General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Quality Engineer in Adelanto, California

Job ID#: 18031BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Quality Engineer

Job Category: Quality

City: Adelanto

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Engineer to join our team in Adelanto.


  • Develops, modifies, coordinates and documents the implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of quality assurance programs and systems on one or more small projects. Provides guidance in interpreting and adapting quality standards and government regulations. Interacts with engineering and manufacturing to ensure quality standards are in place. Works on problems where analysis of data requires a review of identifiable factors.

  • Analyzes design reliability and quality to recommend process changes and enhancements.

  • Creates or recommends design, dimensional or manufacturing process changes to improve products and reduce costs.

  • Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment.

  • Audits quality systems for deficiency identification and correction. Implements solutions to complex problems occurring internally and at vendor facilities.

  • Prepares statistical analysis reports, specifications and other technical documents.

  • Interprets and adapts quality standards and government regulations.

  • May perform incoming material/part inspection. May generate nonconformance, material rejections and corrective action reports, as well as communicating final acceptance test reports with customers. May also generate and maintain files of all quality and as-built information for each product.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering or related discipline and six or more years of related experience with a bachelor's degree or four or more years with a master's degree. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must be able to apply a basic understanding of inspection methods and have a basic knowledge of computer operations and applications.

  • Must have the analytical ability required to develop solutions to routine and non-routine quality issues and the skills required to present those solutions to internal contacts.

  • Must be detail-oriented to accurately prepare statistical reports and technical documents in support of company objectives.

  • Must have good leadership skills to ensure project costs and schedules are maintained. Able to work extended hours as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.