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Staff Quality Engineer

Date: Jun 2, 2022

Location: Franklin, Massachusetts, US

Company: QinetiQ

Who Are We?

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms, ground, soldier, and maritime systems in 50+ locations world-wide. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in the fields of sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

QinetiQ Inc.’s dedicated experts in defense, aerospace, security, and related fields all work together to explore new ways of protecting the American Warfighter, Security Forces, and Allies. Being a part of QinetiQ Inc. means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. 

Why Join QinetiQ Inc.?

If you have the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges, then you will experience a unique working environment where innovative teams blend different perspectives, disciplines, and technologies to discover new ways of solving complex problems.  In our diverse and inclusive environment, you can be authentic, feel valued, be respected, and realize your full potential. QinetiQ Inc. will support you with workplace flexibility, a commitment to the health and well-being of you and your family and provide opportunities to work with a purpose. We are committed to supporting your success in both your professional and personal lives.

QinetiQ Inc. is looking to hire a mid-level Quality Assurance Engineer to work at our busy production facility in Franklin, MA. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:


  • Quality Assurance position working in an AS9100 environment
  • Responsible for supporting incoming, in-process, and final inspections of electromechanical hardware, textiles, and coposites
  • Verify product conformance to program specifications, drawings and acceptance tests
  • Contribute to Material Review Board (MRB) activities, perform root cause analysis and participate in corrective action process
  • Coordinate problem resolution with the engineering, manufacturing and program teams
  • Capture and combine inspection data and supplier data packages for maintenance and distribution to customer per requirements
  • Perform First Article Inspections per AS9102
  • Work with Suppliers to resolve non-conformances and corrective actions
  • Interface with Customer QA representatives
  • Support Quality Management System (QMS), AS9100 and CMMI processes and perform audits
  • Assist with development and review of procedures & work instructions
  • Support assigned programs in accordance with detailed Quality Plans
  • Assist with management of  calibrated equipment program
  • Interface with engineering, manufacturing, program office and configuration management
  • Support source inspection at supplier facility (less than 10% travel)
  • Review and approve Engineering Changes per assigned programs
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned


To Land This Job, You Need:


  • BS degree with 2-5 years of experience, BS in Mechanical, Electrical  or Industrial Engineering or a related technical field preferred
  • Must be proficient in Windows, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Possess good technical communications and team building skills
  • Ability to problem solve and critically think
  • Self-starter able to prioritize tasks and work independently
  • Excellent communications skills


Desired Additional Experience:


  • Welding experience, AMS specification knowledge and application for procedures
  • Internal auditor
  • Certified IPC-A-610/620 Inspector
  • Recent experience working in an ISO9000 or AS9100 environment
  • Experience working on DOD electromechanical products
  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing in accordance with ANSI/ASME Y14.5



Job Type:  Full Time

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

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QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified Applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.