Mechanical Engineer

Arlington, Virginia
Mar 02, 2017
Apr 05, 2017
Full Time

Mechanical Engineer - Production Support

Engineer II - Mid-Level

US Citizenship Required


Quality Systems Applications, Inc.

QSA is a progressive engineering and information technology firm in Arlington, VA. We provide a customer-oriented, friendly working environment; and are looking for an enthusiastic individual to become an integral member of a team that rewards self-motivation, dedication, and high-quality professional work. Successful candidates will join a small, highly productive team with a proven record of success. QSA is looking for a technically-minded professional with strong self-direction and interpersonal skills; an excellent communicator, both verbally and written.



  • Provide technical analysis in support of Navy shipbuilding program to resolve planning, design, material, or other issues
  • Perform analysis of production, inspection, and testing  data
  • Determine required corrective action based on manufacturing trends and QA results
  • Assist with investigations of issues involving manufacturing processes, assess the adequacy of corrective action, and work with different organizations involved in the solution
  • Give summary presentations on technical topics related to inspection, testing, and quality assurance


Candidate must be a US Citizen and must be able to obtain a security clearance.

Ability and willingness to travel as required in support of the client, including the ability to spend limited time aboard ship.

Job location is in Arlington, VA.

Required Skills:

  • BS degree in an engineering discipline (or 10 years of relevant experience)
  • 2+ years of experience in manufacturing, QA, or shipbuilding
  • Understanding of manufacturing, inspection, and testing processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Expertise with MS Office products, especially Excel
  • Strong self-direction and initiative
  • Ability to work independently with Navy customers and other contractors
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with team members
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization, and time-management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills with an ability to professionally communicate issues that need to be escalated
  • Ability to create and present summary briefings on technical issues

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