Date Posted
28 May 2019

Cobham is seeking a Quality Engineer that will work with a dynamic team at our growing Davenport, Iowa facility. The successful candidate will design and implement inspection and testing procedures for our precision, high-stakes Mission Systems products. This position is located in Davenport, Iowa.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Interface with all CMS engineering disciplines and with customers and suppliers on quality related issues
  • Provide technical input on quality and contractual issues to internal stakeholders and external customers
  • Serve as Quality Representative on configuration control board as necessary
  • Serve as a Quality Representative chair material review board and/or inspection review team
  • Serve as Quality Representative on integrated product teams
  • Serve as Quality Representative on corrective action teams
  • Design or specify inspection and testing mechanisms and equipment
  • Analyze production, service limitations, standards, and recommend revisions of specifications when indicated
  • Review design concepts and technical documentation
  • Perform necessary tests with equipment and effectively document test results
  • Formulate or help formulate quality assurance policies and procedures
  • Compile and perform various reports and audits
  • May write procedural documents
  • Assist with the implementation of quality standards and regulatory requirements
  • May conduct training on quality assurance concepts and tools
  • Perform all operations according to prescribed safety and environmental principles
  • Less than 25% travel required
  • All other related duties as assigned



Minimum Requirements:

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of two years of experience in a Quality Engineering role in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of two years of experience with AS9100/ISO 9001-2008
  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of experience reading and interpreting technical documents such as blueprints, drawings, and engineering orders strongly preferred
  • Minimum of two years of experience in inspection techniques, methods, and equipment
  • Familiarity with Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, standards and regulatory requirements, Government/Military contracts, and GD&T
  • Ability to operate measuring and gauging equipment, and proficiency in GD&T
  • DOD and MIL-STD experience
  • Aerospace industry experience
  • Military aviation or aircraft modification experience
  • FAA experience
  • National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program (Nadcap) experience
  • ASQ (American Society for Quality) Certified Quality Engineer or Certified Reliability Engineer
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) experience


For more information regarding the Davenport facility and products manufactured there, please visit the below links:


Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.


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 applicants.


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