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Corona, CA

Salary: $35.00
Date Posted: August 29, 2017
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 279604

Job Description


Position Summary

The Quality Engineer shall support the business in areas of new product development; process

improvement daily production support; analyze and interpret technical data (engineering drawings, QA

specifications, purchase orders, etc.) and create shop routings, operations sheets, tools, and other

necessary processes and equipment to produce a high quality product. This also includes QA

assignments pertaining to customer quality requirements/clauses that need to be interrupted and

information flown down to the other internal or external processes.

Principal Activities

Based on requirements from customer orders, plan sequences of operations for fabrication and

assembly of products.

· Ensure efficient and effective manufacturing methods are used that are compatible to available


· Specifies, design and/or procures special tooling or equipment required to attain product per

customer requirement with in budgeted cost and time.

· Participate in the Company’s Corrective Action and MRB Boards.

· Analyze and resolve fabrication and tooling issues to avoid problems.

· Value engineer existing products and processes to reduce cost, lead time and cycle times.

· Complies with all company policies/procedures.

· Complies with all military and contractual requirements.

· Works with quality, sales, engineering, and operations personnel to drive continuous improvement in

products and processes.

· Develops, acquires, sorts and analyzes performance data to identify adverse trends and improvement


· Assure all regulatory requirements are maintained and kept current (FAA/PMA, UL, AS9100, AS9101,

PED, ASME and other related agency certifications)

· Takes a leadership role on continuous improvement teams to drive root cause analyses and

corrective action plans.

· Prepares graphic presentations of performance trends with action plan summaries.

· Participates in product design activities and contract reviews to determine conformance to customer


· Performs quality and reliability assessments for recommended product improvements.

Investigate and respond to Customer's Corrective Action Requests.

· Witness tear downs of Customer's Returns and Qualification Units

· Participate and lead MRB activity

· Validate Assembly and Test Procedures

· Develop Flow Charts, SPC, PFMEA and Control Plans for product families and processes

· Use of Six Sigma Methodology during Root Cause Analyses

· Escort and lead Customer Audits

· Assist Customer Source on issue resolution

· Track Continuous Improvement Projects

· Development of Standardized Work Instructions




High ethical standards. Models and supports organization’s goals and values; adapts to changing

conditions; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.

· Strong metal processing background, i.e., Heat Treating, Surface Finishing, Forging, Casting, etc.

· Solid analytical skills and solution-driven thinking; collects and researches data; uses intuition and

experience to complement data. Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom,

experience and judgment.

· Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions; works well in a

group problem solving situations; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others'

attention; displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and

explains reasoning for decisions includes appropriate people in decision-making process.

· Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions

for improving work.

· Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; strives

for continuous improvement of self and processes.

· Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy; enjoys challenges; drives for results.

Versatility, flexibility and a wiliness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.

· Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills with the ability to convey information

and ideas in a variety of media, tactful, confident, at all levels, internal and external.

· Must have strong writing, presentation, planning, problem solving, organizational, project management

and decision-making skills.

· Knowledge of Government/Customer contracts experience

· Familiar with the FAR, DFAR, and Aerospace Customers’ Requirements

· Demonstrated aptitude for process improvement and use of Lean and Six-Sigma resources and tools.

· Strong problem solving skills aimed at identifying and correcting the root causes of problems or events,

as opposed to merely addressing the immediately obvious symptoms. Good use of 5 Whys, Failure

mode and effects analysis, 8-D, Pareto analysis, Fault tree analysis, Bayesian inference and Ishikawa


· Strong technical writing Skills

· Ability to process and communicate information using Microsoft Office: Power point, Excel, Word and

query data from database systems (such as Access, SQL, Oracle)

· Knowledge of aerospace quality standards including AS9100, ISO and FAR 145

· Must have strong math and statistics knowledge.

· Working knowledge of CAD (CATIA V5 or Solidworks) would be a plus.

· Working knowledge of ANSI Y14.5

· Must be able to perform assembly level tolerance analysis

· Passion for data, analysis, trends, reporting and technology. Ability to read and interpret documents.

Ability to write clearly and informatively routine reports, correspondence, and designs work flows and

procedures. Presents numerical data effectively.

· Demonstrated aptitude for process improvement and use of Lean and Six-Sigma resources and tools.

· Knowledge of and experience working with customer and industry-specific requirements/standards

across the product life cycle.

· Thorough knowledge of Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Project, and other applicable tools

· NDT audits

· FAI review

· Purchase Order Review



Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or related degree, Masters of Science in

Engineering a plus.


Experience: 5+ years of hands on manufacturing experience in an aerospace or high precision

manufacturing environment with high mix / low to mid volume production rates.

Extensive machining background in the production of close tolerance highly precision products involving

various types of metal alloys.