Quality Engineer

Company: Konik PrimeStaff ( Learn More )

General Information
US-SD-Brookings
$60,000.00 - $80,000.00 /Year
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 3 year(s)
Not Specified
False
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Job Description SUMMARY

We are looking for a talented Quality Assurance Engineer / Supervisor to fill a highly visible role ensuring that the quality of our products meets all customer expectations. This position must maintain the most recent interpretations of the quality system requirements and therefore ensure that documented practices meet the true interpretation of the quality management system standards. The person will partner closely with various cross functional teams to enable operational success. This position is responsible to plan and direct activities of employees within the QA department and is responsible for the performance management, work direction, and hiring of the employees.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve quality issues that arise as quickly and efficiently as possible to prevent compromising quality and safety standards.
  • Identify root cause and drive corrective actions (CAR) cross-functionally with internal and external team members.
  • Verifies effectiveness of problem resolution by monitoring production performance after solution implementation.
  • Designs and develops methods, processes and procedures for recording and reporting of data results, and reports on those results.
  • Manage quality related aspects of assigned product lines and manufacturing processes to ensure the highest product quality and assure compliance to specifications and standards (i.e. ISO)
  • Analyzes production quality issues and manages the identification, documentation, segregation, investigation, and disposition of any potentially non-conforming product.
  • Write and update procedures as necessary. Supports production and process change control through review and approval of documentation, ensuring adequacy of verification or validation to support the change, good documentation practices and compliance to procedures.
  • Promote the use of customer preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Six Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), and Measurement System Analysis (MSA) and PPAP.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams in the development of new products (NPI/NPD) or changes related to current products in meeting customer requirements
  • Manage quality objectives/key Performance Indicators (KPIs), i.e. cost of poor quality, internal DPPM.
  • Genuine commitment to fostering long-term growth and development of manufacturing quality systems that contribute to continuous improvement activities.
  • Mentor and teach quality engineering tools such as Six Sigma methodologies and advanced statistical applications to Engineers and staff. 
  • This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.
  • Job Requirements
    • BS degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering, or Engineering Technology.
    • 5 years’ production quality that includes supervisory skills
    • 2-3 years’ experience in use of quality analysis, planning, validation tools such as APQP, FMEA, Control Plans, MSA, SPC & PPAP.
    • Expert knowledge in ISO9001:2008.
    • Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing skills.
    • Proficient in quality analysis tools such as 8D, SPC, PFMEA. Strong problem solving skills with ability to teach basic problem solving techniques and facilitate problem solving team events.
    • Strong communication, presentation and team skills
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative
    • Strong data analysis and reporting skills
    • Able to lead and facilitate cross functional teams
    • Proficient in use of MS Office software, Excel. Word, PowerPoint.
    • Working knowledge of ERP systems.


    Konik | PrimeStaff is an equal opportunity employer