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Quality Assurance Engineer, Defense Business

Company: Curtiss-Wright
Location: West Babylon
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Quality Assurance Engineer, Defense Business

We are looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer to join our Target Rock team!

As our Quality Assurance Engineer you will be responsible for providing quality planning and support for all product lines and processes at Target Rock including Quality Management System activities in manufacturing, procurement, vendor quality assessment, trend analysis, customer interface, and material verification.

Location: East Farmingdale, NY

Salary/hourly rate: $63,000 to $91,099

Please note that the salary range information provided is a general guideline only, reflecting a position based in New York. Criteria such as the candidate's qualifications and relevant experience, the scope of the specific position, as well as market and business considerations will be evaluated when extending an offer.

We Take Care of Our People

Paid Time Off I 401K with Employer Match and Profit Sharing I Health and Wellness Benefits I Learning and Development Opportunities I Referral Program I Competitive Pay I Recognition I Employee Stock Purchase Plan (https://curtisswright.com/investor-relations/overview/default.aspx) I Inclusive & Supportive Culture (https://careers.curtisswright.com/en/who-we-are/) *

Your Challenge

Manage all quality aspects for products from contract initiation to final shipment.

Enforce the provisions of the Target Rock Quality Management System Manual.

Conduct internal surveillances in order to verify compliance with the Target Rock Quality Manual.

Conduct supplier audits in order to verify compliance to all contract requirements.

Provide technical and quality support to all departments.

Review and approve material certifications.

Review and approve material and parts requisitions.

Conduct material substitution approvals via the MTR process.

Conduct inspection planning on a project basis.

Become proficient at the quality planning process.

Become proficient at the final assembly over check and shipping process.

Review purchase orders.

Review Vendor certifications; coordinate correction effort for discrepant documentation.

Administer MCS6 Material Over check program/ASME Code material upgrade testing.

Participate in internal and vendor surveillances/audits.

Maintain Commercial specification library as required.

Review contracts and provide QA interface with other departments.

Review for monthly shipments and present hardware and software to customer and DCMA representatives.

Support product presentation; documentation/physical attributes.

Prepare customer data books as required by contract.

Additional responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor.

What You Bring

Four-year degree, or a two-year associates degree with previous quality engineering experience

Must be a US citizen.

Working knowledge of MIL-Q-9858, ISO9001 and NCA-4000 of ASME section III.

Must be able to communicate with customer, government, and inter-departmental personnel.

Navy Nuclear Quality Assurance background, preferably with the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program or ASME Industrial Nuclear Program, or ASME section III Commercial Nuclear Quality Assurance background.

Knowledge of manufacturing and testing practices.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints, specifications, and contracts.

Strong communication skills; verbal and written.

Knowledge of manufacturing processes including casting, forging, heat treatment, welding, and machining.

Knowledge of metallurgy, materials, processes, and material and processing specifications.

Understanding of auditing techniques and objectives.

Understanding of root cause analysis, corrective action, and preventive action.

Who We Are

Our Values (https://www.curtisswright.com/company/sustainability/core-values/default.aspx)

Environmental, Social and Governance

Founded in 1951 to meet the special severe service valve requirements of the United States Nuclear Navy, Target Rock is today the premier supplier of highly engineered, valves and related products to both the U.S. Navy nuclear fleet and the global nuclear power generation industry. The first Target Rock valves were installed on the U.S.S. Nautilus, the U.S. Navy's first nuclear powered submarine.

To learn more, please visit us at Curtiss-Wright EMS - Target Rock (cw-ems.com) (https://www.cw-ems.com/target-rock/default.aspx)

*Please note, benefits are country specific and may vary from location to location.

No unsolicited agency submittals please. Agency partners must be invited to participate in a search by our Talent Acquisition Team (TA COE@curtisswright.com) _and have signed terms in place prior to any submittal. Resumes submitted directly to any Curtiss-Wright employee or affiliate will not qualify for fee payment, and therefore become the property of Curtiss-Wright.

Compliance Statement

This position may require exposure to export-controlled information and subject to additional security screening. In the event information provided during the security screening reveals ineligibility to access export-controlled information, any offer of employment may be reconsidered or withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition (TA_COE@curtisswright.com) and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

Join the WRIGHT Team!

Over 90 years of growth, Curtiss-Wright is an integrated, market-facing global diversified industrial company and remains a technology leader through this legacy of innovation. Through three well-balanced segments - Aerospace & Industrial, Defense Electronics and Naval & Power, we remain focused on advanced technologies for high performance platforms and critical applications. Diversity, commitment to excellence and dedication to the spirit of pioneering innovation continue to drive the employees of Curtiss-Wright.

Our Values

What makes a world-class organization? It all begins with core values that provide a strong foundation for success. Simple in theory, the values of Curtiss-Wright are reflected in every aspect of our operations. To our employees, these are more than words on a wall - we all take these values to heart in our relationships with our customers and each other.


We lead based on vision and strategic direction, empowering employees to reach goals through thoughtful and decisive action.

Customer Focus

We are committed to achieving total quality by meeting our customers' expectations and delivering products and services in a timely fashion.

Teamwork & Trust

Working in a spirit of trust and collaboration, we actively encourage employees to contribute their ideas and innovations to keep our company moving forward.

Respect for People

We believe that people are our most valuable asset and will always do the right thing in our dealings and interactions with all employees.


We will act with the highest integrity in all of our business relationships and strategic partnerships.

What We Offer Our Employees:

Opportunity: As part of the Curtiss-Wright team, you have the opportunity each day to transform the way customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides you with excellent experiences that enable you to develop your skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. You will have the opportunity to contribute from day one!

Challenging Work: The work we do here is not only challenging, but it is meaningful to our customers, our employees and the communities in which they live and work. You are given the chance to work on some of the most advanced technology projects in the world. Now that something to be proud of!

Collaborative Environment: The teamwork among our exceptionally talented people enables us to deliver some of the most advanced solutions to our customers.

Keywords: Curtiss-Wright, West Babylon , Quality Assurance Engineer, Defense Business, Engineering , West Babylon, New York

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