• Sr. Quality Engineer

    Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/27/2018 10:14 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3444
  • Overview

    Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.

     

    Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.

     

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   

     

    Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact hr@draper.com.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities

     

    As a Quality Engineer (QE) with Draper Laboratory the QE will be responsible for providing quality assurance support and guidance as part of a team of engineers, developers and project managers for product manufacture, test and test equipment.  The position is located at Draper Laboratory in Cambridge MA. Specific responsibilities include the following.

    •  Responsible for quality oversight of a Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) supplier. This includes support of material review board, test review board, waiver/deviation review/approval, root cause, corrective and preventative action.
    • Responsible for quality oversight of test equipment development, production and maintenance.
    • Responsible for supervising a team of internal auditors focusing on lab compliance. This role also includes driving issues to closure and providing weekly summaries.
    • Document, monitor and drive continuous improvement at both Draper and suppliers by identifying trends, develop and administer technical investigation and corrective action programs to resolve recurring quality problems.
    • Participate in internal and external supplier audits
    • Occasional domestic and international travel

    Qualifications

    The candidate must have or be able to obtain a US government security clearance. It is important that this individual be a self-starter and able to interface at multiple levels within the organization.  Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to readily adapt to changing priorities are required.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position.

    •  Experience with circuit card assembly (CCA) manufacturing and supplier quality mgmt.
    • Experience with managing projects and people to deadlines.
    • Proficiency in documenting plans, procedures and presenting to a technical audience.
    • An engineering Bachelor's degree from an accredited 4-year college or university
    • Ten (10) or more years of experience as a Quality Engineer
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Ability to travel 25% of the time to domestic or international based locations
    • Experience with Quality Standards ISO 9000 and AS9100

     

    FOR JOBS RQUIRING CLEARANCE, YOUR RECRUITER WILL INCLUDE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS ON THE APPLICATION BUT PLEASE INCLUDE THE PRIMARY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT IN YOUR JOB DESCRIPTION: 

     

    This position will require a [secret] Security Clearance.

    This position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.

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