179956 - Senior Quality Engineer
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Canoga Park
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Senior Quality Enginer for an opening in Canoga Park, CA.

Job responsibilities include providing effective and efficient NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) Quality support to the Client supplier base and serve as the key NDT quality interface with suppliers' quality management. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Audit and surveillance of quality systems and processes.
Assessing potential new suppliers.
Monitoring suppliers to ensure flow down of Client requirements to sub-tier suppliers.
Promoting and assisting supplier continuous improvement.
Physical hardware inspection, acceptance and release.
Validating and reviewing supplier first article inspections.
Product integrity reviews (physical and documentation).
Review and approval of supplier technique sheets, ensuring compliance to Client specifications and drawing requirements.

Successful candidates will have a track-record of proactivity and a demonstrated history of successfully working under minimal supervision.

50% - Review supplier-submitted NDT technique sheets for compliance to Client specifications and drawing requirements. Coordinate with suppliers on the development and approval of these technique sheets. Prepare necessary reports.

40% - Manage site NDT supply base by monitoring suppliers to ensure flow down of Client requirements to sub-tier suppliers, audit existing NDT suppliers and assess potential new NDT suppliers for their ability to meet site requirements.

10% - Review process specifications, in-house technique sheets, etc.

Hands-on working experience in a manufacturing environment and a corresponding understanding of manufacturing processes is essential.
Experience with auditing practices and Process Certification is desired.
A demonstrated proficiency with a variety of NDT inspection techniques and equipment along with a working knowledge of blueprint reading and interpretation is required.
Knowledge of industry NDT standards (ex. NAS410, ASTM 1742, ASTM 1417, ASTM 1444, AMS-STD-2154, etc...) is requisite.
Must have experience in at least two of the following NDT methods: Radiography (RT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT), Fluid Penetrant Inspection (FPI), Eddy Current (ET), or Magnetic Particle (MT).
Certifications: The ideal candidate would have multiple Level 3 certifications; RT, UT and FPI preferred. At least one Level 2 certification is required.
Candidate must meet requirements of NAS-410.
Must have demonstrated excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to work well in a team environment.
Must possess strong computer skills and be well-organized.
Extensive travel is required. Position requires responding to customer needs and may include weekend work.
Auditing experience/certification desired.

Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
Employees must possess the mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.

10+ years of related experience preferred.

Accredited Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science discipline and at least five (5) years of related experience in Quality/Manufacturing/NDT processes (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Emmanuel Morgan
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x239 or (800) 927-9318 x239

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.