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.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.