Quality Engineer 2 - Arlington

AMT - 20100 71st Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223

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Senior Aerospace AMT
Vacancy title
Quality Engineer 2 - Arlington
AMT - 20100 71st Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223
Advertised salary
$34.00 - $42.00 per hour
Employment type
Working pattern
Closing date
27 September 2023

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 2 supports flow down of all customer and industry standard requirements and communicates that information to ensure that product meets contracted requirements. The Quality Engineer 2 provides leadership and training for other Quality Engineers/Quality Administrators. The Quality Engineer 2 may be required to interface with customers and suppliers and will be required to dress and act in a professional manner appropriate with these business dealings as a representative of AMT.

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.
  • Reviews and approves Change Incorporation Requests (CIRs) and Contract Review Records (CRRs) as needed.
  • Prepares First Article Inspection Reports in accordance with AS9102 standards.
  • Provides technical input for internal disposition on AMT rejected product.
  • Submits nonconforming product to customers.
  • Analyzes rejection history and provides data to management.
  • Researches, recommends and issues Corrective Action Requests as required, as well as documents/responds to requests/complaints and performs verification of CA effectiveness.
  • Presents information to internal Company staff.
  • Interfaces with customers or customer representatives.
  • Provides information and assistance to Manufacturing and Inspection personnel regarding quality issues, interpretation of customer specifications and Company procedures.
  • 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.

AMT Leadership is committed to Zero Injuries, Illnesses, and Incidents and we are all responsible for doing our part to help keep our business operating safely. If you are in a leadership role at AMT, it is your responsibility to help provide a safe work environment for your employees. Besides the regular duties as described in your job description, in this position you will also be responsible for focusing on:

  • Reducing the risk of workplace incidents and injuries
  • Promoting safe practices and identifying unsafe conditions and acts
  • Engaging your team and collaborating with others to make safety a shared responsibility
  • Recognizing the value of Safety throughout the organization
  • Implementing organization and structure to ensure the employees are able to achieve and maintain high standards of safety performance
  • Being proactive, preventative and integrated into the safety culture of the entire organization

You will intervene when unsafe acts or situations are observed in any department at AMT and participate in coaching employees. You are also responsible for submitting documentation regarding near miss or accident reports to appropriate parties.

What key skills and experience do I need?

  • Leadership: Trains, mentors, and assists less-experienced QE/QA staff and staff from other departments in skills, abilities and knowledge related to quality requirements.
  • Attention to detail: Recognizes and identifies deviations from requirements.
  • Communication: Effectively communicates verbally and in writing.
  • Customer focus: Gives priority to customer satisfaction and service needs. Provides information and results accurately, courteously, in a timely manner.
  • Organization: Keeps working area neat and organized.  Arrives on time to work. Works to meet deadlines efficiently and complete job assignments within allotted times.
  • Teamwork: Collaborates and cooperates with Manufacturing, Engineering, and Quality Department.  Knows when to ask for information and assistance, and assesses the long-term impact of decisions.  Demonstrates a willing, positive, and proactive attitude.  Follows verbal and written instructions; works independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Accountability: Takes responsibility for own actions and results
  • Company policy awareness: 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?

  • 10 years Quality Assurance/Inspection experience in the aerospace industry or 5 years QA experience with a degree in a related field.
  • Proficiency in MS Office products and email systems.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret Engineering Drawings and specifications at an advanced level.
  • Fluent understanding of GD&T.
  • Documented internal audit experience.
  • Familiarity with Root Cause Analysis and RCCA methodology and tools (5 Why’s, Fishbone Diagrams, etc.)
  • Basic ability to navigate within Business/ERP Systems and CAD Environments (Catia/Enovia).
  • Hands-on inspection experience of aircraft structural parts.
  • 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.

Benefit Offerings  

Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar offers eligible employees (and eligible family members):

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Employee, Spouse or Child Life Insurance,
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program

Eligible employees are also offered 401k, PTO, 80 hours of paid holiday per calendar year, and other compensation (as applicable).  

Trade Compliance Statement

Access to our facilities is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Persons (U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. Nationals, U.S. refugees, asylees, or temporary residents under amnesty provisions ), and to 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 export control purposes. Additionally, potential employee names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive controlled technical data.

Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar is an equal opportunity employer.