Indiana, United States

Quality Engineer (Aerospace manufacturing) – West Lafayette, IN

PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

Job title:  Quality Engineer (aerospace manufacturing)

 Employment location:  West Lafayette, IN

 Job Description:

Employer is seeking a Quality Engineer to help develop a world-class Quality function. The ideal candidate has strong leadership skills, experience in aerospace, and is able to work as a team to solve problems and develop processes.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Implement and execute the Quality Management System principles and processes for new site.
  • Support process development by integrating quality policy into procedures and continual process improvement.
  • Monitor the assembly cycle and perform regular tests/inspections to identify potential non-conformances as early as possible.
  • Monitor and analyze risk while preparing risk mitigation plans with root cause analysis and systemic problem solving.
  • Participate as a member of the Material Review Board team and lead proposed corrective actions.
  • Perform internal audits to ensure process maturity and capability while ensuring compliance for our customer, production, and supply chain functions.
  • Coordinate with external quality assurance auditors and technicians to ensure compliance.
  • Train future team members in quality principles and systems.
  • Deliver a people first culture in alignment to the company’s leadership vision.
  • Other tasks as assigned to support operation.

 Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Quality, or related field required.
  • 3+ years of experience with expertise of the aerospace industry a plus.
  • MBA, M.Sc. or an equivalent documented education or certifications is a plus, but not required.
  • Hands-on experience with Quality Management Systems, testing and inspection methodologies.
  • Excellent communication skills and team project experience
  • Experience working as part of an international team is a plus.
  • Ability to be self-driven and deliver a high quality of work.
  • Ability to drive and lead change.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

 Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).


The company provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents
  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match
  • Tuition assistance
  • Student loan assistance
  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs
  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

  • Location: Indiana, United States
  • Categories: Engineer

Sharon Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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