Engineer, Quality 3 Wanted at Teledyne

Company Overview
Teledyne Advanced Electronic Solutions provides innovative technologies and successful program solutions to the aerospace, defense, space and high-tech industries. With an established pedigree of over 50 years, we leverage our experience and broad spectrum of capabilities to provide our customers with a new level of full-service design, manufacturing and test solutions. Our world class manufacturing facilities, along with experienced team of technical experts will assure your program will be successfully finished on time and on budget. From circuit card assemblies to complex microelectronics, to box level assemblies, we are uniquely positioned to build the most complex and challenging manufacturing needs.
Responsible for the analysis of product, process, equipment and method issues at designated stages of product development and manufacturing. Lead and support action to prevent and reduce all costs associated with poor quality. Work to maximize product conformance to specified requirements while ensuring best possible manufacturability. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. (other duties may be assigned):
  • Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.
  • Plans and conducts the analysis, inspection, design, test, and/or integration to assure the quality of the assigned product or component.
  • Devises sampling procedures and designs and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.
  • Establishes program to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical equipment and facilities.
  • Performs quality engineering reviews of design documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including vendor quality manuals and company quality records.
  • Applies statistical process control (SPC) methods for analyzing data to evaluate the current process and process changes.
  • Reviews all purchased products or components and provides input to the decision to accept the product and future purchases from the vendor.
  • Documents data obtained during all quality activities consistent with company policies and procedures.
  • Develops new approaches to solve problems identified during quality activities.
  • Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality activities and provides recommended process improvements to management.
  • Prepares reports to communicate involvement and results of quality activities.
  • Prepares and presents technical and program information to team members and management.
  • Directs technical and administrative workers engaged in quality activities
  • Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality codes and standards.
  • Daily availability to include evenings and weekends when necessary to reach goals and deadlines.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities but may provide technical leadership to lower level engineers including carrying out lead responsibilities in accordance with applicable regulations and laws and the organization’s policies and procedures. This includes, but is not limited to training employees, planning, assigning, directing work and resolving technically related work problems.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Analytical - Collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Project Management - Communicates changes and progress.
  • Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Gives and welcomes feedback; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; supports organization’s goals and values.
  • Judgment - Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
  • Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Completes work in a timely manner; strives to increase productivity.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities; asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education And/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university in a related field and 5-10 years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of solid geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a general knowledge of Microsoft Office and Quality Software.
Other Essential Duties
Follows all import/export requirements, consulting with facility import/export personnel as required.
Other Skills And Abilities
  • Basic Knowledge of ISO and/or AS9100
  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/6 Sigma/Kaizen
  • Knowledge of specific software (design, analysis, ERP…)

Other Qualifications
  • Active Government Security Clearance
  • US Citizenship with ability to attain/maintain government security clearance.
  • Ability to travel (domestically/internationally) approximately ___%.

Position may require one or more of the following (Site/CBU Specific):
U.S. Person for access to ITAR-Controlled Technical Data.
ITAR regulations dictate that information and material pertaining to defense and military related technologies may only be shared with US Persons unless authorization from the Department of State is received or a special exemption is used.
A "U.S. person" can be
  • A U.S. citizen;
  • A permanent resident who does not work for a foreign company, a foreign government, or a foreign governmental agency/organization;
  • A political asylee;
  • A part of the U.S. government, or
  • A corporation, business, organization, or group that is incorporated in the United States under U.S. law.

A foreign person is any person who is not a lawful permanent resident of the US and includes foreign governments and organizations.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Physical/Mental Demands The physical/mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The amount of time spent in the following physical activities is indicated by an “X” next to the appropriate boxes below. (NOTE: In a workday, “Occasionally” equals 1% to 33%, “Frequently,” 34% to 66% “Continuously,” 67% to 100%)
Physical Activity
Occasionally (less than 1/3)
Frequently (1/3 to 2/3)
Continuously (more than 2/3)
Use hands to handle or feel
Reach with hands and arms
Climb or balance
Stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl
Vision - Close Vision
Vision - Distance Vision
Vision - Color Vision
Vision - Peripheral Vision
Vision - Depth Perception
Vision - Ability to adjust focus
Taste and Smell
Amount of Time CARRYING Amount of Time LIFTING

Up to 10 lbs.
11-24 lbs.
25-34 lbs.
35-50 lbs.
51-74 lbs.
More than 75 lbs.

Mental Capability Requirements
Ability to understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information
Ability to understand, remember and communicate routine, factual information
Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions
Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues and to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints
Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology
Ability to organize and prioritize own work schedule on short-term basis (longer than one month)
Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on a short-term basis
Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on a long-term basis
Ability to apply common sense in performing job
Ability to make decisions which have moderate impact on immediate work unit
Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit
Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the department’s credibility, operations, and services
Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines
Ability to complete routine forms, use existing form letters and/or conduct routine oral communication
Ability to compose letters, outlines, memoranda, and basic reports and/or to orally communicate technical information
Ability to communicate with individuals utilizing a telephone; requires ability to hear and speak effectively on phone
Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, communicating orally with others accurately, loudly, and quickly
Ability to make formal presentations, inside and/or outside the organization. Speaking before groups
Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications of limited scope or impact, etc., and/or to make presentations outside the immediate work area
Ability to formulate complex and comprehensive materials such as legal documents, authoritative reports, official publications of major scope and impact, etc., and/or to make formal presentations
No mathematical ability is required
Ability to count accurately
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and to record, balance, and check results for accuracy
Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes
Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret complex statistical data and/or to develop forecasts and computer models
Additional Comments Regarding Mental Capability Requirements
Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The amount of time exposed to the following environmental conditions is shown by the “X” in the appropriate boxes below. (NOTE: In a workday, “Occasionally” equals 1% to 33%, “Frequently,” 34% to 66% “Continuously,” 67% to 100%)
Environmental Conditions
Occasionally (less than 1/3)
Frequently (1/3 to 2/3)
Continuously (more than 2/3)
Wet or humid conditions (non-weather)
Work near moving mechanical parts
Contact with moving mechanical equipment
Work in high, precarious places
Vapors, fumes or airborne particles (any origin)
Toxic or caustic chemicals
Outdoor weather conditions
Extreme cold (non-weather)
Extreme heat (non-weather)
Risk of electrical shock
Work with explosives
Risk of radiation
Noise (VQ = Very quiet conditions, Q = Quiet Conditions, M= Moderate Noise, L= Loud Noise, VL = Very Loud Noise)