208281 - Quality Engineer
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Canoga Park
Up to $113000.00 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking 6 (six) Quality Engineers for a direct hire opportunity in Canoga Park, CA.

This individual will provide program Quality Engineering support for assigned contracted programs spanning the lifecycle of the program including design, development, production, test and supplier support. This posting may represent one or more specific immediate or near-term openings.

Provides Quality Engineering direction including, but not limited to these areas:
- Requirements flowdown: Ensure program design and process documents for area of responsibility include program quality requirements and that products are inspectable.
- Planning review and approval. Independently reviews manufacturing planning to ensure appropriate design engineering requirements implementation, material traceability maintenance, quality record maintenance and operator and inspector sign-offs. Designates inspection/verification needs.
- Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA). Lead effort to quantify and reduce risk using this quality tool. Is considered the process expert.
- Process mistake proofing/improvement. Actively participates in improvement teams to reduce risk through the application of mistake proofing principles.
- Inspects method development and implementation. Develops, implements and monitors new or existing inspection methods to ensure products meet stated engineering requirements.
- First Article Inspection execution per AS9102 requirements.
- Utilizes engineering background and expertise to communicate between team members, customer counterparts and suppliers to provide assurance that the hardware is compliant to specifications. Handles and communicates deviations/non-conformances at different levels within the organization. Understands and communicates typical aerospace processes (machining, welding, NDT, etc.) and how they are applied to the hardware being manufactured.
- Applies modern quality principles, concepts and methods, including Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and process variation management tools to continuously improve processes, reduce cost and ensure the quality of our products and services. Drives corrective and preventive action to ensure continual improvement.
- Investigates and determines root causes of problems. Develops and implements corrective and preventive actions.
- Actively participates in the Material Review Board, including segregation and control of nonconforming hardware to preclude inadvertent processing, disposition nonconforming hardware, preparing for and conducting board meetings, and implementing disposition decisions.
- Participates in design reviews to identify inspect-ability and producible issues and opportunities early in the product life cycle. Interprets engineering drawings and specifications, customer quality requirements and company quality requirements to ensure compliance with the customer's expectations.

- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a close-knit team environment; highly motivated team player.
- Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to operate in a team environment.
- Computer skills sufficient to generate reports and analyze data using MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word software.
- Ability to analyze, evaluate and develop solutions to a variety of situations.

- Advanced degree in a related field
- CQE and/or CSSBB

Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat.Depending on the location of the position, visual certification requirement may apply.

Requires a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and at least (5) five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Specialist level requires Bachelor's degree and at least (9) nine years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
**Education MUST be accredited**

These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Kristie Hardage
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x251 or (800) 927-9318 x251

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.