Quality Engineer

Allen, Texas
Amphenol Fiber Systems International (AFSI)
Depends on Experience 



Position requires candidates to be U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status)

Amphenol Fiber Systems International (AFSI) is a full service fiber optic company specializing in the fabrication an manufacture of fiber optic connectivity products and systems.  Our commitment to technical excellence makes us an industry leader in proficing sophisticated products and professional technical assistance in the fiber optic industry.  AFSI, located in Allen, Texas, has and will continue to base its strategy on technical and application support, quality assurance, product performance and value.

The Quality Engineer is responsible for understanding and interpreting all customer requirements to the Organization’s operations, and ensuring that the organization manufacturers product that meets or exceeds customers’ expectations. Position requires breadth of experience across multiple programs, products and customers to determine the right level of actions to improve / maintain the customer experience in all situations.


Essential Functions:

  • Review customer drawings, specifications and contracts; interpret customer requirements and flow them down to the appropriate functions in the organization
  • Primarily responsible for understanding all customer requirements and communicating them during bid and contract reviews
  • Conduct FAI review and assessment
  • Conduct drawing reviews; audit Organization’s production drawings against customer drawings and requirements
  • Coordinate failure analysis; ensure true root cause identification and appropriate correct actions
  • Manage coordination of improvements; standardizing workmanship across the organization
  • Conduct internal quality audits in accordance with internal processes
  • Conduct customer quality audits to include design review
  • Work closely with Product Line Managers on new product introductions and ensuring customer expectations/requirements are met; assist in auditing Qualification Test Matrix against customer requirements
  • Manage documentation organization
  • Facilitate customer training
  • Some minimal travel may be required

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proactive with desire to improve organization performance
  • Familiarity with software development, testing, introduction and upgrades
  • Ability to make decisions and excel in situations characterized by uncertainty
  • Strong understanding of best practices in customer service
  • Strong interpersonal and team work skills.
  • Strong knowledge of quality systems and requirements and how they relate to business (i.e. AS9100, NADCAP).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Root Cause and Corrective Action analysis and suiting methodology.
  • Demonstrated use of structured problem-solving methods (i.e. 5Y, 8D, Fishbone)
  • Experience with FMEAs, APQP and PPAP is desirable.
  • ASQ, CQA, CQE, and/or Lean / Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification
  • Experience in aerospace or automotive.
  • Excellent PC skills, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must work well in a team environment and commit to continuous improvement
  • Zero Defect Planning
  • Understanding of GD&T inspection methods and equipment

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 2 -5 years’ experience in manufacturing quality engineering, process engineering or product engineering
  • Zero Defect Planning experience
  • Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) experience
  • 5 Why root cause analysis experience
  • U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship ro Resident Alien Status)