Quality Assurance Engineer

Who is Fibreworks Composites?

Fibreworks Composites was founded in 2009 and is privately owned by Guenther Steiner and Joe Hofmann. In 2019 Joe and Guenther decided to launch an AS9100 / ISO certified sister company called Composite Factory. Composite Factory’s primary focus is to diversify our business into Aerospace, Aero structures, Aviation and Defense, and the Medical industries that require a higher level of traceability and certification. Our core mission is to exceed our customers' needs by embracing challenges that surpass the capabilities of our competitors.

Rooted in our extensive motorsport experience, our philosophy fosters a unique and dynamic work environment, empowering us to tackle a multitude of challenges. We are fully vertically integrated which enables us to complete tight timelines and exceed customer expectations.

Come be a part of where the energy is; where the future of the composites industry is going and where leading edge technology companies come to develop the next generation of composite structures.

Job Summary:

Responsible for leading cross-functional teams in support of all AS9100 Quality Management Systems certification activities, including auditing, planning, implementing and maintaining processes, and systems.

Job Role:

Principal Accountabilities:

50% - QMS Implementation & Maintenance

  • Oversee effective implementation of the Quality Management System throughout the company
  • Maintain the Quality Manuals and Quality Procedures and ensure contents are appropriate for business
  • Lead plant AS9100 certification and compliance
  • Organize and manage the plant internal audit
  • Conduct Quality Systems audits and host external Quality System audits
  • Assist in training/guidance to other auditors

40% - Planning / Documentation / Monitoring / Reporting

  • Attend APQP meetings to include Quality Systems, Product, and Process requirements
  • Report on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in order to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process or system
  • Manage the nonconformance reporting (NCR) system and assist closure on internal and external NCs. Including maintaining the NCR Dashboard
  • Facilitate formal Problem-solving events (RCCA) based on the NCR Dashboard analysis
  • Prepare and update Quality documents such as SOPs, Work Instructions and Forms
  • Maintain the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) content and coordinate the revision, release, and control when issuing these documents
  • Support and lead process improvement activities
  • Lead and maintain Layered Process Audits system
  • Promote the use of customer preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), and Measurement System Analysis
  • Analyze current and future procedural needs of the business

10% - Other activities

  • Assist with training of quality awareness
  • Must adhere to health and safety procedures, and all workplace policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • APQP experience (Advanced Product Quality Planning)
  • Experience with composite inspection (NDI) techniques and methods
  • Experience with Metrology and Calibration
  • Experience in aerospace-related manufacturing environment
  • Certification as an AS9100 auditor
  • Experience in customer facing Quality initiatives
  • Familiarity and application of PFMEA
  • Familiarity and application of PPAP

What You Will Bring to the Team:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • 3 years of experience in an AS9100/ISO9001 manufacturing role (preferred)
  • Basic knowledge of composite material related manufacturing equipment and processes a plus
  • Strong technical writing skills, the ability to communicate effectively with management, technical teams and all departments in the business
  • Ability to lead and contribute independently with a strong work ethic, be innovative, detail oriented, possess initiative, be positive, and be people oriented
  • Proficient with Word, PowerPoint and Excel, ERP Software, PowerBi, or other relevant data mining software applications
  • ASQ - CQA certified lead auditor or training, with hands on implementation and assessment is a plus
  • ASQ Quality Engineer certification is a plus
  • Able to demonstrate solid knowledge and application of root cause analysis tools for process improvements and corrective action effectiveness
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

What Fibreworks Will Bring to You:

  • Medical benefits, dental, vision, long term disability and life insurance
  • Matching 401k
  • Discretionary quarterly bonuses based upon company performance
  • $1000 sign on bonus
  • Referral program
  • Employee Verizon discount
  • 80 hours PTO vacation, 40 hours PTO sick

Job Type:

  • Exempt, full time

Work Environment & Physical Requirements:

  • Combination of indoor and outdoor activities with varying conditions
  • Requires walking, standing, sitting, climbing, balancing, bending, reaching, handling, stooping, kneeling, and crouching
  • Ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds
  • May involve operating material handling equipment in a safe manner
  • Work may include exposure to variable noise levels, fumes, airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc., requiring personal protective equipment
  • Some positions may require working with small parts/components, necessitating excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Specific vision abilities required, including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

Fibreworks Composites is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background or for any other reason.

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