United Technologies Corporation Quality Engineer in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job ID: 50469BR

City: Colorado Springs

State: Colorado

Country: United States

Category: Quality

Job Type:


Position Purpose/Objective: The Quality Engineer plans, coordinates, and executes Quality Assurance and Control functions to ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory, customer, and company requirements. Areas of involvement include suppliers, internal manufacturing, and customers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Interfaces with and assists the Quality Manager, Quality Engineers, and Inspectors in establishing, implementing, and enforcing quality requirements.

  • Works with suppliers, customers, and regulatory representatives regarding quality requirements.

  • Reviews regulatory, customer, and UTAS specifications to insure proper methods, instructions, and procedures are developed.

  • Initiates, monitors, reviews, approves or rejects, assists with, and reports on supplier, manufacturing, and engineering corrective actions.

  • Performs, documents, follows-up, and reports on assigned internal and external quality audits.

  • Assists as required in resolution of quality issues.

  • Recommends QA and inspection equipment.

  • Provides training on quality requirements, tools, and techniques.

  • Demonstrates initiative to proactively identify quality-related deficiencies, proposes improvement options, makes recommendations, implements resolutions and tracks progress.

  • Analyzes customer and supplier returns and/or warranty claims.

  • Ensures quality product utilizing UTAS quality procedures.

  • Audits work area for safety compliance.

  • Adheres to all UTAS rules and codes of conduct.

  • Performs other duties as required.


Experience Required:

  • 2-4+ years of technical experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • 2 years’ experience with quality standards such as AS/ISO 9000

  • Proficient in blueprint reading coupled with basic mechanical aptitude.

Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledgeable in government directives, specifications and procedures.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to problem solve, exercising creativity with practical solutions.

  • Experience in leading root cause analysis such as 8D, 6 Sigma, or other problem solving methodologies.

  • Leadership and teamwork abilities within all levels of the organization.

  • Skilled in computer applications such as the MS Office Products.

  • Shall poses unquestionable integrity, sound judgment, and a cooperative attitude.

  • Strong work ethic, motivation, and ability to work with limited supervision.

Competency Expectations:

  • Champions change and continuous improvement as business opportunities.

  • Anticipates resources needed to successfully implement one's plan.

  • Applies root cause techniques when faced with problems and uses the knowledge gained to mistake proof the process.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.