TT Electronics

Quality Engineer

Posted Date 2 days ago(28/09/2023 19:51)
Job ID
United States
Seniority Level
Job Function
Permanent Full-Time
Estimated Travel Required
0 - 10%

Company Overview

Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 5000 colleagues we operate from 28 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organization.


TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defense markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


TT Electronics’ Olathe, Kansas facility, is an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of custom magnetic products and assemblies. The Olathe-based site has 65 years’ experience in the design and development of unique harsh-environment solutions for mission-critical applications.


Our dedicated teams are driven by collaboration and innovation to deliver engineering-led products supporting key applications including power conversion, actuation and control systems where our solutions support a broad range of globally recognized major aerospace and defense platforms across air, land and sea.

Role Overview and Responsibilities

Job Summary


To support the Quality Assurance team with technical expertise and a dedication to customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.

The right candidate will:

  • Come to work every day wanting to provide our customers with the highest quality products.
  • Be technically driven while also enjoying interaction with the manufacturing floor.
  • Always looks for areas of improvement, leading with a lean mindset.
  • Lives by quality acronyms such as SPC, ISO, FOD, QMS, NADCAP, AS9100, FAI, etc.

Essential Functions

  • Perform duties as lead DQR for all customers, lead CIT for IPC standard training (IPC-A-610, J-STD-001,
  • Perform sales order reviews to ensure customer flow down requirements can be met and generate Quality Control Instructions (QCI’s).
  • Leads in the creation and completion of First Article Inspection Reports (FAIR’s) and first article inspection paperwork.
  • Lead and coordinate on-site customer source inspections.
  • Maintain training schedule’s for IPC standards.
  • Participate and/or contribute to site Lean and Six Sigma improvement projects.
  • Leads the site Foreign Object Debris (FOD) & 5-S program.
  • Updates Quality Procedures and documents.
  • Complete customer Quality surveys.
  • Provides Quality KPIs, metrics and reports as needed to leadership team.
  • Trains production operators on workmanship standards. Measure, review, and provide feedback on production processes.
  • Review customer specifications, and work with Engineering to identify materials needed for production.
  • Work with QA, Supply Chain and customers to support researching, sourcing, and assessing the best vendors to supply the necessary materials.
  • Visit vendor facilities to audit when required, and observing the manufacturing environment to review and assess their procedures.
  • Review incoming supplies and products from vendors to check for defects and ensure quality.
  • Conduct tests and assessments on products to identify quality issues.
  • Maintain detailed metrics of OTD and DPPM on supplier quality
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to suppliers to reduce defect rates.
  • Serving as a liaison between our company's management and the vendors to identify quality issues and come up with solutions.
  • Performs additional duties as needed.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering field (electrical, mechanical, industrial, etc.) required.
  • Three to five years of related work experience in manufacturing operations preferred.
  • Experience working with a Tier 1/Prime contractor preferred.
  • Experience working in the Aerospace and Defense industry a plus.
  • Demonstrated conceptual thinking and analytical expertise.
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical issues with non-technical people is required.
  • Knowledge of working requirements of ISO 9000: AS9100 quality standards a plus.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt preferred. Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing is a plus.
  • Experience with associated military and aerospace specifications a plus.
  • Computer proficiency--Intermediate level in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong documentation skills and attention to detail is required.
  • Commitment to work with a hands-on approach in a team atmosphere is required.
  • Meets vision requirements specified by quality management system.
  • This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Solving Technology Challenges for a Sustainable World

We want the very best people in our TT family across the globe – so we welcome applications from everyone, to celebrate a diverse mix of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and you can rest assured that TT Electronics takes positive steps to ensure we are an inclusive business, that will welcome and support you, from your initial application to wherever your career takes you! Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to your application, in order that we can accommodate and support you in the process. If you want to work for a company where who you are is valued and respected, we’d love to hear from you.  

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