Quality Engineer in Gardena, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 11/6/2022

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Job Description

Quality Engineer

Job Description

This quality engineer position will ensure product and process producibility is optimized through: Reduced Costs, Improved Quality, Effective Corrective action, Reduced Cycle Times, and Process Capability. 

Who are we?
Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas, and Lockheed.

Our facility in Gardena is a leading global supplier of large stretch formed aircraft skins, hot forming of titanium, superplastic forming and complex fastened and welded assemblies.

Job Summary
Perform Engineering and Quality tasks requiring knowledge and experience of engineering principles, theories, and concepts as applied to manufacturing and tooling throughout the product cycle.

Essential Functions
Develops solutions to a wide range of technical problems related to the product being manufactured at Ducommun.

Develops monitors and analyzes product/process trend data and or tooling/manufacturing & inspection techniques to optimize performance and minimize product and process variability and associated production costs.

Provides support for the MRR system including submitting non-conforming parts to the customer and working with other departments to develop root cause and corrective action plans necessary to reduce: Scrap, Rework and Repair costs.

Evaluates initial/existing programs for conformance to customer contractual requirements.

Coordinates /  Monitors results necessary to validate improvements.

Coordinates with respective customers, vendors, and subcontractors on technical issues.

Develops product quality plans and inspection methodologies; makes modifications to existing procedures, production processes and inspection techniques.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

2-3 years’ experience with a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.

Experience in aircraft manufacturing – Metal forming & NC Machining

Experience in blueprint reading and geometric dimensioning & tolerancing

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


268 E. Gardena Road
Gardena, California, 90248
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled