6 months ago
Business Unit UTC Aerospace Systems
Job ID 57093BR Date posted 12/21/City Wilson
State North Carolina
Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. And by "make it possible," we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.
As part of the Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) team, you'll help develop the next generation of more intelligent, more integrated and more reliable solutions that enhance aircraft safety and performance in the most rigorous flight conditions. We have 100 years of experience, a phenomenal product portfolio, state-of-the-art test labs and the resources to make your ideas shine. Come soar with us.
Kidde Fire Protection Systems (FPS) Systems is currently seeking a Quality Engineer for the Wilson location. Kidde FPS is a global organization of close to 900 employees with offices in the UK, Australia, France and Germany and headquartered in Wilson, North Carolina, USA. Kidde FPS is part of UTC Aerospace Systems, a global organization of over 40,000 employees worldwide.
The ideal candidate will have the necessary Quality Engineering skills to implement measureable results within the UTC Aerospace Quality Organization. The candidate will implement the tactical improvement activities that directly affect the UTAS-Wilson Operations and Business Units.
Primary responsibility is to improve internal and external manufacturing, assembly, inspection, and test processes to reduce and prevent defects and prevent quality escapes to our customers.
Primary candidate activity will be to provide quality engineering support, conduct technical investigations, perform relentless root cause analysis, implement immediate risk containment measures and systemic mistake proof solutions to improve quality, cost, and delivery performance.
This position requires strong oral communication skills and computer skills with the ability to summarize complex issues into executive level presentations.
This position also requires the successful candidate to interface cross functionally within UTAS operations/ manufacturing / design / procurement / and the supply base.
* 4+ years of experience in quality engineering preferred.
* Aerospace experience preferred
* Demonstrated knowledge and successful application of tools and techniques related to Process Certification, Root cause analysis, mistake proofing, and reduction of quality escapes.
* Lean manufacturing principles knowledge and application experience preferred.
* Proficiency in Window based applications.
* Working knowledge of ACE tools preferred.
* Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
* SAP experience preferred
* Experience in New Product Introduction (NPI) preferred.
* Must be self-motivated, effective communicator, willing to identify and initiate solutions for problems.
B.S. in engineering or related field. ASQ certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Shainin RedX experience desirable.
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.