Areté conducts research, development and operational capability development across the technology spectrum for a wide range of national security and commercial customers. Areté applies hard science to hard problems to develop innovative solutions. We execute cutting edge analysis in sensors, lasers, and modeling. We also conduct field tests of our products and manufacture a variety of components. An employee-owned company, Areté offers an exciting and challenging work environment with highly competitive compensation levels, a full benefits package and significant advancement opportunities. Our office in Longmont, Colorado has an immediate opening for an Engineer, Quality Assurance reporting to the Manager, Quality Assurance Engineering. This is an exempt, non-supervisory, full-time position.
The successful candidate:
Develops, modifies, applies, and maintains quality evaluation and control systems and protocols for processing materials into partially finished or finished materials product. Collaborates with engineering laboratory and production functions to ensure quality standards are in place. Devises and implements methods and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment. Designs and analyzes inspection and testing processes, mechanisms, and equipment; conducts quality assurance tests; and performs statistical analysis to assess control and manage risks of product quality and determine the responsibility for products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications. Audits quality systems for development acceptance criteria (parameters based on product result). May undertake root cause analysis of incidents requiring corrective action. Ensures that corrective measures and deviation meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with requirements. May specialize in the areas of design, incoming material, production control, product evaluation and reliability, inventory control and/or research and development as they apply to product or process quality. May be certified in lean and six-sigma quality methodologies and utilize quality tools to help drive continuous improvement.
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Salary Range: $75,000 - $100,000.
Areté offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, educational assistance, an employee stock option plan (ESOP), 401(K), and competitive pay. U.S. citizenship, background screen, and drug test are required to meet position eligibility. Submit your resume online at Arete.
Areté is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact Arete Human Resources Representative.
Areté will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.