Quality Engineer
Hanover, PA 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description

The Role:

This position is responsible for providing leadership and support on assigned programs and projects ensuring that the Company's products are manufactured in accordance with customer specifications and Company quality requirements. You will be expected to serve as a liaison between customers, vendors and the Company on quality related issues, customer quality programs (PPAP) and in support of internal company goals and objectives.

Responsibilities Include But Not Limited:

  • Review company and customer drawings, changes, inspections sheets, process procedures, test procedures, procurement documentation, quality manuals, and inspection sheets.
  • Ensure company, customer quality, and configuration requirements are met on assigned products, programs, and projects.
  • Provide technical support including visual aids, inspection sheets for final inspection and quality metric analysis.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to Quality Assurance Inspectors, Quality Technician, Production Supervision, and operators on company quality requirements.
  • Serve UPPAP Champion at SKF, coordinating compliance with customer requirements and communication with customer representatives on program requirements.
  • Maintains substantiating documentation of assigned UPPAP parts.
  • Interact with representatives from a variety of functional areas, relating to products and programs (PFMEAs, Capability Studies, Risk Analysis and Measurement System Analysis) associated with Quality Assurance and Customer requirements.
  • Interface with customer quality and engineering representatives on a variety of issues including flight safety programs.
  • Schedule and host customer sources inspectors.
  • Perform vendor surveys and evaluate potentially new vendors as required to support company objectives and programs.
  • Generate Quality Assurance documentation in accordance with applicable specification.
  • Develop and implement inspection procedures.
  • Maintain the gauge calibration and recall computer system and coordinate outside calibration resources.
  • Prepare prototype and submission documentation.
  • Design and maintain quality control documentation, forms, and inspection sheets.
  • Monitor returns and issue corrective actions (internal/external).
  • Serve as an AS 9100 internal auditor.
  • Refers to supervisor for clarification of priorities, objectives, or policies.


  • Due to the nature of the work, US citizenship is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Quality Assurance or technical equivalent or equivalent practical experience and specialized training.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years' experience in Aeronautical environment in Quality Control function.
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of quality engineering principles, methods, geometric dimensional tolerancing (GDT) gauging and calibration, and statistical methods and analysis.

Desired Skills:

  • Previous experience Serving as an AS 9100 internal auditor.
  • Able to effectively work in an environment requiring considerable independent judgment, analysis, creativity, pragmatism, and self-motivation with customer focus.
  • Able to effectively operate with considerable latitude for un-reviewed action and decision-making and accountability for outcomes.
  • Self-starter with the ability to effectively interact all various levels of the organization. Incumbent must possess a highly degree of computer literacy.

About SKF:

SKF is the world's leading supplier of products and solutions in the rolling bearing business. In addition, we are one of the leading players in seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring, and training. The inherent skills and competence of our around 40,000 employees help us to fulfil our objective of creating more intelligent, sustainable, and innovative customer solutions. SKF is a truly global company with a presence in more than 130 countries, serving an extensive range of industries and customers worldwide

The Aerospace Business Unit is responsible for Aerospace applications with a global responsibility for Sales, Manufacturing, Business development, Product and Process Development. The Business Unit operates in many countries and markets, all over the world and with a customer portfolio that includes all major players in the Aerospace industry. Our business is fully customer focused, with products specifically designed for an engine / airframe application and then produced in small quantities and small lots on highly flexible equipment. Extreme product range fragmentation, complex product design, very high-quality standards and traceability requirements are the peculiarity of our Business Unit. In Hanover, PA we produce Rings and Seals for the Aerospace and Industrial markets.

What You'll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and an opportunity for occasional remote work.

SKF Celebrates Diversity in the Workplace! We actively develop ourselves and our teams to enable outstanding delivery. Trust the strength of diverse teams and encourage agile ways of working.

Health and Wellness Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested). And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting).

SKF Cares! The four fundamental cornerstones of SKF Care - Business, Environment, Employees and the Community are critical for us to sustain long-term success.

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!

Reports to: Quality Assurance Leader
Location: Hanover PA
Job ID: 15211

SKF provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 years
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