Quality Engineer

MAGNAFLUX   •  

Richton Park, IL

5 - 7 years

Posted 187 days ago

Job Description

Summary:

Plan, coordinates anddirects quality control programs on manufacturing floor designed to ensurecontinuous production of products consistent with established customerrequirements.  Works closely withProduction and Engineering. 

PrimaryResponsibilities:

  • Develop robust MQC/CP’s for Production Quality Control.

  • Direct workers engaged in inspection and testing activities

  • Ensure continuous control over materials, facilities and products

  • Investigates and responds to customer complaints regarding quality

  • Serve as liaison between customer and ITW

  • Investigates and adjusts customer complaints

  • Reviews control of nonconformance material disposition and inspection of reworked product

  • Responsible for document control of manufacturing and quality documents, including distribution, removal of obsolete forms and work instructions

  • Monthly review of data books and sample boards

  • Directs and coordinates quality inspection of parts, components, and material produced by subcontractors and vendors to work towards continuous improvement

  • Participate in surveillance of subcontractors manufacturing processes and control subcontractor performance system

  • Involvement in receiving area for standards needed by vendors

  • Review quality problems with engineering when needed to produce a better product

  • Prepare periodic reports containing department activities, problems, subcontractor’s quality system, schedules and rejected items

  • Assist with Toyota document control-creations-receiving records, MQC’s

  • Debit memos for vendor returns-tracking-DMN’s

  • External sort cost activities, tracking, and reporting as needed

  • Process flows created as needed

  • Trouble shoots and problem solves on the floor

  • Maintain color match & color control

  • SKPI – daily checks

  • Production check fixture gage calibration

  • Internal quality control requirements;(boundary sample boards, hourly check sheets, work instructions, operatorvisuals, lot control, defect accumulation sheets, etc.

  • Work with Manufacturing to insure all necessary paperwork for each program is accurate, in place and understood by team

  • Maintaining of RW area for proper disposition and tracking of defects

  • Manage and reply to QIRs and QPRs to customer after full investigation, sort findings and team involvement-track results for future

  • Work with customer on any sort activity-visit when needed for closure

  • Monitor, track and post customer PPM

  • Insure daily monitoring and posting of customer measurable (SKPI)

  • Service Part Inspection Standards

  • All other tasks as deemed necessary

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required and minimum of 5years related experience

  • Problem Solving Skills – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.  Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.  Develops alternative solutions.  Works well in group problem solving situations.  SPC & GD&T knowledge

  • Technical Skills –  strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.  Shares expertise with others.

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.  Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.  Applies feedback to improve performance.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and other employees.

  • Computer literacy/experience, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word

  • Able to organize projects, create timelines, and meet strict deadlines as needed

  • Ability to motivate, guide and develop team of technical professionals

  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds repetitively Work normally requires a low level of physical effort in bending, reaching, lifting, and manual dexterity

  • Computer and telephone use is moderate

  • Must have ability to stand for long periods of time on manufacturing floor 

  • Frequent walking  throughout the entire shift

  • Willing to travel primarily domestic and occasionally internationally