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General Electric Development Quality Assurance Engineer in Vandalia, Ohio

Job Description Summary

The Development Quality Assurance (DQA) Engineer is responsible for Design Controls & Risk Management as part of cross-functional teams working new product introductions. In this role, you will utilize an understanding of regulatory, industry, and internal requirements to conduct independent assessments of engineering compliance to ensure fulfillment of same as an individual contributor and in coordinated team efforts; ensuring products are capable, robust, and meet all applicable requirements.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work functional projects in coordination with cross-functional teams, coordinating the efforts/tasks of others to support objectives

  • Explain difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus; act as a resource for colleagues with less experience

  • Communicate effectively to explain difficult or sensitive information; utilize/develop persuasion skills to influence others and build consensus on topics within quality field

  • Ensure regulatory, procedural, and contractual requirements are fulfilled across program phases

  • Personal accountability through quality stamp authority for quality of outputs, products, and procedures

  • Perform audits to process and plans; ensure compliance to standards, procedures, and contractual requirements

  • Perform product and test (conformity) inspections for commercial & military programs

  • Perform qualification test witnessing and data/report reviews to ensure process conformity

  • Conduct and complete internal FAIs in accordance with AS9102 and internal procedures

  • Ensure Lessons Learned are shared across existing and new programs/proposals

  • Work for continuous improvement in processes and execution to support new product introduction

  • Monitor and process non-compliances and non-conformances as needed

  • Identify needs / causes, present analysis of research, develop and communicate potential resolutions

  • Deliver quality products as part of a cross functional team

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Quality specialization, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Industrial Engineering from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a Quality or Engineering role)

  • Ability and willingness to meet required travel expectations: 25% beyond metro area

Desired Characteristics

  • Strong convictions regarding quality, safety, and processes; tempered with flexibility to meet needs without compromising requirements

  • Proven communication skills across business levels in verbal and written formats

  • Ability to influence others; lead small teams and initiatives

  • In depth experience with generation and completion of First Article Inspections (FAIs) in accordance with AS9102

  • Internal auditor experience

  • Proven analytical and organizational ability

  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

  • Skilled in use of Discus, Nitro Pro, and/or Adobe Acrobat Pro

  • Skilled in use of standard Microsoft Office programs

  • Experience with industry standards AS9100, AS9102, and AS9145 (APQP)

  • Experience with complex airborne electrical systems and/or embedded software

  • Experience with aerospace regulations and standards pertaining to aviation product development specifically, 14 CFR Part 25, ARP4754A, DO-178C, and DO-254

  • Command of engineering development inputs, outputs, interdependencies, and business cases

  • Experience with aerospace qualification testing; procedural compliance, verification of data

  • Additional 1-2 years experience with quality tools, processes, and/or methodologies


To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years' experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

As a federal government contractor, GE requires U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you receive an approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of vaccination will be required.

Relocation Assistance Provided: No