Quality Engineer
Construction Equipment North America LLC
Rock Hill, SC
Your mission
  • Manage the Quality Control Process, striving for First-Time-Right in assembly for his/her Product Division.
The role

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Deploy a reactive process, to quickly solve Quality issues
Ensure containment actions, corrective actions, and preventive solutions, while using best in class tools like fishbone, 5 Why, 8D, Shainin …
Closely monitor established quality KPIs, such as scrap reduction, First-Time-Right (FTR), NCM cycle time, and RCA cycle time; assist in the implementation of policies and procedures to ensure KPIs are met.
Parts issues
Manage daily supplier parts quality issues directly with suppliers, and initiate escalation process for the non-improving suppliers.
Control and manage the effective disposition of internal or external nonconforming material due to quality issues. Monitor the company cost to be reimbursed by suppliers.
Direct the medical parts Receiving Inspection process; validate equipment is appropriate & technicians are trained. Optimize this process using SPC.
Factory issues
Respond in real time to production Quality issues; support manufacturing department on assessing the issue and working through the corrective action process.
Contribute to the deviation decision process, with appropriate documentation.
Assist engineering by providing technical support in the development and standardization of quality assurance criteria.
Drive a pro-active process, to do the right things in the right way
Drive continuous improvement activities to enhance quality systems, such as 5S, Lean, First-Time-Right, scrap reduction, and process capability.
Drive the root cause analysis and corrective action process for customer complaints, supplier quality, and, manufacturing quality issues.
Organize product audits (3% to 5% of final production from each product range to be checked, including a 100% check of the new products until stable results), …
Maintain all quality records and documentation in support of manufacturing and in accordance with the QMS and specific customer requirements.
Contribute in TCM, FPM & PQM to improve Quality and Cost.
Develop a Quality awareness among all employees, drive a culture of Continuous Quality Improvement.
Promote Built-in Quality, i.e. Poka-Yoke and Quality Integrated Processes.
Conduct internal and external quality audits to adhere to all ISO requirements.

Skills and experience

B.S. degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, or Quality Engineering , with expertise in GD&T
5+ years’ experience as Quality or Manufacturing Engineer in a final assembly plant
Technical knowledge on compressor, engine, cooler, electric panel is a benefit
Good understanding of the supplier and manufacturing process of sheet metal, fabrication, powder coating, casting, machining,… and technology trends
Proficiency of QMS, Quality concepts (6sigma, SPC, Cpk, DOE, 5S, FMEA, 8D …) & Safety
ASQ Green/Black Belt, CQE, and/or ISO Auditor certified is a plus
Experience in New Product Development
Previous exposure to global business environments & global companies
Fluent in English
Use of IT tools

Are we a good fit?

Passionate about Quality
Mediation skills, Good communication & Multicultural vision
High ability to work in teams
Able to work under deadlines, being Customer Oriented
Analytical approach to problem solving capability, ownership, never give-up attitude
Reliable & organized in your work
Positive attitude, constantly raising the performance bar, being proactive
Appreciate procedures, administrative work, and applies rigor to all tasks
Undisputed business ethics & adheres to “Business Code of Practice”.
Choose your career with us!

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We at Atlas Copco believe that there is always a better way. This spirit drives us to provide leading edge technology, innovative and sustainable products, as well as best in class service to our customers around the globe.

That’s where you come in – we believe our people make it happen. We provide a collaborative, inclusive and flexible work environment along with competitive compensation and comprehensive wellness & benefits programs.

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Power Technique North America LLC (PTNA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: PTNA is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at PTNA are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sec (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. PTNA will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PTNA encourages applicants of all ages.

Rock Hill, SC

We add value wherever we do business

The Atlas Copco Group serves customers through innovative compressors, vacuum solutions, generators, pumps, power tools and assembly systems. We are a global and diverse Group of many strong brands and around 34 000 employees representing different cultures in more than 180 countries. We have a wide range of positions so whatever your interests or area of expertise, we offer interesting challenges and the opportunity to grow.

Passionate people create exceptional things. We believe in challenging the status quo, always looking for a better way. Our leading edge technology enables us to innovate for a sustainable future. We believe that people make it happen and with us you are empowered to act. Your ideas can make a real difference and contribute to the quality of life for people everywhere.