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Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04067
Location: Torrance, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 10 Years
Start Date: 07/26/2018

Our client is a fast-growing Southern California high tech company specializing in advanced military defense, homeland security, and energy solutions. We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Quality Assurance Engineer for our Administrative Division. Our Senior Quality Assurance Engineer will be responsible for assuring POC's products meet drawing, specifications and contractual requirements.

Primary Expectations/Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Quality Engineering Manager and other team members oversee the Quality Management System.

  • Assist with developing and improving standards and procedures.

  • Ensures on-going ISO/AS9100/AS9100 compliance with the Quality Management System.

  • Verify the accuracy or performance of the product and creates a Failure Analysis Report.

  • Analyze failures, determine root cause and initiate corrective action on product and internal process failures.

  • Ensures customer's needs are being met per functional specifications.

  • Perform QA tasks to assure developed products meet requirements.

  • Perform supplier qualification, visits, and audits.

  • Utilizes Customer (Internal or External) feedback as an input to drive continual improvement.

  • Verifies and validates information flowing to suppliers and validates that the suppliers are responding with requirements.

  • Implement, administer and maintain Quality Management System through design, development and production phases on Engineering/Production programs.

  • Interface with Program Management, Engineering and Operations in program lifecycle.

  • Define, analyze, manage, and improve program metrics.

  • Review and perform first article inspection.

  • Review program documentations (drawings, assemblies, procedures, reports, etc.) Support design reviews.

  • Generate Quality Program Plans.

  • Perform other duties as necessary.


  • 10 years of experience performing Quality Assurance duties in a mission critical environment.

  • Experience creating quality, test and inspection plans and documenting results.

  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of QA process and methodology.

  • Experience with complete Software / Hardware system analysis, design, implementation, testing, regression testing.

  • Thorough understanding of ISO 9001:2000/ AS9100 and/or AS9110.

  • Experience with testing, failure reporting and analysis.

  • Strong understanding of electrical and mechanical engineering requirements.

Skills, Tools, and Abilities:

  • Attention to detail and adherence to schedule.

  • Good communication skills, good problem solving ability, ability to multitask, ability to delegate responsibilities appropriately, and ability to work with a diverse work force.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Science or related engineering field.