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Quality Engineer II at Howmet Aerospace in Fullerton, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Howmet Fastening Systems is looking for a Quality Engineer II. This position will be based in our Fullerton, CA plant.

Howmet Aerospace , headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company's primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, as well as forged wheels for commercial transportation. Howmet Aerospace is transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com . Follow @howmet: Twitter , Instagram , Facebook , LinkedIn and YouTube .

Howmet Fastening Systems , a business unit of Howmet Aerospace, holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we're the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners. Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines. Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; HFS employs over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop and establish quality systems and procedures, inspection plans, quality performance trends, statistical plans and continuous improvement initiatives specific to assigned customers/product.
  • Perform Customer Purchase Order/Contract Reviews to identify quality requirements for impact into the manufacturing system. Ensure that all documentation, Certification/Inspection Reports, making, packaging, source inspection and applicable Supplier Source Release are identified and acceptable.
  • Review and maintain all assigned customer quality documents and specifications.
  • Interface and/or work closely with Quality Assurance, Inspection, Design and Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing and Shipping personnel on procedural issues involving design, methods, tooling, cost and other areas involved in the control of product quality.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of quality related policies and procedures based on corporate and government/customer requirements, as well as in conjunction with AS9100 requirements.
  • Participate in Material Review Board activities, failure analysis and corrective action investigations, and assist in the timely dispositioning and processing of nonconforming material.
  • Make recommendations to management on the implementation of process improvements on assigned program(s) or product area(s).
  • Act as liaison for the company in coordinating and resolving customer and supplier complaints and concerns, relative to quality performance, investigations, system audits and corrective actions.
  • Participate as assigned on Process Improvement Teams or other Continuous Improvement Groups.
  • Prepare periodic and special reports on quality statistics and other related quality issues on assigned program(s) or product area(s).
  • Review manufacturing planning (work orders), methods and process specifications as they relate to assuring product quality.
  • Respond to customer Corrective Action Request in a timely manner, by investigating and determining root cause and corrective/preventive measures to eliminate deficiencies. Coordinate team efforts to resolve issues and monitor trends.
  • Perform internal audits/surveys, where applicable, to assure compliance to specific quality/customer requirements. Audit and validate Statistical Process Control data and procedures for assigned program(s) or product area(s).
  • Initiate Corrective Action Requests and monitors follow-up for effective closure and elimination of identified deficiencies.
  • Conduct training as required on various Quality topics and methods.
  • Performs other tasks of equal or lesser skill as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Institution
  • Minimum Five years experience in Product/Manufacturing and Quality Engineering is preferred
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer Certificate from Quality Institution preferred, such as CQE, CQA.