Sr. Quality Engineer in Salt Lake City at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 6/28/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our Salt Lake City, UT site is part of our Defense Electronics segment, and more specifically the System Solutions group. This group is comprised of the following business units: Parvus, VDS, Data Solutions and Integrated Systems. Together these business units develop a range of aerospace and defense systems including networking systems, mission computers, video management systems, data recording and storage systems as well as 3U VPX solutions + SMS-684, HPEC + Core SCC solutions, and avionics.

The Parvus business unit focuses in the design and development of rugged size, weight, and power (SWaP)-optimized mission processing and network systems for defense and aerospace applications, including Modular mission computers and modified commercial off-the-shelf (MCOTS) variants with pre-integrated application-specific I/O.

Our Mission computing and networking technologies, (all products) are branded with the prefix Dura on the Defense Electronics website. For more information visit

Senior Quality Engineer

As a hands-on, senior member of our Quality Engineering team, you will design, implement and maintain quality assurance protocols and methods to ensure an effective overall Business/Quality Management System. You will be responsible for planning, implementing, and managing compliance of design, manufacturing, and support processes with internal and external safety, quality, and regulatory standards requirements for worldwide distribution.

Your Challenge:

  • Defines and develops quality standards for receiving, in-process and final inspection in accordance with company and contractual requirements.
  • Designs methods and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision and accuracy of production processes, production equipment, and finished products.
  • Performs analysis of reports and data to identify trends throughout the Business /Quality Management Systems and recommend updates or changes to quality standards and procedures when necessary and drives the change through the organization with support from management.
  • Assures compliance to in-house and/or external specifications and standards (i.e. DFAR, RoHS, REACH, AS9100D).
  • Prepares and provides product assurance documentation as required by customer programs.
  • Oversees Failure Review and Corrective Action Process.
  • Interfaces with customers, vendors, and various company departments to resolve quality problems and provide information.
  • Participates in and may lead audits.
  • Carries out internal and supplier audits
  • Provides technical support to inspection personnel as needed.
  • Prepare and provide product assurance documentation as required by customer programs.
  • Participate in Design and Phase gate reviews

Your Expertise:

  • Minimum 7 years in a quality engineering environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering or Quality-related field
  • Internal lead auditor certification; LEAN/Six Sigma green belt certification is a plus
  • Knowledge of the APQP framework, SPC methodology is desired
  • Strong leadership, coaching, and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent organization, planning, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High customer and quality focus.

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. #LI-LO1, #IND