Quality Engineer


Lakewood, CA

Industry: Manufacturing


5 - 7 years

Posted 153 days ago

  by    Gary Daugenti

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The Quality Engineer will develop, implement, and maintain system requirements in assigned areas of quality planning, control and improvement. Areas of responsibility include: process controls, in-process quality control, supplier management, process validation, calibration systems and Corrective and Preventive Actions.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

?     Develop quality validation and control plans

?     Maintain and improve existing quality systems processes including new part approval process and validation (including First Article Inspection), control plans and associated documentation.

?     Develop supplier and materials risk assessment tools for new supplier and material approvals. Audit on-site suppliers as needed.

?     Participate in root cause analysis and process improvements to prevent recurrence.

?     Manage activities to ensure supplier quality compliance and provide data to for supplier scorecards.

?     Participate in the quality auditing program

?     Drive improvement of products and processes through management of quality projects as assigned.

?     Drive quality and yield improvement initiatives.

?     Actively participate in production readiness activities, ensuring that design drawings include pertinent quality standards and quality risks are appropriately assessed and mitigated in the control plan.

?     Provide training on quality plans, processes and inspection techniques to team members.

?    Monitor quality indicators to make sure the controls in place are effective to maximize internal and external yields


Skills, Experience, Education, and Abilities:

?     Bachelor Degree in Science or Engineering.

?     Minimum 5 years relevant experience, preferably in low volume/high mix production environment. Experience in high speed rotating equipment and power conversion equipment a plus.

?     ASQ Certified Quality Engineerpreferred

?     Experience and familiarity with ISO 9001 or equivalent quality systems.

?     Broad knowledge of quality and manufacturing processes, methods and controls.

?     Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma, Kaizen and other process improvement tools.

?     Proficiency in GD&T associated with tight tolerance, precision, high complexity machined parts and components.

?     Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

?     Good written and oral communication skills are required.

?     Ability to work both independently and as a strong team player is a requirement.

?     Knowledge in metrology using both hand tools and CMM type equipment


Intangibles Sought:

?     Must be self-motivated, self-starter

?     Good interpersonal skills capable of working in a fast paced environment

?     Integrity, commitment & honesty

?    Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

?    Goal oriented, high energy.

$80K - $100K