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Quality Projects Engineer I

Company: Recaro Aircraft Seating Americas, Inc.
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Position Summary:Performs quality control inspections, checks, and tests during the manufacture of products. Inspects materials, parts and products at different stages of production. Records observations and drives changes/ recommendations for improving processes.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Responsible for timely completion of program launch deliverables.
  • Ensure customer requirements are understood and communicated to the other functions/departments.
  • Works with cross-functional teams (department and site) to address customers concerns from containment through the implementation of corrective/preventive actions.
  • Review existing data from past programs' customer reviews, and provide feedback to the program team for improvement and risk mitigation for HoV programs.
  • Project Management skills
  • Be the focal for all Quality aspects (receiving inspection/FAI parts, supplier approval, FAI/CSI, test conformity, handover to process quality engineers) for assigned HoV programs.
  • Perform First Article Inspection (Inspection & Measurement) on seats and prepare documentation in accordance with AS9102/ISO-9102.
  • Create MRBs to document non-conformities observed during final inspection, and first article inspection of the seat assembly and implements solutions
  • Performs conformity inspection on test articles (seats and flammability test coupons).
  • Perform periodic review of the internal seat First Article Inspection (FAI) and Customer Seat Inspection (CSI) processes, and make continuous improvements to both
  • Review and approve Design Change Proposals for seat programs, conforming to RECARO Quality System
  • Review and approve effectivity lists for HoV programs
  • Coordinate preparation and approval of commitment letters for deviations related to customer requirements on assigned HoV programs.
  • Prepare Quality Inspection Dossiers, for deviations from RECARO standards, and/or per customer requirements for HoV programs.
  • Participate in dress cover workshops, and responsible for dress cover reference sample approval for HoV programs. Prepare necessary documentation (datasheets, photographs) for approval of dress covers for HoV programs.
  • Participate in Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR) and Critical Design Reviews (CDR) for HoV programs, and implement changes as necessary for quality inspection plans, per OEM and customer requirements for serial production of seats.
  • Establishes quality control plans for customer programs and ensures final product meets the required control plans. Records and resolves deviations.
  • Acts as a liaison between customer program activities to final/ source inspectors to ensure final product meets the quality requirements of customer, regulatory authorities, OEM and internal specifications.
  • Analyze and assist in driving the DPU (Defects per Unit) reduction along with production team.
  • Liaise with OEM (Airbus and Boeing) inspection to reduce factory defects found at OEM facility.
  • Performs Quality inspections in a manner that ensures all quality and production standards are met and the final product meets RECARO engineering specifications, customer, and regulatory requirements (FAA, EASA, LBA, and other CAA) and OEM (Airbus and Boeing) specifications.
  • Assists and offers solutions for the successful resolution of quality issues. Suggests new and improved methods for continuous improvement of the quality management system. AIQ-608, Rev. 2
  • Maintains quality statistics, charts defects and nonconformities utilizing computer system. Maintains all relevant documentation.
  • Is a Material Review Board (MRB) member, calls MRB Meeting and is part of the decision making process. Prepares periodic reports pertaining to quality issues and their resolution from First Article Inspection (FAI) and Customer Seat Inspection (CSI)
  • As needed, calls MRB Meeting and is part of the decision making process. Prepares reports pertaining to quality issues and their resolution.
  • Initiate quality documentation as required concerning issues of assembly and/or materials.
  • Moderate to heavy use in SAP and CDB
  • Coordinates closely with other RECARO sites to ensure consistency with practices, procedures and specifications.
  • Support Lean and 5S initiatives
  • Participate actively in continuous improvement program and corrective action projects, contributing by leading specific improvement activities. Perform root cause analysis of defects data and drive improvements
  • Assists and implements solutions for the successful resolution of quality issues. Suggests new and improved methods for continuous improvement of the quality management system.
  • Maintains complete knowledge of the Quality Management Manual and relevant procedures and follows all guidelines as defined by ISO9001/AS9100, Airbus and Boeing requirements, customer requirements, FAA and other regulatory authorities.
  • Be able to use considerable judgement and discretion in performing your duties.
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Be able to work independently as well as be a team player
  • Ability to independently plan and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to solve problems with little or no guidance
  • Ability to organize small groups to effectively accomplish organizational goals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexible scheduleRequirements:Qualifications: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.Education/Experience:
    • Requires a bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
    • This position is an entry level position requiring a basic knowledge of production process and quality requirements.
    • 1 year of experience in standard concepts, practices, and procedures desired, but not required
    • Must be able to read engineering drawings and Bill of Materials (BoM), complete basic statistical computations, write detailed reports, understand and apply the requirements of the Quality Management Manual
    • Familiarity with products, its composition and the methods of production as well as an in-depth knowledge of quality guidelines, including customer requirements and regulatory requirements and procedures
    • Knowledge of FAA and Aerospace OEM requirements is preferred
    • Working knowledge on risk management tools
    • Should have a background in product and process control methods.
    • Should have a working knowledge of statistical process control.
    • Must have a strong understanding continuous improvement methodologies and tools.
    • Must be familiar with manufacturing and production processes
    • Assertive and have problem solving skills
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processesPI202017377

Keywords: Recaro Aircraft Seating Americas, Inc., Fort Worth , Quality Projects Engineer I, Engineering , Fort Worth, Texas

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