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Production Control Engineer




Quest Defense is an organization at the forefront of innovation and one of the world’s fastest growing engineering services firms with deep domain knowledge and recognized expertise in the top OEMs across seven industries. We are part of a twenty-five-year-old company on a journey to becoming a centenary one, driven by aspiration, hunger and humility.

We are looking for humble geniuses, who believe that engineering has the potential to make the impossible, possible; innovators, who are not only inspired by technology and innovation, but also perpetually driven to design, develop, and test as a trusted partner for Fortune 500 customers.

As a team of remarkably diverse engineers, we recognize that what we are really engineering is a brighter future for us all. If you want to contribute to meaningful work and be part of an organization that truly believes when you win, we all win, and when you fail, we all learn, then we’re eager to hear from you.

The achievers and courageous challenge-crushers we seek have the following characteristics and skills:

 

What you will be doing:

This is a Temporary FULLTIME Position  6 Months position with possible Extension 1st 3rd or Hybrid Shift  Hours can be  4-10s Monday through Thursday. Either days 6am to 5pm or 4 pm to 3am. Client determines schedule as the needs are

Quest Defense is seeking a Production Control Engineer with at least five years experience to support production ramp up of existing military aircraft with new design changes.

  • Develop and prepare presentations to all levels of management including monthly

Executive meeting

  • Maintain aggressive schedules and must be willing to accept responsibility
  • Compile reports on the progress of work on production plan and/or issues as they arise/
  • Publish reports per established schedule, prepare data for production meetings, coordinate waving/picking of work based on the daily production schedule troubleshoot/escalate orders to the appropriate teams
  • Perform a variety of coordinating, routing, and material handling duties to meet production schedule
  • Monitor production capacity, work order status, Production schedule and materials availability
  • Analysis data and prepare reports for management review
  • Other duties are as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Previous experience in similar role, preferably in a Aerospace production environment
  • A comprehensive knowledge of the automated system in use
  • Applied knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma
  • Must demonstrate a thorough working knowledge and understanding of production control services principles, concepts, theories, regulations and practices
  • Ability to demonstrate skills in administrative and clerical duties to include preparation of production efficiency reports, control memos, letters, and other communications
  • Researching root cause for discrepancy and follows corresponding procedures

 

Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, supply chain management, or other related field
  • Five plus years Experience
  • Working on F-16 preferred

Physical Requirements & Work Environment:

  • Mostly Office Environments, Occasional Shop Floor involvement
  • Substantial amounts of telephone, video conferencing and computer work
  • Heavily Regulated Industries with strict adherence to procedures
  • Flexibility to meet business deadlines by staying late or arriving early
  • Typical 8 hour days plus lunch / 40 hour weeks / core (required) hours are 9AM to 4PM
  • Ability to use personal transportation to visit customer locations
  • Due to the nature of the work, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Location: Greenville SC

Travel: Monthly to customer locations for governance meetings and to meet with delivery team(s)

Quest Defense provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.