Arrow Electronics Quality Specialist in Reno, Nevada


Quality Specialist

Job Description:


  • Understanding of Root Cause methodology (5 why, 8D, fishbone diagram, other applicable Quality tools).

  • Completion and submittal of Corrective Action Responses.

  • Ensure that both an appropriate and adequate investigation takes place in all cases. This includes the recording of all communications between the various parties and all information taken into consideration.

  • Understanding of First Article process (not programming).

  • Generation, submittal and maintenance of First Article files.

  • Take full responsibility for the dealing with relevant queries and requests for information.

  • Must approach all matters in a non-biased and professional manner

  • Carry out relevant research as required and requested by Quality Manager.

  • Help provide support and issue resolution via e-Mail, phone and online meetings.

  • Draft documentation as required and requested.

  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly statistical reports as appropriate.

  • Issue and manage supplier corrective action/failure analysis requests, including verification and follow-up activities including UBT reports

  • Reviews and escalates CAPA issues and process.

  • Participates in on-site audits and facility tours.

  • Performs process audits as directed to insure that the work instructions accurately reflect the current process.

  • Other duties may be assigned as required.

The Ideal candidate will also possess the following skills:

  • Able to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines.

  • Able to promptly answer support related email, phone calls and online meetings.

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and organized.

  • Excellent communication (oral and written), interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills.

  • Working experience with ETQ, Microsoft Office, Aegis and Oracle based programs.

  • Must have ability to understand and read blueprints and to understand manufacturer’s data sheets.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Requires an individual that will take the initiative to quickly gain process and product knowledge and be able to apply that knowledge with minimal direction. Be able to gain a quick understanding of documentation structure and applicable processes.

  • Self-motivated, team oriented individual who can work independently and can multiple several tasks. Maintain focus on project schedules and follow through to meet them.

Experience / Education

Requires a 2 year degree and 2–4 years of experience or High school graduate with equivalent related experience.



Time Type:

Full time

Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.

We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.

The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. A Fortune 119 company with more than 18,700 employees in over 90 countries, and 2016 sales of $23.8 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.

Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.