Senior Product Assurance Engineer
Job Location: Orlando, FL
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Broad knowledge of a general technical field such electronics manufacturing and quality assurance. Knowledge of personal computer and associated application software needed. Fluent verbal and written communication skills as well as an understanding of AS9100 quality requirements, auditing and quality inspections techniques. Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline. 10 to 13 years of progressive manufacturing engineering/quality experience.
Works under the general direction of the Manager, Quality and is an active member of a manufacturing cell or design engineering team. Is responsible for providing manufacturing producability expertise, quality requirements and/or design alternatives as defined by assigned projects.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Technical Lead – Provide technical guidance to Product Assurance Engineers (PAE’s) and Quality Engineers (QE’s) and make comprehensive technical decisions.
Participate in periodic program reviews with management, identifying program issues, status of non-conforming items (NCR), corrective actions, failure analyses, expected recovery dates and recommendations for improved contractual performance.
Identify metric to illustrate cell or design team status and identify corrective actions. Is responsible for any quality planning that may be needed on assigned project. Directly interface with Senior Management and Customer on technical issues whether it be during design phase, Failure Review Board (FRB’s), or a correction action relating to the product.
Support source inspection, when needed. Perform failure analysis to provide cause and corrective action measures. Aid in the development of manufacturing cost estimates for production and repair efforts. Perform preliminary research on proposals of broad scope.
Develop and maintain overall technical approach, program plans and schedule for assigned programs. Interface with design engineering on technical issues. Establish and maintain effective communication with company personnel, customers and supplier to facilitate program identification and resolution. Support various quality audits and perform other quality engineering duties, as assigned. Support initiatives related to continuous improvement efforts.
Perform other projects as assigned. Ability to obtain/maintain security clearance.