Specialist, Quality Engineering – Hanover, MD

@L3Harris Technologies posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Description:
Job Title: Spec, Quality Engrg
Job Location: Hanover, MD
Job Description:
Plan, analyze, survey and control to assure adherence to AS9100, regulatory and contractual quality requirements. Determine quality assurance requirements and flow down requirements as required. Develop plans and methods for assigned programs to assure adherence to all contractual quality requirements and Division policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:

Plan, analyze, survey and control to assure that all applicable quality requirements are adhered to in all phases of a program, including engineering design through customer acceptance.
Review new contracts to determine the quality assurance requirements and flow down requirements to the appropriate departments or personnel within the division. Develop plans and methods for assigned programs to assure adherence to all contractual quality requirements and Division policies and procedures.
Prepare progress or status reports as required. Confer with Program Managers on progress, cause and corrective action, risk mitigation plans and support cost reduction programs. Schedule and control the completion of program specific quality assurance tasks, follow up quality assurance action items and assure all quality contract requirements are met.
Coordinate and lead the resolution of non-conformances, including MRB, root cause analysis, developing and implementing corrective actions and verifying effectiveness of corrective actions taken for assigned programs.
Participate in DFMEA’s, PFMEA’s, and e3 improvement events as required.
Participate in Engineering design reviews, review engineering drawings for conformance to quality requirements and sign off on approved drawings. Verify test requirements and assist Engineering in the development of test procedures and the design of test equipment. Assist in resolving inspection, test method and test equipment non-compliance. Review and approve test methods and procedures submitted by vendors (as applicable).
Assign PO Quality clauses for piece parts, assemblies and electrical components and assist purchasing and subcontracts in vetting new suppliers.
Perform on site surveillance and audits of major suppliers and source inspect major components and subsystems. Perform AS9100 audit tasks as assigned.
Function as Quality Engineer on production and development programs.
Mentor Associate Quality Engineer(s) and inspector(s) as to protocol, contractual requirements, in-process inspection, up to date MFG book maintenance and other related matters.

Qualifications: (refer to Career Framework)

Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 3 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 5 years of prior related experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience
6 years of experience as a Quality Engineer in Aerospace, Space, and/or Maritime with a fast-paced defense contractor will also be considered.

Preferred Additional Skills:

Experience with general hand-held measurement tools and G&D tolerancing
Experience in a regulated industry
Familiarity with 8D RCCA methodology
Knowledge of DPPM process
Requires proficient knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
May have practical knowledge of project management.

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