Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)

Everett, WA 98203

Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Engineering Job Number: DG78493516

Job Description

Certified Quality Engineer - Direct Hire- Everett Washington
  • Salary: 75-85K
  • Excellent benefits 


The Quality Engineer II will be expected to play a major role in managing and implementing our clients Quality Management System, providing advanced to expert statistical focus on process improvements used in the manufacturing of product at client site

The Quality Engineer will work with a team to coordinate the facility’s quality interactions and all quality related functions; develop management tools and strategies to ensure that the client meets Customer, AS9100 and Nadcap expectations for quality compliance, certifications, and inter-company communication. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with key customer representatives.
  • Drives timely root cause analysis and implementation of permanent preventative and corrective actions for quality issues working directly with manufacturing teams, customers and suppliers.
  • Develops and establishes quality management system procedures, work instructions, and inspection plans to ensure compliance with regulatory and customer specifications and contract requirements.
  • Supports AS9100, NADCAP and Customer Audits.
  • Performs internal product and process audits, and external supplier audits ensuring compliance with Quality Management System.
  • Develops and initiates programs to improve internal and supplier performance.
  • Uses methodical and systemic analytical approaches to perform effective RCCA’s.
  • Assesses quality performance trends and leads improvement efforts.
  • Writes work instructions, process, and procedure documents to ensure compliance with product, process, customer, and system requirements.
  • Develops statistical process controls by applying and maintaining applicable control charts, providing training and coaching of others throughout the organization in SPC methodology.
  • Refines and enhances products and processes by applying continual improvement, lean manufacturing, 5s’, and cost reduction activities to areas of production.
  • Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality related activities.
  • Provides Quality support for Manufacturing and Design Engineering group with identifying opportunities for improvement, while reviewing drawings, manufacturing sketches, change requests, routings and other engineering related documentation.

  • Minimum of 3 years Quality experience within the aerospace industry.
  • Advanced experience as a Quality Engineer and/or equivalent Manufacturing/Military experience/Aerospace Certificates; Bachelor’s degree in Quality, or Manufacturing Technology preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Manufacturing and Materials Processes/Techniques
  • Advanced to Expert knowledge of AS9100 and RCCA (Root Cause Corrective Action)
  • Strong understanding of customer and program specification requirements
  • Certification - ASQ – CQA, CQE, CQM, BB or similar accreditation is preferable
  • Ability to mentor Quality Inspectors, Quality Admins, and Level 1 QE’s
  • Advanced to Expert knowledge of 8D, 5 WHY, 3A, SPC, FMEA, GR&R, Six Sigma Methodologies.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and ERP systems.
  • Advanced problem-solving Skills
  • Displays skills in statistical analysis
  • Advanced process and / or systems auditor
  • Highly motivated and demonstrates strong leadership skills
  • Organizes and manages multi-department RCCA teams to improve process efficiency and resolve issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and strong presentation skills. 
  • Ability to interface effectively with personnel, customers, and regulatory agencies.
  • Must be fluently proficient in the utilization of engineering drawings / material and process specifications.
  • Must be able to prioritize multiple tasks, work independently and efficiently, with minimum supervision.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills in a cross-functional environment.
  • Experience successfully communicating and implementing Quality standards and policies.
  • Experience with inspection tools and methodologies.
  • Advanced to Expert knowledge of 8D, 5 WHY, 3A, SPC, FMEA, GR&R, Six Sigma Methodologies.

Certificates and Licenses:
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) by the American Society for Quality strongly desired
  • Proficient in Microsoft Dynamics ERP strongly desired

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