Sr. Technical Professional - Quality Engineering

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Sr. Technical Professional - Quality Engineering

San Diego, California Contract Job ID: 2210159331
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Sr. Technical Professional - Quality Engineering in Reno, NV

  • Our people make the world a more productive, efficient and fascinating place. And that’s only the beginning.
  • This is a full time Supplier Quality Engineering role for the Reno, NV area.
  • In this position, you will be required to work directly with suppliers to satisfy quality standards, strategy and schedule expectations in the manufacturing of aerospace and electronic components.
  • As a Field Quality Representative, you will be required to interact with all levels of supplier management.
  • Organizationally, you will report directly to the Manager of Field Quality Engineers.
  • You will be expected to travel in support of a variety of supplier oversight functions, spending a majority of your time at supplier facilities.
  • As our clients point of contact (POC) within the supply base in the direct support of OEM site requirements, you

Required Skills    
  • Provide technical leadership to coordinate implementation of advanced quality processes including statistically based variation reduction, control planning, mistake proofing, and Manufacturing Process Control.
  • Evaluate prospective supplier quality systems and conduct gap analysis where required
  • Evaluate procedures for compliance to contractual and regulatory requirements (including international regulation coordination issues)
  • Prepare and present metrics associated with quality trends and related improvements within the supply base.
  • Prepare progress reports, program reviews as needed, to assure the highest quality and cost effectiveness from the suppliers
  • Train associates, suppliers, and contract personnel in Six Sigma techniques, Manufacturing Process Control, variation reduction, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Success Factors:
  • You will be responsible for quality assurance processes including, but not limited to, First Article Inspection Requirements (FAIR), Self-Release and product audits, as well as coordination of Quality System (AS 9100) compliance audits and special process oversight. In addition, you will be responsible for training and deployment of Manufacturing Process
  • Must be a subject matter expert using Net Inspect.
  • Must be a subject matter expert on First Articles Inspection process.
  • Must have thorough knowledge and experience with AS9102 forms 1,2 and 3.
  • Control, variation reduction, quality requirement compliance, Six Sigma, and other Honeywell sponsored supplier initiatives.
Required Education    
  • Specific contract requirements regarding education and experience will prevail.
  • US citizen required due to client contracts.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent experience with 5 years of experience in manufacturing/assembly operations, quality engineering (design or manufacturing), and materials/procurement; preferably in aerospace electronics; these areas may be replaced by related military experience.
  • Demonstrated self-starter & the ability to perform with minimal supervision.
  • Experience in leading teams focused on problem solving and improvements.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to provide a clear vision of the strategy and processes for key stakeholders.
  • High level of analytical ability to identify and evaluate appropriate courses of action for definition and resolution of complex problems.
Required Years of Experience    
Additional Qualifications:
  • 3 years of experience working with suppliers preferred.
  • Certified Green Belt or equivalent; Lean Expert or Black Belt preferred.
  • Experience with Automotive or Aerospace products preferred
  • Additional experience or training in RCCA, Process Mapping, FMEAs and Control Plans or APQP/PPAP preferred.
  • Experience using Six Sigma Plus tools preferred.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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