• Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Staff Req. #
    HSV 19-007
    # of Openings
  • Position Summary

    Position Summary:


    Develop, apply and maintain quality requirements and standards for the facility.  Will include LEAN reporting and quality process, including inspection, development.

    Primary Responsibilities

    Primary Responsibilities:


    • Serve as quality assurance resource to department supervision for problem identification, resolution, loss reporting and continuous improvement; participate in daily quality review board process


    • Design and implement methods for process capability/control, process improvement, testing and inspection


    • Promote and execute quality standards, inspection processes, test methodology, quality control plans, documents and reports


    • Develop, execute and analyze quality-reporting measures.  Communicate with shop floor top defects and lead problem solving activities


    • Interface with both internal and external supplier/customer representatives concerning problems with quality assurance and assure corrective action is implemented


    • Directs and coordinates activities concerned with development, procurement, installation, and calibration of instruments, equipment, and control devices required to test, telemeter, record, and reduce test data


    • Determines conditions under which tests are to be conducted and sequences and phases of test operations
    • Directs and exercises control over operational, functional, and performance phases of tests
    • Analyzes and interprets test data and prepares technical reports
    • Develops or uses computer software and hardware to conduct tests on mechanical products and systems


    NOTE:  This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions.  As an essential function of the job, good attendance is required.

    Skills and Education Required


    • Bachelor's degree in Industrial/Mechanical Engineering or related field and 3 to 5 years quality engineering experience in a manufacturing environment preferred


    • Preferred ASQ certification, GD&T knowledge and CMM programming experience


    • Must have good interpersonal, written, verbal, and analytical skills


    • Experience with SPC and ISO-9000 requirements


    • Proficient in SAP & Microsoft applications, such as; Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook


    • Must have background with Lean & Six Sigma tools


    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers.


    • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.


    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


    • Will demonstrate strong leadership qualities such as:
      • Ability to effectively communicate company Vision, Mission, and Values and align functional goals and objectives accordingly
      • Demonstrate communication skills that incorporate emotional maturity, active listening, clear verbal directions/instructions, collaboration, and team building delivered with professionalism and respect at all levels
      • Operate with a commitment to serve others by subordinating personal interests to the needs of those being led
      • Effectively demonstrate knowledge, integrity, character, experience, humility, wisdom and discernment necessary to create the trust and influence to cause the right things, to happen for the right reasons, at the right times


    Ability to read work and interpret instructions in English.  Ability to record observations and keep records of data as instructed.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Carrying and lifting products and material requirements may be thirty pounds at a frequent rate and over thirty pounds at an occasional rate.



    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, explosives, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment varies. Personal protective equipment to limit exposure to these environments will be provided.


    Employees may encounter hazardous wastes during their work.  Hazardous wastes are to be handled appropriately; including applicable use of PPE, placement into compatible containers, container labeling and marking; etc.  Additionally, wastes may need to be transported to/from satellite accumulation areas to 90-day accumulation area; via dolly, forklift, etc. All employees working with, handling, or managing hazardous wastes will receive annual RCRA training. Those employees preparing waste for shipment will receive additional trainings (DOT).


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