Quality Engineer I in Monrovia, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Quality Engineer I

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:  The following describes in general terms the
purpose and scope of the position.

Reporting to the Product Integrity Manager to provide quality engineering support for
various production programs. Duties include review and incorporation of inspection methods and plans, Engineering Change Control Board member, and analysis of product and process non-conformances.

-  Develop standardized work instructions, implement SS, balance lines, create process flow and linkage, develop pull systems, lead Kaizen Events and remove non-value added activities from the manufacturing process.

-  Through review of engineering drawings, specifications, and related documents, develops and implements inspection methods and plans.Supports/assists Manufacturing Operations and Manufacturing Engineering personnel in the analysis of nonconformance root causes and implementation of effective corrective actions.

-  Conducts statistical analysis of nonconformance data for the identification of trends and suggests/coordinates for  the implementation of necessary corrective actions.

-  Reviews customer engineering and associated documentation for the identification of customer requirements and identifies/implements actions necessary to ensure compliance.

-  Performs product and procedure audits in support of the internal audit program.

-  Assists in the identification of company and department training needs. Develops training materials and conducts training in support of company and departmental objectives.

-  Participates in the Engineering Change Control Board and conducts the necessary review of proposed engineering changes to identify/implement any required changes to the quality system or quality plan.

-  Assists the Product Integrity department in the continuous review of the company and its quality system.

-  All other duties as assigned


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, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 

One (1) to five (5) years experience in Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering preferably in an aerospace environment

BS or BA in Engineering or related discipline or technical equivalent

Knowledge of aerospace company specifications and best-practices

Aptitude for in problem solving

Strong analytical and communication skills

Ability to drive root cause analysis

Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook

Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)

Background in Lean and/or Six Sigma principles including Process Mapping, SS, DMAIC,
Cellular Manufacturing, FMEA, Pull Systems and Continuous Improvement Events
such as Kaizen or Six Sigma Projects is preferred.

Overtime and weekend work as needed to support manufacturing

Thorough working knowledge of the various customer and industry quality system models such
as ISO 9001, AS9100, FAA, etc, is desired             

Working experience with formal Quality Improvement techniques, including Statistical Process Control is desired.

Working knowledge of and ability to interpret customer and industry standards, specifications, and regulations.

Ability to work with and/or lead functional teams in a manufacturing environment.

Practical knowledge of and ability to use statistical analysis methods and tools

801 Royal Oaks
Monrovia, California, 91016
United States