Rockwell Collins Quality Engineer in Winston Salem, North Carolina
Rockwell Collins is the world’s leading manufacturer of aircraft cabin interior products. Rockwell Collins designs, develops, and manufacturers a broad range of products for both commercial aircraft and business jets. For more information, visit the Rockwell Collins website at www.rockwellcollins.com
As a leader in the aerospace industry, we are growing rapidly and have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Quality Engineer in our Seating Manufacturing business located in Winston-Salem, NC.
The Quality Engineer plans and directs activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for manufacturing processes, materials, and products by performing the following duties:
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develops and applies advanced Quality Engineering theories, methods, and research techniques in the development, establishment, and maintenance of quality assurance/control policies, procedures, and methods.
Develops sampling plans, quality standards, process controls and quality control instructions to be utilized by manufacturing, test, and inspection in assessing the quality levels of products and processes.
Provides recommendations concerning the disposition of defective materials.
Makes determinations regarding conformance to FAA-approved design data and applicable Federal Aerospace Regulations.
Develops and reviews corrective actions recommended on audit reports, investigations, and performance trends for adequacy and to maintain a continuing awareness of quality problems.
Works within a cross-functional manufacturing environment providing technical guidance to lower level engineers, technicians and inspectors.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year college or university.
A minimum three (3) years related experience; or an equivalent combination of formal education, on-the-job training, and/or work experience within the engineering and manufacturing sciences.
Well organized with solid judgment; able to multitask and adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Must have demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders; demonstrated success writing standard work, work instructions, lesson plans for training and technical reports.
Demonstrated application of critical reasoning, root cause analysis, statistical process control, DMAIC or equivalent improvement methods and development of effective process measures/metrics.
Previous experience successfully using Microsoft Office products, with emphasis on Excel; experience working in an ERP.
Demonstrated application to read, understand, interpret, and communicate technical and government requirements and specifications.
Previous experience using measuring devices and CMM equipment to dimension key characteristics of parts, sub-assemblies and final products.
Demonstrated ability to deliver effective results in a manufacturing environment.
Four (4) years of related experience within an aerospace and/or assembly environment.
A Bachelor’s of Science degree in mechanical, aerospace, electrical, manufacturing or industrial engineering.
Experience in the application of ISO9000/AS9100/9102 and FAA standards within a Quality Management System.
Experience within the Quality function in aerospace, automotive or complex manufacturing, fabrication and assembly environments.
Lean Six Sigma training and experience.
Process and workflow mapping.
Experience using SAP in a manufacturing environment.
EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.