Teledyne Technologies

Senior Quality Engineer

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Company Name
Teledyne Scientific & Imaging
1st Shift - Day
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen Only
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Company Overview


Teledyne Technologies Incorporated specializes in providing a broad range of high technology solutions and products to the marketplace. Teledyne Imaging Sensors is an integral member of the new Digital Imaging Segment of Teledyne Technologies. Imaging Sensors provides advanced imaging solutions for a variety of customers, including the DoD, NASA, prime system integrators, and commercial customers. In the civilian space arena, Teledyne sensors are the most advanced sensors on board the Hubble space telescope, and they are also found on board the majority of NASA space probes and ground based telescopes. In the DoD arena, Teledyne sensors are integrated into several major systems for persistent surveillance, chemical detection, and target identification, among others.


Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.    


If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email or call (805)373-4545.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.  


Position Summary and Responsibilities

Essential Duties:

  • Program Quality Engineering Lead
  • Promotes program mission success by reducing technical and mission risks
  • Ability to apply an engineered process over the life-cycle of a program to identify and mitigate design, production, test, and field support deficiencies that could impact overall mission success
  • Create, review, and update Aerospace & Space Program quality processes, work instructions, checklist, plans, and templates to ensure program success.
  • Responsible for Quality System updates and maintenance as it relates directly to Defense, Aerospace, and Space Programs.
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process related concerns.
  • Assist Quality & Mission Assurance Director in establishing, implementing and maintaining the ISO 9001 / AS9100 certified quality management system.
  • Responsible for continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as Six Sigma, Kaizen lean methods, etc.
  • Develop training material to build quality awareness within department.
  • Interface with Engineering and Operations to ensure data transfer to Production of new products are in accordance with quality approved data.
  • Support the Quality Inspectors to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system and program specific requirements.
  • Conduct audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audits finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventive actions.
  • Analyze failure, corrective and preventive action to respond to customer complaints.
  • Lead Material Review Board (MRB) meetings both internal and program level.
  • Ability to identity, create, and closeout Corrective Action Reports (CARs) and Preventative Action Reports (PARs) to address non-conformities and opportunities for improvement.
  • Create and maintain company quality documentation, such as quality manuals, quality procedures, etc.
  • Responsible for planning, organizing and managing the overall activities of receiving / outgoing quality functions.
  • Continuously improving QA receiving inspection process and procedures.
  • Ensure timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive actions.
  • Manage suppliers’ performance and conduct audits.
  • Experience with Lean and Six Sigma Principles
  • Ability to travel to conduct Supplier quality audits.
  • Preparation of Quality Reports and End Item Data Package (EIDP).
  • Stay current and able to address GIDEP Alerts
  • Ability to guide and mentor less experienced Quality Engineers working on Aerospace & Space Programs.
  • U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card) status is required.
  • Access to our ERP system is required for this position; therefore, a Background Check must be passed.




  • Quality Engineering experience with Defenses, Aerospace, and Space Programs.
  • Active Security Clearance or ability to get a clearance.
  • Experience using quality inspection tools and equipment.
  • ISO 9001 and AS9100 QMS experience. (Lead Auditor Certification preferred)
  • CMMI or related experience desired
  • Ability to travel to Supplier’s facility to conduct Quality Audits and Source Inspections.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be well organized and be able to prioritize workload in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to read technical drawings, requirements, and SOWs.
  • Working knowledge of Configuration Management. 
  • Excel, Word, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat, ERP/MRP, and QMS experience.
  • DelTek CostPoint experience desired.
  • Lotus Notes QSI and/or TIPQA Quality Management Software experience desired




  • At minimum completion of a high school degree or vocational training is required.
  • ASQ ISO 9001 and/or AS9100 Quality lead auditor training and certificate is desired.
  • ASQ training and certification as Certified Quality Engineer, and/or Certified Reliability Engineer, and/or Manager of Quality is desired.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of directly related Quality Engineering experience and/or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in a related technical field is preferred. 
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience working on Defense, Aerospace, and/or Space Programs as Quality Engineer or Quality Manager.

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