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Quality Engineer

Company: Ensign-Bickford Aerospace and Defense
Location: Graham
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

This opportunity is located within our Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company business, a global leader of mission-critical hardware and systems solutions including precision energetics systems and innovative explosive solutions. Click here ( to learn more.
Job Description
aEBAD is seeking a Quality Engineer with experience working in a manufacturing environment.
This position provides organizational support for customer programs and supplier quality requirements. The candidate will be responsible for quality engineering, system and process improvements, supplier development and RCCA activity including non-conformance analysis and implementation of effective countermeasures.

  • Lead quality functions for assigned programs from proposal through shipment to customer while complying with customer requirements and achieving EBAD cost and delivery expectations.

  • Actively participate in IPTs and leads FMEAs.

  • Host customer quality audits and participates in internal quality audits.

  • Interface with suppliers and customers concerning program quality requirements.

  • Develops, modifies, coordinates and documents the implementation, evaluation and maintenance of quality assurance programs and systems.

  • Establish QA/QC tools for measuring supplier performance that affect our products and services.

  • Issue formal supplier corrective actions (SCARs) and work with them to resolve problems.

  • Issue internal and supplier Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA).

  • Provides advice and guidance in interpreting and adapting quality standards and government regulations.

  • Analyzes design reliability and quality to recommend process changes and enhancements.

  • Works closely with Engineering in bringing quality products to production readiness.

  • Track action plans from supplier audits and assessments and monitor their activity for completion and correctness on a daily basis.

  • Leads quality in production activities: Factory materials, process, assemblies, products, and field failures (RMA).

    The successful candidate preferably will have a BS/MS in science or engineering discipline with emphasis in electro/mechanical engineering and experience in quality engineering.

    • Experience with high precision machined parts and assembly operations.

    • Knowledge and understanding of current ISO 9001/AS 9100 quality systems.

    • Working knowledge with interpretation of engineering specifications, mechanical drawing and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T).

    • Knowledge of process capability concepts including Statistical Process Control (SPC) techniques.

    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

    • Supplier Quality Assurance experience.

    • Understanding of, Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing practices, Problem Solving Skills and in depth understanding ERP/MRP planning systems.

    • Strong skills in MS Windows - Excel, Word and Power-point. Familiar with and able to work in MS Project.

    • Must be willing to travel up to 10%.

      Preferred skills:
      Six Sigma Black or Green Belt. ASQ CQE/CQM Certification. Experience working in military or aerospace quality systems. Significant experience working directly with customers and suppliers.
      QE I - 0-2 years exp - S10 -performing tasks to learn the process
      QE II - 2-4 years exp - S11 -working the process with support
      QE III - 4-6 years exp - S12 -working the process independently
      Senior QE - 6+ years exp - S13 -teaching the process
      Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.
      Ensign-Bickford Industries, ( (EBI), founded in 1836, is a privately-owned high technology conglomerate that participates in businesses that are relevant to the future of the world and have multigenerational growth prospects. Over the last 186 years, EBI has grown into a global science and technology leader in pet food science, space and defense, and diagnostic solutions. Our businesses are unified by a common shared operating system and a common set of Core Values.
      Watch the video above to learn more about some of the incredible challenges we take on every day to deliver the best product for our customers, and ultimately the world. The simple truth is: When you are a part of our team, you stand head and shoulders above the rest.
      We conduct business in a manner that reflects the highest human and ethical standards, with a commitment to mutually beneficial partnerships, and a belief in the efficacy of genuine economic and social service.
      Click here to learn about our Core Values (
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      • AFB is the leader in pet food flavor enhancers. Ensuring product performance for pet food manufacturers-and their customers-is our business.

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        • Cawood is the UK's leading scientific group, recognized for its technical capability and value-added service to customers in land-based industries.

          --- Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (

          • EBAD is a global leader in precision energetic systems and other innovative explosives, non-explosive and electromechanical solutions for the defense and aerospace markets.

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            • EnviroLogix is an industry leader in the development and manufacturing of tests for the rapid detection of GMOs and mycotoxins throughout the worldwide food production chain.

Keywords: Ensign-Bickford Aerospace and Defense, Clarksville , Quality Engineer, Engineering , Graham, Tennessee

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