Develops, implements, and coordinates product and process quality assurance programs to prevent or eliminate defects in new or existing products.
Essential Job Functions:
Facilitate the quality assurance activities, establishing and using systems and procedures that maintain product quality and productivity.
Perform root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process and product related concerns.
Assist Quality Manager in establishing, implementing, and maintaining the quality management system.
Develop training to build quality awareness.
Interface with Engineering, Purchasing, Suppliers, and Operations to ensure transfer to production of new products that are in accordance with the approved requirements (PPAP’s, Control Plans, Cpk studies, etc.).
Develop and implement methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material and devises methods to assess cost and responsibility.
Analyze failure, corrective and preventive action to respond to and prevent customer complaints.
Responsible for continuous improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 6 sigma, Kaizen, Lean methods, etc.
Support the Quality Technicians to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system.
Conduct audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audit finding reports and determining proper corrective and preventive actions.
Develop and recommend inspection and sampling techniques and procedures to ensure the production of finished products meet engineering specification and quality standards.
Create and maintain quality documentation; such as quality procedures, work instructions, and control plans.
Prepare QA reports.
Leverage data analytics to make strategic and tactical business decisions.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Skills Needed:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent knowledge obtained through 5 or more years of related work experience.
Demonstrated proficiency in formalized quality processes, measures and methodologies (Cpk, APQP, PPAP, control plans, etc.)
CMM, PC, Word, Excel, CAD/CAM knowledge
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite especially Outlook.
Proficient knowledge of measuring instruments, geometric dimensional and tolerance and statistical software.
CQE, CRE/CQA or equivalent, Six Sigma or Lean MFG, ISO 9000 experience/environment.
Thorough understanding of SPC and its application quality assurance in an ISO 9000 environment.
ASQ certified Quality Engineer
Will be working primarily on production floor. Work area can be excessively noisy.