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Quality Engineer (1009-B)

Aero Gear, Inc.
Windsor, CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Company

Aero Gear is a global supplier of aerospace gears and gearbox assemblies to top OEM’s such as Pratt & Whitney, GE, AVIO, Collins, Rolls Royce and Sikorsky. The company was founded in 1982 and has grown over the years through key capital investments, technology and the professional development of its employees. Aero Gear has a team-based culture with a focus on excellence and continuous improvement. The outlook for the company is strong as it continues to set higher goals for sustained success together.

Position Summary

The primary purpose of this position is to plan and conduct activities concerned with the quality control and quality assurance of industrial processes, materials and products.

Essential Functions

  • Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing and evaluation.
  • Establishes program to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing, measurement and analytical equipment and facilities.
  • Performs quality engineering reviews of design documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including vendor quality manuals and company quality records.
  • Applies statistical process control (SPC) methods for analyzing data to evaluate process capability.
  • Reviews all purchased products or components and provides input to the decision to accept the product and future purchases from the vendor.
  • Documents data obtained during all quality activities consistent with company policies and procedures.
  • Drives culture and practices to solve problems.
  • Uses Advanced Quality Tools (PFMEA, Control Plan, MSA, etc.) to establish risk mitigation strategies that drive defect prevention.
  • Interfaces with Customer counterparts and drives key project implementation (including PPAP and New Product Launch).


  • Aerospace manufacturing experience (machines, processes, specifications, materials)
  • Data analysis
  • Ballooning blueprints
  • Inspection methods and inspection methods sheets (IMS)
  • Measurement system analysis
  • Statistical process control
  • RCCA, 8D
  • Nonconforming material evaluation and control
  • Internal audit
  • Process certification
  • Process mapping
  • Specification interpretation / application
  • Inspection methods
  • Requirement flow down from customer to suppliers
  • Calibration
  • Blueprint reading and interpretation
  • LCS MCL requirements
  • Process approval processes (FAIR and PPAP) development and review
  • Process specification development / procedure writing
  • AS13000 training
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Material testing and microstructure microhardness
  • Document control


  • Inspection Expert
  • Minitab
  • Net Inspect
  • GE Score
  • GE SPS Digital Desktop


  • Technical capacity
  • Communication proficiency
  • Problem solving / analysis
  • Decision-making
  • Initiative
  • Results-driven

Experience and Education

  • 3-5 years of experience in aerospace manufacturing.
  • College degree a plus.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Other Duties

This job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Activities, duties or responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Authorization

US Person (Green Card Holder or United States Citizen) due to government contracts.


$70000 - $100000 / year


Aero Gear is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Aero Gear will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the EEO Coordinator at 860.688.0888.




Aero Gear, Inc.


Windsor, CT
06095 USA



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