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L3Harris Specialist, Quality Engineering in Ayer, Massachusetts


Job Title: Quality Engineer

Job Location: Ayer, Ma

Job Description: We are searching for a Quality Engineer who performs a variety of quality-related functions in support of regulatory, customer, and company requirements/objectives. Coordinates/develops/monitors/maintains necessary procedures, controls, and/or programs to assure compliance/conformance to regulatory, customer, and company requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Address nonconformance reports, including Dispositions, Root Cause, Corrective Action and effectiveness.

  • Facilitate continuous improvement teams. Perform 8D investigations utilizing tools such as 5-Why, Fish Bone, Pareto, affinity diagram, 5S, Kaizen and Fault Tree analysis

  • Analyze defects with QC Inspectors and Mfg. Engineering.

  • Verify Customer requirements are followed and appropriately translated to Suppliers

  • Perform audits and report Program performance via score cards.

  • Works to achieve operational targets for specific programs and projects with moderate impact on departmental results.

  • Provide guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area.

  • Communicates with contacts within and outside of own department and may occasionally have responsibility for communicating with parties external to the organization (e.g., customers, vendors, etc.).

  • Analyze product and process failures to ensure effective root cause analysis and implementation of corrective and preventive actions for internal and external customers

  • Review trend analyses related to field returns, manufacturing rejects, supplier history, etc and provide recommendations for improvement

  • Participate or lead root cause corrective action investigations and implementation to address internal, external, customer and/or supplier issues to improve overall product and process quality

    Qualifications: (refer to Career Framework)

  • A minimum of 2 years of prior related experience as a Quality Engineer or Bachelor’s Degree (Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering) and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 1 year of prior related experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office software (Excel/Outlook/Word/PowerPoint, etc.)

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering (or Mechanical Engineering)

  • Experience auditing to ISO 9001 and maintain a Quality Management System.

  • Experience evaluating complex electronic hardware, under magnification, to IPC-J-STD-001

  • Certified, or the ability to obtain certification to the above referenced workmanship standards.

  • Experience with engineering drawing review and interpretation.

  • Familiarity with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) throughout the Product Maturity Cycle

  • Working knowledge of quality concepts and tools (i.e., six-sigma, TQM, QFD, SPC, SQC, DOE, ANOVA, etc.);

  • Working knowledge of AS9100/AS9110 requirements

  • Working knowledge of Certification Authority Regulatory requirements (FAA, EASA, etc)

  • Ability to attain and retain Six Sigma Green or Black Belt

  • ASQ and/or RABQSA Certified Quality Auditor and/or Lead Auditor

  • Perform design review activities including inspectability, consistency, adequacy, accuracy, and conformance to customer requirements and provide recommendations for improvement

  • Participate with Engineering and Operations to ensure transfer to Production of new products are in accordance with approved data

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.