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Quality Engineer

Stafford, Connecticut
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Job Title: Quality Engineer

Company Intro: TTM Technologies, Inc. - Publicly Traded US Company, NASDAQ (TTMI) - Top-5 Global Printed Circuit Board Manufacturer
Come join an innovative team making a difference to our customers and partners in the Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Computing, Industrial & Instrumentation, Networking & Communications, and Medical industries. TTM Technologies, Inc. is a leading global printed circuit board manufacturer, focusing on quick-turn and volume production of technologically advanced PCBs, backplane assemblies and electro-mechanical solutions as well as a global designer and manufacturer of high-frequency radio frequency (RF) and microwave components and assemblies. We strive for an environment of excellence where you are encouraged to think creatively and innovatively in order to develop a professional future centered on growth and opportunity.

We are passionate about growing our business and place a high priority on team work, communication and collaboration! If you can see yourself as an integral part of the TTM team, then explore our career opportunities and apply today!

This position is responsible to assist in performing product assurance activities of a complex nature to assure that the dimensional, material and visual characteristics of the product's design, as documented on drawing, specifications and quality standards, consistently meet the customer's technical data requirements and product acceptance criteria.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Review supplier quality data and nonconformances. Provide dispositions of suspect supplier parts and work with the supplier/manufacture on corrective action and implementation or escape prevention through the use of quality inspection plans and quality specifications.
Assure parts and components as received for inspection in the most efficient manner while maintaining the high quality standards required.
Review and define control points within the manufacturing processes and implements them through the use of quality inspection plans and quality specifications. Assure product is being assembled with Quality Built In and inspected in the most efficient manner while maintaining the high quality standards required.
Work with TTM operators, inspector(s), suppliers and Process Engineering on daily questions or issues that arise from general daily activities. Severe deviations to process or procedures are to be reported to Quality Manager.
Required to interact with customers, suppliers, and management on quality related concerns from the manufacturing area affecting product compliance, corrective and preventative actions. Familiarity with FMEA, Detail Process and Value Stream Mapping, Root Cause Analysis and Error Proofing tools.
Review customer purchase orders and defined quality clauses through Contract Review.
Support completion of First Article Inspection Reports, FAIRs, and other essential quality systems
Working knowledge of AS9100 and NADCAP. Active member of the QMS and EHS internal audit team.
Aid in training associates in department specific work procedures. Maintain knowledge of factory orders
status daily and ensure on-time delivery.
Coordinate inspection as required and perform in house self-release source activities as required.
Coordinate defect escape prevention activities with QC and Production Manager for all production and inspection departments.
Coordinate monthly Continuous Improvement Meeting with Production and Quality Departments.
All other assigned duties as required within the quality organization.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
Essential Knowledge and Skills:
Proven analytical and problem solving skills, including statistical data analysis and interpretation, as well as the ability to develop, implement, and drive improvement plans and project teams to successful completion.
Strong background in the use and understanding of key manufacturing performance metrics.
Strong communication skills in English-verbal & written, planning, and organizational skills.
Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.
Work up to 10 hours a day, 5 days a week and is flexible to work weekends.
Due to ITAR requirements, applicants must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Ability to pass eye exam with a minimum 20/20 vision that may be corrected via eyeglasses or contact lenses as required. Eye exam is required annually.
Excellent interpersonal skills; willingness to be part of a team
Proficient computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Good English skills with the ability to read, write and communicate clearly.
Good reading vision; ability to sit/stand up to 8 hours a day.
Education and Experience:
BS, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience, or 6-10 years technical work experience in electronics manufacturing/engineering or related field.
Total Rewards Information
At TTM you will be joining a team that spans across nearly 20 facilities in North America that are bringing game-changing electronics to the market. As a teammate we are dedicated to providing opportunities that help you excel and reach your potential, so join us in our commitment to excellence and be part of the team that is Building the Future.

Listed below are some of the many benefits that TTM offers our teammates. Benefits are available on the first of the month following date of hire based on plan eligibility.

Medical, Dental, Vision, including Telehealth support
Company paid Life, AD&D, Short-Term Disability and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Option of Health Savings Account (HSA) with company contribution, or Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Wellness Incentive Programs with company deposits into HSA Account
Critical Care, Accident, and Hospital Indemnity options in addition to Legal Insurance and Pet Insurance
PTO Program (15 days, annual accrual)
8 Company Holidays with an additional 2 floating holidays
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
401(k) match program with immediate vesting
Annual Bonus Program
Referral Bonuses
Annual compensation review
Professional development and training opportunities
Cross training opportunities
Tuition reimbursement for courses related to TTM's business - up to $12,000 per year
Annual performance reviews

Export/ITAR Statement:
Must comply with TTM Export Control Policies and Procedures and all applicable laws including ITAR, EAR and OFAC including but not limited to: a) being able to identify ITAR product on the manufacturing floor and understand that access to these products and related technical data is restricted to only US Citizens and US Permanent Residents; b) recognition of Foreign Person visitors by badge differentiation; c) understand and follow authorization procedures for bringing foreign visitors into facilities (VAL); d) understand the Export and ITAR requirements for shipments leaving the US; e) manage vendor approvals for ITAR manufacturing and services.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
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  • Job Reference: 707232161-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: TTM Technologies - North America
  • Location: Stafford, Connecticut
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent