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Engineer Quality 1

  • ID: 499488
  • Posted: 1/13/2022
  • Location: Dulles, VA
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 9 - 12 Months


Acara Solutions is looking for an Engineer Quality for our Client located in Dulles, VA.

  • Become the expert in the nonconformance flow and each factor of the nonconformance process
  • Understand and assimilate large amounts of complex data, simplifying it for appropriate actions and communication.
  • Provide problem solving approaches that are sensitive to and effective within a wide variety of cultural frames of reference, value systems and business practices.
  • Work within the manufacturing and spacecraft integration process to support nonconformance resolution and proper Root Cause and Corrective Action implementation.
  • Assist in development of effective yet practical solutions, and eliminate organizational obstacles for implementing positive corrective actions.
  • Successfully interact with different levels in the organization to drive nonconformance investigations and resolutions effectively and efficiently
  • Work within the configuration management process to ensure processes exist and identify processes that need to be created or improved.
  • Reduce the Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) by identifying actionable trends and work within the assigned Work Center(s) to drive improvements with the end goal of reducing the number of Non-conformances
  • Review nonconformance reports for data accuracy.
  • Understand technical and Mission Assurance (MA) requirements and ensure these requirements are integrated into specifications and product drawings.
  • Provide information in discrepancy review, failure investigations, as well as cause and corrective action determinations.
  • Support Mission Assurance at different review boards such as a Corrective Action Boards (CAB), & Material Review Boards (MRB).
  • Provide tracking and reporting metrics and provide support for internal and external MA briefings.
  • Support root cause and problem solving analysis.
  • Assist in monitoring the COPQ for systemic issues and make recommendations for Corrective Actions.
  • Ensure approved tasks from Nonconforming Reports, Material Review Boards (MRBs) and Failure Review Boards (FRBs) are completed expeditiously.
  • Reviews, designs and analyzes manufacturing, integration, inspection and testing processes and work instructions.

Pay and Benefits:                                                                                                  
The salary for this position is $42.42 and $53.03 per hour (Max Pay rate).

Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • High school or GED
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a space/aerospace environment within Safety and Mission Assurance (or Quality Assurance)
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Six Sigma/Lean training
  • ASQ certifications relevant to the position
  • SharePoint forms and workflows
  • Excel Pivot Tables and Power Query
  • Python
  • Minitab
  • Working knowledge of J-STD/NASA workmanship specifications, with regard to Circuit Card Assembly (CCA), Harness and Space System Integration

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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