190147 - Quality Inspector
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Huntington Beach
$33 to $36.00 DOE
3 months
Chipton Ross is seeking a Quality Inspector for an opening in Huntington Beach, CA

Design, develop, and implement strategies to improve supplier quality performance in a sustainable way. Identify and mitigate any quality related risk. Ensure quality and cost effectiveness of materials by deploying processes capability tools and continuous improvement projects. This position reports to the Supplier Quality Manager in the Supply Chain division.
" FAI review (First Article Review): Check the FAI Reports sent by the suppliers: Validate or reject the FAI. Work with the suppliers to make it right first time. Support the FAI Burndown project: 300 FAIR open currently, Target: Reduce to 30-50 FAIR / Reduce the FAI acceptance process lead time to <7 days / FAI FPY > 80%.

" Develop a training plan to help suppliers improving their FAI First Pass Yield process

" E1 Customer Complaints: Tackle the suppliers Root Cause / Corrective Actions for the Embraer Notification Of Escapes. Be the liaison between the program QE in Cypress and the suppliers. 56 opened currently, Target : <5 / Reduce the RCCA complete process lead time < 60 days

" Formalize a standard process to manage the E1 customer complaints on the supplier side.

" Work in collaboration with other supplier management departments : procurement, engineering, commodity management and SPM

" Measure the supplier quality performance (KPI). Investigate and manage supplier non-conforming issues and related roots causes analysis to implement sustainable corrective actions (5Whys, 8D)

" Follow up on corrective actions (CAR) with suppliers

" Alert / Escalate the risks or blocking points encountered during the 3 months project period

Education: Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electronic, Composite or Industrial Engineering or equivalent education or experience.
5+ years of progressive quality experience in aerospace, automotive, or industrial manufacturing environment
" Problem solving and quality expert: Pareto, A3, 8D, 5 whys, Ishikawa, DMAIC…
" Basic understanding of material management
" Understanding of Lean principles
" Basic understanding of process manufacturing management (SPC, special processes) and project management
" AS/EN/JISQ 9100 Knowledge
" Supplier auditor qualified
" Basic understanding of Lean principles
" FMEA and Control plan

Preferred Qualifications
" Black/green belt 6 sigma training
" ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Certification with AS/EN/JISQ 9100 training

Work Schedule
1st Shift, 5/40

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

Brent Sizemore
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x185 or (800) 927-9318 x185

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.