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Textron Quality Assurance Engineer in Wichita, Kansas

Quality Assurance Engineer



Provide expertise in support of quality improvements in products and processes and provide guidance in matters relating to regulatory and oversight environments. Quality Engineers support various production areas across Fabrication, Assembly Aircraft Completions and Delivery, as well as functional areas such as Supply Chain, Engineering, and Customer Service.


I. Develop and revise Quality systems and procedures as directed by management to ensure documentation is compliant to current practices.

II. Conduct Government and FAA requested audits and investigations and report on corrective action steps taken to prevent recurrences when necessary.

III. Gather and analyze performance data (scrap, rejections, defects, rework) to aid in the development of process improvement projects. As needed, coordinate across other production and functional areas to ensure maximum quality and efficiencies are achieved.

IV. Conduct process or product based audits in production or functional areas or within the supply base (external suppliers).



  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Materials Engineering, or related field.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Professional and diplomatic demeanor.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Knowledge of AS9100 and ISO9001 Standards, preferred.

  • ASQ Quality Certifications, preferred.

  • Experience interpreting engineering drawings and specifications, preferred.

  • Familiarity with the use of tools such as PFMEA, 6 Sigma, Lean Principles, and statistical techniques, preferred.

_ The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. _

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Quality

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 291598