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Quality Engineer

Date posted 08/04/2016

Job ID#: 9420BR
Company: General Atomics
Job Title: Quality Engineer
Job Category: Quality
City: Tupelo
State: Mississippi
Regular/Temp: Regular Employee
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) is a supplier of advanced electromagnetic systems, related power equipment and other high technology products for a variety of government and commercial applications. These include products such as the design and fabrication of linear motors, superconducting and conventional rotating motors, power inverters, high-energy capacitors, radiation monitoring systems, high-voltage direct current power distribution systems, and numerous other products.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Quality Engineer with Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) level III qualifications and experience to join our Electromagnetic Systems (EMS) Group located in our Tupelo, MS facility.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develops and applies technical solutions using non-destructive evaluation processes and interprets results in support of the QA organization at EMS.
  • Participates in assigned nondestructive examination (NDE) activities.
  • Witnesses tests and performs internal and external surveillances of testing and production activities in-house and at supplier's facilities.
  • Develops receiving, source, in-process, and final inspection planning.
  • Reviews design documents such as drawings, specifications, test plans/procedures, work instructions, SOW's, etc. to verify that adequate acceptance requirements have been included.
  • Generates Nonconformance Reports.
  • Performs weld audits at vendor's facilities and ensure compliance per approved specifications.
  • Reviews and validates previously received inspection reports, material certs, and other supporting quality documentation.
  • Coordinates with subcontractor administration/buyer to retrieve the required documentation from suppliers.
  • Reviews, verifies, and compiles quality data packages per GA clauses, methods and contract requirements.
  • Prepares statistical analysis reports, specifications and other technical documentation.
  • Evaluates GD&T drawings per ANSI Y14.5.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  • Typically requires a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering or related discipline and five or more years of related experience with a bachelor's degree or three or more years with a master's degree. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • Must be able to apply a sound understanding of inspection methods and have good knowledge of computer operations and applications.
  • Must have the analytical ability required to develop creative solutions to routine and non-routine quality issues and the skills required to present those solutions to internal and external contacts.
  • Must be detail-oriented to accurately prepare statistical reports and technical documents in support of company objectives.
  • Must have good leadership skills to direct staff members and ensure project costs and schedules are maintained.
  • Able to work extended hours as required.
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