Kaman Corporation

  • Quality Engineer

    Location : Location US-CT-Bloomfield
    Requisition ID
    2018-1774
    Category
    Quality
    Segment
    Kaman Aerospace
    Shift
    Shift 1
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    4 weeks ago(10/22/2018 9:28 AM)
  • Overview

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    We are seeking a highly motivated Quality Engineer to join our team in Bloomfield, CT. Reporting to the Quality Operations Manager, the Quality Engineer defines the methods, equipment, and gauging necessary to measure key process parameters and customer expectations; Uses statistial tools, data analysis, and routine audits to maintain requirements and continuously improve processes; and, Update work instructions and provide training to operators and inspectors.

     

    Kaman Specialty Bearings & Engineered Products, a division of Kaman Corporation, is a leader in the design and manufacture of high technology mechanical products used in aviation, marine, hydropower and other industrial applications. Power your career with an industry leader that powers the future.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • As a Quality Engineer you will lead root cause investigations on any internal or external non-conformances. This may include 8D, 5 Why, DOE, or other similar methodologies to find the true root cause of problem.
    • Take charge in putting together meetings and/or workshops to determine the causes that lead to the problem/complaint and find effective measures to prevent recurrence of the issue.
    • Must have prior experience in a manufacturing (job shop) environment preferably having working knowledge of multi-axis machines, grinders, CNC type of lathes and milling machines, and bagging equipment.
    • Work with the Manufacturing Engineers to develop solid corrective actions to eliminate the non-conformance identified. (Corrective actions must include some mistake proofing to prevent recurrence.)
    • Work pro-actively on the prevention of non-conformances and product variation using tools such as SPC and Poka-Yoke systems and have the ability to introduce these into the process and monitor results for effectiveness.
    • Monitor key process parameters (such as rework and scrap) to isolate problem areas and correct the potential for escapes and waste prior to it happening.
    • Work well in a team environment but have the ability to work independently when required.
    • Strong communication skills using verbal, written, or electronic media. Have the ability to design and explain concepts and requirements to those with less training and background.
    • Maintain clean and safe work environment. Follow safety and environmental procedures / programs and regulations. Report safety incidents to supervisor.
    • Make and document recommendations for improvements to work processes and procedures. Contribute to 5S programs in work area.
    • Provide a high level of service to all internal and external customers. Contribute to positive teamwork environment.
    • Perform other duties as assigned. Participate in training/learning other positions. Accomplish related results as needed.

    Qualifications

     

    Education: 

    Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Engineering or Quality.

     

     

    Experience:

    5 years of experience in a Manufacturing/Quality function. Experience in a Job Shop environment

     

    Knowledge Essential to the Position:

    • Knowledge of customer and industry standards (aerospace)

    Physical Demands:   

    • Occasional (15-40%) lifting and moving materials up to 50 lbs.
    • Frequent mental and visual attention

    Other:

    • Ability to work flexible work schedule
    • Travel - 10%

     

     

     

     

    All positions at Kamatics Corporation require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently all applicants must be US citizens or US Permanent Residents (“green card holders”) and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.

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