Quality Assurance Engineer in East Farmingdale at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Opportunity | Quality Engineer


The Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for providing quality planning and support for all product lines and processes at Target Rock including Quality Management System activities in manufacturing, procurement, vendor quality assessment, trend analysis, customer interface, and material verification.



Your Challenge



  • Manage all quality aspects for products from contract initiation to final shipment.

  • Enforce the provisions of the Target Rock Quality Management System Manual.

  • Conduct internal surveillances in order to verify compliance with the Target Rock Quality Manual.

  • Conduct supplier audits in order to verify compliance to all contract requirements.

  • Provide technical and quality support to all departments.

  • Review and approve material certifications.

  • Review and approve material and parts requisitions.

  • Conduct material substitution approvals via the MTR process.

  • Conduct inspection planning on a project basis.

  • Read and understand all Quality Management System Level 1 and 2 procedures.

  • Review all 3rd Level procedures.

  • Become proficient at the material/parts requisition review and approval process.

  • Become proficient at the certification review and approval process.

  • Become proficient at the quality planning process.

  • Become proficient at the final assembly over check and shipping process.

  • Review purchase orders.

  • Review Vendor certifications; coordinate correction effort for discrepant documentation.

  • Administer MCS6 Material Over check program/ASME Code material upgrade testing.

  • Participate in internal and vendor surveillances/audits.

  • Maintain Commercial specification library as required.

  • Maintain Radiograph Tracking System as required.

  • Review vendor supplied radiographs as required.

  • Support product presentation; documentation/physical attributes.

  • Appropriate certification (ASQ, auditing).

  • Review contracts and provide QA interface with other departments.

  • Provide QA review for monthly shipments and present hardware and software to customer and DCMA representatives.

    • Review and approve material and parts for use based on contract metallurgical/specification requirements, operation sheets, and requisitions.

    • Perform audits and surveillances.

    • Provide NDT Test Examiner support.

    • Prepare customer data books as required by contract.

    • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.




Your Expertise



  • Working knowledge of MIL-Q-9858, ISO9001 and NCA-4000 of ASME section III.

  • Must be able to communicate with customer, government, and inter-departmental personnel.

  • Navy Nuclear Quality Assurance background, preferably with the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program or ASME Industrial Nuclear Program, or ASME section III Commercial Nuclear Quality Assurance background.

  • Auditing skills.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing and testing practices

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, specifications, and contracts.

  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including casting, forging, heat treatment, welding, and machining.

  • Knowledge of metallurgy, materials, processes, and material and processing specifications.

  • Understanding of auditing techniques and objectives.

  • Understanding of root cause analysis, corrective action, and preventive action.

  • Four year degree, a two year associates degree, or High School Diploma with previous quality engineering experience.



This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.



Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.