Quality Engineer

QuEST Global Engineering
East Hartford
Oct 12, 2016
Oct 26, 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 Quality Engineer based in Lansing, MI. This is a hybrid technical role combining skills and experiences associated with Quality, Manufacturing, Design, and Supply Chain Engineering allowing QuEST to provide a 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, work within a team as well as independently, and flexibility for short-term travel. ?? 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: ?? BS degree in Engineering or Technical field. Other degrees w/ additional relevant experience will be considered. ?? 5+ years relevant experience in Quality / Manufacturing / Industrial / Supply Chain Engineering o 2+ years in the Aerospace domain preferred (required for auditing, supplier development roles) ?? ISO9001, AS9100, and/or AS9110 auditor work preferred (required for auditing roles) o IAQG sanctioned AATT auditing certification (obtainable for auditing roles) ?? Quality related Certifications preferred (CQE, Green/Black Belt, Lean, LCS) ?? Quality: o Experience with part and process evaluation and qualification (APQP/PPAP, ProCert) o Measurement and/or Inspection experience (MSA, Gage R&R, Calibration) o History of identifying and resolving quality and delivery issues, including part containment, risk assessment, utilization of formal quality RC-CA tools and processes, MRB/CAB o Capability to verify parts and processes (1st piece, control builds, material certs, FAI) o Auditing / Assessing to Customer requirements and Industry specifications (AS9100, AS9110, ISO9001, ASQR01, ASQR02, etc.) o Use of Lean methodologies and Six Sigma tools o Supplier Development ?? Manufacturing: o Ability to read/interpret drawings including understanding of GD&T o Involvement with Process Flow, Control Plans, PFMEA, Work Instructions, Capability studies, Capacity evaluations, Production readiness reviews o Materials selection and process considerations o Familiarity (breadth and depth) of modern high tech manufacturing processes o Knowledge of Tool / Fixture / Gage Design and part handling/transfer ?? General: o Knowledge of Aero-Engine components and assemblies o Interaction with MRP systems (Oracle/SAP/CAPP/Solumina) o Product Design (fit/form/function) o Failure analysis/inspection o Proficiency using MS Office suite o Authoring/Conducting formal training o Project Management, scheduling, quoting and customer presentations Personal Work Attribute ?? 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 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 ?? Sr Quality 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 full 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.

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.