Quality Engineer - Aerospace

Elgin, Illinois Permanent USD75,000 - USD850,000 per year
  • Company growing at a significant rate
  • Opportunity to drive improvements, take initiative

About Our Client

With rapid growth over the years, my client has become quite a large, national organization and has established itself as a leader in the aerospace industry. They saw tremendous success in 2023, and an individual in this role can expect excellent resources, training, and investment for continued success in 2024 and beyond. With my client being a large organization, this is an excellent opportunity and organization to be a part of as there is a lot of room for growth and career advancement.

Job Description

  • Maintain consistent compliance with AS9100
  • Lead cross-functional teams to create and update Process Control Plans/Manufacturing Process Plans, FMEAs, and Process Masters
  • Initiate and coordinate follow-up activity on Corrective/Preventive Actions (CAR/PAR)
  • Coordinate activity related to Claims and Non-Conforming Product including processing the required internal and external documentation
  • Review Heat Treatment nonconformances and disposition for retesting or reprocessing
  • Review Material Test Reports for compliance to order specifications and submit to customers
  • Log quality related data such as nonconformances and first pass quality into QA databases
  • Generate quality reports and update monthly key performance indicators (KPI) data
  • Prepare First Article/Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) submission packages
  • Perform Internal Quality Audits in conformance with ISO 9001
  • Coordinate supplier quality activity including supplier quality audits and surveys
  • Complete customer quality surveys
  • Assist Metallurgy in Contract Review

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The Successful Applicant

  • BS degree in Engineering or Technical Field preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Experience with AS9100 quality systems
  • Strong analytical quality skills
  • Strong communication skills

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary range: $70,000-$100,000/year based on experience
  • 5% bonus
  • 3 weeks PTO and 10 Holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision benefits
  • 401(k) match
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Quality, Technical
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Ben Aldrich
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