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Engineer, Quality 3

Location: 

North Wales, PA, US, 19454-0901

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Quality

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Position Summary

Provide technical support in Quality Assurance and leadership to build and sustain a best practice Quality System which meets the full requirements of the AS9100 quality standards and FAA Quality System Regulation.

Responsibilities

  • Owner of product quality from start to finish (design, incoming, in-process, outgoing, returns).
  • Lead the product quality, testing and continuous improvement processes.
  • Oversees non-conforming material handling and disposition of material (MRB).
  • Issues internal and external corrective action requests and evaluates acceptability of responses.
  • Reviews outgoing purchase orders for the inclusion of quality assurance provisions.
  • Manage the QC Inspection process including incoming, in process and outgoing product.
  • Supervises union QC Inspection staff who conduct the incoming, in-process and outgoing product inspections.
  • Reviews customer contracts and purchase orders and plans for all required quality assurance activities that are needed.
  • Manage the outgoing quality assurance process.

 

Cont. of Responsibilities

  • Participate in the Advanced Quality Planning process for new product.
  • Reviews new designs and engineering changes for the inclusion of quality assurance requirements.
  • Revise, review and approves process or operations instructions as necessary.
  • Tracks and generates statistical data when required by customers.
  • Writes acceptance test and qualification test reports and procedures.
  • Develop inspection, test and work instructions as required.
  • Provide cross functional support to other Quality Department functions.
  • Participates in Federal Aviation Administration activities including: Repair Station, Parts Manufacturing.
  • Lead the continuous improvement effort utilizing continuous improvement and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  • Liaison to customer to support customer needs and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Representative for the customer compliant process.
  • Support internal auditing system to ensure full compliance to AS9100 quality regulations and requirements.

Qualifications

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  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent in-depth specialized training program.
  • 5+ years experience within an ISO, Aerospace or Automotive manufacturing organization.
  • Strong technical proficiency of Quality Management Systems with focus on Quality Assurance functions.
  • Strong technical understanding of quality processes within an ISO9001, AS9100/QS9000 quality environment – including participation in (external) supplier audits.
  • Understanding of product quality and reliability.
  • Proficiency in statistical sampling plans and Statistical Process Control.
  • Working knowledge of Process FMEA’s
  • Good understanding of principles of materials planning, logistics and procurement, with emphasis on lean manufacturing.

Continuation of Qualifications

  • General experience with MRP systems and interactive planning tools, with SAP preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in TPM, 5S, Six Sigma, Lean, Visual Factory.
  • Requires flexible work schedule and support of weekend shipments.
  • Strong leadership skills and commitment to Quality, Teamwork and Leadership by example.
  • Ability to be hands on and multi- task.

Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), applicants for SELECT positions will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residence, or U.S. Immigration Status in order to meet the minimum qualifications for those select positions. All inquiries related to citizenship are asked solely to comply with ITAR and EAR export licensing requirements.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here