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Aerospace Electrical Quality Assurance Engineer III

Department: Quality
Location: Clackamas, OR

Vigor Values

Vigor expects all employees to enhance the atmosphere in which they work by living the Vigor Values every day.

Truth: We seek the truth, and we speak the truth
Responsibility:
 We act on what we know is right
Evolution
: We seek mastery, and adapt to a changing world
Love:
 We care about the people we work with, and the world we live in

Position Summary:

The Electrical Quality Assurance Engineer (QAE) shall provide support for the implementation of the AS9100 based quality assurance program. The QAE shall have a depth of quality related knowledge and experience in both complex fabrication activities and related quality control and quality assurance codes and standards.

 

 

Essential Functions and Major Responsibilities:

  •  Live the Vigor Values
  •  Responsibility for the daily implementation of the AS9100 quality program.
    • Review and interpret customer's specifications.
    • Develop and implement technical and performance specifications, sampling plans, and inspection plans or procedures.
    • Develop methods for inspection, testing, sampling and training.
  •  Initiate nonconformances, corrective actions and perform root cause analysis.
  •  Review fabrication drawings and purchase orders.
  •  Approves process documentation related to electrical and electronic systems.
    •  Reviews receiving inspection reports, certificates of compliance and conformance and related test reports to determine validity, analyzes test data and writes evaluation reports, performs chemical analysis, physical testing, and performance evaluations, and analyzes the results, as needed.
    •  Prepare reports to communicate involvement and results of quality assurance activities.
    •  Perform reviews of design documentation for compliance with contract requirements.
    •  Ability to diagnose, report, track and resolve quality related issues.
    •  Ensure quality related deliverables meet the quality assurance program and customer requirements.
    •  The QAE will assist both Project and Production Managers in identifying and communicating applicable customer, regulatory and quality requirements and shall also perform duties as necessary to ensure that the quality assurance program is effectively implemented.

 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATION:

  •  High school diploma or G.E.D.
  •  Journeyman level of expertise in electrical systems desired. Electrical Journeyman’s License (preferred).
    •  An Associate’s degree or better in a related technical field from an accredited college is strongly desired.
    •  AS9100 Lead Auditor Certification (preferred).
    •  ASQ certifications (preferred).

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  •  3-5 years’ experience in Aerospace Quality Assurance. Ability to comprehend the architecture of the means/methods/processes the Aerospace Division uses to conduct business with regard to this role.
  •  Strong working knowledge of the AS9100 Rev. D. 
  •  The ability to pass a background investigation. 
  •  Experience and training of Kaizen and Six Sigma principals.
  •  Experience and understanding of Foreign Object Debris (FOD) control processes. 
  •  Excellent communication skills for use across the spectrum from craftsmen to customers and government regulators.
  •  Active participant in continuous improvement efforts that further the company values, constancy and efficiency of people and process within the Division. 
  •  Knowledge of general electrical systems, and familiar with electrical components, controls, diagrams and schematics. 
  •  Knowledge of destructive and nondestructive examinations.
  •  Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  •  Experience in a fabrication environment, preferably job-shop or general contract companies
  •  The QAE is expected to function within this position with minimal supervision and be capable of initiating, leading and performing quality assurance activities essential to program maintenance.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced office setting. The person may be required to be in production areas at times. He/she must be able to walk to and from job sites. There may be local travel up to 10% of the time and out-of-town travel (including air travel) up to 5% of the time with notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:    

While in production areas will be exposed to all weather conditions, noise, dusts and odors. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

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If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

Vigor and its wholly owned subsidiaries provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veterans, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vigor complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, benefits, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

If you require special accommodation to submit an application please call 877-778-8421 and follow the directions to leave a detailed message. Someone will attend to your request within two business days. If you do not have access to a computer please call 877-778-6729 to learn where in your community you can submit an online application.

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