Engineer, Quality Job Description

Engineer, Quality Job Description

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Engineer, quality provides technical knowledge in specifications/standards, drawing interpretation, measurement and analysis methods, process and product assessments, and corrective action methodology.

Engineer, Quality Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for the support of the Design Control Process, including design change, within all areas
Act as quality representative on design projects
Review projects at each phase/gate of the Design Control process for compliance and ensure compliant closure of Design History Files (DHFs)
Support R&D, System integration, Packaging Development and Customer Support from a QA perspective
Aid in updating all Design Control and R&D procedures / systems, above mentioned departments, to ensure compliance with regulations and corporate procedures
Training staff on the specific requirement of the Design Control process and regulatory or standard requirements
Duties as prescribed by R & D Quality Manager
Ensure effective communication and containment of quality issues identified by customers
Ensure effective root cause analysis and permanent corrective actions are implemented for customer quality issues
Customer Representative with responsibility and authority to ensure that customer requirements are addressed

Engineer, Quality Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Engineer, Quality

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASQ, AS9100, SAE, SMC, CQE, ISO, CQA, ASQC, TS, QMS

Education for Engineer, Quality

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the engineer, quality job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Technical, Science, Education, Manufacturing, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial

Skills for Engineer, Quality

Desired skills for engineer, quality include:

Continuous Improvement principles
Java
ISO 13485
Drawing interpretation
Measurement and analysis methods
Specifications/standards
MS Office Applications
QA System specifications/standards
Statistics and the interpretation of statistical results
SAP

Desired experience for engineer, quality includes:

Assists with the development of TS 16949 policies, procedures, and work instructions
Understand and support foam pad control plans which cover the prototype pre-launch and production phases of the PDP process for each product per assigned program, and update when design, engineering or process changes warrant
Review updates to customer drawings, manuals, and Engineering Standards/Specifications and customer specific requirements and ensure controls are in place to monitor ongoing compliance issue RFC if necessary to cover costs for additional tests/equipment, sample sizes
Ensure compliance to design controls methodology
Work cross-functionally to agree required design control deliverables, prepare design development plan, and execute accordingly
Organize and drive risk management process and deliverables throughout the development lifecycle, ensuring risk mitigations are implemented

Engineer, Quality Examples

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Engineer, Quality Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an engineer, quality. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for engineer, quality
  • Product and assist in disposition of supplier related defects
  • Analyze process related failures and defects
  • Implement and follow-up on any external customer corrective actions
  • Analyze first pass rate data and investigate causes
  • Analyze manufacturing scrap to identify possible causes and develop a plan to prevent
  • Re-occurrence
  • Interpret and flow down customer quality requirements to programs, engineering, manufacturing, and inspection and interfacing successfully with customers to discuss quality specifications and actions taken to prevent or correct problems with products produced and post-delivery defects
  • Perform quality engineering functions for specific phases of projects to develop plans, flow charts, inspection methods, procedures and standards, including detailed instructions, check lists, sampling plans, classification of defects
  • Review Engineering and Manufacturing information on new and revised designs, specifications and bills of materials
  • Provide thorough and practical solutions to a wide range of technical problems involving the utilization of manufacturing and quality engineering techniques, which includes circuit boards, electronic assembly, and soldering as needed
Qualifications for engineer, quality
  • Knowledge in SPC and inspection Processes
  • Knowledge in Six sigma related tools, (DOE, DMAIC)
  • Bi-Lingual in Spanish and English at least 90%
  • 4 Year B.S
  • 2 - 4 years experience in quality assurance related areas
  • Experience in developing PCP and FMEA
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Engineer, Quality Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an engineer, quality. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for engineer, quality
  • Participate in product design sessions alongside Development and Product Management to scope and prioritize new features
  • Responsible for the areas of production quality, supplier quality, and customer quality
  • Setting quality goals and leading improvement projects to achieve quality goals
  • Leading teams and/or projects to resolve customer quality issues
  • 8d/Corrective action management to address customer quality concerns
  • Work with customers to satisfy their quality requirements
  • Document and implement quality improvements based on lessons learned
  • Ensuring compliance with ISO standards
  • Testing sample lines and process development for new equipment
  • Developing, reviewing, and improving the QMS including control plans, work instructions, and FEMA
Qualifications for engineer, quality
  • Application of engineering theory for problem analysis and countermeasure
  • Presentation exposure
  • Ability to complete quality problem solving
  • Ability to use QC tools (SPC, Pareto, X-R Charts)
  • Lean Six Sigma background strongly preferred
  • Adherence to target and flexible on tactics
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Engineer, Quality Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an engineer, quality. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for engineer, quality
  • Lead the assessment of the effectiveness of corrective action plans though statistical tools and institute appropriate follow-up actions
  • Develop and improve Quality Management System elements to ensure compliance with standards and facilitate product conformance to requirements
  • Perform audits of the quality systems to assure effectiveness and compliance to all corporate and local policies, to national and international standards and legislation
  • Identify and report quality problems or trends based on data from a variety of sources
  • Initiate, implement, and support TQOC reduction activities
  • Review all documentation related to product quality such as test procedures, design drawings and changes, process procedures, procurement documents, and operation sheets, and approve as appropriate to ensure product and process conformance
  • Develop and write quality plans, procedures, and assist in defining testing/validation plans for new or revised products
  • Evaluate customer complaints and product returns to identify any failure trends performing failure analysis
  • Serve as liaison with suppliers to facilitate corrective action and continuous improvement of purchased materials
  • Promote and practice continuous improvement through use of quality tools and training
Qualifications for engineer, quality
  • Interacts with customers and supplier representatives on quality issues
  • Works well with people and teams and can be a change agent to lead and evolve a culture of quality and continuous improvement
  • 2 to 4 years’ experience in Quality Engineering, Materials Engineering, or Welding Engineering
  • Working Experience with AIAG advanced quality planning (APQP), failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), PPAP, TS16949, PSO, internal auditing, and structured problem solving is desired
  • Experience with advanced quality planning (AQP), failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), QS9000 and structural problem solving
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or Quality related field
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Engineer, Quality Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an engineer, quality. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for engineer, quality
  • Direct the overall execution of internal product audits and nonconformance resolution
  • Coordinate supplier quality, rework and scrap data acquisition to feed Cost of Quality Metrics
  • Conduct audits/assessments of processes and quality systems (ISO, internal audit, etc)
  • Gather and analyze product data and use the data to support improvement initiatives to reduce the potential for defects
  • Develop and modify inspection sampling plans based on supplier performance
  • Assist with the identification and traceability of product
  • Ensure test/ inspection integrity (MSA/ GR&R)
  • Develop and implement food safety, hygiene and quality requirements for processes, equipment, buildings/utilities, raw and packaging materials
  • Drive, on a daily basis, in line with business needs, the Quality performance of the production departments to continuously improve the quality of products and processes
  • Drive, execute, evaluate root cause investigation and risk analysis regarding Quality and Food Safety
Qualifications for engineer, quality
  • Experience with, high velocity & quality manufacturing preferred vs
  • Experience with lean principals and tactics to include Visual Management, TOC, Value Stream Mapping, Tact Time and Process Balancing, Q@S, 5s, Kanban, Set Up Reduction, Reporting & Metrics
  • 8d and RCCA methodology
  • Be familiar with quality management and manufacturing processes
  • Be familiar with core quality tools such as SPC/MSA/PFMEA/8D/5Why/Fishbone/Minitab
  • Certified Quality Systems/TS internal auditor is preferred
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Engineer, Quality Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineer, quality. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for engineer, quality
  • Provide periodic reports to a variety of customers as required
  • Responsible for flowdown of KC requirements to suppliers as required
  • Participate with Improvement Teams to identify areas for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Develop, write, edit and publish quality system policies and procedures in compliance with customer system requirements
  • Implement and manage configuration control system for quality procedures and forms
  • Responsible for root cause and effective corrective action identification to eliminate nonconformance identified by customers and internally
  • Provide timely written responses to customers for root cause and corrective actions
  • Ensure that corrective actions implemented are verified and effective
  • Assist with customer audits of the company
  • Provide written responses to customers for audit findings
Qualifications for engineer, quality
  • Intermediate Manufacturing Knowledge
  • A completed Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required
  • Minimum of five (5), prefer at least ten (10) years experience with product development projects
  • Working knowledge of basic and advanced Quality tools such as
  • Ability to articulate (verbally and in writing), defend, and negotiate Quality expectations with internal customers at all levels of management
  • A completed Bachelor's Degree required, with a Bachelor's Degree in technical discipline preferred and 5 years of related experience

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