A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a
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.
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.
Program Quality Engineer partnering with Program Management and
Contracts to provide a vital link between REMS and our customers
with a passionate focus on customer satisfaction. Participate and
accountable for complete program quality life cycle management from
proposal and purchase order award processes to hardware delivery
including customer returned materials. Develop, evaluate, revise and
apply technical quality assurance protocol and methods to design,
inspect and test in-process materials, production equipment and
finished goods; ensure compliance with quality standards and
applicable government regulations; perform analysis and identify
trends for in-process material recommend corrective actions; ensure
that established manufacturing inspection, sampling and statistical
process control procedures are followed; formulate policy in the
process of analyzing, planning product quality and operations
Essential Functions and Duties:
- Conduct reliability analysis on the life cycle of product and
identify failure analysis, to understand the overall quality of
the manufactured item.
- Manage the statistical analysis on products to determine the
patterns seen and unseen providing insight to the lifecycle of
- Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety
policies and practices.
- Improve and maintain 5S in your area, make suggestions for
- Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as
well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional
- Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET
team support as appropriate.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
- Performs work of high complexity; uses discretion and judgment
to develop processes and procedures for continuous improvement.
qualifications can be acquired and demonstrate through experience,
education and/or vocational training as noted or as appropriate.)
- Eight (8) years of related experience in quality
assurance; Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Engineering,
Science, Math or related field, required;
- Experience with proposals and purchase order review and
approvals to clearly define and execute the program quality
requirements via program quality plans, including AS9102 FAI’s.
- Performs or assures quality, risk management, safety,
reliability and maintainability of program requirements.
- Proven experience in managing program warranty returns,
applicable metrics and drive holistic root cause and corrective
action (RCCA) to reduce warranty returns and costs to improve
operational productivity and product design including customer
scorecards and applicable Quality Initiatives with department
- Design and implement methods and procedures for testing and
inspecting the quality level of products and production
equipment by partnering with functional organizations to drive
to drive continuous improvement.
- Review manufacturing documentation ensuring the necessary
criteria and provisions are incorporated to permit effective
inspection and testing of materials.
- Analyze reports, data and returned product to drive root cause
and implement corrective actions for procedural, product or
- Leadership skills: ability to lead, coach and mentor staff;
ability to inspire and motivate others;
- Technical skills: Experience with AS9100, ISO9001, IPC
J-STD-001 and MIL-PRF-38534 standards; may be required to
become a green or black belt in Six Sigma.
- Good communication skills;
- Windows and/or Windows like interface using Power Point,
Excel. Word and Outlook software programs; ability to use
Enterprise-wide information systems such as SAP; proficient use
of Fastlook and Anzio;
- Math & Analytical skills: Intermediate to advanced
mathematical skills, including geometry, and statistics; review
and compare data to identify inconsistencies and determine
priorities; ability to collect, analyze and summarize
information to a general understanding; ability to think
abstractly and separate complex ideas into simple elements;
- Be organized and maintain good time management skills
- Remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough
circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for
their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to
what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize
the value in every person’s contributions; ability to work
independently as well in a team environment.
- US Citizen
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
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.
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
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 CAEScareer@cobham.com or call (703) 842-2971 and let us
know the nature of your request and your contact information.