Quality Specialist at Safran Aerospace Composites in Rochester, NH, USA.
Quality Specialist
Safran Aerospace Composites

Rochester, NH, USA. Full Time

Safran Aerospace Composites is dedicated to the production of 3D woven composite parts, made using the RTM (resin transfer molding) process. The first application of this technology is the production of blades and fan cases for the LEAP engine, developed by CFM International, designed to power the next generation of single-aisle aircraft: therefore, we make our employees proud. How? This technology brings less noise and less fuel for aircraft engines, which contributes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. We do it with energy, passion, and curiosity, and we're backed by our rich heritage and culture of innovation.
We're looking for exceptional talent to join our Quality Department for a dedicated and honest-minded professional who likes to provide practical solutions. Our Quality Department focuses on auditing, calibrating, data-mining, and problem-solving of process and products. As the Quality Specialist, you will interact regularly with Manufacturing, Engineering, and Customers to establish, document, evaluate, and disposition product and process performance in accordance with AS9100, internal, and customer requirements. This position reports directly to the Quality Manager, is open immediately, and offers a highly competitive salary.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected characteristics under applicable state or federal laws.

*Lead the deployment of customer and internal guidelines
*Lead and participate in Root Cause Corrective Activities
*Responsible for the management and reduction of non-conformities on one or more Product lines
*Responsible for the management and reduction of reworks on one or more Product lines
*Use appropriate tools to analyze data, make sense of it, and recommend process improvements to the Quality, Manufacturing, and Engineering departments
*Gather materials for periodic testing
*Independently perform lab testing to established tests procedures in line with laboratory standards
*Write and distribute test reports
Ensure Document Control by reviewing and releasing procedures and forms
Participate in the Change Management Process, and review and approve corresponding documentation (Work Instruction, Form 9)
Maintain and improve the Quality Alert Process
Support the Archiving Process
Support the Calibration Process
Prepare and present reports internally and to the customer on process and product status and improvement activities
Conduct appropriate Operator, QMS, product, and process audits
Other duties as assigned

Bachelor's degree in appropriate science, engineering, or engineering technology field; or, 3+ years of manufacturing experience as a manufacturing engineer; or, equivalent combination of education and experience required
Experience with lean manufacturing and/or 6 Sigma techniques
Experience in leading DMAIC, FMEA, R&R, 8D, and analyzing results
Proficiency in Business Intelligence tools, PowerB1 in particular
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint
Extensive experience with AS9100 or ISO9001 implementation and auditing
Working knowledge of MSA techniques
Excellent oral and written communication skills

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb, or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Lighting and temperature are adequate
Noise level in the work environment is usually quiet
Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts