PDS Tech Inc Quality Engineer in Palm Bay, Florida
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an Quality Manager in Palm Bay, FL:
Responsible for developing program or project quality system processes and supporting product quality improvements. Lead the efforts to develop maintain and deploy quality plans and activities that translate customer requirements into planned activities.
Develops program or project quality system processes and supporting product quality improvements
Lead the efforts to develop maintain and deploy quality plans and activities that translate customer requirements into planned activities
Drives process and product improvement initiatives across multiple functional disciplines
Performs analyses of program requirements and prepares responsive quality plans, procedures, schedules and resource allocations to assure optimum quality support
Reviews and approves engineering/test and contractor documentation and provides input to assure that appropriate quality requirements are addressed
Leads the efforts to gather, organize, monitor, analyze and report on information on products and processes
Provides ongoing quality system support to include performing internal audits, ensuring implementation of root cause corrective actions
Leads quality improvement teams, Material Review Boards and Failure Review Boards
Evaluates and dispositions non-conforming material
Provides technical support for Assembly/Test/Inspection personnel to include executing workmanship improvement plans, developing inspection methods and criteria, specifying appropriate sampling plans, interpreting and revising specifications, and processing nonconforming materials
Acts as main customer and senior management interface in resolving customer quality issues and driving root cause and corrective action on process and product quality issues
Develops and deploys SPC initiatives internally and at suppliers
Evaluates and makes recommendations on critical supplier selections and drives supplier continuous improvement processes including leading on-site audits, evaluating prototypes, etc.
Reviewing and approving of supplier corrective actions
Monitors development activities to assure contract compliance, as required
Develops new procedural controls to address all aspects of quality programs
Develops and generates statistical reports on inspection activities and results, new product or process testing results, etc and recommends action as required
Establishes programs to evaluate the precision and accuracy of production and processing equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical facilities
Coordinates scheduling and compliance for calibration and/or verification of allinspection and test equipment
Ensures proper documentation for all customer shipments.
Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
Performs other related duties as required.
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or related technical field or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years of experience
Proficient technical expertise and application domain knowledge
Proficient with ISO Standards, 6 Sigma tools, Statistics
Ability to understand military and customer specifications and to read blueprints
Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication and writing skills
Ability to define problems and drive to root cause and effective corrective action
Experience in Supplier Quality Engineering including: Supplier auditing; Supplier Qualification; Supplier monitoring using Supplier score cards; PPAP; First Article Inspection;
Experience with AS9100 and IS09001 procedure writing and auditing; AS9100 auditing is preferred.
Competent in problem solving tools: Root Cause Analysis, 8D, 5 Whys, DMAIC. 6 Sigma Green Belt certification preferred.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.