General Electric Quality Specialist 1 - QA Engineering 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.
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
Conduct and complete internal FAIs in accordance with AS9102 and internal procedures
Perform qualification test witnessing and data/report reviews to ensure process conformity
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
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or Industrial Engineering from an accredited university or college (or a high school diploma / GED plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a Quality or Engineering position)
Ability and willingness to meet required travel expectations: 25% beyond metro area
Strong convictions regarding quality, safety, and processes; tempered with flexibility to meet needs without compromising requirements
Internal auditor experience
Proven communication skills across business levels in verbal and written formats
Ability to influence others; lead small teams and initiatives
Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
Command of engineering development inputs, outputs, interdependencies, and business cases
Skilled in use of Discus, Nitro Pro, and/or Adobe Acrobat Pro
Skilled in use of standard Microsoft Office programs
In depth experience with generation and completion of First Article Inspections (FAIs) in accordance with AS9102
Proven analytical and organizational ability
Experience with complex airborne electrical systems and/or embedded software
Experience with industry standards AS9100, AS9102, and AS9145 (APQP)
Experience with aerospace regulations and standards pertaining to aviation product development specifically, 14 CFR Part 25, ARP4754A, DO-178C, and DO-254
Experience with aerospace qualification testing; procedural compliance, verification of data
Additional 3-4 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.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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).
Relocation Assistance Provided: No