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Fredonia, KS 66736
WHO ARE WELMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ engineering, manufacturing and testing experts throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.
We are currently seeking a Quality Engineer (QE). The QE responsible for interpreting Customer contract requirements, engineering drawings & data sets, specifications, and other technical information to ensure compliance and proper implementation in the LMI Quality Management System (QMS). The role of the QE spans the entire scope of the QMS, from contact/proposal review through final delivery and documentation of quality acceptance.
In all actions, the QE will support LMI’s Strategy, Quality Policy, and Values by supporting our commitment to total customer satisfaction, quality products and services, and employee development.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential duties and responsibilities of the QE will vary depending upon the assignment within a particular operation and manufacturing location at LMI Aerospace. The following list represents the key activities typical of this role:
+ Identify and communicate Customer contractual requirements
+ Provide interface to the Customer for quality related activities
+ Host and provide support for customer or industry quality audit or certification activities
+ Create Quality Assurance Program Plans, as applicable
+ Update and maintain procedures and work instructions to ensure compliance with Customer requirements
+ Conduct process and product audits in support of quality compliance
+ Participate in design review, design verification, and Integrated Product Team (IPT) support, as required
+ Create inspection plans, and methods for the manufacturing operations, including inspection equipment and tools necessary to provide efficient inspection processes. This would include the creation of First Article Inspection (FAI) plans, as required.
+ Assist and train personnel in procedures and processes establishing and documenting inspection criteria and process improvements including process auditing
+ Participate in and lead team based corrective action and continuous improvement efforts related to continuous quality improvement
+ Utilize qualitative and statistical methods and tools to collect, summarize, analyze, interpret and communicate process capability and performance. This would include the use of key statistical process control (SPC) tools.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCES
+ Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University with major course work in engineering, quality, or science preferred along with 3-5 years Quality Engineering experience in the aerospace industry. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be accepted.
+ Knowledge of the Aerospace industry is preferred.
+ Inspection of detail parts, tooling and assemblies required. Aerospace inspection experience and knowledge of computer aided design systems and digital product definition or model based definition objects is preferred.
+ Auditing experience required, preferably to AS9000/AS9100. Lead Auditor certification for AS9000/AS9100 preferred.
+ Experience in performing root cause analysis and corrective action development.
+ Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability to use enterprise applications (e.g., material resource planning, product lifecycle management) and a variety of special software applications on a daily basis.
+ Certification to the Body of Knowledge for ASQ Quality Engineering preferred.
+ US Citizenship.
WHY CHOOSE LMI AEROSPACE?
We take care of our people.
+ 401(k) retirement savings plan with a percentage company-match contribution
+ Competitive wages
+ Paid holidays
+ Paid time off
+ Medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental insurance
+ Short-term disability
+ Long-term disability
+ Employee assistance plan – for access to counseling, consulting and other community resources
+ Wellness program
+ Tuition assistance
Subject to eligibility, terms, and conditions
This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be required. This document does not create an employment contract. Employees of the Company are employed on an “at will” basis and may be terminated at any time.
LMI is an equal employment opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, LMI provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who seek to access the company’s online application system. If an applicant is unable to fully access the online application system, LMI will provide a reasonable accommodation. Applicants with disabilities may contact us at 636-916-2400 for assistance accessing the on-line application system. Callers should have a detailed description of the requested accommodation, their name and preferred method of contact ready for LMI’s Human Resources Department. LMI will make every effort to respond within two (2) business days. This phone number is not for the general submission of application materials.
LMI is an E-Verify Employer.
LMI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer
LMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ more than 2,000 engineering, manufacturing and testing experts in 19 locations throughout the United States, Mexico, and Sri Lanka. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.