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Quality Engineer

Amtec Direct Hire
Irvine, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Work environment:

This position requires daily in-person attendance at the Irvine manufacturing location with the possibility of occasional travel to the San Diego facility. Occasional travel to supplier locations may also be required. The daily routine will include interaction with Manufacturing, Engineering, QC personnel, and management with full adherence to location-specific safety rules if necessary. This job requires work in both the office environment and the engineering, test, production, and service areas. The physical demands described here are representative of the demands that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel as well as talk and hear. The employee must regularly sit at their desk for extended periods of time, performing data entry, taking notes, typing, and speaking on the phone. For inspection duties, specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Additionally, the employee must be able to move, lift, troubleshoot, and use electronic equipment while adhering to all company safety regulations and procedures. The employee may be required to kneel, crouch, or lift to physically move product and test equipment. Lifting is required with single-person lifting requirements limited to less than 25 pounds. The employee must also be capable of moving about the test floor in a manner that would allow them to connect and use diverse types of sources, loads, and test equipment. Strong command of both written and oral English communications is required.

Duties and Assignments:

This job description is not designed to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Quality Engineer Summary/Objective: The Quality Engineer will help design, develop, and maintain the overall Quality Management System. This position must drive incoming quality by evaluating new and existing suppliers, auditing the incoming quality verification program at the Company, and resolving supplier issues in a timely manner. The Quality Engineer will track supplier quality issues. Additionally, the Quality Engineer is responsible for supporting audits of the company quality management system to AS9100 standards. The Quality Engineer must develop audit plans, and document and report audit results including any non-conformances. The Quality Engineer shall drive the preventive and corrective action program for all facets of the Company. This job is well suited to people with an eye for detail, who have an aptitude for math, and who have technical skills related to electronics manufacturing.

Quality Engineer Duties:

Provide supplier qualifications, material issue resolution, driving supplier corrective actions, component/BOM validation, supplier audits, and maintain the approved supplier list.

Internal auditing to AS9100, documenting procedures necessary to meet ISO practices, where necessary.

Drive corrective and preventive action programs, from initiation to resolution of items. Oversee peer review of records. Collect and analyze data to track improvement.

Work with Supply Chain Management to drive supplier process and materials compliance

Identify bottlenecks within the Quality System. Recommend and implement modifications to existing production standards.

Encourage and enforce cleanliness on the part of the staff and ensure safe working conditions

Mentor lower cadre employees and lead them effectively

Ensure compliance with federal and state laws, as well as company standards and specifications

Maintain standard procedures ensuring compliance with Pacific's customer's quality requirements.

Review vendor records and rates the quality performance. Participate in the approval or disapproval of vendors based on past performance.

Interface with customers to maintain a stable working relationship and MRB activities.

Generate lesson plans and processes training inspection personnel as required.

Review shop planning for adequate inspection points incorporation into the manufacturing processes.

From the data collected during inspections, create management-level quality reports which highlight issues, detail the number of defective products being produced, and explain where improvements can be made.

Working with the Engineering product teams, assume responsibility for, including data entry, of CE, UL, RoHS, REACH, and Counterfeit Component Mitigation programs.

Consult with Nationally Recognized Test Labs, NRTLs, as the QA/QC representative.

Company Description
This is a Mid-size company with a huge footprint, relied upon by big players, including Fortune 50 companies, to innovate and manufacture high power, precision products.

Amtec Direct Hire


Irvine, CA
92614 USA