The Quality Engineer will lead the organization’s efforts to achieve and sustain AS9100 certification.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for all Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and AS9100 activities for commercialization of new products. This includes Aero and commercial markets.
Serve as role model for safety and housekeeping awareness and best practices
Coordinate and lead the APQP/AS9100 certification process; maximize the success of developing and tracking multiple products or processes through its development life cycle.
Coordinate all APQP/AS9100 activities with the QRB, NPI, Project Management, Product Development, Product Engineering, Process Engineering, and Operations teams to effectively transition new products and ongoing processes.
Define, coordinate and lead all training activities related to APQP/AS9100
Perform project reviews with team members, ensure reporting is done accurately and regularly, and required deliverables are completed on time.
Identify and ensure adequate and appropriate resources are assigned to all programs and projects to ensure the company’s goals for the successful completion are achieved and the customer’s needs are met.
Work with various managers to secure resources so that cross functional teams can be created to ensure the successful commercialization of new product introductions.
Establish key metrics to monitor the goals of APQP. Report to Operations monthly
Facilitate resolution of product deficiencies and problems related to APQP.
Track and monitor project and program costs to ensure the financial investment and payback of the project are in line with the goals and objectives.
Prepare and update applicable IATF16949 / AS9100 documents/procedures concerning APQP, Program management, and NPI.
Review and evaluate customer purchase orders, drawings, minor engineering changes and/or other specifications to define product quality requirements as related to APQP.
Perform technical liaison function with production planning and engineering personnel.
Assist Engineering/operations APQP activities such as PPAP, GD&T, FMEA, MSA, etc. as required
Coordinate APQP/PPAP deliverables related to supplier development with Supplier Quality.
Assist APQP activities related to engineering changes as required.
Make recommendations to product engineering to improve quality of products and/or process.
Perform industrial engineering assignments of a medium degree of complexity, involving the application of engineering principles to perform analysis and evaluation in support of plant engineering activities
Perform a gap analysis to identify the discrepancies between the current ISO 9001:2015-based quality system versus an AS9100 certified quality system.
Work with stakeholders to develop and implement the systems necessary to ensure compliance with AS9100. Guide and facilitate the implementation of such systems, while ensuring that the appropriate business unit has input and buy-in, so that they can ultimately assume ownership of the system and successfully complete an AS9100 certification audit.
Perform other duties as assigned.
BS in Engineering, Material Science or other relevant technical discipline.
3 years minimum experience as a quality professional in the aerospace parts manufacturing industry.
Competency in computer modeling and statistical tools.
Strong command of English, verbal and written.
Working knowledge of ISO 9001 and ISO/IATF16949.
Six Sigma Black Belt certification
About Air Liquide
World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 65,000 employees and serves more than 3 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide’s ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.