Quality Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/18/18
Westford, MA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/18/18

Quality Engineer

The Quality Engineer is responsible for sustaining and improving process, product, and supplier performance. The individual will develop quality plans, manage supply base performance, and drive deep corrective/preventive action analysis and implementation. The Quality Engineer will also provide engineering support in procedural development and change order analysis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead quality teams in an effort to drive high product quality and continuous improvement and increased customer satisfaction
  • Manage, analyze and publish Quality Assurance Performance Reports for assigned projects including process yields, defect / root cause pareto analyses, and associated corrective actions
  • Analyze process, product, and component performances to identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Develop and manage customer specific quality plans
  • Develop and issue PFMEAs
  • Provide weekly Management level reports and analysis on customer and process level Quality data and information
  • Provide technical assistance on customer product specifications such as labels, quality goals, assembly requirements and product performance criteria
  • Participate in establishing ISO 9001, ISO13485, and AS9100 internal controls and procedures
  • Review quality and product data to ensure conformance to specifications
  • Generate and drive corrective action on CARs
  • Perform Internal Quality Audits
  • Lead failure analysis efforts on systemic non-conformances and field returns and then implement appropriate corrective actions
  • Generate procedures, process alerts, deviations, purges, and other process documentation
  • Lead the MRB review and disposition process
  • Provide NPI support to the product team, suppliers, and customers
  • Otherresponsibilities as directed and necessary for the business


  • BS Degree in electrical, mechanical or industrial engineering or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years in quality, process, and/or supplier engineering in a manufacturing environment
  • ISOauditor certification desired
  • Knowledge of statistics and statistical methods
  • Experience in vendor certification and process qualification
  • Background in a medium to high volume system level, assembly, and/or SMT manufacturing environment including electrical, mechanical, and/or PCA components
  • 6 Sigma Green or Black Belt desirable
  • ASQ CQE desirable
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