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Quality Engineer

Ducommun Incorporated Gardena Full-Time
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Job Description
Quality Engineer

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

The following describes in general terms the purpose and scope of the position.

This position plans and coordinates quality control requirements for new work
statements to ensure manufacturing of products consistent with customer
requirements and established standards by performing the duties listed below.
This position is responsible for creating AS9102/FAI plans for all new
products. This position works cooperatively with Project Engineering personnel
on new work statements.

Perform an analysis of customer engineering, quality, specification and process
requirements for new work packages.

Determine root cause and corrective action of non-conforming product and disposition
MRR in Baan. ERP System

Perform customer purchase order review to understand customer quality requirements
and ensure they are flowed to the appropriate personnel in our organization.

Prepare AS9102/FAI plans for all new products and parts which require a partial-FAI

Review and approve master engineering planning; determine whether inspection steps
and criteria in planning are appropriate and take necessary action if it is

Investigate customer complaints regarding quality and determine cause and decide on
corrective actions to be taken to prevent recurrence.

Develop methods of incorporating specialized customer requirements into new work and
educate cell inspectors on these requirements.

Prepare various customer required Quality forms and documents.

Review and approve Ducommun-created engineering drawings and mylars.

Skills & Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.

Bachelor's degree, preferably in engineering discipline or a technical field, required.
minimum five yearsdirect related experience preferred.
Knowledge and experience in blue print reading and interpretation, welding and fabrication standards required.
Experience with Model Based Definition and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing strongly desired.
Aerospace experience preferred.

268 E. Gardena Road
Gardena, California, 90248
United States


Skills required

Resolve Quality Issue
Perform Statistical Analysis
Sample Procedure
Use Statistical Tool
Use Quality Tool
Resolve Issue


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Estimated Salary: $89K
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Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Evolving from a hardware supply store opened by Charles Ducommun in Los Angeles during the California Gold Rush, the company assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.

Today, Ducommun is a global provider of manufacturing and engineering services, developing innovative electronic, engineered and structural solutions for complex applications in aerospace, defense and industrial markets. Our full-service collaborative approach, broad capabilities and value-added services like new product introduction, supply chain strategies and program management deliver value for our customers and innovative solutions for their complex electronic and structural needs.

Our company is organized to leverage our full spectrum of capabilities through common, companywide processes that create value for the customer and facilitate ease of doing business.

Structural Solutions – Large, complex contoured structural components and assemblies for aerospace and other applications. Our integrated processes include stretch-forming, thermal-forming, chemical milling, precision fabrication, machining, finishing processes, and integration of components into subassemblies.

Electronic Solutions – Full-service manufacturing services for high mix, low volume production of complex electronics used in high cost of failure applications. Key competencies include high-reliability interconnect systems, printed circuit board assemblies, and integrated electronic, electromechanical and mechanical assemblies and systems.

Engineered Solutions – Engineered products and high-tech proprietary systems for defense, aerospace and industrial applications. High-technology product lines include advanced microwave and millimeter wave (RF) assemblies, human machine interface (HMI) products and high-reliability motors and resolvers (MCD). We also provide engineering services in missile and aerospace system design, development, integration, and test.

The Ducommun Way:
Ducommun is guided on its journey to growth by the Ducommun Way, our internal operating methodology for executing successfully, solving problems effectively and finding better ways of serving our customers through a combined focus on operational excellence, organizational development and profitable growth. The Ducommun Way is defining our path for providing the innovative solutions and services our customers require while finding new and untapped ways of growing.

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