Quality Engineering Supervisor Arlington

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

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Senior Aerospace AMT
Vacancy title
Quality Engineering Supervisor Arlington
AMT - 20100 71st Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223
Advertised salary
$89,440 to $106,000 annually
Employment type
Working pattern
Closing date
04 April 2024

Who is Senior plc?

Senior is a FTSE listed (symbol SNR) international manufacturing Group with 26 operations in 12 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. We have a long history of well-respected brands and an excellent reputation in our key market sectors. Senior delivers value to its customers and shareholders via operational excellence that is underpinned by its people and processes.

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 Engineering Supervisor coordinates the daily activities of the Quality Engineers. The QE Supervisor provides leadership, training and supervision for all levels of Quality Engineers, as well as performing the duties of a Quality Engineer. 

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Performs daily supervision of Quality Engineers, including scheduling, training, mentoring, counseling, and completing performance reviews.
  • Acts as a technical focal for reading and interpreting aerospace quality requirements, including customer specifications and technical requirements.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of customer and industry quality standards (AS9100).
  • Prepares First Article Inspection Reports in accordance with AS9102 standards.
  • Accurately transfers GD&T (geometric dimensioning and tolerancing) symbols to First Article Inspection Report and interprets the requirements.
  • Reviews manufacturing plans created by Engineering and approves them based on compliance with customer specifications.
  • Analyzes rejection history and provides data to management.
  • Provides information and assistance to AMT Supply Base regarding quality issues, interpretation of customer specifications and AMT Quality requirements.
  • Manages audit process and performs the functions of Lead Auditor for both internal and supplier audits.  Performs audits as required.
  • Assigns, approves and manages AMT Corrective Action system for internal and supplier assigned corrective action.
  • Researches, documents, responds and manages customer-assigned Corrective Action requests and complaints.
  • Assists in updating and managing the QMS and ensures that AMT Quality System policies and procedures meet customer requirements and industry standards.
  • Researches, documents and responds to customer-assigned Corrective Action requests.
  • Provides information and assistance to AMT Manufacturing and Inspection personnel regarding quality issues, interpretation of customer specifications and Company procedures.
  • 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?

  • Leadership: Trains, mentors, and assists less-experienced QA personnel and staff from other departments in skills, abilities and knowledge related to quality requirements. 
  • Supervision: Directs and manages staff to ensure that departmental goals are met.
  • Attention to detail: Recognizes and identifies deviations from requirements.
  • Independent judgement: Exercises a high degree of independent judgment, discretion, and authority concerning processes, procedures and personnel issues.
  • Communication: Effectively communicates verbally and in writing.
  • Customer focus: Anticipates internal and external customer needs, gives high priority to customer satisfaction and service.  Provides information and results accurately, courteously, in a timely manner.
  • Organization: Keeps working area neat and organized.  Arrives on time to work and works to meet deadlines efficiently. 
  • Teamwork: Collaborates and cooperates with other QA staff and all departments.  Knows when to ask for information and assistance, and assesses the long-term impact of decisions.  Demonstrates a willing, positive, and proactive attitude. 
  • 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?


  • Minimum 10 years Quality Assurance/Inspection experience in the aerospace industry.
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret Engineering Drawings and specifications at an advanced level.
  • Fluent understanding of GD&T.
  • Proficiency in MS Office products.
  • Previous supervisory experience.
  • Documented internal audit experience.
  • Degree in Engineering or other relevant field.
  • Complete knowledge of AS9100 requirements.

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.