Job for Project Quality Engineer

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Yonkers, NY
Estimated Best In Industry
12 Months
Posted on: 04/19/2024
Job Description:

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the Quality Assurance program for the project assigned. Liaison for Quality Assurance group at Kawasaki for the contracts assigned.
  • Develops Master Test and Inspection Plans, Project Quality Plan, First Article Inspection requirements/schedule and Quality Audit procedures (Qualification and Process audit) for the contracts assigned.
  • Attends Monthly Project Meetings with the necessary follow up and coordination. Submittal of Project Status report related to quality of project quality issues, bullet current problems, identify critical assignments, identify any long-term corrective actions and status with project due dates.
  • Provide weekly reports to management to review the effectiveness of the quality assurance program. Analyze quality issues, prepare reports and interface with the customer on all Quality issues.
  • Interface with customers, U.S. vendors, KRC inter-office departments, KMM and KHI.
  • Manages the daily and long-term project schedule for Quality in the production, acceptance, warranty, and modifications of the rail car.
  • Coordinates customer schedules at manufacturing facility for weekly Resident Inspector meetings, documents, issues and follow up to action items.
  • Interface with customers, U.S. vendors, KRC inter-office departments, KMM and KHI.
  • Oversees and ensures compliance to Customer technical specifications and terms and conditions. Performs periodic contract reviews.
  • Coordination and review/acceptance of procedures to support the quality program. Reviews records to ensure information is complete, accurate and compliant with all requirements. Tracks deviations in operating procedures and policies through established mechanisms. Reports errors, deficiencies, discrepancies and observations to management.
  • Initiates standard operating procedures, quality inspection criteria and revisions as needed to support continuous improvement. Responds to and tracks responses to corrective actions for exception variances and post-production reports.
  • Assist management teams to ensure timely closure of audit findings and observations against the contract assigned.
  • Assist in coordination for subcontractor activity from scheduling with customer to processing quality documents received from the subcontractors to support the project, Corrective action and improvements.
  • Reviews and reports on documentation for supplier and subcontractors (PSI, FAI, audit reports and vendor drawings, work reports within Quality Assurance or the Field.
  • The Project Quality Engineer will have direct input into the Configuration Management planning, implementation, execution, and final delivery of product in relation to KRC projects.
  • Must be able to travel approximately 30% of assignment domestic / international.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree of Science in Engineering. (Master of Science in Engineering is plus)
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in support to manufacturing of Rail Cars or other Transportation products (i.e. buses or aircraft) at the prime or vendor level.
  • Must have knowledge of Quality documents and Processes including but not limited to First Article Inspections, Source Inspections, FMEA and ISO 9001
  • Must have Excellent communication, problem solving and computer skills
  • Must be able to organize, plan, schedule, conduct and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines. Must be capable of working in both an office and field environment.

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