Quality Engineer

The Fuel and Motion Control Systems Division of Eaton’s Aerospace Group, has an opening for a Quality Engineer. The position is based in Jackson, MS.
Position Overview : 
The Jackson facility has approximately 500 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets. 
Quality Engineer –provides support and expertise in all aspects of Plant Quality Systems functions.  Main responsibilities include administering the Corrective Action System ensuring satisfactory resolution to all noted nonconformities, and leading Internal Audits of assigned areas.
Essential Responsibilities :
  • Determine, develop, and monitor inspection and test techniques necessary to meet design requirements, including new product releases-both prototype and production.
  • Determine the inspect ability of new designs.                                        
  • Review Engineering drawings to assure that they are properly dimensioned and conform to GD&T protocol.                                                                                            
  • Determine the inspection gauging requirements, including their availability both in-house and at the suppliers.                                                                                                      
  • Assist in gage design to improve inspection effectiveness.                                                        
  • Monitor production processes and methods to assure maintenance of in-process quality levels and to prevent quality problems.                                                                                
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing Engineering and suppliers to improve manufacturing processes and develop methods to eliminate quality problems.                                       
  • Work with government and/or other customer representatives to interpret or reach agreement on quality procedures and acceptability of products.  Assure compliance with the specified government requirements.                                                  
  • Investigate and resolve product quality problems caused by processes, material or worker error. 
  • Review rejected hardware to determine cause and corrective action.       
  • Suggest process and/or design changes to improve produceability and/or yield.
  • Evaluate discrepant material and determine whether it can be salvaged through approved recovery methods.                                                                               
  • Maintain accurate records to comply with Company policy towards record retention.
  • Administer training programs on quality issues pertinent to the work performed by shop personnel
  • Maintain appropriate training records.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution.
  • One year experience in quality or a technical field working with quality management systems (AS9100, ISO 9001, TS16949).
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • All candidates must live within 50 miles of the facility.
Preferred Qualifications :
  • ASQ Certification CQE or equivalent.
  • Master’s Degree in Business administration or Technical Discipline.
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Strong ethics, values and the ability to influence others’ decision making.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities; results driven.
  • Knowledge of product and manufacturing process.
  • Process oriented and ability contribute to continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Detailed knowledge of Aerospace product and manufacturing processes and inspection techniques.
  • Knowledge of machining, assembly & test operations, gauging, SPC, and APQP.
  • Experienced knowledge of AS9100 Quality System and product/process auditing techniques.
  • Detailed knowledge of AS9102 First Article and AS9103 Key Characteristic requirements.
  • Detailed knowledge of problem-solving techniques - Root Cause Analysis, 8D Corrective Action Process, and FMEA.
  • Must exhibit a high level of motivation, sense of urgency, and energetic approach to job duties and requirements.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

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