Sr. Quality Engineer

Metal Bellows Division - 1075 Providence Hwy, Sharon, MA 02067
Metal Bellows
Metal Bellows
Vacancy title
Sr. Quality Engineer
Metal Bellows Division - 1075 Providence Hwy, Sharon, MA 02067
Advertised salary
Employment type
Working pattern
1st shift
Closing date
28 June 2024

Who is Senior Metal Bellows?

Senior Metal Bellows continues to refine and develop welded metal bellows technology and the integration of welded metal bellows into critical aerospace, semiconductor, medical, defense, and industrial applications. Our 115,000 square-foot manufacturing facility is conveniently located on Route 1 in Sharon, Massachusetts.

We have demonstrated excellence in creating new products and solutions that face extremes of temperature, pressure, leakage risk, and reliability demands. We accomplish these objectives within a culture of strong collegial support, mutual respect and uncompromising standards.

What is the Position?

Under general direction from the Quality Manager, responsible for all activities associated with the development, implementation, and maintenance of a quality system that meet certification and customer requirements in an efficient manner.


  1. Review all relevant customer and quality system requirements for product quality to ensure they are achievable. Configure internal and external quality flow down through quality plans, work instructions, and supplier notes to ensure conformity requirements are adequately communicated.
  2. Plan, develop and document quality control instructions (including Process Flow Diagrams, Failure Mode and Effects Analyses, and Process Control Plans) for inspectors, production personnel and suppliers that achieve the required output.
  3. Support the development, documentation and refinement of quality processes and certification programs for suppliers, internal operators and products.
  4. Define and implement well written quality system standards, instructions for the inspection, testing, and evaluation of product and forms for records.
  5. Determine, with support from subject matter experts, the appropriate inspection techniques and sampling plans to ensure product conformance is efficiently and effectively achieved.
  6. Verify the validity and effectiveness of procedures and documentation through direct observation.
  7. Support the continuous improvement of quality system processes through the development of Statistical Process Control Plans and subsequent collection, evaluation and reporting of performance to established control limits.
  8. Support the implementation of methods and procedures for the analysis of suspect material and product non-compliance in a timely, thorough and cost effective manner. Participate in failure analysis/forensic evaluation of failed products. Support continuous business improvement initiatives to assess and develop suppliers along with operator authorization programs.
  9. Review manufacturing processes, work instructions, repair procedures, routings, and material handling techniques to ensure compliance with all quality requirements.
  10. Perform root cause analysis on quality related issues to determine appropriate corrective actions and plans for implementation.
  11. Communicate with customers on quality related issues in a prompt and professional manner. Host customer visits and audits relating to quality.
  12. Communicate and demonstrate through consistent behaviour within the organization that we are One Team striving to meet or exceed the quality expectations of our customers.


What are the key responsibilities?

Bachelor’s degree (preferably BMSE) along with a minimum of 5 year’s related experience with AS-9100 Audits/Certifications and Quality Management Systems.


Senior Metal Bellows’ competitive compensation package 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.  

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

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. Persons, lawful permanent residents of the United States and properly-licensed foreign persons.