This is a hybrid position located in-site position located in Irvine, California.
Thales is looking for a Senior Quality Engineer. The objective of the position is to perform a high level quality engineering and quality assurance function in hardware development, manufacturing, and in-service products. Additional responsibilities include completing tasks and fulfill roles related to Regulatory Airworthiness and Thales PMA Organization Designation Authorization (ODA).
In this position, it requires interactions with internal cross functional teams such as Operations, Engineering, Finance, Program Management and external organizations such as customers, suppliers, service providers, and regulatory agencies. The Senior Quality Engineer is expected to also serve as a delegate when needed, lead cross functional teams to complete tasks & projects (e.g. audits, continual improvements, development of new processes, etc), and provide mentorship and problem solving guidance to team members.
Key Areas of Responsibility
The following duties are generally conducted on a daily basis or as the need arise:
Working with teams
Perform reviews and assessments of:
Reporting / Documentation
College graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree.
5 years of related work experience
Accomplished with Aerospace industry experience and active involvement in Regulatory airworthiness activities including the use of Regulatory websites.
Seasoned in the use of APQP tools.
Competent in managing individuals, leading teams, and conducting personnel performance evaluations.
Proficient in performing quality systems or process audits.
Very capable in the application and facilitation of teams through all phases of APQP (AS9145) and its related tools.
Provide solutions with an understanding of the objective relative to situational scope.
Resolution of problems and conflicts related to personnel performance, personnel workload prioritization, or process compliance.
Facilitates meetings (in person, by video, or by audio) with control, efficiency and focus.
Proper use of mechanical inspection tools (caliper, ruler, scales, etc)
Comprehension of two dimensional drawings and technical specifications.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Presentation of ideas clearly and concisely both verbally and written.
Ability to create various types of reports and presentations (proposals, analysis, status)
High attention to detail and rigor.
Manage one’s emotions and is able to control one’s temper in stressful situations.
Certified Quality Engineer
Certified Quality Auditor
Create project plans
Managed a cross functional team
Experienced with MS Project
Typing on a laptop or desktop computer, reading, sitting, walking, lifting up to 25 lbs, bending at the knees and waist
Special Position Requirements
þ Schedule: Please indicate the core work hours required for this position, e.g. First Shift, 7AM-3PM Monday through Friday; Core Business Hours Monday-Friday, etc.
Core Business Hours Monday-Friday.
þ Physical Environment: Please select this box if this position will require access to specialized work areas, e.g. manufacturing/production area, R&D lab, warehouse. If checked, please indicate the primary environment(s) where this position is required to work.
Manufacturing / Production areas, lab testing facilities, warehouse.
þ Travel: Please select this box if this position will require domestic and/or international travel to perform the essential functions of the position. If checked, please indicate the frequency or percentage of travel.
Potential 20% domestic and international travel.
þ Personal or Company/Pool Vehicle Usage : Please select this box if this position will be issued a company vehicle or will be required to use their personal vehicle for travel or customer visits to perform the essential functions of the position.
When needed, the employee’s personal vehicle will be used to travel to local suppliers, testing facilities, suppliers, and airport.
The anticipated TTC range for this role is $82,968.20 - $154,083.80 USD Annual . The Company reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s status protected by local, state, or federal law.
The Company provides an extensive benefits program for all full-time employees working 30 or more hours per week and their eligible dependents, including the following:
#LI-MR1This position will require successfully completing a post-offer background check. Qualified candidates with [a] criminal history will be considered and are not automatically disqualified, consistent with federal law, state law, and local ordinances.
Successful applicant must comply with federal contractor vaccine mandate requirements.
Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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