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Design Engineer - Gas Turbine (Quality Review)

Company: Quest Global
Location: Lansing
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

Quest Global is looking for gas turbine design engineers to do quality review. We have roles in Lansing, MI, Middletown, NY, and Windsor, CT with part-time and full-time opportunities.Who is Quest?Our goal is to become the most recognized and trusted global engineering partner for our customers-Fortune 500 companies in the Aerospace, Medical Devices, Oil & Gas, Power, and Transportation industries. We know we can find solutions to their most important technical and business challenges they encounter. We aren't consultants. We help them make their products the most competitive in the world and that's how we've grown to over 11,000 problem solvers from 50 centers around the world. We aspire to be a 100-year company, which doesn't mean staid and boring, but rather, we evolve and adapt to create the frontier of the engineering services industry.Our CultureWe just crossed the 23-year mark, and despite remarkable growth, we have maintained a culture of empowerment at all levels-what we call intrapreneurial. You will be part of the decision making to drive continuous improvements so we can stay happy and healthy as a business in a challenging industry. Not everyone is a great fit. We will throw you into the deep end (with lots of support), but if you want to swim, you have much opportunity. We're not a place where laziness, ego, or rigid thinking fit in, and that's intentional. You can do more at this company than you can in twice the time anywhere else. We accelerate success; you control the throttle and hold the yoke.Job DescriptionQuest Global is seeking candidates for the role of Design Engineer - Gas Turbine (Quality Review) within the Aero-Engine industry. This hybrid technical role combines the education, skills and experience background of Design Engineers with the tools, requirements, and knowledge associated with the Quality and Manufacturing disciplines to review, evaluate and make formal dispositions on non-conforming material (components). Incumbents engage in global cross functional engineering relationships including interaction with the OEM Design Authority/ Responsible parties. Other similar skill set work will supplement the MRB (Material Review Board) process work when needed. US Citizenship is required due to part/data jurisdiction and classification. MRE (Material Review Engineer) customer certification training is required and provided by Quest Global. Must be able to obtain and hold "Certified MRE" status to remain in this role. Additional requirements below.Primary Job Functions:

  • Review and disposition Non-Conforming Material (parts) from OEM, Suppliers, and Aftermarket. Work includes ability to review fit, form, function, interchangeability, health, safety, intended use, weight, appearance and classification (major vs minor) based on provided/obtained technical information. Also, the ability to determine/review part repair requirements or usage conditions
  • Member of cross functional rapid response teams formed to assess, address, and document/discuss critical production issues requiring an on-site presence.
  • Conduct other typical design/manufacturing/quality engineering activities - when required.
  • Part Design/Repair Development/NPI
  • Reactive Root Cause/Corrective Action resulting in Process Change/Product Change
  • In everything, help foster growth of Quest Global's services across the life cycle of our customer's products.Secondary Job Functions:
    • Project Management: Execution and Support levels
    • Generate Productivity Improvement or Cost Avoidance ideas
    • Mature Quest's tools, systems, procedures, SW, checklists
    • Provide technical work review/training/support to others
    • Partake in cultural/social responsibility activities
    • Personnel Management/DevelopmentSpecialized Knowledge / Skills:
      • Component level aero/marine/industrial gas turbine design experience - including material and engineering principles (fit, form, function).
      • Ability to read/interpret drawings including understanding of GD&T
      • Reviewing engineering assessments, tolerance stacks, engineering change/deviations, repairs
      • Familiarity of CAB (Corrective Action Board) activities
      • Supplier interactive events
      • Presenting technical date/results to customer and regulatory representatives (Federal Aviation Administration; Defense Contract Management Admin)
      • Knowledge (breadth and depth) of modern high tech manufacturing processes (metal, composites) and associated support equipment, gaging, and handling
      • Interaction with MRP systems (Oracle/SAP/CAPP/Solumina)
      • Developing/mentoring less experienced engineersEducation, Training, and Experience:
        • BSME or equivalent technical field (BSAE)
        • 10 years Gas Turbine (Aero/Marine/Industrial) component design
        • Including MRB (Material Review Board) and/or Non-Conformance process experience
        • Quality Engineering experience with the Non-Conforming Material process and associated technical data
        • Other Quality Certifications - noteworthyPersonal Work Attributes:
          • Self-motivated, disciplined, and organized
          • Passion for developing technical and business solutions
          • Ability to persuade and influence without authority
          • Maintain integrity & ethics in all situations
          • Superior customer interaction / Collaborative yet firm Supplier relations
          • Excellent verbal and written communication skillsPhysical Requirements & Work Environment:
            • Office and Shop Floor Environments
            • Services Oriented: Must be able to meet multiple commitments for Quest's customers
            • Common activities include sitting, walking and standing
            • Substantial amounts of telephone and computer work
            • Heavily Regulated Industries with strict adherence to procedures
            • Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early, OT
            • Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations
            • Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a U.S. CitizenThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Quest Global is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action EmployerEOE/AA

Keywords: Quest Global, Lansing , Design Engineer - Gas Turbine (Quality Review), Engineering , Lansing, Michigan

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