Quality Engineer Job Description

Quality Engineer Job Description

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Quality engineer provides training in core quality tools (APQP, FMEA, CP, MSA, SPC, PPAP, 8D).

Quality Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective quality engineer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included quality engineer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

PPAP foam pad assemblies – confirm competition of all documentation relative to customer PPAP’s on product engineering changes
Conduct Internal Audits to ensure compliance of R&D and other technical areas with ISO13485 and FDA quality requirements
Work with Program Managers, Program Engineers and Manufacturing staff to coordinate all PPAP activities and ensure accurate and on-time submission into customer’s systems
SPC education of operators and implementation to improve process control
Maintain, and improve, environmental availability, stability and coverage
Air Traffic Control” environmental changes and events
Test user support
Ability to interact, communicate effectively and build strong relationships with a wide variety of technical, functional and management staff, across global teams and multiple time zones
Potential requirement for occasional out of core hour / time zone support
Support Operations area projects and initiatives Kaizen, CFPS

Quality Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Quality Engineer

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

Education for Quality Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the 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, Technical, Science, Education, Manufacturing, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial

Skills for Quality Engineer

Desired skills for quality engineer include:

ISO 13485
FMEA
SPC
FDA
GMP
APQP
PPAP
Statistics

Desired experience for quality engineer includes:

3/5 yrs in a Quality function within the Medical Device/ Pharmaceutical industry
Have good knowledge of statistical techniques in the use of problem solving/ data analysis
Be very familiar with the relevant regulatory standards (F.D.A
Degree in Quality or Degree in Science / Engineering
Ideally will possess Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering/Technology
Experience/training in problem solving and process improvement methodologies (Engineering Essentials TM)

Quality Engineer Examples

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Quality Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of quality engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for quality engineer
  • Participate in change control activities to assure that design changes in products and manufacturing processes are adequately executed and documented
  • Build strong working relationships with cross-functional and international colleagues
  • Interact with external manufacturers and contract laboratories
  • Contribute where needed/planned to general quality management activities
  • Provide leadership within assigned areas of responsibility
  • Provide Quality review and assessment of associated change requests related to processes, equipment, material, facilities, software, and computer systems other design control and validation activities
  • Exercise good communication skills to exchange complex information
  • Reduce wastage of company resources
  • Document manufacturing procedures, routes, purchasing specifications, inspection procedures and standards Approve all updates to same
  • Oversee the execution of validation activity as required
Qualifications for quality engineer
  • In-depth understanding of core operating systems and virtualization concepts
  • Computer literacy with good knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint
  • Listen and responds effectively to customer questions
  • Anticipates problems, gathers information
  • Able to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines
  • Advise customers of proposed changes to processes / products / vendors
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Quality Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of quality engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for quality engineer
  • Troubleshoot manufacturing, quality and assembly issues using failure mode effect analysis (FMEA)
  • Lead FMEA, DOE and control plans to prevent product defects
  • Act as an advisor in all phases of statistical quality control
  • Generate and deploy quality trend charts, histograms and other Green Belt tools, to act as indicators of quality of the items produced and health of a process
  • Lead teams and perform investigations to determine RCCA and preventive action for nonconformance, participate as the Quality Subject Matter Expert (SME) on program and design teams
  • Assist in Quality-related training of employees
  • Assist in representing Manufacturing division for plant wide quality activities
  • Warranty / IQS investigation, feedback to applicable departments and countermeasure for manufacturing caused issues
  • Support complex analysis of key quality issues
  • Confirm containment and procedures are completed on key quality issues
Qualifications for quality engineer
  • Engineering / Science degree or diploma required
  • 3+ years experience in a quality role within a manufacturing sector
  • Ability to devlier, meet deadlines & have results orientation
  • Experience in statistical inference and process capability studies
  • Must possess 5+ years of Quality Engineering experience or a combination of 10+ years of Quality Engineer, Electrical, and Manufacturing Engineer experience
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings of complex nature
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Quality Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of 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 quality engineer
  • Qualifying new tooling, fixturing, and equipment
  • Manage test equipment for contract manufactures
  • Work with suppliers and contract manufacturers to insure processes are capable and have sufficient controls in place to meet Sensata quality requirements
  • Kaizen facilitator, supporting culture of continuous improvement throughout the organization using Lean and Six Sigma principals
  • Knowledge in circuit board production and metal fabrication
  • Influencing product designs to ensure reliable manufacture (mfg engineer)
  • Developing new or improved manufacturing and testing processes that are necessary to achieve the quality requirements of future device applications
  • Qualifying high mix, low volume, short lead time assembly/test equipment
  • Setting up sample lines and process development of new equipment
  • Work with lean manufacturing tools and principals eliminating waste
Qualifications for quality engineer
  • A working familiarity of ISO9001, J-STD Workmanship, and TipQA is desired
  • Familiarity with AS9100, CMMI Level 3, ANSI J-Standards (Class 3) and IPC Workmanship Standards (Class 3) are preferred
  • Understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems
  • Ability to lead meetings and/or present quality reports
  • 1-2 years as system administrator with large scale topologies, maintenance operations, backup operations, and managing the infrastructure
  • 1-2 years work experience with implementing, maintaining, supporting, communication networks and its components within an organization
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Quality Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of quality engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for quality engineer
  • Participate in collaborative cross-functional teams to deliver effective quality solutions through benchmarking and incorporating best practices
  • Develop and maintains positive, working relationships with employees and peers through interpersonal skills and effective and timely communication
  • Review Acuity VOC data for product Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) issues, feedback deficiencies in data collected to owners of Claims Work Bench
  • Responsible for creation and monitoring of detailed data to generate true COPQ for internal and external issues
  • Drive and manage the investigation and analysis of products, components, and materials related internal or external product nonconformances
  • Utilize Internal and External Labs for analysis of material and products to identify root cause and corrective action
  • Generate clear and well-written technical analysis reports with supporting data and documentation to influence the necessary changes which reduce COPQ and improve Quality of Acuity products
  • Cross functionally identify and implement material/product/process solutions from investigations, analysis, and testing to improve the Customer Experience and reduce the VOC complaints for Top 10 issues
  • Completion of necessary documentation for QMS to ensure compliance of changes made to eliminate top 10 VOC issues
  • Creation, Documentation, and implementation for Behavior Based Quality (BBQ) system
Qualifications for quality engineer
  • Candidates with Aerospace or Defense Manufacturing experience is desired
  • 1-2 years or more of coding experience using Python or any object-oriented programming language
  • Develops documentation and instructions for recording, evaluating, quality, and reliability data
  • Reviews quality trends
  • Participates in the decision making process for material disposition
  • Possesses process, product, or testing/inspection knowledge to be considered a subject matter expert that supports manufacturing
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Quality Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of quality engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for quality engineer
  • Act as a business partner by identifying opportunities for productivity improvements with regards to Quality and Food safety standards and drive these
  • Preparing procedures and instructions
  • Customer corrective action reporting
  • Customer liaison regarding quality issues
  • Supplier corrective action
  • Review of drawing changes
  • Preliminary and critical design reviews
  • Reviews of new/modified test procedures
  • Phased gate review preparation of new designs
  • AS-9100 based internal auditing
Qualifications for quality engineer
  • Must have strong problem solving skills and customer care experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Quality Engineering, Engineering, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, or a related field is preferred
  • 0-5 years of Quality and/or Process Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Engineering aptitude to participate in design reviews and assist during debug & qualification to include safety and ergonomics
  • Experience with lean methodology and single piece flow manufacturing processes in a electromechanical box build environment, including product calibration and final test is desired
  • Program management experience is preferred

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