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Ultra Electronics - USSI Quality Assurance Engineer in Woburn, Massachusetts

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Job Description:

The Quality Assurance Engineer (QAE) will report directly to the Quality Assurance Manager and will provide support for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) personnel in direct support of compliance to AS9100, contract, customer, and regulatory requirements.

  • Responsible for supporting the Quality Assurance Management in quality planning and quality system improvements to ensure compliance with ISO 9001, AS9100, Customer, Government, Regulatory and Statutory requirements
  • Manages QA based data reporting tools / database management
  • Lead for Lean Six Sigma projects / Continual Improvement initiatives
  • QA Process Owner – ERP system: Oversees the implementation relative to QA/QC related tools, subsequent training, and usage techniques by QA/QC personnel
  • Supports QA/QC personnel, as requested, in the development and/or revision of procedures, inspection plans, inspection methodology relative to Sub-tier product quality
  • Overall Technical Lead for QA/QC personnel. Secondary QA support individual for those QA/QC personnel directly assigned to specific programs (as requested or in their absence)
  • Ensures the development and analysis of statistical data in support of meeting quality objectives and to obtain optimum product quality and reliability
  • Confers with QA/QC personnel relative to continual improvement activities and promotes required changes in support of meeting goals and objectives established by the Quality Assurance Management / SMT
  • Member of Material Review Board
  • Member of the Configuration Change Board

Required Skills:

  • BS in Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years in Quality Engineering and/or the Quality Profession
  • Willing to travel, primarily US, in support of on-site Sub-tier improvement activities.
  • Ability to obtain a US Government security clearance. Security clearances are granted to U.S. citizens.

Desired Skills:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools
  • Willing to program in Access Database for metrics reporting
  • Usage of the basic Quality Tool Box
  • Strong understanding of RC-CA
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in both verbal and written communications
  • CMM Programming experience
  • ISO / AS Lead Auditor Certification
  • ASQ CQE, CQA or CQM
  • Six Sigma Green/Black Belt and/or Lean Quality
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing knowledge
  • Direct customer interface to include DCMA

Physical Requirements:

  • Willingness to work long hours at the computer in plant or remotely as necessary.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. A review of this classification has excluded the marginal functions of the classification that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities to perform this job proficiently. The requirements in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.

Ultra Electronics Herley; where you can use your engineering expertise to enhance our business and your career. Do you enjoy diversity and a fast-paced environment? If so, come join the Herley Team!

We are a growing leader in the design, manufacture and support of advanced integrated RF subsystems and components for high performance Electronic Warfare, Radar and Communications systems and flight test and instrumentation systems and subsystems. Our products are used by US and international customers in manned aircraft, UAVs, aerial targets, space launch vehicles, missiles and guided weapons applications. Herley has roles available in 3 locations: Woburn, MA Whippany, NJ and Lancaster, PA.

Ultra Electronics is a UK-based defense, aerospace, cyber security, energy, and transportation products group. Ultra manages a portfolio of specialist capabilities, generating highly differentiated solutions and products by applying electronic, mechanical, and software technologies in demanding and critical environments to meet customer needs.

We offer medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, health savings accounts, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Job Requirements

  • The Quality Assurance Engineer (QAE) will report directly to the Quality Assurance Manager and will provide support for Quality Assurance (QA) / Quality Control (QC) personnel in direct support of compliance to AS9100, contract, customer, and regulatory requirements.

  • Responsible for supporting the Quality Assurance Management in quality planning and quality system improvements to ensure compliance with ISO 9001, AS9100, Customer, Government, Regulatory and Statutory requirements

  • Manages QA based data reporting tools / database management
  • Lead for Lean Six Sigma projects / Continual Improvement initiatives
  • QA Process Owner – ERP system: Oversees the implementation relative to QA/QC related tools, subsequent training, and usage techniques by QA/QC personnel
  • Supports QA/QC personnel, as requested, in the development and/or revision of procedures, inspection plans, inspection methodology relative to Sub-tier product quality
  • Overall Technical Lead for QA/QC personnel. Secondary QA support individual for those QA/QC personnel directly assigned to specific programs (as requested or in their absence)
  • Ensures the development and analysis of statistical data in support of meeting quality objectives and to obtain optimum product quality and reliability
  • Confers with QA/QC personnel relative to continual improvement activities and promotes required changes in support of meeting goals and objectives established by the Quality Assurance Management / SMT
  • Member of Material Review Board
  • Member of the Configuration Change Board

Employee Type: Full-Time

Location: Woburn, MA

Job Type: Government Engineering

Experience: Not Specified

Date Posted: 9/14/2020

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