Quality Engineer in Hampton, VA

$80K - $90K(Ladders Estimates)


Hampton, VA 23666

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


Less than 5 years

Posted 3 days ago

  by    Morgan MacDonell

Location: United States - Virginia - Hampton

Industry: Engineering

Job Category: Engineering - Industrial / Manufacturing

Base Salary - $80,000 to $90,000

Full-time Benefits - Full

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes

Commission Compensation - No

Bonus Eligible - No

Overtime Eligible - No

Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes

2+ to 5 years experience

Seniority Level - Associate

Management Experience Required - No

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Never

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No

The Quality Engineer provides leadership and guidance to the organization acting as a change agent to implement process improvement across the organization in the achievement of an operational excellence environment; assure the quality of product produced and conformance to the applicable customer and internal specifications, while supporting corporate objectives; support the administration of quality manuals, continuous improvement initiatives and interaction with business center personnel on quality initiatives; root cause analysis and corrective/preventative action determined as appropriate; resolve manufacturing and shipment issues relative to customer specifications.

Maintain compliance of products in manufacturing to specific customer purchase orders, blueprints and specifications

Maintain lines of communication with customers and suppliers. This includes verbal and written correspondence and personal visits when required

Provide technical support to Engineering, Manufacturing and Sales

Coordinate review of nonconforming material and process customer concessions for possible acceptance

Develop, maintain and implement quality systems procedures and work instructions in compliance to customer and regulatory requirements

Corrective / Preventive action leader and team player

Standardize metrics and best practices within facility

Internal audit program leader

Purchase order and specification review leader focused on negotiation of customer requirements, advanced product quality planning and translation of requirements to operator level

Customer advocate (Voice of the customer)

Process improvement leader focused on review, disposition and elimination of material review, concessions, corrective / preventive actions and escapes

Ensure customer verification is complete (i.e. FAIR) and submitted to the customer.

Supplier Quality

Knowledge and experience with quality tools, such as CAPA, six sigma, lean manufacturing, PPAP, FMEA, problem solving techniques, and root cause analysis

Participate in plant level APQP and NPI activities

Lead, document, and track process and job specific PFMEA

Responsible for coordinating suppliers and verifying quality standards in accordance with industry and customer requirements. This includes commodities and outplant operations

Assist in the development and implementation of supplier management programs

Identify technical problems as well as cost reductions with Suppliers

Manage Supplier corrective actions

Conduct Supplier audits to assure compliance to quality system, processes and schedules.

Report supplier performance and quality to management

Performs other duties as assigned


*Basic Qualifications :

Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

Minimum 3 years quality/engineering experience

This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder')

Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Preferred Qualifications :

Experience in a ISO9000 or AS9100 manufacturing environment

Working knowledge of PFMEA

Certified AS9100 auditor

Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and create project plans.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the customer and/or management

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

Valid Through: 2019-11-7

$80K - $90K