Job Title: Quality Engineer – Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) / Supplier Development Engineer (SDE)
QuEST Global (Engineering) Services seeks candidates in fields of Aerospace Quality Engineering and Supplier Quality based out of our Windsor, Connecticut office. Applicants will serve in the role of Supplier Quality Engineer (SQE) / Supplier Development Engineer (SDE) as it pertains to completion of various technical / quality / delivery and administrative tasks for the United Technologies Corporation / Aerospace Systems Division (UTAS) supply chain.
Essential Job Functions:
Candidate will guide and assist UTAS suppliers in the completion of the UTAS purchase order from part initiation through development, production and final delivery. Additional support may be required for any subsequent part revisions or changes in the manufacturing process. In addition applicant will be required to drive suppliers to achieve desired metrics in both: “Quality” (reduction of escapes and PPM) and “Delivery” (improvement to on-time delivery metrics)
Applications should have familiarity with the following:
Basic Quality / Delivery Concepts:
- Quality Planning
- Relentless Root Cause and Corrective Action (RRCCA)
- Statistical Process Control (SPC)
- Gauging and measurement systems
- Failure Mode Effect and Analysis (FMEA)
- Mistake Proofing (Poke-Yoke)
- Process Certification
- Production capacity analysis
- First Article Inspection and acceptance
- Value Stream Mapping
- Kaizen Events
- Auditing to various specification requirements
Basic Engineering Concepts:
- Blueprint reading and comprehension
- Revision Controls and concepts
- Configuration Management
- Specification and technical reading and evaluation
- Key Characteristics implementation
- Process flow charting
- Process control planning
- Familiarity with basic manufacturing processes
- Design for manufacturability
- Special process controls
- Non-Destructive testing techniques
- Material mechanical/spectroscopic analysis and certifications
7+ year’s relevant experience in Quality/Manufacturing/Industrial/Supply Chain Engineering
5+ years in the Aerospace domain preferred
BS in Engineering or technical field.
Other degrees may be considered based on additional relevant experience
Certifications not required but preferred:
- ASQ CQE
- Six Sigma belt
- AS9100 Rev D
Personal Skill set:
- Motivated, driven and disciplined
- Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively in both verbal and written context
- Flexibility to adapt to meet and exceed customer demands and expectations
- Maintain Integrity and Ethics in all situations
- Ability to work in both a self-starting and team atmosphere
- Basic MS Office and Abode Products familiarity (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
Office and shop floor environments
Service oriented: Must be able to meet multiple commitments for QuEST’s customers
Common activities include sitting, walking and standing
Substantial amount of telephone and computer work
Heavily Regulated Industries with strict adherence to procedures.
Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early.
Typical 8 hour days plus lunch / 40 hour weeks / core (required) hours are 9 AM to 4 PM
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.
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. The company now employs over 12,000 engineers with aspirations of continued successful growth and innovation.
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.