- Quality Assurance
- Microsoft Project
- Six Sigma
Ensure all metrics for Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost for the organization are met and trending in the right direction. Proper production preparation, quality, time accuracy, through the implementation of continuous improvement are key.
The responsibilities of the Quality Engineer include, but are not limited to the following:
Act as lead quality reference for internal and external customers in the case of materials, coatings, and assembly application.
Read, analyze, and discuss customer-required specifications managing all qualification kick-off meetings and put decisions into actions.
Works to complete projects on time and within budget.
Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercise judgment within generally-defined practices and policies to determine appropriate action and to solve a variety of problems.
Analyze nonconforming reports, returned products and recommend corrective action.
Develop, revise, apply and maintain quality procedures, quality plans, documents and work instructions in accordance with industry standards and customer requirements.
Participate in product development to assure all quality issues are addressed
Implement methods of procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products.
Performs a variety of duties to independently perform dimensional, visual and non-destructive testing of diversified components and assemblies are fabricated in compliance with engineering, industry standards and customer-approved documents
Interface with all areas of the company and its customers and suppliers on quality issues.
Initiate and maintain the implementation and closure of corrective actions.
Participate in the resolution of corrective actions and verification of actions implemented
Review shop work orders and identify quality-related requirements to purchase orders
Perform internal & external audits and surveys with compliance to the Management Systems, industry standards and customer requirements.
Develop reports based on inspection and audit results.
Participate in audits from external sources.
Participate in Root Cause Corrective Action activities to permanently eliminate defects.
Utilize 8D approach to problem solving and non-conformance.
Adhere to the Company's Quality and Safety Management System and in accordance with its procedures and requirements.
Utilize Lean and Six Sigma methods to improve Key Performance Indicators for Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.
Participate in Kaizen events, promote positive employee environment and community involvement.
Perform all duties in accordance with company policies, including adherence to good safety practices.
Training of personnel.
Perform other essential duties as necessary or directed.
ISO 13485, ISO 9001, industry standards, Process Qualification, Product Quality, Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, Management System deployment, FMEA, 8D approach.
This job operates in both an office environment and a manufacturing environment. The role routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The individual will be required to adhere to safety policies and procedures on the manufacturing floor.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10lbs and occasionally lift and or move up to 50lbs.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm, with additional hours as the business necessitates.
Domestic travel will be required to support the rapid growth of the organization.
Required Education and Experience
Proven project leadership experience in the Engineering field.
Coating, medical machining, or additive manufacturing.
A Manufacturing or Material Engineering or Physics 4-year college degree or over 3-5 years’ experience is required.
NPI / APQP experience is required.
Thorough knowledge of quality assurance programs and engineering methods & principles
Must have excellent communication skills and experience interacting with all levels of customers, including technical managers.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Must be able to speak, read and write English fluently.
Ability to work effectively with people on an individual basis and in a team environment
Experience with ERP systems, including creation and management of bill of materials is preferred.
Must be able to read, analyze and interpret blueprints and specifications.
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, plans, blueprints, schematics and technical data.
Ability to interpret and write technical procedures and documents.
Firm understanding and use with precision measuring devices and techniques used to measure component characteristics
Position requires experience, initiative, ingenuity and the ability to work independently to produce the highest level of quality and productivity against established standards.
Self motivated and ability to multi-task
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Project.
ISO-13485, Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing experience preferred.
Requires periodic lifting (0 - 10 lbs.), bending and standing
Strong knowledge of both metric and US measurement systems.
Attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Great enthusiasm and motivation.
A strong ability in managing the strict deadlines of production needs.
The ability to build and energize a strong positive team environment.
Autonomous and proactive person.
Strongly oriented towards objectives achievement.
Willing to travel to Eurocoating SpA in Italy if needed.
Willing to perform hands-on projects.
3 - 5 years: Quality Engineering in Manufacturing
Bachelors or better in Engineering