10 days old
2017-11-092017-12-07

Quality Engineer

Nashua, NH 03063
  • Job Code
    586939

JOB DESCRIPTION


POSITION PURPOSE:


Fulfill the role of Quality Engineer. This is a hands-on position. Ensure the quality of the parts produced meet all customer expectations; quickly and effectively taking action when non-conformances are found. Maintain the most recent interpretations of the quality system requirements and therefore ensure documented practices meet the true interpretation of the quality management system standards.


DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:


Engineering:



  1. Provide engineering support to operations ensuring consistent application of quality techniques


    1. Resolve quality issues of capability, tolerancing, and materials related issues.
    2. Resolve quality issues by identifying problems, examining solution options, implementing action plans, and providing resources.
    3. Effectively communicate and reinforce our commitment to quality improvement efforts

  2. Determine when process stability and capability studies should be performed on existing processes. Review and analyze results. Recommend changes to processes based upon findings and perform follow up to verify effectiveness.
  3. Responsible for effective root cause analysis and successful corrective and preventive action. - including response to customer SCAR's.
  4. Perform duties in accordance with quality system requirements as the voice of our customers.
  5. Coordinate with Sales, Purchasing, Engineering, and Manufacturing to resolve customer complaints and concerns.
  6. Lead continuous improvement initiatives, including 6 sigma and Lean manufacturing.
  7. Determine and apply appropriate Measurement System Analysis tools.
  8. Determine and sponsor Quality Inspection tools and automation as appropriate


Supervision:



  1. Provide leadership to the Quality Control department across all three shifts. This would include but not be limited to;


    1. Adequate staffing levels to support manufacturing across all three shifts to minimize shop restraint.
    2. Cross train inspectors to perform multiple tasks and functions within the department.
    3. Hiring, terminations, establishing work hours, wage adjustments and performance reviews.



ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:



  • Internal - Regularly interact with Materials, Quality, Engineering, Sales, and all Manufacturing functions.
  • External - Regularly interact with all levels of customers and prospects.
  • Back up for Inspection Supervisors and the Director of Quality


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:


Minimum Technical Qualifications:



  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, prefer Manufacturing or Mechanical
  • Experience managing a quality management system (e.g. ISO9001, AS9100).
  • Solid mechanical aptitude (i.e. intuitive understanding of mechanical processes)
  • Proficiency in GD&T.
  • Proficiency with analyzing processes and develop improvements
  • Proven track record of driving continuous quality improvement in a manufacturing environment.
  • Customer quality assurance experience.
  • Previous audit experience.
  • Proficiency in PPAP, FMEA, Cpk, Gauge R&R


Preferred Technical Qualifications:



  • Technical knowledge of machining and sheet metal processes
  • Formal training and previous experience as a Lead Internal Auditor.
  • Project management experience.
  • Previous work experience in an organization that supplied large OEM's.
  • CAD


Required Behavioral Competencies:



  • Business Thinking -understands general business concepts.
  • Communication -ability to work effectively with cross-functional work groups including suppliers, customers and associates, both verbally and in writing. Excellent listening skills.
  • Energy - have the stamina and endurance to maintain a fast pace and continue to produce.
  • Initiative - proactive and takes action without being prompted.
  • Learning agility - continuously seeks new knowledge, creates and fosters a culture of interest, curiosity and learning. Flexible to change, and learns from failure.
  • Organization & Planning - manage time wisely and effectively prioritize multiple competing tasks.
  • Presentation Skills - written and verbal.
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making - identifies and solves problems, develops innovative solutions, acts decisively, and shows good judgment. Provides statistical information for quality improvement by identifying testing methods and samples.
  • Results Orientation - maintains appropriate focus on short- and long-term goals. Motivated by achievement, and persists until goals are reached, conveying a sense of urgency.
  • Team Player - respond to requests from other parts of the organization, and support larger organizational goals.
  • Visioning and Strategic Thinking - imaginative, entrepreneurial and thoughtful, creating a vision of a preferred future state and communicating it clearly and enthusiastically in such a way that others are attracted to it. Knows and understands the factors influencing strategy, and acts with the future in mind.

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