Quality Engineer


Key information

Support functions
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Walton, Kentucky, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
Bachelor's Degree
First experience
English Fluent

Job description

  • • Lead site Quality Assurance and Quality Control initiatives
  • • Support production and supplier evaluations by SPC analysis of the inspection data
  • • Assist Engineering with First Article Inspections and qualifications
  • • Support Factory Quality Manager and Quality Assurance in management of customer and process audits
  • • Lead technical aspects of corrective actions, 8-D's, and other continuous improvement projects
  • • In conjunction with Engineering, perform FMEA's to establish inspection plans and SPC plans
  • • Maintain and update the non-conformance management software technical database.
  • • Manage, track and communicate Material Review Board action system
  • • Manage the customer return process – recordkeeping, communication, and corrective actions
  • • Assist in training and qualifications of local Safran Landing Systems personnel in the understanding of quality requirements. Ensuring each job/process has clearly documented quality requirements that are known and understood
  • • Support and communicate the culture of continuous improvement, lean, 5S, and quality at the source
  • • Support / lead Quality initiatives via data analysis, including MEasurment system Analysis
  • • Documentation control management, Carbon Plant
  • • Perform other related duties as required


Complementary description

  • • Will be exposed to and handle hazardous wastes as defined in 40 CFR 261.3
  • • Sit for long periods of time while operating office equipment
  • • Vocal communication, hearing, and visual acuity are required for safety, direction, and the exchange of ideas in the industrial environment
  • • Perform duties requiring kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 20 pounds periodically
  • • Subjected to inside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, oils and other related industrial hazards

Job requirements

  • • Bachelor's Degree required
  • • Engineering or related technical discipline preferred
  • • Experience in manufacturing quality, manufacturing engineering, data analysis, or a related field is preferred
  • • ISO9001 and/or AS9100 quality system experience preferred

Company information

Safran Landing Systems

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. The company works with 30 civil and military aircraft manufacturers and supports 27,800 aircraft that make 73,000 landings a day.

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