Quality Engineer

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University of Dayton Research Institute
Dayton, OH, United States

Phone: 9372292779
Web Site: https://udayton.edu/

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Quality Engineer


Dayton, OH 

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Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? UDRI invites qualified candidates to apply for our Quality Engineer opening!

This role is to support sustainment activities and a quality engineer for advanced manufacturing/repair technologies. This position will support USAF sustainment activities by performing quality control, inspection and engineering activities in a low volume, high mix advanced manufacturing environment. The position will be responsible for programming and operating a shop floor Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM) and utilizing various precision measurement equipment items to dimensionally inspect parts per engineering drawings. The position will also work directly with design and manufacturing staff in support of product development activities, researching non-conformance parts, and developing and executing an effective quality program.

Minimum Qualifications
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Minimum 3 years experience as a quality engineer in a manufacturing environment.
- Minimum 3 years experience inspecting machined metal parts for conformance to drawings/specification.
- Minimum 3 years experience operating a Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM) using PC-DMIS.
- Expertise in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).
- Certificated as an AS13001 designated product release verifier.
- Experience reading and interpreting 3D models, technical drawings, and computer generated reports.
- Experience producing inspection reports based on various methods of inspection, and calibrating various inspection tools.
- US citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

- Familiar with maintaining quality standards/system.
- Experience with external audits for AS9100 or ISO9001.
- Understanding of and experience with performing Gage R&R to identify measurement variation.
- Familiar with various manufacturing processes such as casting, CNC machining, forging, heat treat and additive manufacturing for metals and/or plastics.
- Demonstrated experience with lab environments and adherence to lab policies and procedures.
- Experience working with socially and culturally diverse communities.
- Attention to detail.
- Effective verbal communication skills with team members at all levels.
- Ability to relate to and motivate work associates in the spirit of collaboration, relative to correcting mistakes and preventing them in the future.
- Self motivated and organized with ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Effective organizational skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.


Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.