Senior Quality Engineer

Job Number: (117426-02) Work Locations: Burnsville, MN

UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs.

In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems was formed by combining two industry leaders, Hamilton Sundstrand and Goodrich, creating an organization with key positions on a wide range of aircraft flying today and substantial content on various UAVs, satellites and ground and naval vehicles.


Execute the organizational Plan and lead the quality assurance and improvement activities in manufacturing product lines and/or business processes.

Provide quality assurance and improvement support to manfuacturing product lines, customer support, and business proces improvement. This position also executes the Quality Assurance strategy of the organization to ensure continuous production of products consistent with established industry standards, government regulations and customer requirements.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering field, preferrably Mechanical, Electrical, or Aerospace Engineering, or Physics.

ASQ Certified Quality Engineer preferred.

Six Sigma Green or Black Belt preferred. 5+ years in a high tech manufacturing environment working as a quality, manufacturing, or process engineer.

Analytical Problem Solving
Comprehensive understanding of problem solving methods, i.e. 8D, root cause analysis, etc., and the associated statistical tools used to analyze problems.

New Product Development and Launch
Knowledge of the key phases and requirements of an effective new product development and launch system, i.e. APQP, etc. , and has basic knowledge of the associated tools such as PFMEA, Control Plans, Characteristic Matrix, Gage Capability, Process Capability, Process Flow, Preventive Maintenance, Machine Runoff, etc.

Quality Management Systems
Basic understanding of the standards, implementation and certification process of Quality Management Systems such as AS/EN9100, ISO-9001, or any other industry-specific standard or regulation. Basic understanding of the requirements of customer-specific Quality System certification programs

Continuous Improvement
Basic knowledge of the tools and techniques of Lean Manufacturing such as Value Stream Mapping, 5S - Workplace Organization, Continuous Flow Manufacturing, Set-up Reduction, Total Productive Maintenance, Mistake Proofing, etc.

Cost of Quality
Basic Understanding the concept of Cost of Quality and specifically of the Cost of Non-Conformance. Uses Cost of Quality report to identify opportunities for improvement and waste reduction.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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