Quality Technician in Huntsville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 11/25/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Quality Technician

Support quality for current and future manufacturing requirements and determine the most effective methods to improve productivity through the management of people and technology

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. 

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. 

Why Ducommun?

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary

  • Review of Documentation (DANs) and new Process and Routing Sheets
  • Key participant for executing various 1st 2nd and 3rd party audits and validations. This is to ensure QMS improvements and confirm various elements of compliance.
  • Perform reviews and updates of Quality procedures. Create Dan’s requested by Quality Assurance to maintain various Quality procedures and work instructions
  • Perform other assignments as requested, including root cause corrective action activities, assisting and supporting special projects and tasks as necessary
  • QA representative at meetings as required
  • Contract Review per QAOP 4.3
  • Support preparation and execution of various Quality meetings e.g. (Internal Quality Meeting, Management Review and customer review meetings).
  • Perform other assignments as required
  • Conduct On-the -Job training for Quality team members to internal and industry standards

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic manufacturing and assembly processes together with work measurement and work standards
  • Proficient in technical writing, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical; ability to read and interpret engineering drawings required
  • Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, resolve problems effectively, and establish priorities. Understanding of DOE, 6-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing desired
  • Intermediate level of computer skills in email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Microsoft Project and MRP/ERP
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently and adapt within a rapidly changing environment

Required Experience and Education

  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • 2 years experience in maintaining production and inventory control standards in a manufacturing setting
  • Minimum 2 years of prior experience with ISO or AS environments a plus

This is a generic job posting for a Quality Technician.  Depending on the candidate’s skills, qualifications and experience, they will be hired into an entry (I) level, intermediate (II) level or expert (III) level job and pay scale.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

403 LaBarge Avenue
Huntsville, Arkansas, 72740
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled