Operations Quality Engineer (FMF)

Location US-TX-Fort Worth
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/7/2018 10:53 AM)
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The Operations Quality Engineer provides Quality Management and Process Improvement support to assigned work areas in Operations, including production and product support. Support programs and process improvement within Operations to maintain ESA Fort Worth’s management system, drive customer satisfaction and continual improvement with in the Fort Worth FMF facility.



All duties below as directed by Management Team:

  • Develop and implement control plans for programs.
  • Ensure that customer requirements are reflected in product and process design and controlled.
  • Develop Life Cycle control plans (integration, process, and production).
  • Develop Variation management plans (SPC).

Process Validation:

  • Verify Process Key Characteristics.
  • Assist in developing Process Flow Charts.
  • Review of Process FMEA’s.
  • Witness & record results of First Article Inspection.
  • Verify operator certification.
  • Certify production lines.

Process Monitoring:

  • Monitor product configuration.
  • Ensure program compliance with control plans.
  • Conduct process audits.
  • Conduct periodic sampling inspection of product.
  • Coach operation team members on Quality Management System requirements. 

Initiate and participate in continual improvement activities:

  • Corrective Actions.
  • Preventive Actions.
  • Process Improvement.
  • Continuous Improvement.

Review quality performance metrics for assigned programs:

  • Ensure metrics are identified and prepared for all programs and distributed to appropriate persons.

Compile and present quality performance information:

  • Internal production performance.
  • Supplier quality.
  • Support FRACAS with analysis.
  • Provide feedback on quality of data.
  • MRB activities
  • Present summaries of quality performance measurements at PMR’s.

Support supplier related issues:

  • Assign and close supplier corrective actions (SCARs)
  • Perform Source Inspections
  • Support supplier related Material Search activities

Assist in responding to customer issues for assigned projects:

  • Corrective actions.
  • Returns.
  • Complaints.
  • Audits.
  • Subcontractor problems.
  • Support customer audits and source inspection. 


  • Represent the quality function on the assigned program core management team.

Quality Management


  • Establish quality function performance standards and measurements within the assigned program.
  • Define the quality function organization and infrastructure within the assigned program.
  • Prevent the delivery of ESA products, documents, services, or other articles to customers or other stakeholders when there is evidence that they may not meet customer, statutory, regulatory, ESA, or other stakeholder requirements.
  • Recommend to the Manager Supplier Quality Engineering the suspension of the use of suppliers when there is evidence that the products may not meet ESA, customer, statutory, regulatory, or other stakeholder requirements. 

Consulting Relationships:


Supply Chain Organization

Site Operations to include, Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering

Corporate Affiliates

Business Units

External Supplier Stakeholders


Minimum Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor's Degree Required; 10+ years functional experience may substitute.

Specific Degree Field, only if required: Electrical / Mechanical Engineering or equivalent technical degree



      Preferred:       Certified Six Sigma Green / Black Belt

                             Certified Internal Auditor  

Certified Quality Engineer                          


Experience Required in Years:                                        

      Functional (Using Skill Set): 5-10 years

      Management: Entry

      Industry: 5-10 years


List any unique working conditions or physical demands in this job:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, to include written/verbal communication
  • Above average problem solving skills
  • Ability to bring multi-discipline teams together to resolve complex issues
  • Broad understanding of applicable industry tools, systems & processes
  • Ability to travel

Demonstrated knowledge of quality management methodologies such as:

  • Six-sigma,    
  • Kaizan,
  • Control Plans, FMEA,
  • ISO-9001/AS-9100
  • Quality Management Systems



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