Rockwell Collins Senior Product Quality Engineer in Irvine, California

Requisition ID: 13922

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Senior Product Quality Engineer to join our team in Irvine, CA (1750). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing quality objectives for the business unit in accordance with RC EMS quality policies and procedures and in compliance with applicable contractual requirements. This includes leading a group of engineers, technicians, and/or administrative support employees in one of the following functional areas: Quality Assurance, Quality System Validation, Supply Chain Quality Assurance, or Material Verification.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and evaluate Rockwell Collins' and industry Quality Management System and related documentation.

  • Implement and evaluate Rockwell Collins' product, drawings, and other technical requirements.

  • Ability to implement and evaluate program, contractual, industry, government and/or regulatory requirements.

  • Ability to define, evaluate, and improve process capabilities, as well as train others on the process.

  • SME and mentor of individuals/teams using advanced Quality tools (Lean, Six Sigma, DMAIC, APQP).

  • Develop risk assessment criteria (e.g., likelihood, consequences, risk acceptance).

  • Ability to facilitate and lead a team using root cause analysis (5Whys, Fishbone, FMEA) and corrective/preventive action concepts to resolve high risk/high impact problems/nonconformities.

  • Ability to facilitate and lead teams in data analysis. Develop value-added and actionable information/reports.

  • Maintains a working relationship with key internal peer groups, customer procurement organizations, suppliers and other industry experts to influence behavior.

  • Able to communicate ideas or viewpoints supported by objective data to influence large groups.

  • Act as the liaison between the FAA and RC EMS

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science (or equivalent) in Mechanical/Electrical/Mechatronics Engineering from an accredited university

  • Previous experience as a Product Quality Engineer for development/sustaining program(s)

  • Ability to travel domestic/international up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience as an FAA ODA unit member or capable of getting certified as an FAA ODA unit member

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer certification

  • Green/Black belt Six Sigma certification

  • Expertise in SPC (Statistical Process Control)

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.