Quality Engineer

US-PA-Lawrence
1 month ago(12/20/2017 8:50 PM)
Requisition ID
2017-1573
Category (Portal Searching)
Engineering

Overview

Ensure the quality of products produced and received meet all customer expectations; quickly and effectively take action when non-conformances are found.  Maintain and continually improve the quality system and ensure that documented practices and processes meet the requirements of the quality management system.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze and assess customer contract quality requirements and the organization's capability to comply with requirements;, ensure that these requirements are flowed down to departments, suppliers, subcontractors and vendors
  • Monitor compliance to contractual requirements and documented procedures to assure compliance of the deliverable end items
  • Develop and analyze statistical data to establish quality levels of finished products and take appropriate action to address and resolve quality and process issues when acceptable quality levels are not met
  • Assist in auditing and maintaining the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System
  • Identify areas for process improvement by using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies to eliminate waste and non-value added processes
  • Support continuous improvement activities by developing processes and work instructions, conducting training and working with other Team Members to implement improvements
  • Conduct inspections of incoming parts and outgoing products according to the technical specifications and applicable quality standards
  • Interact with suppliers, purchasing, production, and product management to contain and resolve non-conformances and provide Quality Assurance support
  • Perform root cause failure analysis and determine, validate, and implement corrective actions
  • Report to management on any observed trends and possible risks to product quality
  • Assist in supplier qualification and monitoring of supplier performance

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering discipline or a combination of related work experience and training is required
  • 1-3 years’ work experience in a Quality function or similar discipline
  • Thorough knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 requirements and industry standards
  • Training and Certification in Lean, Six Sigma, IPC-A-610 and IPC/WHMA-A-620 preferred
  • Working knowledge of measuring equipment and the ability to accurately measure and weigh products using various tools and test equipment (Micrometers, Calipers, Multi-meters)
  • Strong computer skills including QA applications, statistical software, word processing, spreadsheets and databases
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to solve complex issues and make decisions without supervisory assistance
  • Ability to interpret specifications and product requirements
  • This position requires a moderate level of hand to eye coordination and dexterity. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, move around equipment and is required to walk within the building. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds on a frequent basis and 50 pounds on an infrequent basis
  • Excellent verbal & written skills and sound interpersonal skills
  • Able to travel to other Black Box facilities, Suppliers and Customers as needed

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