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Supplier Quality Engineer

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Eaton's Aerospace Division is currently seeking a Supplier Quality Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Irvine, CA facility. Position Overview: This position provides support and expertise in all aspects of Plant Quality Systems functions. The Quality Systems include ISO 9001, AS9001, ISO 14001, FAA 14 CFR 145, EASA:JAR 145.1 Certifications, and Eaton Quality Management System. Main responsibilities include review and assurance of compliance to Quality Systems, leading Quality improvement initiatives, administering the Corrective Action System, and coordinating and leading the Internal Audit System. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours. In this function you will:

  • Plan, schedule, assist and provide professional support to all functions regarding all types of quality audits. Ensure that timely and accurate responses to findings noted during customer audits, to include the initiation and verification of required corrective actions along with the follow-up audits to issue conformance to customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Administer the Corrective Action Database for both internally and externally issued corrective actions.
  • Work closely with all other departments to alleviate quality problems related to all aspects of Plant Operations.
  • Develop and maintain quality assurance procedures that ensure conformance to customer and regulatory requirements.
  • Analyze, review, and recommend response to customer quality requirements contained in contracts, purchase orders, and specifications. Provide and recommend alternate means of compliance to the stated requirements, or cost data on those requirements deemed unsatisfactory.
  • Participate on or Lead Internal Audit Teams and provide expertise regarding the scheduling of Internal Audits, internal audit techniques, reporting requirements, performance of audits, audit reporting, and corrective action follow-up, as required.
  • Function as Lead Auditor to perform quality system audits to assess compliance to AS9100/ISO 9001 standards for new production as well as FAA/EASA regulations and CASE requirements for the repair station.
  • Host and support Internal, Customer, and Third-Party Audits as required.
  • Analyze organizational quality metrics and performs periodic reviews to evaluate results and recommends action plans to Quality Manager to close gaps at an operational level.
  • Contribute in using problem solving techniques and determining containment and Corrective Action solutions with applicable verification methods
  • Contribute in the design and implementation of quality assurance training programs and conducts training in quality-related topics
  • Perform other duties as assigned. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger - QualificationsRequired (Basic) Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
    • Minimum three (3) years of combined experience in quality, manufacturing and/or engineering role working with quality management systems (AS9100, ISO 9001).
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now or in the future.
    • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
    • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Irvine, CA will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation. Preferred qualifications:
      • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA).
      • Exposure to and knowledge of aerospace industry Customer and requirements.
      • Knowledge of FAA/EASA regulations (e.g. 14 CFR Part 145, 14 CFR Part 21, etc.).
      • Previous work experience of problem solving methods such as: Six Sigma, 8D, root cause analysis, and the associated statistical tools used to analyze problems, evaluate and complete improvement projects.
      • Working knowledge of process auditing techniques to ensure compliance to defined quality requirements.
      • Previous work experience in Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction concepts and tool sets as they relate to process/product variability, and root cause and corrective action determination.
      • Familiarity with engineering design and product reliability concepts and tool sets.
      • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Teams. #LI-RK3 We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
        • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
        • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
        • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
        • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
        • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
        • Donation matching We make what matters work. Everywhere you look-from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day-you'll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That's why Eaton is dedicated to improving people's lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We're ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we're committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.Job: QualityRegion: North America - US/Puerto RicoOrganization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control SystemsJob Level: Individual ContributorSchedule: Full-timeIs remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: NoDoes this position offer relocation?: NoTravel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Keywords: Eaton Corporation, Irvine , Supplier Quality Engineer, Engineering , Irvine, California

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