Quality Engineer - Temporary Role

AMT - 20100 71st Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223
Senior Aerospace AMT
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Quality Engineer - Temporary Role
AMT - 20100 71st Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223
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This is a direct hire, on a temporary basis. We estimate the role will last through January 2022.

Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar?

We are a manufacturer of structural parts for the leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM's) in the large business and regional jet markets. Our experience and capabilities span multiple segments of an aircraft, including the engine pylon, struts, wing box, wings, wheel well, and the interior. Our success is based on utilizing proprietary manufacturing techniques to manufacture high quality complex parts through cost effective production.

Given its breadth of capabilities and strong customer relationships, we have substantial content on the aviation industry's most popular aircraft. 

What does the job involve?

The Quality Engineer supports flow down of all customer and industry standard requirements to ensure that product meets contracted requirements.  The Quality Engineer  will be required to interface with Manufacturing, Engineering and Quality personnel and is required to dress and act in a professional and appropriate manner. The Quality Engineer 1 performs the following duties under minimal supervision.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Maintains a working knowledge of customer and industry quality standards (AS9100 / AS9102).
  • Reads and interprets engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Understands GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerance).
  • Performs internal audits to verify/ensure conformance to AMT requirements and prepares formal audit reports.
  • Applies PO Quality clauses to applicable product in MRP system.
  • Maintains the AMT Approved Supplier List.
  • Reviews manufacturing plans/NRCs created by Engineering and approves them based on compliance with customer specifications.
  • Prepares First Article Inspection Reports in accordance with AS9102 standards.
  • Researches quality escapes and assigned Corrective Action Requests and supporting investigations.
  • Presentation of information to internal Company staff.
  • Works with all departments to support continuous improvement activities.
  • Follows all safety guidelines established by the Company, including proper use of safety equipment and relevant safety procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What key skills and experience do I need?

  • Recognizes and identifies deviations from requirements.
  • Effectively communicates verbally and in writing.
  • Gives priority to customer satisfaction and service needs.  Provides information and results accurately, courteously, in a timely manner.
  • Keeps working area neat and organized.  Arrives on time to work. Works to meet deadlines efficiently and complete job assignments within allotted times.
  • Collaborates and cooperates with Manufacturing, Engineering, and the Quality Department.  Knows when to ask for information and assistance.  Demonstrates a willing, positive, and proactive attitude.  Follows verbal and written instructions; works independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Takes responsibility for own actions and results
  • Understands and complies with AMT company policies and guidelines as described in the Employee Handbook, the Employee Safety Manual and the Quality Management System.  Complies with rules and procedures of a drug-free workplace.

What qualifications should I have?

  • 5 years Quality Assurance/Inspection experience in a regulated industry or 2-3 years QA experience with a degree in a related field.
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel, Power Point, and email systems.
  • Ability to read and understand Engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Basic understanding of GT&D.
  • Basic ability to navigate within Business/ERP Systems and CAD Environments (Catia/Enovia).
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Quality Assurance/Inspection experience in the aerospace industry.
  • Documented internal audit experience.
  • Hands-on inspection experience of aircraft structural parts.
  • Familiarity with Root Cause Analysis and RCCA methodology and tools (5 Why’s, Fishbone Diagrams, etc.).
  • Engineering degree or Cert Quality Engineer (ASQ).

Why join Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar?

We are committed to continuous sustainable growth through superior customer satisfaction. We are dedicated to operating in an ethical, safe, and environmentally responsible manner while providing a rewarding work environment for our employees. Our mission is supported by a culture of teamwork, continuous improvement, and strategic technology investments.

Trade Compliance Statement

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Persons and to Non-US Persons licensed accordingly. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for export control purposes.

Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar is an equal opportunity employer.