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Quality Engineer

Location: Brea, CA
Posted: 11-21-2016
Location Name: Brea, CA
Wage: Depends on Experience

Want to work at an In-flight Entertainment (IFE) company that’s different? We’re famous for thinking outside of the box. We are looking for talented individuals to join us in our mission to redefine and revolutionize in-flight entertainment. Start a career at Zodiac Inflight Innovations and you’ll be joining an experienced and innovative team whose challenging spirit and imaginative work has created one of the best IFE systems on the market, RAVE.

Job Summary:

The Quality Engineer’s (QE) role is a key position with responsibility for providing quality system and product quality engineering support. This role is responsible for identifying key opportunities for improvement and focusing on root cause analysis for the purpose of improving product reliability and process yield values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and investigate all customer returns and seek out root cause to assist in making changes to eliminate non-conformances

  • Investigate all non-conformances discovered during the manufacturing process work with key personnel to assure no re-occurrences

  • Identify process improvement opportunities based on analysis of data

  • Work directly with key sources of supply to improve process and product issues

  • Follow-up and evaluate customer complaints  

  • Train company employees on Quality Management System requirements

  • Perform/Schedule Quality System Audits, internally and at prospective sources of supply

  • Coordinate Corrective action responses from process owners, internally and from sources of supply

  • Coordinate and support MRB activity

  • Perform specification and design review to support the Change Control Board (CCB)

  • Coordinate and direct special project assignments as identified by upper Management

  • Work jointly with Engineering & Manufacturing Engineering for developing key characteristics for all key products

  • Schedule and perform Configuration Audits internally, and at key sources of supply

  •  May direct the work of others

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a related field

  • 0-6 years of experience working in a Quality role

  • Knowledge and experience of process, product and system auditing

  • Prior experience developing and managing Project Plans from inception to closure

  • IFE or Avionics experience

  • SMT experience

  • FAA CFR Part 21 and Part 145 experience

  • Must have current knowledge in in AS9100 & ISO 9000-2015

  • Must have current knowledge of Root Cause Analysis methodologies utilizing Statistical Analysis, Process FMEA, Pareto Analysis, and Fishbone Analysis

  • Must have current knowledge of ASME Y 14.5

  • Must have current knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Visio

Soft Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills

  • Must be proactive, meticulous, organized, and detail oriented

  • Ability to efficiently solve problems.

  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal direction

  • Ability to use discretion and independent judgment when making decisions on behalf of the company