Quality Engineer

Jet Products - 9106 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92123

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Jet Products
Jet Products
Vacancy title
Quality Engineer
Jet Products - 9106 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92123
Advertised salary
$91,000.00- $109,000.00
Employment type
Working pattern
First Shift
Closing date
06 June 2023

Quality Engineer

Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 26 operating businesses in 12 countries. Senior designs manufacture 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 Jet Products?

We are a technology-driven, team-oriented company that takes pride in the relationships we build with our customers, suppliers and with each other. We offer exciting career opportunities in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment and reward employees who are motivated, innovative and results-oriented. We are looking for dedicated individuals to join us in engineering solutions for our customers.

We are currently seeking a Quality Engineer at our Kearny Mesa location. The pay scale for this position is $91,000.00- $109,000.00.

What does the job involve?

Maintains the quality standards and consistency of products. Reviews customer purchase orders, drawings, quality standards, tolerances, and engineering changes. Create and maintain quality-engineering requirements. Assists in developing procedures, documents, and monitors Quality Management Systems as it relates to customer and regulatory requirements.  Analyze and measure manufacturing processes to ensure they achieve company quality, cost, and schedule objectives.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Ensures compliance with customer requirements, review inspection reports versus customer requirements.
  • Develops and recommends departmental policies, procedures, and programs to ensure departmental effectiveness in meeting assigned customer requirements.
  • Ability to compile complex data packages for customer review and approval, FAIR’s. FPA’s, PPAP’s, APQP’s, PFMEA’s, MSA’s…etc.
  • Develop and suggest methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material and devise methods to assess cost and responsibility.
  • May compile and write training material and conduct training sessions on quality control activities.
  • Maintains complex quality records per customer requirements.
  • Study, analyze, develop, document, and monitor quality processes.
  • Determine quality improvement plans relevant to manufacturing and inspection processes.
  • Reviews and analyzes customer / purchase order requirements and collaborates with team to prioritize quality efforts.
  • Analyze customer concerns initiate root cause analysis and implement corrective action activities.
  • Review contract and purchase orders to ensure quality specifications and requirements are communicated.
  • Utilize Six Sigma problem solving techniques, advise appropriate management on successful resolution recommendations.
  • Ability to interact professionally at all levels in the organization.
  • Acts as the primary quality contact with assigned customer.
  • Demonstrates initiative and coordinates action to improve overall quality.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions and complete work independently.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams to ensure quality methods are implemented and maintained.
  • Supports and guides efforts to continuously improve company performance related to quality system, cost, and delivery requirements.
  • Support and maintain the continuous improvement process by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing manufacturing processes to drive prevention initiatives.

What key skills and experience do I need?

  • Familiarity with personal computers, answer telephones, utilization of computerized spreadsheets to conduct analysis.
  • Use desktop publishing software.
  • Ability to work with quality inspection tools.

What qualifications should I have?


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • ASQ certifications a plus.


  • 4 + years of experience in quality and/or manufacturing industry.
  • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Must be detail oriented and be a team player.
  • Experience with ISO, Six Sigma, AS9100, and statistical process controls a plus.

Why Join Senior Aerospace Jet Products?

Joining Senior means not only a rewarding career with a tight-knit and collaborative team, but you will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary, commission plan, and a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, matching 401k plan, paid vacation, flexible hours, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.  

If offer of employment is made it will be contingent upon passing all of the following: Drug Test, Background Check, ITAR, and U.S. Export Compliance Screening.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. refugees, asylees or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. 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 trade compliance control purposes. Additionally, potential employee’s names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.