Quality Engineer

Job Summary



  • Maintain organized work area(s) in compliance with basic 6S principals.
  • Evaluate non-conforming material/product for disposition and corrective actions. Assumes all responsibilities as the STR Non-conforming material process owner. (DMR Log)
  • Reviews and completes evaluation and disposition of customer returns
  • Responsible for the Corrective Action system at Superior Thread Rolling. Answers all internal and customer corrective actions, and manages our supplier corrective actions. Works with all departments at STR to ensure communication of corrective/preventive action.
  • Customer and Supplier main point of contact for quality concerns (This includes all R-jobs sent for O/P and M-jobs with RTV operations)
    • Contact the vendor/supplier prior to sending parts to determine the correct point of contact, build the relationship, and discuss:
      • the non-conformance, limitations of the process, inspection methods, potential root cause/corrective actions
      • who is at fault and who will pay for the rework
      • the rework/reprocessing required to make the parts conform
      • the inspection method and documentation that STR will require
      • the turn-around time to re-process the non-conforming parts
    • Follow up with the supplier to ensure turn-around time that was committed to is on-track to complete on-time
    • Update Job Memo’s with this information to keep STR team informed of progress
  • Maintain various electronic quality logs and or records. (DMR Log, CAB Log, COPQ Metrics)
  • Interfaces with account managers, production control, customer quality representatives, suppliers and supply chain management regularly.

Core Skills



  • 5 years minimum related aerospace Quality Engineer experience, trade school, vocational education or apprenticeship.
  • Must be experienced with “Root Cause Analysis” and problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency in ANSI Y14.5 GD&T principals.
  • Extensive experience with all aspects of the metal manufacturing processes and special processing.

Position Specific Skills

  • ASQ certification (QE, ME or QA System Management).
  • Green belt or higher certification in Six Sigma principals.
  • Evidence of significant training or certificate in “LEAN” principals with documented successes.
  • BS degree or higher in manufacturing engineering and/or quality engineering.
  • Certification in Statistical Process Control methodology & techniques.

Available Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Account, Bonus, Overtime, Training, Profit Sharing, Tuition Reimbursement, Work Boot Allowance

Experience and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years

Type of Experience:

Related Aerospace Quality Engineer experience

Physical Demands – General Activities

Regularly Frequently Occasionally
Sitting  x
Standing  x
Walking  x
Climbing / Balancing  x
Reaching with arms and hands  x
Stooping / Kneeling / Crouching / Crawling  x
Hearing  x
Feeling / Touching  x
Vision – close, peripheral, depth, ability to adjust focus  x

Physical Demands – General Activities

Regularly Frequently Occasionally
Lifting / Moving up to 10 lbs  x
Lifting / Moving up to 25 lbs  x
Lifting / Moving up to 50 lbs  x
Lifting / Moving up to 75 lbs  x