Quality Engineer in Vista, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Vista, CA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $90000.0 - $105000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Quality Engineer-Direct Hire Opportunity-Vista, CA


Primary responsibilities include providing support for new product development and established manufacturing processes for improving the performance of the overall Quality System. Specific activities for this position include: establishing quality standards, statistical methods, test methods, process control techniques, and reviewing quality system metrics to identify needed improvements. This position also supports the development of production work instructions, quality assurance specifications & inspection methods, the corrective action process, engineering change control systems & validation and verification studies aimed at ensuring product safety and manufacturing efficiency in support of ISO9000 methodologies.


  • Perform failure analysis of customer returned product using established problem solving tools (8D, A3, fishbone diagram)
  • Provide technical support to QC inspection team, develop test procedures for routine inspections
  • Identify training needs and perform training to inspectors and production operators
  • Conduct mechanical and environmental reliability tests and take ownership of the test laboratory
  • Assist in implementation of statistical methods such as Design of Experiments, AQL Sampling, Statistical Process Control, Gauge R&R, and Cpk studies
  • Support ISO 9001 Quality Management System through internal auditing and administration; support the organization’s initiative to implement and certify to ISO 14001
  • Identify and troubleshoot product and production problems and drive short and long term corrective actions.
  • Participate in Lean initiatives to help the organization achieve quality/cost/delivery targets


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Associate’s degree in a technical field with 3-5 years’ experience
  • A minimum 2 years’ Quality-related experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Knowledge of analog and microprocessor based electronic circuits with ability to read electronic schematics.
  • Familiarity with IPC-A-610 / IPC-A-620 / J-STD 001 standards is a plus
  • ISO 9001 experience in a certified facility
  • Must have electronic diagnostic skills
  • Working knowledge of laboratory test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters and signal generators.
  • Leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Organized, responsible, self-motivated team player with good communication skills
  • Accustomed to functioning in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and enjoys hands-on projects
  • Competency in computer applications such as MS Word, Excel & Outlook

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer