184713 - Quality Engineer

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Quality Engineer for an opportunity in Redmond, WA.

• Responsible for managing the product returns process
o Ensuring acceptable turn-around-time (TAT)
o Ensuring accurate and thorough RCCA
o Customer liaison regarding quality issues
• Also may be involved with, as needed, implementing, administering, coordinating and leading various Quality Assurance activities including
o Preparing procedures and instructions
o Review of drawing changes
o Preliminary and critical design reviews
o Reviews of new/modified test procedures
o Phased gate review preparation of new designs
o Internal process and product audits, customer audits
o Review of new work order routings
o Root cause corrective actions
o Quality reporting metrics measuring quality performance
o Contract quality requirements review
o Material Review Board
o Training
o Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma and other improvement activities
• Responsible for managing the product returns process from all customers
o Ensuring acceptable turn-around-time (TAT)
o Ensuring accurate and thorough RCCA
o Customer liaison regarding quality issues
• Responsible for Material Review Board for customer returns to ensure effective root cause and corrective action analysis for nonconformances identified by customers and internally
• Assist manufacturing and engineering with effective corrective action identification and implementation
• Provide periodic reports to a variety of customers as required
• Provide timely written responses to customers for root cause and corrective actions
• Provide written responses to customers for audit findings
• Participate with Improvement Teams to identify areas for continuous improvement opportunities
• Develop, write, edit and publish quality system policies and procedures in compliance with customer system requirements
• Ensure that corrective actions implemented are verified and effective
• Provide weekly reports to Senior Management regarding the customer returns system
• Provide training regarding quality programs
• Facilitate or assist with customer audits of the company
• Review a variety of engineering documentation for compliance to contractual requirements

• A minimum of two (2) years experience in Quality Engineering or Quality Management for a manufacturing company

Aerospace industry experience preferred

• Six Sigma/Greenbelt or higher certification preferred.

• Must be able to communicate effectively with people at all levels of the organization and across multiple cultures.

• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs – Excel, Word, , Powerpoint, etc.

• Must be self-motivated and able to independently determine best course of action for a variety of situations

• Must be able to prioritize tasks and determine need for management assistance as required (escalation)

Accredited Four (4) year engineering degree/CQE certification or equivalent experience required

Full-Time/First Shift
May require occasional travel to customer sites (10%)

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

Johnnie Barrientos
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x290 or (800) 927-9318 x290

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.