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Manufacturing Quality Engineer (On-site), non-IT role

Louisville, KY 40214

Posted: 04/16/2024 Industry: Aerospace/Defense Job Number: 24-00321

Job Description

We're seeking a skilled Quality Engineer to join our client's team in Louisville, Kentucky.  As a Quality Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the highest standards of quality for our client's products. You'll be responsible for overseeing all aspects of product quality within assigned programs, coordinating with cross-functional teams, and implementing continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Provide oversight of all aspects of product quality, including inspection methods, data collection, and analysis.
  • Investigate and implement corrective actions for non-conforming materials, ensuring on-time submission and adherence to quality standards.
  • Coordinate Material Review Board activities and ensure timely implementation of corrective actions.
  • Gather and report quality metrics for assigned programs on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts to enhance departmental and program capabilities.
  • Interface with government quality oversight agencies and customer representatives as required.

Skills Required:

  • Experience with government quality oversight and familiarity with FAR/DFAR requirements.
  • Working knowledge of ISO9001 and AS9100 standards.
  • Ability to obtain security clearance.
  • Proficiency in Lean, Six Sigma, SPC techniques, and PFMEA.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and time management skills.

Experience & Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical field, with at least two years of Quality Assurance experience, or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in manufacturing or engineering environments.
  • Familiarity with Quality Management Systems and ISO 9001 standard.
  • Demonstrated strength in planning and time management.


  • Health Insurance
  • 401k


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Meet Your Recruiter

Tom Lee
Vice President – Recruiting and IT Operations

Mr. Lee has over 25 years of experience in the service and retail industries with extensive backgrounds in management, sales, recruiting and training. He is currently a senior member of our recruiting staff serving multiple industries, with a specific focus on personnel with engineering backgrounds. He joined HEPCO in 1992.

As a recruiter he enjoys interacting with people from all walks of life and that every day is different. Outside of the office, Tom is an avid golfer and is skilled at repairing his golf clubs.  

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