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Quality Engineer 2 M/F - Santa Maria CA 93455

Posted on 20 March 2024 by

Defense, Aerospace, & Aviation 
Santa Maria, CA  

Are you passionate about technology or aviation? Come invent the solutions of tomorrow in the aerospace and defense industry, with an international group where innovation, teamwork and continuing, daily education are fundamental values. Join us!

Safran Cabin headquarters are in Huntington Beach, California, with a global presence of over 10,000 employees at 39 sites. Site locations are in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Germany, France, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Tunisia and Thailand. Safran Cabin serves over 400 airlines and leasing companies globally and delivers to all airframe OEM manufacturers with a heritage spanning over 80 years in the industry.

• Your Career: Safran is committed to providing internal mobility to our employees. We operate globally so the sky is the limit of where your Safran journey can take you.
• Your Development: Safran employees have free access to Safran University courses and external tuition reimbursement for approved programs or certifications.
• Your Benefits: Our suite of comprehensive benefits include health care (medical, dental and vision), life insurance, 401(k) savings plans with company match, paid time off, Safran Perks with BenefitHub – Employee Discounts & Rewards Marketplace for consumer products/services and more!
• Management roles may be eligible for a bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable incentive plan.

Summary of Duties:
•Reviews and signs engineering change notices (ECNs) and engineering drawings.
•Works with the quality control and production personnel to drive the continuous improvement process.
•Tracks and ensures measuring and testing equipment used within the division is within calibration.
•Monitors and assists first article inspection (FAI) information system.
•Writes reports and standard work, performs employee training, and conducts statistical analysis.
•Ensures production tooling is inspected and conforms to specs prior to use.
•Approves work orders prior to release to ensure engineering operations are properly documented.
•Applies purchase order quality clauses to applicable products within an MRP system
•Assists corrective action board (CAB) by being a member, provides problem solving / resolution.
•Performs internal process audits to company specifications

Complementary Description

Job Summary:
This position will utilize lean kaizen events to improve a product line or lines by training employees and using quality assurance process sampling systems, procedures and statistical techniques. The Quality Engineer will design, or specify inspection and testing mechanisms and equipment, analyze production and service limitations and standards, recommend the revision of specifications, and formulate quality assurance policies and procedures. Conduct training on manufacturing quality assurance, lean manufacturing and SPC concepts and tools. The Quality Engineer is the control point for the analysis, reporting and training of a product line or lines. This job reports to the Quality Assurance Manager.

Job Requirements

Education: BS degree is preferred or equivalent work experience in related fields.
Experience: 3-4 years' experience within the quality environment. Quality certification strongly desired.

Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office® programs ®, Office, and with MRP systems. Advanced Excel skills.

Other Skills: Certified blue print reader. Good trouble shooting skills and strong communication skills required.

Additional Preferred Skills: (not required)
• Quality certification
Specificity of the job

Traveling may be required.

Salary Range: USD $64,560 - $98,760

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