Quality Systems Engineer (QUALI004516)
Sargent Aerospace

Tucson, Arizona

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Sargent Aerospace & Defense, a division of RBC Bearings, is a premier global supplier of custom engineered, high quality products to the Aerospace and Defense Industries. Sargent holds a leadership position in this highly competitive environment as a result of its commitment to investment in people, technology, facilities, new products, processes and equipment

Sargent Aerospace & Defense products are found on many major Commercial and Military aircraft in operation worldwide. Products and systems include hydraulic actuation and valve systems, locking actuators, steering metering control valves, fuse pins, hot forged bolts, pneumatic ducting and valve seals, tubing system alignment joints, engine hot section and structural components, airframe components, shock strut bearings, Teflon lined spherical bearings and broad component maintenance, overhaul, spares logistics and power-by-the-hour support services. Sargent is also a major supplier of hydraulic control valves to the US Navy on all Nuclear Class Submarine programs. Sargent has an immediate opening for aQuality Systems Engineer.

This position will be responsible to the quality manager to ensure the quality management system is effectively implemented and maintained. Additionally, they will demonstrate experience as a quality systems engineer supporting and mentoring employees within an AS9100 quality management system.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Report quality system performance, as directed by the Quality Manager
  • Ensures that Quality Management System meets current AS9100 requirements.
  • Reviews, approves and posts quality documents as required.
  • Ensures proper document control practices are followed throughout the site.
  • Schedules internal audits
  • Coordinate external audits for both customer and regulatory agencies.
  • Trains and mentors internal auditors to achieve/support an effective internal audit program.
  • Reviews and accepts or rejects corrective/preventive action responses for internal and supplier responses.
  • Serves as Corrective Action Board (CAB) chairperson during the absence of the quality manager
  • Monitors Quality Bulletin Process for both internal and external Quality bulletins.
  • Back-up OASIS administrator

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field OR an Associate degree in Engineering or related technical field plus 3 years of related experience OR in lieu of a degree, minimum of 5 years of related experience and high school diploma or GED
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to confidently speak and present in front of large groups of both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Very strong MS Office Skills, e.g. Outlook, Excel, Word etc.
  • Experience with customer, regulators, and 3rdparty auditors.
  • Experience in formulating corrective action responses to address customer and 3rdparty audit findings.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • Experience managing corrective action tracking systems.
  • ASQ CQE certification
  • AS9100 certified Lead Auditor with auditing experience
  • Experience with 8D problem solving methods
  • Experience facilitating cause analysis and mistake proofing teams
  • Working knowledge of statistical process controls
  • Supplier audit experience
  • AS9102 experience

RBC Bearings Incorporated (NYSE: RBC/RBCP) is a leading international manufacturer of highly engineered precision bearings, components, and essential systems for the industrial, defense and aerospace industries. Founded in 1919, the Company is primarily focused on producing highly technical and/or regulated bearing products and components requiring sophisticated design, testing, and manufacturing capabilities for the diversified industrial, aerospace and defense markets. RBC currently has 56 facilities, of which 37 are manufacturing facilities in ten countries and the market capitalization is approximately $6.2 billion.

In 2015, RBC acquired Sargent Aerospace and Defense.

Founded in 1920, Sargent Aerospace & Defense leverages 100 years of expertise as a premier global supplier of precision engineered customized components that directly contributes to the safe operation of countless commercial and military aircraft, rotorcraft, submarines, and land-based vehicles.

At Sargent, our mission is to secure our future by making the challenging a reality. We achieve this by delivering high quality products and services that meet customer requirements and exceed customer expectations through employee development, customer focus and continual improvement.

Sargent’s continuing investment in people, assets, technology, and process quality ensures excellence and is integral to the company’s commitment to customers and their end-users. As we grow, we will continue to root our culture through our core values of Integrity, Respects & Values People, Customer Focus, Teamwork, Results Focus and Continual Improvement.

Company Benefits Include:
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Bonus platforms
  • Holidays/Vacation/Sick Time
  • 401k Savings & Investment Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Accident/Hospital/Critical Care Plans
  • Pet Insurance

  • Gym & Rideshare Incentives
  • Legal Insurance/Identity Theft
  • ½ day Fridays
Dedication to our core values. Our must haves…
  • Integrity- We do the right thing the right way. Our ideal candidate is ethical, honest in all interactions, delivers good news and bad, and follows through on commitments. Key Skills & Abilities is fair, credible, confidential, fiscally responsible, and accountable for decisions and actions.
  • Respects and Values People- We encourage and bring out the potential of others. Our ideal candidate embraces diversity, recognizes, and supports the accomplishments, talents, and development of others. Key Skills & Abilities is committed to the building of strong relationships and creates an environment of trust and mutual respect.
  • Customer Focus- We act with excellence in each and every interaction. Our ideal candidate builds strong internal/external customer relationships and goes above and beyond to deliver high quality products and services on time, every time. Key Skills & Abilities is responsive with strong customer service skills, product, and job knowledge to provide excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Teamwork- We are better together. Our ideal candidate is inclusive, engaged and collaborative, sharing information, ideas, and experiences to accomplish goals, improve decision making and leverage capabilities. Key Skills & Abilities is a dependable team player, demonstrated through attendance and punctuality, works well with others, and has strong communication skills (both oral & written) to keep all stakeholders informed.
  • Results Focus- We focus on the outcome, not the obstacle. Our ideal candidate must have a strong work ethic with a results/performance driven track record in a fast paced, changing, and challenging environment. Key Skills & Abilities is adaptable, works with a sense of urgency and high level of initiative and demonstrates a commitment to quality with attention to detail.
  • Continual Improvement- We encourage and drive innovation. Our ideal candidate must be naturally curious, passionate, and never satisfied with the status quo. Key Skills & Abilities is innovative and has a problem-solving mindset that provides and implements CI ideas.


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