L3Harris Quality Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Job Title: Quality Engineer
Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI
In this role, the Quality Engineer will perform a variety of quality-related functions in support of regulatory, customer, and company requirements/objectives. They will coordinate, develop, monitor and maintain all necessary procedures, controls and/or programs to assure compliance to regulatory, customer and company requirements.
Provide quality service to internal and external customers in all assigned tasks while upholding L3Harris values
Lead or perform product quality audits to assure compliance with customer, drawing, internal, and regulatory requirements
Lead or perform system audits in support of the Quality/Environmental Management System
Coordinate close out of audit findings through creation of audit finding reports and determining proper corrective and preventive actions with the lead of the area being audited
Provides liaison activities with customers and suppliers on all quality-related activities
Review, identify, implement and maintain Customer Quality flow down requirements to ensure compliance
Perform review of bid and proposal quality clauses and provide compliance matrix
Perform review of customer quality clauses, quality documents and provide compliance matrix
Support operations to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system
Analyze product and process failures to ensure effective root cause analysis and implementation of corrective and preventive actions for internal and external customers
Review trend analyses related to field returns, manufacturing rejects, supplier history, etc and provide recommendations for improvement
Participate or lead root cause corrective action investigations and implementation to address internal, external, customer and/or supplier issues to improve overall product and process quality
Participate with Engineering and Operations to ensure transfer to Production of new products are in accordance with approved data
Responsible for leading and/or participating in continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S or Kaizon.
Perform FAA Designee authorized functions (as required)
Responsible for performing job duties in a manner consistent with established L-3 Ethics Standards
Responsible for working in a manner consistent with established safety rules and regulations
Performs job duties in accordance with approved procedures established in support of Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.
Bachelor’s Degree (preferred degree in Engineering, Quality or Business) and minimum 4 years of prior quality related experience or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior quality experience or 8 years equivalent experience working in Quality Engineering
4 years of prior related experience working as Quality Engineer in a manufacturing or Aerospace environment
1 to 2 years experience performing design reviews including inspectability, consistency, adequacy, accuracy, and conformance to customer requirements and provide recommendations for improvement
Preferred Additional Skills:
Ability to write and clearly verbalize quality procedures and processes
Working knowledge of Certification Authority Regulatory requirements (FAA, EASA, etc)
Experience as a Six Sigma Green or Black Belt.
ASQ and/or RABQSA Certified Quality Auditor and/or Lead Auditor.
Knowledge and capability utilizing quality concepts and tools (i.e., six-sigma, TQM, QFD, SPC, SQC, DOE, ANOVA, etc.);
Working knowledge of computer application software, such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ACCESS, etc
Working knowledge of AS9100/AS9110 requirements
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