Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking a Quality Engineer I to join our high-performing Quality Team in Burbank, CA.
The Quality Engineer I works with minimal supervision and uses originality, ingenuity and established procedures to control and monitor quality, ensuring products are consistent with industry standards, government regulations, and customer requirements.
Work cross-functionally with Engineering, Operations, Suppliers and Customers
Collect and analyze production data to evaluate product quality
Drive root cause analysis and recommends corrective actions
Stop production if serious product defects are present
Monitor quality control systems to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
Instruct others in quality control and analytical procedures
Produce reports regarding nonconformance of products or processes, root cause analyses, or quality trends
Review statistical studies, regulatory standards and trends in the field of quality control
Identify critical points in the Value Stream and specify sampling procedures
Drive qualification of product and process changes to ensure only the highest levels of quality are accepted
Support audits with Defense, Aerospace and Customer Auditors
Provide support for failure analysis and reliability testing as required
Review and approve quality document changes - Engineering Change Orders (ECOs), Manufacturing Change Orders (MCOs), deviations
Utilize a roadmap of continuous improvement for the organization by establishing priorities, methods and strategies for implementation using data to both guide the process as well as monitor the result
Any other task assigned by supervisor or management
Experience: 0-2 years of experience as a Quality Engineer in an Aerospace environment or similar manufacturing setting
Knowledge: Knows and applies advanced concepts, practices and procedures of assigned product or program; Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures
Skills/Abilities: Demonstrated ability to plan and accomplish goals based on experience and judgment; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal staff and outside professionals; Proficient in the use of Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
Education/Certification: BA or BS degree in Quality, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
Eligibility Requirement: This position requires access to controlled data or information and therefore only US persons will be considered. As a US Department of Defense contractor we are bound by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
Knows and applies advanced concepts, practices and procedures of assigned product or program; Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
Educational background in Structured Problem Solving, 5S, Mistake-Proofing and process capability tools
Proficiency in Lean Principles and Implementation Tools (Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen Leadership, 5S, etc.)
Quality Control processes (SPC, Cpk, etc.)
Working knowledge of PPAP, PFMEA, MSA
Familiarity with Minitab
ASQC Quality Engineer Certification
Exposure to AS9145 or APQP
Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).
The Aerospace Group designs, manufactures and supports critical aircraft systems and components, offering innovative solutions for Sensing & Utilities, Landing Systems, Fluid Management, and Cabin. Virtually all commercial and military aircraft fly with products manufactured by the Aerospace Group.
We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development. Some of our amazing benefits include 401k match, education reimbursement, and 12 paid holidays per year. You can see a list of our benefits at https://www.craneae.com/company/careers or visit our website at www.CraneAE.com for more information on our company and great opportunities
In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.
The following is the career advancement route for Quality Engineer I positions, which can be used as a reference in future career path planning. As a Quality Engineer I, it can be promoted into senior positions as a Quality Assurance Engineer II that are expected to handle more key tasks, people in this role will get a higher salary paid than an ordinary Quality Engineer I. You can explore the career advancement for a Quality Engineer I below and select your interested title to get hiring information.