Associate Quality Engineer

Associate Quality Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Associate Quality Engineer to join our team.


  • Interfaces with customers, suppliers and program personnel on quality related issues;
  • Makes the final decision on acceptability of product;
  • Evaluate the design assurance activities and implementation of production process methodology to prevent impacts to production velocity and quality;
  • Ensures that projects and process control documentation are compliant with requirements, objectives and/or contracts;
  • Lead and participate in various teams in support of the unit’s ACE goals;
  • Responsible for both Program and Product Quality Engineering;
  • Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction;
  • Ability to analyze and resolve process issues varying from basic to very complex;
  • Designs and implements product engineering changes to satisfy quality issues raised by customers;
  • Ensures that corrective measures meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements;
  • Reviews documentation related to internal and external manufacturing processes to ensure quality products are delivered to the customer;
  • Responsible for development of new inspection technologies or methodologies to assure product conformance;
  • Leading teams to investigate the root cause of customer escapes and non-conformances and determine appropriate corrective/preventive actions;
  • Review and approve First Article inspections;
  • Provide technical guidance and training to OEM Parts Inspectors.


  • Ability to review, interpret and apply specifications to determine compliance with requirements;
  • Basic understanding of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance);
  • Experience with Root Cause Analysis tools;
  • Ability to organize and track multiple activities and prioritize task based on importance;
  • Ability to travel;
  • Technical Degree, preferably in Electrical or Industrial Engineering;
  • Proficient skill level with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc;
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance;
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills;
  • Technical Degree, preferably in an Engineering discipline;
  • Understanding of Lean Six Sigma tools and processes;
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including team building and collaboration;
  • Effective communication skills: written, oral, listening, presentation, and technical writing;
  • Demonstrated presentation skills.