills, and/or relevant work experience with demonstrated performance capability. ?? Technical Leadership: Responsibilities include the autonomous execution of increasingly complex tasks, providing technical guidance, reviewing other team members' work, evaluating capabilities, developing team competencies, developing and improving technical processes, creating technical collateral, and creating technical tools. ?? Managerial Leadership: Responsibilities include project management, personnel management, alignment of team members' efforts, set and evaluates annual goals, performance feedback, hiring/on-boarding, and strategic business decision-making. 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. ?? 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. Location: CT (East Hartford, Windsor, Middletown) Travel: 0 - 20% (short duration) Compensation Type: Hourly; Non-Exempt Status: Full-Time / Part Time Reports to: Engineering Team Lead Contact: About QuEST QuEST Global is a focused global engineering solutions provider with a proven track record of 18 years serving the product development & production engineering needs of high technology companies. A pioneer in global engineering services, QuEST is a trusted, strategic and long term partner for many Fortune 500 companies in the Aero Engines, Aerospace & Defence, Transportation, Oil & Gas, Power, Medical Devices and other high tech industries. The company offers mechanical, electrical, electronics, embedded, engineering software, engineering analytics, manufacturing engineering and supply chain transformative solutions across the complete engineering lifecycle. QuEST partners with customers to continuously create value through customer-centric culture, continuous improvement mind-set, as well as domain specific engineering capability. Through its local-global model, QuEST provides maximum value engineering interactions locally, along with high quality deliveries at optimal cost from global locations. The company comprises of more than 7,000 passionate engineers operating out of delivery centers in nine countries intent on making a positive impact to the business of world class customers, transforming the way they do engineering. QuEST Global Services-NA, Inc. 333 East River Drive East Hartford, CT 06108 QuEST Global is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. EOE/AA

Company Description:

About QuEST Global:
QuEST Global is an Engineering Solutions company incorporated in 1997 in Schenectady, NY, with current headquarters in Singapore. QuEST's culture, focused around the QuEST core values (Customer Focus, Change Championship, Accountability, and Teamwork) as well as our passion for engineering, has allowed QuEST to be recognized as one of the leading global Engineering Services providers in the world.

QuEST caters to multiple high technology verticals such as Aero Engines, Aerospace and Defense, Industrial Products, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Power Generation, Oil & Gas and Nuclear Engineering. Our portfolio of services and solutions covers all aspects of the product development and engineering process such as Product Design, Product Development, Prototyping, Testing, Certification, Manufacturing Support, Product Support (sustenance, repair, documentation, etc.), Product re-engineering, as well Consulting Services. With our diversified portfolio and geographic spread we have been able to conceptualize, design & develop, test, manufacture, certify and support different kinds of products worldwide.

QuEST Global Engineering has a Global Product Development framework that is anchored on a local-global approach to Product Engineering to ensure close co-operation between the customer teams and QuEST's Global teams. We have successfully implemented a network of collaboration across teams in 21 geographically dispersed engineering centers catering to an exclusive list of customers. QuEST is a unique company that has cracked the code for stitching multi-national engineering teams to work together as one team to serve our demanding customers providing high quality product design and engineering services.

QuEST is a global company and employs the best of talent across geographies India, North America, UK, Spain, Italy and Australia.

QuEST Global is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.