Quality Engineer

Less than 5 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

$80K - $90K
Posted on 10/05/17
Confidential Company
Van Buren, AR
Less than 5 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
$80K - $90K
Posted on 10/05/17

Established Fort Smith, Arkansas Durable Goods Manufacturer is seeking a Quality Engineer, to join their Quality Team.


  • Conduct effective in-depth preventative engineering functions
  • Participate in inter-departmental activities to support quality improvement efforts

Essential Functions 

  •  Identify opportunities and recommend quality breakthrough objectives.
  • Establish economically practical quality systems for measurement and control of materials, processes, and product with emphasis on prevention.
  • Review proposed product designs for compatibility with the system and plan the quality system.
  • Identify problems, prioritize them, and initiate chronic problem solving efforts.
  • Coordinate maintenance of Quality Assurance procedures.
  • Plan, design, and conduct product, process, and system audits.
  • Provide training in product quality requirements and operation of the quality system.
  • Participate in fitness-for-use decisions.


Required Education & Experience:

  • B.S. Degreerequired in engineering or related field.
  • 3+ years’ experience utilizing skills in the Quality field in an Assembly / Fabrication environment


Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience in current Quality Assurance procedures and systems.
  • Ability to create, organize and deliver effective training tools.
  • Knowledge and experience in an ISO certified environment.
  • Must have an excellent working knowledge of commonly utilized computer applications.
  • Must have the ability to interact and work in a factory floor environment. 

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Engineeringdegree.
  • ASQ Quality Engineering Certification.
  • Six SigmaBlack Belt Certification.
  • 3years’ experience in a management role.
  • Experience in supplier quality.
  • Experience in a unionized environment.
  • Experience in Lean concepts and application.


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