US-New York-Plainview
Date Posted
18 Oct 2019

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Cobham is seeking a Quality Assistant II

Key Responsibilities:
  • Review of various Quality, Test, and Manufacturing forms and documentation for accuracy and completeness before customer submission and internal filing. 
  • Read and assist in interpreting customer requirements and specification documents. This is performed during the creation of the QA400. The QA400 is developed by the QE and Quality Coordinator, and is derived from the contract ‘flowdown’ (Contract, PO, SOW, etc.)
  • Review compiled documents from the build process for completeness and accuracy prior to creating EIDP based on the above customer requirements and specifications.
  • Process, organize, track and report non-conformance reports, deviations/waivers and other manufacturing documentation.
  • Review, distribute and provide final closure of NCR and inspection records.
  • Interface with Quality Assurance personnel and other functions.
  • Interface with customer personnel for Quality Control function.
  • All other tasks required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Perform routine review and recommend changes of quality procedures to QMS Coordinator and Quality Manager.
  • Perform assigned Internal and QMS Audits and report findings to QMS Coordinator and Quality Manager.
  • Input nonconformance data and assist in the development of Quality weekly and monthly metrics.
  • Attend program meetings to report status on development of EIDP’s and Deviation Waivers.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma
  • 5+ years inspection experience required with demonstrated ability to work independently based upon verbal/written procedures or instruction.
  • Experience reading and working with blue prints, drawings, Engineering Change Notices, and procedures.
  • Experience working with computers, window based applications, and Microsoft Office.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Aerospace or defense experience
  • EIDP or FAI experience
  • Inspection or manufacturing experience
  • Clean room procedure experience
  • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
About Us:
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Employment Transparency:
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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Administrative Support
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US-New York-Plainview
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