Quality Engineer

Eden Prairie, United States

*ISO9001 / IATF required experience preferred*

*H1B transfer available*

Compensation Package: Salary dependent on experience (between $65-$85K + 5% bonus) with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with match)


You may not know our company, but you probably drive with us every day. We design and manufacture parts for your car, truck or recreational vehicle. With positions available on the corporate and the production side of the business, we welcome people possessing a variety of skills to fill engineering jobs, sales positions, and manufacturing jobs.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides Quality Engineering leadership and support in safety, new product and process introductions, process and product improvements and problem solving to drive continuous improvement in the assigned area. Acts as a technical resource to address issues that impact product quality and customer satisfaction.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Takes ownership of the Quality Management System for assigned areas. Plan and execute inspection strategies for work cells to improve quality and optimize efficiency. This includes developing and maintaining controls plans and records consistent with the requirements set forth in the AIAG Advanced Product Quality Planning Reference Manual. Conduct capability studies and measurement system analysis; prepare visual aids to assist with quality determinations.

Conduct audits of work and processes for compliance to requirements and objectives.

Review, analyze and report out on key quality data from assigned areas. Disposition non-conforming material. Take corrective action when the product or process does not conform to stated requirements. Lead and support continuous improvement activities to reduce variation and waste to acceptable targets.

Communicate and liaison with customers to establish a general positive relationship. This includes coordinating and responding to PPAP requests, corrective action requests and warranty reviews. Participate in customer audits. Review, evaluate and communicate customer specific requirements.

Apply problem-solving techniques to quickly identify the root cause of quality issues and then use a technical ability to provide an immediate interim solution. Facilitate the team to enact permanent corrective action to resolve the identified root cause(s).

Participate in new product development and change management activities including associated risk analysis. Support the development of new and revised products, processes and specifications to meet customer and quality system requirements and targets.

Provide appropriate training as required.

Manage processes to contain & prevent purchased part quality issues from impacting the external customer. Coordinate with and support the Supplier Quality Team.

COMPETENCIES:

ISO9001/IATF 16949

Print Reading w/GD&T

Metrology

APQP, PPAP, Control Plans, FMEA, MSA, SPC

MS Office Suite

SAP preferred

Minitab

Structured Root Cause Analysis

8D Corrective Action Process

QUALIFICATIONS:

BS Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering

3 years of relevant work experience

Industrial, Electrical, or HVAC industry experience preferred

“Certified Quality Engineer” designation from ASQ Preferred but not required

ISO 9001:2015 / IATF 9001:2016 Auditor Certification Preferred but not required

Experience in Lean - Six Sigma preferred.

Qualifications

Education

Required

Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field.

Experience

Required

1-3 years: Industrial, Electrical, or HVAC industry experience preferred

3 years: Relevant work experience


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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