The Sr. Quality Engineer provides a wide range of Quality Engineering support to the Anaren Microwave Space & Defense business unit. This role requires a hands-on, cross-functional, problem-solving focus with an ability to work with technical product/process requirements associated with RF and Microwave components, modules, and assemblies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Become the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the Quality requirements associated with the Anaren Microwave products as defined by customer/industry standards such as IPC-6012, IPC-6018, IPC-A-610, IPC J-STD-001, ANSI-ESD S20.20, AS9102, etc. Provide training, coaching, and direction to other functions on the above technical requirements and support decisions and problem solving with respect to these technical requirements
Provide support for the activities required to maintain certifications/approvals for the AS9100 Quality Management System (QMS) and aerospace Customer specifications and standards. Continuously evaluate and improve the QMS processes, procedures, and documentation in support of ever-changing business strategies and customer/industry requirements and expectations
Effectively carry-out Quality strategies and tactical activities in order to:
. Provide high quality products and compliant data items to customers within scheduled dates
. Ensure compliance to customer and industry requirements
. Develop cost effective controls/solutions to reduce costs of poor quality (rework, scrap, warranty escapes)
. Contract/Requirements Review and Planning
. Inspection and Test Planning
. External customer/agency audits, visits, program reviews, source inspections, etc.
. Product/Process development activities
. Failure Analysis, Root Cause Corrective Action investigations, and Continuous improvement projects
Track and communicate to the organization Customer Quality issues, rejections, escapes, failures, problems, audit findings, etc. and work with the appropriate functions to develop recovery plans, RCCA plans, and continuous improvement activities focused on resolving the issues and driving customer satisfaction
Team with the Supply Chain organization to address supplier quality issues and to improve incoming material quality
Take personal ownership of internal and external customer issues and follow through to ensure a lasting service impression of responsiveness and commitment
Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement and cost reductions
Maintain a willingness to challenge established ways of doing things in a constructive way
Comply with and support company policies and programs regarding safety, security, ISO, EEO, OSHA and the Code of Ethics and Business Conduct
Full understanding of ISO 9001 and AS9100 quality system standards is essential
Familiarity/experience with aerospace products and processes associated with microelectronics
Good oral and written communication skills are essential
Strong interpersonal skills; confident and capable in various customer interaction situations
Technical literacy, problem solving and critical thinking skills
In depth knowledge of quality systems, policies and procedures and the ability to apply that knowledge towards the interpretation of customer requirements
Working knowledge of statistics and statistical process control
Diverse knowledge of inspection control methods, techniques, and standards
Familiar with continuous improvement methodologies associated with Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
Demonstrated ability to lead and achieve results in a cross-functional team environment
Able to juggle multiple tasks and make quality decisions without negative impact on others
High level of experience with computer systems/software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Minitab, web-based applications
Proficient in structured problem solving and effectively leading others in root cause corrective action analysis
Education and Experience:
Must comply with TTM Export Control Policies and Procedures and all applicable laws including ITAR, EAR and OFAC including but not limited to: a) being able to identify ITAR product on the manufacturing floor and understand that access to these products and related technical data is restricted to only US Citizens and US Permanent Residents; b) recognition of Foreign Person visitors by badge differentiation; c) understand and follow authorization procedures for bringing foreign visitors into facilities (VAL); d) understand the Export and ITAR requirements for shipments leaving the US; e) manage vendor approvals for ITAR manufacturing and services.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
TTM Technologies, Inc.