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Department: Quality Assurance     Location:  Kokomo, IN

Business Purpose:
To provide daily support to our Quality Assurance effort related to the quality system, new alloy scale-up, special quality, customer release of material, nonstandard processing, specification review, and acceptance/exception criteria. This role will also provide backup support to quality related to Material Release and Certification as well as being involved with other related projects as directed by Quality Assurance Management.

Role Qualifications: (Required & Preferred)

A.S/B.S. in Quality, Engineering or Business (R) Materials Science, Quality, or Metallurgy (P)
0-3 years in Quality Control, Mfg. Engineering, wrought alloy processing and/or technical function (P)

Areas of Knowledge:
Quality Control, Quality Auditing, manufacturing processes and equipment, statistical process control, ISO and AS specification requirements, Metallurgy/Metals Manufacturing, Aerospace quality systems/standards i.e. GE, Nadcap, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce, FAI, FMEA Manufacturing processes, Quality Control, clerical, and/or Testing and Release, Metallurgical or Chemical laboratory experience, Specification Interpretation (P)

Basic math, strong organizational skills, communication skills, general computer (MS Excel, Access, Word) (R)

Specific Accountabilities for the Role:
1. General: Have an understanding of the Haynes Quality System requirements, the basic ISO, NADCAP, and AS requirements, and basic product and process flows to enable daily support of our quality objectives.
2. Quality Assurance Support: (a) Perform internal audits as directed by the lead auditor (b) Work on customer return samples for investigation of root cause of the defects (c) Assist as directed on external and customer audits (d) Work to ensure NCRs have adequate resolution and provide follow-up as directed, (e) Utilize internal procedures and systems to monitor processes for off quality trends and initiate corrective actions, (f) Provide support to maintain Approved Vendor List (AVL), (g) Review Quality Clause(s) as requested by Sales, (h) Function to release material from the testing ques (i) Work with RMAs to ensure they are processed and the material is reviewed and dispositioned. (j) Monitor and measure quality data for quality system requirements and for internally request data (k) Provide support for certifications in the release and certification of material.
3. Quality Engineering Support: (a) Provide the Quality Engineering department with support as necessary to meet Quality System requirements involved with new alloy scale-up, special quality, customer samples, customer special requests, nonstandard processing, and customer audits/plant tours. (b) Initiate Product Reviews on nonconforming material. (c) Provide data analysis on heat treat data for property surveys.
4. Specification Reviews: (a) Assist with test data collection, test data analysis, specification review and other Quality issues including special process requirements as directed. (b) Provide updates on specifications from various customer sites as required to maintain the quality system. (c) Answer technical and specification questions for both internal and external customers
5. Backup Support: (a) Provide back up support to Release and certify material for shipment, (b) Serve as backup to the RMA coordinator and process, (c) Backup for daily scrap and rework report, (d) as a backup for the data heat treat reviews for daily annealing.
6. Communication: (a) Effectively monitor, document, and report status, activity, and progress in area of responsibility, (b) Provide required input into the monthly report in a timely manner.
7. Project Management: Participate on assigned Quality Assurance & Quality Engineering projects to insure yearly commitments are met.

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