NDE Technical Analyst Job Location: Seattle, WA offered by
Determines suitability of nondestructive inspection processes and coordinates resolution of complex issues with suppliers. Performs evaluation of processes, technology or equipment through testing to ensure safety, reliability and adherence to requirements and specifications. Provides technical expertise and application knowledge to internal and external suppliers. Works under minimal direction. Reviews supplier and/or sub-contractor processes and control methods by interpreting a variety of documents (e.g., proposals, Specification Control Drawings, Producibility Guides, Manufacturing Production Control Drawings, Supplier drawings and specifications, Process Control Documents). Performs on-site supplier assessments to determine suitability of supplied parts and materials for use in existing products and/or Research and Development activities. Performs analysis of on-site assessment results to determine recommendations. Communicates recommendations to senior decision makers for final disposition. Evaluates new, complex technology and/or supplier equipment (e.g., sensors, nondestructive evaluation, measurement systems, software) through testing to ensure adherence to client specifications and/or performance requirements. Documents results via information reports (either written or oral) to communicate capability for Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) and measurement applications across business units. Assists the implementation of new Non-Destructive Evaluat JOB SKILLS: Has a thorough understanding of the basic principles of ultrasonics and their application to graphite composite laminate inspection. A minimum of 5 years recent experience with NDI of composite structure including extensive experience with automated scanning systems. Computer-aided ultrasonic inspection system development experience desired. Experience with composite fabrication and NDI specifications desired. ASNT ultrasonic Level 3 or equivalent. Ability to adjust priorities to demands and unexpected events as well as adjust decisions and actions to new situations, Ability to be flexible to changing circumstances or conditions while maintaining firm specification requirements. Communication - Listens effectively; demonstrates understanding; clarifies meaning for others; speaks with clarity and precision; able to communicate with a diverse audience; writes clearly and concisely.Problem Solving / Judgment - Gathers, examines, and interprets information from different sources to generate effective solutions to problems and make sound business decisions; generates alternate approaches to solving problems when needed; demonstrates awareness of the likely consequences or implications of judgments. Applies knowledge, skills and expertise to achieve results.