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Quality Engineer II in Santa Ana, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 11/18/2018

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    Santa Ana, CA
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Job Description

Job Title
Quality Engineer II

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
Performs Quality Engineering activities to ensure implementation of all requirements. Also monitors manufacturing process, fabrication, inspection and test and shipping activities.

Essential Functions and Competencies

• Effective organization and prioritization skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
• Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company
• Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills
• Ability to work individually or in teams
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
• Ability to travel, including day and overnight as required
• Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Perform a specific analysis of routine contract requirements to determine what quality characteristics are to be controlled; manufacturing, inspection, test equipment required; special controls of special processes and special skills needed to ensure their proper application
• Review the contract data item descriptions and requirements and make recommendations to establish the necessary controls to assure compliance
• Participate in planning pilot runs and preproduction runs; Analyze results and furnish analysis with appropriate recommendations to senior engineering
• Maintain control over all production processes and testing during the product cycle; Review production and manufacturing specification processes to assure conformance to drawings specifications and contract requirements
• Evaluate capability of manufacturing processes to meet quality requirements
• May recommend adjustments for process condition to Methods Department and/or adjustment of production specifications to Production Engineering to create an economical and compatible relationship between processes and the products
• May participate in design reviews to assure that designs permit and facilitate productivity, repeatability and inspectability and that related quality considerations are obtained in order to assure product quality
• May participate in Engineering evaluations and Change Control Boards to assure design and proposed changes are within the scope of contract definitions and requirements
• Participate in the generation, review and approval of various types of specification, drawings and Acceptance Test Procedures to ensure that they contain sufficient quality requirements and comply with contract requirements
• Prepare quality program plans defining the responsibility and authority of all functions necessary to comply with provisions of all specifications and contract requirements
• Prepare preliminary proposals, define tasks necessary to be responsive or “describe exceptions, man load needed hours” to accomplish the task
• Provide technical assistance in the preparation of workmanship standards, instructions and inspection criteria
• Resolve fabrication, test and inspections problems
• Assist in the planning and performing of process controls, surveillance and monitoring procedures to assure product quality
• Aid in the establishment of formats for the collection of inspection data
• Under guidance from senior engineering, review procurement documents to ensure that all provisions necessary for the suppliers to achieve control of the quality of the product being procured are included; Make recommendations for review of any requirements needed to assure product quality, as necessary
• Review test reports and information furnished by suppliers in support of materials being supplied
• Participate in special testing to ensure that units or assemblies are compatible to system end use requirements
• Analyze reported defects and failures; Review discrepancies and may approve dispositions and corrective action
• May participate as an active member of the MRB Board in the Receiving, Inspections and Production areas
• Participate in the timely investigation, disposition and corrective actions to prevent recurrence of non-conforming materials, processes and products; Follow up for completion and measurement of effectiveness
• Perform, when applicable, measurement capability and correlation studies to ensure continual adequacy and capability in cooperation with Production Engineering or others
• With guidance from senior engineering, take corrective action to assist in the solution of measurement problems, as required
• Assist in coordinating activities of manufacturing and test with Program Quality Assurance, Production Control, Production Engineering, Inspection and various internal and external laboratories
• May meet and discuss problems relative to the production cycle
• Monitor special test programs on assemblies, components, special processes, etc. due to design changes and/or problems developing during the manufacturing cycle
• Perform inspection and testing on preproduction equipment to ensure compliance with drawings, specifications and contract requirements prior to submittal for customer acceptance
• Prepare summaries and analysis of evaluations with all pertinent charts, graphs, etc. under guidance of senior engineering
• Assure that records/files are initiated and maintained in all relevant documentation pertaining to Quality Assurance
• Perform Quality Audits to determine the effectiveness of the Quality Program and prepare audit reports
• Participate in the verification (First Article Configuration Inspection) of hardware versus drawing/specifications and coordinate this effort with customer personnel
• Review procurement documents to ensure that all provisions necessary for the suppliers to achieve control of the quality of the product being procured are included; Add any requirements necessary to assure product quality
• Prepare reports and corrective action documentation in answer to Customer inquiries or complaints regarding inspection, test and production activities; May/may not present material directly to customers
• Perform the planning, in-process inspection, progress reviews, validation and certification of routine technical manuals required by the contract
• Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge by keeping abreast of new Q.A. techniques and methods by contacts with other industries, current publications and advanced education and membership in professional societies/organizations

• Familiarity with advanced technologies and applications; ASQ certification preferred; Master of advanced technologies and applications
• Able to travel up to 10% of the time, including day and overnight as required

• 4 year Engineering or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management; 5+ years of electronics manufacturing experience
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Job Location
Santa Ana, CA, USA

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