World leader in Casting of Super Alloys, Aluminum and Titanium
Location near Newport News, VA
Industry: Engineering /Manufacturing ? Quality
Full-time Benefits - Full
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes
Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes
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. Ability to work in a fast paced environment, serve as the subject matter expert for internal quality systems.
Preform 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.
? 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.
? 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.
? 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, includes commodities and out-plant 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.
? Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
? 3 to 5years? hands on experience in manufacturing.
? Experience in ISO9000 or AS9100 manufacturing environment.
? Working knowledge of PFMEA.
? Certified AS9100 auditor.
? Knowledge and experience with quality tools, such as CAPA, six sigma, lean manufacturing, PPAP, FMEA, problem solving techniques, and root cause analysis.
? 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.
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