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Quality Assurance Engineer

Los Osos, California
Job Type
29 Jul 2022
Rantec is hiring a Quality Assurance Engineer - Join our team!

Come join our team! Located in Los Osos, Ca, Rantec is an upper-tier designer and manufacturer of power supplies for the military and aerospace markets. We are an engineering-based company, with expertise in all aspects of power supply design, manufacturing and test. Rantec offers many outstanding benefits to include:
  • Competitive wages
  • Great benefits - i.e. Medical (PPO, HSA), Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Vacation - 2 weeks to start, Holidays
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401K with matching up to 6%
  • Years of Service Awards.
  • We have every other Friday off as we are on the 9/80 schedule
  • Free catered lunch on the Friday/payday that we work.
Position Summary

This team member will provide quality assurance engineering support to product realization processes (requirements review/planning, design development, procurement and production). Perform quality engineering functional role in material review disposition, communicate and ensure compliance to customer requirements from design to delivery.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support the maintenance of the Quality Management System (QMS) and its compliance to AS9100D.
  • Perform audits of specific areas, processes, and procedures including internal QMS audits.
  • Contract / Purchase Order requirements review and ensuring subsequent compliance to requirements
  • Write and update quality planning for customer required quality planning such as Supplier Data Requirements Listing (SDRL).
  • Evaluate design outputs and evaluate and approve configuration changes.
  • Provide technical and compliance support to design and production activities to achieve compliance to customer requirements. Be able to make decisions (referee) on product conformity issues.
  • Interface with government and customer source inspectors and representatives.
  • As needed, coordinate outside lab failure analysis toward effective results.
  • Write failure analysis reports using collaborative input for cause statement from engineering and test.
  • When required, perform First Article Inspection (FAI).
  • Support project teams toward solutions. when product failures and defect trends are identified.
  • Preventive and corrective action activities including containment, root cause analysis and corrective action.
  • Complete assigned training. When called upon, train QA employees subject areas; such as ESD and FOD control, QMS procedures.
  • As needed participate in continuous improvement efforts.
Education and Experience
  • BS degree in a technical field desirable.
  • QA Engineer experience, preferably in an Aerospace design and manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) is desirable.
  • Knowledge of First Article Inspection in accordance with AS9102 is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of electrical and mechanical inspection requirements, including current industry workmanship standards (J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610).
  • Sound reasoning skills in risk assessment. Able to utilize root cause analysis techniques.
  • Strong working knowledge of SPC tools.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Multi-tasking ability.
  • Dependable assertive self-starter, that works with all functions of the organization and team on time.
  • Excellent knowledge & ability with Microsoft Office Professional (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.).
  • Ability to make sound decisions based on solid reasoning regarding acceptance/rejection of materials.
Rantec is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran. Rantec will consider reasonable accommodation to its policies for employees and applicants due to sincerely held religious beliefs.

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  • Job Reference: 671164791-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Rantec Power Systems, Inc.
  • Location: Los Osos, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent