Lead Quality Engineer Job Description

Lead Quality Engineer Job Description

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Lead quality engineer provides guidance to technology and information management groups to ensure the business understands applicability of associated published regulatory guidance or regulations concerning GCP, GLP, GMP, 21 CFR Part 11, and Annex 11.

Lead Quality Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Strong scripting skills in Bash, Python, SQL
Relevant Professional certifications from recognized business associations (Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, PMP, ) are preferred
Experience in defining and implementing tool strategies, test automation frameworks and reusable components across multiple platforms or technologies, such as end-user (user interface-desktop/browser/mobile) and servers (middleware/back-end)
A specialist in three or more of the following tools, HP Unified Functional Tester, SmartBear Test Complete, Rational Integration Tester (GreenHat), Selenium & Cucumber
A specialist in industry standard Automation Tools
Able to demonstrate experience in defining and delivering training in technical tools
A specialisation in three or more tools such as HP Unified Functional Tester, SmartBear Test Complete, Rational Integration Tester (GreenHat), Selenium and Cucumber
Experience and skills in at least one modern objected orientated language
Experience in defining and implementing tool strategy, test automation frameworks and reusable components across multiple platforms or technologies such as End-User (UI - desktop / browser / mobile) and Servers (middleware / back-end)
A good communicator with a demonstrable ability to interface with clients and experience of working with large outsourced vendor structures

Lead Quality Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Lead Quality Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PPAP, ISTQB, ISO, APQP, R&R, ASQ, AS9100, GD&T, EMV, 9100

Education for Lead Quality Engineer

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Employers hiring for the lead quality engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Technical, Manufacturing, Science, Education, Management, Business, Information Systems, Technology

Skills for Lead Quality Engineer

Desired skills for lead quality engineer include:

Perl
Python
Business and technology practices and trends
CGMP and SAP
HERE processes
SAFe
Windows
21 CFR
ASTM-E2500
Business challenges and opportunities driven by technology and regulations unique to the Defense market

Desired experience for lead quality engineer includes:

Strong working understanding and implementation practice of software development life-cycle and testing tools
Familiarity with automated testing tools (HP LoadRunner, QuickTest Pro, Selenium)
Ability to identify, recommend and implement mitigation strategies to keep project work on track
Minimum seven years of experience in software quality assurance testing
Knowledge of Mitek and mobile testing is a plus
Experience with multiple development methodologies

Lead Quality Engineer Examples

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Lead Quality Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of lead quality engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for lead quality engineer
  • Develop system physics models to enable performance tradeoff analysis and specification allocation
  • Lead image quality integration of image chain components
  • Developing design solutions and specification allocations to image chain components, image reconstruction and calibration
  • Delivering and incorporating customer feedback results into new hardware and/or algorithm designs
  • Collaborate with clinical partners to evaluate new features and technologies
  • Participate in the full software development lifecycle (requirements derivation through delivery)
  • Develop test plan and test strategy meeting functional requirements, user stories and user acceptance criteria
  • Perform hands on manual and automated testing (both ³black² and ³grey² box)
  • Create flexible and maintainable automated test scripts to support QA automation
  • Execute application, usability, functional, regression and performance testing for business applications in a client/server environment
Qualifications for lead quality engineer
  • Communicate product readiness, level of quality, and results to Quality Assurance Director and the project team
  • Identify QA and testing issues, and generate solutions for process improvement
  • Participate in release planning and product roll out
  • Provide input and guidance to less experienced QA engineers
  • Methodically implement test plans and defect reports
  • Work with cross-team product owners, developers and quality engineers to support quality processes
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Lead Quality Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead quality engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead quality engineer
  • Ensures completion of Quality staff responsibilities, reviews of documentation, communications (both internal and external), problem resolution and alerts management if problems or potential problems arise
  • Assists department personnel based at other Sensitech global sites to achieve Global Quality and Technical Support Departmental Goals and maintain service initiatives to meet internal departmental goals, Quality Management System timelines and Customer expectations
  • Oversees quantitative and qualitative analysis of data collect
  • Maintains required Quality records and documentation
  • Facilitates responses to complaints and manages communications in response to product or process issues
  • Act as liaison between Quality, Technical and Support Services and Engineering for escalation of product and service issues or product development when required for hardware and software offerings
  • Participates in presenting monthly analysis of data and make recommendations for improvement opportunities
  • Ability to conduct electronic fault finding to component level
  • Leads department effort to meet ISO9001 and ACE standards
  • Participates as an auditor on the Internal Audit Team
Qualifications for lead quality engineer
  • Facilitate process flow according to documented standard operating procedures and Quality Management System processes
  • Process Improvement – Participate in Global Quality Department process improvement activities designed to improve service quality and proactively address product/customer issues
  • Periodically review existing procedures (SOPs) to ensure compliance with current practice and Sensitech’s Quality Management System
  • Collaborating with internal departments ensuring that major product issues are properly addressed
  • Solid understanding of electronic component and assembly processes
  • Knowledge of software development processes and hosted software solutions
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Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a lead quality engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lead quality engineer
  • Experience with design, development and testing of automated deployment scripts using Jenkins, Ant and Maven
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux/Unix and Web Architectures and System Administration is necessary
  • Prioritize responsibilities and work with the scrum team to streamline, integrate, and continuously improve the effectiveness of the Agile Scrum software development process
  • Demonstrate extensive practical hands-on experience to develop, automate and execute test cases as required
  • Walkthrough the QA Test Cases and the QA Test Plan with the Agile project team prior to execution of each sprint
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to our business and technology partners, senior management and executives, ensuring the appropriate approach is selected based on the audience
  • Resolve conflicts/issues and use established escalation protocols
  • Walk through the QA Test Results with the QA Team and communicate status to Stakeholders
  • Provide expertise, direction, coaching and development to build the team capability
  • Develop Master Test Strategy and Plan, build testing based on traditional and agile test approach
Qualifications for lead quality engineer
  • Hands-on experience in programming
  • 8 year’s experience in a quality engineering discipline
  • Lean Six-Sigma project experience or certification
  • BS/MS mechanical Engineering
  • Excellent English communication skills in both oral and written are required
  • At least 6 years hands-on experience in manufacturing process,quality control
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Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a lead quality engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lead quality engineer
  • Create and maintain test plans for scalability, security, functionality, and usability for successful code deployments
  • Automate tests where appropriate
  • Test software application through both manual and automated means
  • Implement, execute and capture results of test plans/test scripts/test cases
  • Produce and prioritize bug reports
  • Work with business analysts and developers to address issues and test resolutions
  • Lead regression and smoke testing efforts
  • Provide data quality analysis as needed
  • Design and implement test strategies and plans for the features, automated tests, introduce the best QA practices and also need to lead the team with right set of test methodologies
  • High energy, creative, and resourceful engineer who is results oriented
Qualifications for lead quality engineer
  • Expertise in Mechanical component, stamping, tooling, heattreat is strongly preferable
  • Strong leadership and communication skill,experience in leadership role is preferable
  • Candidate shall have bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline mechanical engineering) with a minimum 8-10 years of supplier quality experience
  • Hands on experience in sand casting/investment casting components manufacturing processes is highly valued with good project management knowledge and experience
  • Candidate shall have bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline (Electrical engineering) with a minimum 8-10 years of supplier quality experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field OR a combination of education and relevant experience as described above may be substituted for the degree on a year-for-year basis
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Lead Quality Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a lead quality engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead quality engineer
  • Maintain testing and analysis tools
  • To control and assure throughout the whole manufacturing process good level of product quality starting from the incoming part quality, in process quality and final inspection
  • Monitor manufacturing yield (FPY/RTY) on an ongoing basis to ensure objective target achievement and drive improvements when necessary
  • Complete First Article Evaluation (FAE) when required on new products or parts per established process, communicate results and drive resolution for findings
  • Complete Out Of Box (OBA) audit on an ongoing basis to ensure excellent customer first experience, communicate results and update log
  • Initiate/facilitate improvement opportunities based on issues observed in manufacturing (low yield, major defects, potential safety issues )
  • Coordinate stop ship/build activities when required by working with factory
  • Investigate customer complaints related to manufacturing defects providing Corrective Action Reports for both internal improvements and customer satisfaction
  • Lead/ facilitate 8D investigation, Prepare and provide 8D reports where requested
  • Conduct QMS audit of manufacturing facilities per defined plan following corporate processes, provide audit reports and follow-up findings to closure
Qualifications for lead quality engineer
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles, experience with Kaizen events or experience with a continuous improvement program ACE Value Stream Mapping, 5S - Workplace Organization, Continuous Flow Manufacturing, Set-up Reduction, Total Productive Maintenance, Mistake Proofing
  • 8+ years of related hands-on experience in software development and quality engineering
  • Proven track record of driving quality focused on automation, building tools and QA testing
  • Very hands-on in developing quality framework and test automation
  • Strong in analytical problem solving skills and looking beyond what’s obvious
  • Must have implemented and applied Continuous Integration (CI) successfully

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