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Quality Engineer - Production/Manufacturing

Lynnwood, WA 98046-9727

Posted: 09/01/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 27734

Job Description

Position Title: Quality Engineer - Production/Manufacturing
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity for a Quality Engineer - Production/Manufacturing with our client located in Lynnwood, WA.  

Job Description and Responsibilities: 
  • As a Quality Engineer you will control and monitor quality to ensure the production of our clients products are consistent with established industry standards, government regulations, and customer requirements.
  • Use stablished procedures and work with minimum supervision to accomplished assigned tasks by working cross-functionally with Engineering, Operations, Suppliers and Customers.
  • Apply advanced concepts, practices and procedures of assigned products or programs, and has appreciable latitude for action or decisions.
  • Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity.
  • Collect and analyze production data such as yield, rework, and scrap to evaluate product quality and identify opportunities for process improvement 
  • Conducts root cause analysis and recommends corrective actions.
  • Serve as customer advocate, stopping production if serious product defects are present and collaborating with the Value Stream team for resolution.
  • Monitor quality control systems to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Instruct others in quality control and analytical procedures, serving as subject matter expert in the Value Stream team.
  • Produce reports regarding non-conformance of products or processes, root cause analyses, or quality trends; recommend actions, and participate in team driven resolution.
  • Review statistical studies, regulatory standards and trends in the field of quality to identify best practices and opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Facilitate identification of key process characteristics and deployment of SPC, sampling procedures and control plans to reduce product variation.
  • Drive qualification of product and process changes to ensure only the highest levels of quality are accepted.
  • Serve as area focal for quality audits with Defense, Aerospace and Customer Auditors.
  • Provide support for failure analysis and reliability testing as required.  Engage in FRACAS process to drive lessons learned from field failure and repair data into engineering design improvements.
  • Review and approve quality document changes (ECO, MCO, deviations).

Required Qualifications:
  • 3 to 5+ years of experience as a Quality Engineer in an Aerospace environment or similar manufacturing setting; Electro-mechanical and/or electronics manufacturing is highly preferred 
  • BA or BS degree in Quality, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
  • Knows and applies advanced concepts, practices and procedures of assigned product or program;
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures;
  • Working knowledge of AS9100
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and accomplish goals based on experience and judgment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal staff and outside professionals.
  • Requires approximately 5% travel to support customers

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Electro-mechanical and/or electronics manufacturing is highly preferred 
  • Knows and applies advanced concepts, practices and procedures of assigned product or program, Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Educational background in Structured Problem Solving, 5S, Mistake-Proofing and process capability tools
  • Proficiency in Lean Principles and Implementation Tools (Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen Leadership, 5S, etc.)
  • Quality Control processes (SPC, Cpk, etc.)
  • ASQ-CQE Quality Engineer Certification
  • Exposure to AS9145, AS9117, AS9138 
  • Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint; Oracle highly preferred.
Job Details:
  • Job Type-Direct hire
  • Location:  Lynnwood, WA 
  • Salary Range: $90,300 to $130,500
  • An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass both the drug test and background check will not be considered for employment.
  •  ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Chris Walsh

Since 2013 I have been able to meet a lot of bright minded and interesting people while recruiting for Protingent. I specialize in hardware and software product development engineers. My recruiting style is to build a strong, lasting relationship as I help you achieve your career goals. I am a straight forward open minded individual and treat others as I wish to be treated. I enjoy sports, food and wines. Let’s get started today.

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