Quality Engineer

Company: MEGGITT ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.
Job Designation

Reports to the MABS-KY Director of Quality. This position is ultimately responsible for all on site quality activities for the Structural Machining manufacturing operation and some machining in the Carbon facility.

Job Core Responsibilities

Quality Systems -

  • Responsible for the development, implementation and support of quality systems necessary to meet all MABS corporate and customer requirements. This position will support the Meggitt Production System {MPS) and Quality Clinic and work as part of the carbon manufacturing team.
  • Supplier Quality Control -
  • Responsible for supporting vendor audits, monitoring vendor supplied certification data, coordinating required third party testing of vendor product and managing documentation, control, containment, return and corrective action for defective product received from vendors. The quality engineer will also be required to support activities for evaluating and qualifying new suppliers.
  • Customer and Product Support -
  • Responsible for documenting problems, containment, performing root cause analysis and developing/implementing corrective action. The quality engineer will also be required to support customer and third party quality audits.
  • Manufacturing Quality Support –
  • APQP, FAI, new product introduction.
  • Responsible for product first article development and coordination, internal audits, quality related calibration functions and managing all material acceptance test I inspection activities necessary to deliver product. Manufacturing process and data collection systems support {CAPPS and CARBSYS), Continuous Quality Improvement {CQI) analysis/report generation and activities necessary to obtain business certifications required for deliveries are also responsibilities of the position. The quality engineer participates in the material review process {MRB) as part of the quality clinic.
  • Management -
  • Supervises the quality staff, discipline, absenteeism, conflict resolution, performance appraisals and work assignments as per company policy. This position is also responsible for fostering a motivating and positive work environment.
  • The individual in this position will perform any other tasks properly assigned by the MABS Director of Quality - Kentucky.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work variable schedule{s) and additional hours as necessary.
  • Advanced product quality planning
  • Other duties as assigned

    Job Specifications

    Education : Post-secondary degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
    Certifications :
    Years Experience : 3 - 5 years of relevant experience 
    Skills :

  • Knowledge of complex Quality Engineering processes and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent ability to apply a systematic and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Advanced knowledge and ability to apply core concepts of  engineering
  • Ability to interpret internal/external business challenges and make recommendations for improvements to products, processes or services
  • Ability to explain a range of complex technical information     
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to proactively identify and solve problems
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion
  • ASQ Certification and CMM experience is a plus


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