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Quality Technician II
Posted on 11/9/2022
Simi Valley, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1 - 2 years of related work experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in mechanical inspection methods and skills including surface plate work, hand tools, and gages, etc
  • Solid ability to read and understand drawing requirements including a solid understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance to ANSI Y14.5
  • Basic knowledge of FAI validation and verification process requirements
  • Strong computer skills and is proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Basic knowledge of engineering drawings and specification systems
  • Must be able to fill out the necessary flight test documentation
  • Must be able to properly document any/all non-conformances encountered
  • Must have the skills necessary to perform pre and post-flight visual inspections on flight hardware and components
  • Must possess the skills necessary to remove and replace field replaceable components on aircraft. Will populate excel spreadsheets on a daily basis documenting flight test results
  • Must able to work efficiently in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Required to travel to and from remote flying sites on a daily basis
  • Must have a valid California driver's license and clean driving record
  • Willingness to work overtime also a must
  • 2 year technical degree desired; Quality system courses and/or equivalent experience preferred
  • Aerospace quality management system experience (AS9100DD) and/or internal audit experience is preferred
  • Solid ability to accurately record and manage data, records, files and other documents to support tasks
  • Has an analytical approach to problem solving and high organizational skills as well as effective time management, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong ability to manage time and prioritize tasks
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
  • Focuses on teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Processes inbound or outbound FAI and deliverable submissions accurately and timely including: receipt and analysis of parts and/or supporting documentation; completion of associated records and logs; communication of submission status as needed to QEs, managers, engineers or interested parties; processing of parts after completion; maintaining records and files associated with submissions; and other related tasks
  • Conducts selective inspection under the direction of the QE group including: receipt and verification of material, completion and maintenance of related documentation, communication of inspection results to concerned parties and processing of material after verification using Agile/Oracle database
  • Processes internal non-conforming material as needed in support of QE including: retrieval and analysis of material, interpretation of preliminary findings and restatement of problem statements to ensure understanding of problem, processing material through the necessary NC processes, communication of status to concerned parties, maintaining necessary documentation and processing material to internal and external suppliers
  • Provides general support of QEs including communication, Corrective Action Request processing, product evaluation, and sorting activities under exceptional circumstances, and interfacing with other team members as necessary to complete assigned tasks in support of continuous improvement initiatives using A3, Six Sigma DMAIC forms
  • Support DCMA Source Inspection process
  • Coordinates with Shipping and Contracts department as needed to ensure timely delivery
  • Responsible for creating the Final Inspection documentation package including COC, TDR's, etc., and as necessary support internal/external customer inspection
  • Represents and supports QEs during internal and 3rd party audits regarding the essential functions above and as needed regarding our measurements system and documented system
  • Develops and maintains process instructions for quality-related activities
  • Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature
  • Other duties as assigned

501-1,000 employees

Unmanned aircraft systems supplier
Company Overview
AeroVironment’s mission is to secure lives and advance sustainability through transformative innovation. The company is committed to the development of unmanned aircraft solutions and systems to provide their customers with a fresh vantage point, positioning them to see the world with new eyes and extending their reach beyond the line of sight.
  • Health, Dental, & Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) Account
  • Alternative Work Schedule
  • Educational and Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick Leave Donation
  • Time Off
  • Travel Assistance
  • Company Sponsored Events
Company Core Values
  • Trust & Teamwork
  • Customer Commitment
  • Ownership & Results
  • Innovate & Simplify