Quality Engineer (military contracts)

Jacksonville , AR Permanent $90,000.00 - $130,000.00 / Annual


Onsite Jacksonville Arkansas

Core Competencies: In addition to quality experience, must have experience with military contracts

80-130K Salary PLUS annual Bonus potential

Position Summary:
Responsibilities include support of manufacturing quality, quality training, and quality testing with focus on product produced against Military contracts.

Duties will encompass development and implementation of plant wide training programs, investigating causes of nonconformance by performing statistical analysis of inspection and test data resulting in implementing corrective actions, and other continuous improvement efforts that can included the entire breath of the organization, i.e., New Product Introduction (NPI) validation, creating test validation plans, reviewing work instructions, establishing inspection/sampling plans and/or developing/purchasing new inspection equipment.

The successful candidate will have knowledge in mechanical &/or optical inspection techniques and equipment, an understanding of drawings, specifications and standards, a significant familiarity with multi-stage drawing processes, and a background of quality system improvement including Internal Auditing and Training development.

Knowledge of and previous working with Military specifications and contracts are a must.


Bachelor’s degree in technical field (e.g., mathematics, statistics, mechanical engineering or manufacturing engineering)

5+ years in a “Quality” role with direct Military Contracts.

ISO 9001 / TS-16949 certification.

ASQ CQE and/or Green/Black Six Sigma Certification a plus.

Detailed working knowledge of quality tools (FMEA, Gauge R&R, SPC, process capability analysis, CAR, etc.)
Problem solving and root cause analysis understanding and application.

Ability to interpret drawings, including solid working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

Familiarity with metrology concepts and inspection methods.

Skilled in statistical methods and applying statistical tools/techniques.

Advanced computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Statistical software, and MRP systems.

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Job Id Number : 10406
Staffing Industry : Miscellaneous
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