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Senior Quality Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Job # 10588357
Date Posted: 03-12-2018
Title: Senior Quality Engineer 
Salary: $90,000 - $105,000 Annually
Location: San Diego, CA 92123
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A global defense company in San Diego is seeking a Senior Quality Engineer to develop, evaluate, revise and apply technical quality assurance protocol and methods to inspect and test in-process raw materials, production equipment and finished goods. In this role, you will ensure compliance with quality standards and applicable government regulations; perform analysis and identify trends for in-process material and bulk raw materials and recommend corrective actions; ensure that established manufacturing inspection, sampling and statistical process control procedures are followed; formulate policy in the process of analyzing, planning product quality and operations planning. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Design and implement methods and procedures for testing and inspecting the quality level of products and production equipment.
  • Review manufacturing documentation ensuring the necessary criteria and provisions are incorporated to permit effective inspection and testing of materials.
  • Analyze reports and returned product; initiate correction action for procedural, product or process deficiencies.
  • Conduct reliability analysis on the life cycle of product and identify failure analysis, to understand the overall quality of the manufactured item.
  • Manage the statistical analysis on products to determine the patterns seen and unseen providing insight to the lifecycle of the product.
  • Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices.
  • Improve and maintain 5S in your area, make suggestions for improvements.
  • Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional problem solving.
  • Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET team support as appropriate.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Five (5) years of related experience in quality assurance
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Engineering, Science, Math or related field
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Leadership skills: ability to lead, coach and mentor staff; ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Communication skills: ability to read and comprehend blue prints and complex instructions; communicate across organizational levels; ability to read, analyze and interpret and comprehend complex business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before customers or employees; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities;
  • Computer skills: working knowledge of networked environment using a Windows and/or Windows like interface using Power Point, Excel, Word and Outlook software programs at an intermediate to advanced level; ability to use Enterprise-wide information systems such as SAP;
  • Time Management and Organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality; work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information;
  • Excellence Behaviors: remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person’s contributions; ability to work independently as well in a team environment and multi-task.
Please submit an updated version of your resume for immediate consideration. Thank you!
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