Quality Engineer


Newport News, VA

Industry: Engineering Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 292 days ago

  by    Sinthia Stewart

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Quality Engineer

World leader in Casting of Super Alloys, Aluminum and Titanium

Location near Newport News, VA                                                                                                    

Industry: Engineering /Manufacturing ? Quality

Full-time Benefits - Full

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes

Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes

Visa Candidate Considered: No


The Quality Engineer provides leadership and guidance to the organization acting as a change agent to implement process improvement across the organization. Ability to work in a fast paced environment, serve as the subject matter expert for internal quality systems.


Preform root cause analysis and corrective/preventative action determined as appropriate; resolve manufacturing and shipment issues relative to customer specifications.

?  Maintain compliance of products in manufacturing to specific customer purchase orders, blueprints and specifications

?  Maintain lines of communication with customers and suppliers. This includes verbal and written correspondence and personal visits when required.

?  Provide technical support to Engineering, Manufacturing and Sales.

?  Coordinate review of nonconforming material and process customer concessions for possible acceptance

?  Develop, maintain and implement quality systems procedures and work instructions in compliance to customer and regulatory requirements.

?  Standardize metrics and best practices within facility.

?  Internal audit program leader.

?  Purchase order and specification review leader focused on negotiation of customer requirements, advanced product quality planning and translation of requirements to operator level.

?  Process improvement leader focused on review, disposition and elimination of material review, concessions, corrective / preventive actions and escapes.

?  Ensure customer verification is complete (i.e. FAIR) and submitted to the customer.

?  Participate in plant level APQP and NPI activities.

?  Lead, document, and track process and job specific PFMEA.

?  Responsible for coordinating suppliers and verifying quality standards in accordance with industry and customer requirements, includes commodities and out-plant operations.

?  Assist in the development and implementation of supplier management programs.

?  Identify technical problems as well as cost reductions with Suppliers.

?  Manage Supplier corrective actions.

?  Conduct Supplier audits to assure compliance to quality system, processes and schedules.

?  Report supplier performance and quality to management.


?  Bachelor's degree in Engineering.

?  3 to 5years? hands on experience in manufacturing.

?  Experience in ISO9000 or AS9100 manufacturing environment.

?  Working knowledge of PFMEA.

?  Certified AS9100 auditor.

?  Knowledge and experience with quality tools, such as CAPA, six sigma, lean manufacturing, PPAP, FMEA, problem solving techniques, and root cause analysis. 

?  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and create project plans. 

?  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the customer and/or management

?  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

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