Middle River Aerostructure Systems is a world-leading manufacturer of thrust reverses (the braking system on a jet engine), engine nacelle components and specialized aerostructures. It supplies and supports these products for engine makers, airplane manufacturers and aircraft operators. Located on Maryland's Chesapeake Bay near Baltimore, MRAS has a 1.7-million sq. ft. facility situated on 180 acres – where the company and its predecessors have designed, built and equipped civil and military aircraft for nearly 90 years. In 2019, MRAS was acquired by VT Systems, the U.S. affiliate of Singapore-based ST Engineering – becoming a part of its global network of aerospace facilities and offices. With the ownership change, the company was renamed Middle River Aerostructure Systems.
The Quality Engineer will have full ownership of all Quality functions of a specific program within the Aero Structures Assembly operation. The individual will be responsible for ensuring all engineering and regulatory requirements are met to ensure customer satisfaction and safety. The Quality Engineer will be a part of a cross functional technical and operations team to achieve the business objectives.
Act as owner and lead POC for all Quality Assurance aspects of a program
Design and develop processes that produce conforming and compliant parts
Be an active and supporting member of a cross functional team that supports operations
Eliminate process variation and product defects through creative solutions
Capture and analyze data to find trends. Use the data to drive decisions.
Communicate and present to senior leadership
Actively drive Lean Manufacturing initiatives using all available tools and technologies
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Manufacturing). Minimum of 3 years of experience in Production Quality
Aerospace manufacturing experience
Quality experience, including knowledge of ISO9000 or AS9100
Positive attitude and leadership characteristics
Can work in a fast-paced environment and multitask
Able to work both individually and as part of a team
Experience with CATIA, or another 3D modeling software
Experience with Lean Manufacturing tools
Work across diverse backgrounds and education levels
Working experience with RCCA tools, 3 x 5 why or 8D
Working experience with APQP/PPAP Risk elimination tools
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT: This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology.
MRAS is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, 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.