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Quality Engineer II

CARLSBAD, California
DO - Quality

Job Description

Job Summary

Translate internal and/or external customers quality expectations into factors that can be measured and integrate quality initiatives into projects throughout the life cycle of the product. Assure the Quality of processes and products by consistently promoting continuous improvement in all areas.


- Assist customer regarding quality issues and to represent Laird to the customer.
- Develop working relationships with assigned customers and team members.
- Develop, revise, and maintain Quality documentation as necessary.
- Participate in the Continuous Improvement efforts utilizing Quality Tools.
- Participate in the Corrective Action process (8D), the MRB (Material Review Board) process, the First Article process, Part Certification process, and the Business System Auditing process.
- Assist partners and suppliers regarding effective and on time failure analysis; review their 8D-reports.
- Assist in Advanced Quality Planning for New Products as required by Project Management
- Assist Departments with Quality System and Product Quality related issues and coordinate the Quality effort.
- Create quality related reports for internal and external distribution.
- Perform supplier audits, internal audits and participate in customer audits.
- Establish and maintain quality data like PPM, D/P-FMEA, 8Ds, PPAP's, SPC, MSA and others as appropriate.
- Work with manufacturing partners and suppliers regarding their specific requirements.
- Coordinate the PPAP process (including developing, reviewing and approving FMEAs, Control Plans, MSA, SPC, etc… as appropriate) working with all parties involved (e.g., engineering, suppliers/manufacturing partners, operations…) to ensure customer and LT
- Adheres to quality and safety systems or maintenance of quality and safety standards.


- Excellent communication skills.
- Ability to work well in a Team environment.
- Ability to work under supervision and with clearly defined project steps.
- Possess knowledge of new product development processes and work flow.
- Able to work successfully in a deadline-driven, fast paced environment and effectively multi-task multiple priorities in a team-oriented environment.
- Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing requirements and schedules.
- Knowledge and experience with TS16949 and ISO9001: 2000.
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
- Basic flowcharting ability and procedure analysis.
- Knowledge of statistical process control.
- Ability to use precision measuring instruments.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Data analysis skills coupled with above average report writing, chart development abilities.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Windows based Applications (Word, Excel, Access, etc.).

Education & Experience Request

- Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field.
- 2-5 years of experience

Must Meet ITAR eligibility

Referal Part

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, Laird does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, arrest record, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability