Quality Engineer

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  • Location:

    Fitchburg, United States

  • Sector:

    Quality Engineers

  • Contact:

    Lissa Jerez

  • Published:

    7 months ago

Quality Engineer



  • Develop quality plans for new product introduction that include general and by part number PO flow downs, FAIs, Source Inspections, supplier production sample inspections, incoming inspection plans, etc.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations on critical supplier selections and drives supplier continuous improvement processes
  • Work with suppliers to ensure that they understand contract compliance, engineering documentation, FAI process, nonconformance process, RCCA process, workmanship standards, etc.
  • Develop suppliers to assure successful achievement of DRS-PTI supplier quality metrics.
  • Lead on-site audits, evaluate prototypes, and review and approve supplier corrective actions
  • Review and Approve supplier first article inspections
  • Conduct source inspections at designated suppliers as appropriate
  • Certify supplier processes for critical parts by ensuring adequate process control plans, inspection plans and Process of Record baselines
  • Act as customer and management interface in resolving and managing customer quality issues and driving root cause and corrective action on supplier process and product quality issues
  • Develop and deploy SPC initiatives
  • Provide support to incoming inspection and quality technicians


  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field or equivalent experience and a minimum of 3 years of appropriate industry experience
  • Proficient technical expertise and knowledge including precision machining of components and fabrications for large complex assemblies and rotating machinery
  • Proficient with ISO Standards, 6 Sigma tools, Statistics
  • Ability to read blue prints and understand industry and military specifications
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication, writing and computer skills
  • Ability to define problems and drive to root cause and effective corrective action