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Senior Quality Engineer

Redmond, WA

Posted: 02/19/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 1483625 Pay Rate: 100k/year - 125k/year

Job Description

Why should you be interested?

An exciting Quality Engineering position has opened due to a person being promoted to Manager. Rainier Recruiting has partnered with an aerospace company that partners with OEMs and operators of aircraft all over the world. This company has hired multiple successful employees already from Rainier Recruiting who have reported that it is a very good company to work for. Passive candidates who are employed and curious to hear are more than welcome to have a “no-commitment” conversation with our Recruiting team about why this could be an exciting career opportunity.

Compensation: $80, 000 - $115, 000 base salary (negotiable based on experience) plus 5% or more in bonuses.

Location: Redmond, WA. This role will be 100% onsite, with an option to work from home 2-3 days per month. The hired employee must live within daily commuting distance of Redmond, WA.


What this company offer you:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life Insurance and accidental death
  • Tuition assistance
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Employee Stock Purchase program
  • Generous time off programs (PTO, FTO, sick leave)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health care and Dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 12 Paid Holidays annually
  • Company Paid Training
  • Career Development and Growth
  • Opportunity to grow into more senior level roles with the company as we grow


Key Responsibilities:

•   Use your knowledge of quality control and quality systems in developing and improving those aspects to ensure that the business meets internal, customer, regulatory, and AS9100 requirements.

•   Conduct internal audits and prepare summary reports.

•   Problem solve and troubleshoot using good judgment, to ensure robust root cause/corrective action non conformances on assigned customer products.

•   Foster a positive relationships with internal and external customers.

•   Leads Customer Returns from receipt to return shipment

•   Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure high quality product is delivered to our customers.

•   While working with your team, act as the facilitator for leading cross functional teams for customer required RCCAs and MRB submissions.

•   Effectively communicate technical issues, solutions, ideas and concepts to a diverse audience including Program Managers, Customers, and Senior Leadership.

•   Ensure proper escalation of customer issues as required.

•   Maintain & report quality metrics

•   Participate in program and quality assurance reviews.

•   Performs direct correspondence with assigned Customers for Quality related requirements and issues

•   Leads and assists with internal, customer, or supplier audits and visits, including the completion of matrices and summary reports

•   Help gather and writing (NOEs) Notification of Escapement


Qualifications and Experience:

•   Any level degree in manufacturing / Mechanical Engineering or technical field, (or work-related experience in substitution)

•   5+ years in a Quality Engineer role in an manufacturing company or other highly regulated industries

•   Knowledge of GD&T and its principles, proficient in blueprint reading.

•   Ability to analyze data to use in sound decision making.

•   Knowledge of RCCA investigations, analysis, and implementation

•   Ability to work independently and in a team environment

•   Excellent communication and presentation skills.

•   Project management skills

•   Professionalism in dealing with adverse or difficult situations

While the below qualifications are desired, they are not required for consideration:
  • Knowledge of AS9100 Rev D and FAA requirements
  • Certification as a Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or a Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) preferred
  • DMAIC and 8 Disciplines (8D) problem solving
  • Six Sigma and Lean experience preferred.

Who is Rainier Recruiting?

Rainier Recruiting is a boutique, award winning national staffing agency and executive search firm. Using an approach that “treats every candidate like an executive search”, we offer positions in contract-to-hire, Full-Time, and executive search.

Named the #1 Best Workplace in Washington State in 2022, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by multiple business journals, Rainier Recruiting is fast becoming a respected company. We are no longer the “best recruiters you have never heard of”. Rainier Recruiting is also proud to share our clients have a 93% repeat business rate.

Rainier Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of every organization that we partner with.


Meet Your Recruiter

Diana Jacobson
Senior Recruiter

Diana Jacobson has 7 years of recruiting experience, with a focus on Executive, Sales, and Skilled Trades searches. Diana is passionate about connecting great candidates with great employers, creating successful and long-term partnerships. To her, there's nothing like the thrill of a candidate's enthusiastic "Yes!" to an offer, and an equally pleased hiring manager who just landed a top performer. Outside of work, Diana enjoys spending time outdoors exploring hikes around PNW with her husband, spending time with friends and family, and traveling and experiencing new cultures around the world.

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