Quality Engineer 8/26/2016

Private Russell Springs, KY

Company
Private
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
27659676
AJE Ref #
575989797
Location
Russell Springs, KY
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Duties and Responsibilities:

* Providing technical liaison services between manufacturing and quality on all matters relating to qualitysystems, procedures, direction, processes, including Quality Assurance implementation and maintenance
* Responsible for activities related to the identification, tracking and resolving of all quality problems
* Coordinating metrology activity with requirements for manufactured parts and fixtures
* Providing technical liaison and consultation services for Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales and Purchasing to assure effective communication, coordination and interaction
* Evaluating and developing, as required, quality requirements and maintaining world class technological advancements compatible with company needs
* Evaluating engineering designs to assure that the engineering direction is compatible with world class manufacturing processes to assure first time capability with superior part quality
* Participating in advance product feasibility assessment with affected company quality areas to assure maximum contribution of research, development, design, engineering, and testing to achieve first time through capabilities with superior quality
* Organizing and directing interaction of all customer complaints to provide ongoing communication with timely involvement, review and action to address these issues
* Reviewing prints and specifications to ensure quality and reliability requirements are addressed. Tracking engineering changes through the system
* Reviewing and evaluating the adequacy of Control Plans and providing advice/assistance to obtain compliance, e.g., Analysis, Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, acceptance sampling, etc.
* Providing Manufacturing and/or Engineering with Metrology information as needed or required
* Providing Quality Assurance personnel with assistance and training to ensure acceptable quality performance
* Training quality and manufacturing personnel on use of new and existing equipment, as required
* Providing assistance as needed in performing capability studies and processing potential studies
* Providing a direct communication link with company management and coordinating with all departments for quality problem resolution
* Participating in all customer quality audits
* Reviewing all safety and critical characteristics with engineering to reach mutual agreement on specifications
* Writing TS16949 procedures
* Leading prototype efforts in area to assure customer requirements are met
* Developing and leading PPAPs on newer modified products
* Developing and leading PSOs on newer modified products
* Performing customer surveys and assisting with supplier audits and evaluations
* Assisting quality manager in developing and implementing the Quality system
* Participating in advanced product quality planning activities
* Monitoring and assisting manufacturing in process control and development
* Leading the inspectors and technicians in conjunction with the quality supervisor in performing annual capability studies
* Participating in customer purchase orders and subcontract reviews
* Leading technical customer support and service for the assigned accounts
* Leading customer problem solving efforts for the area assigned
* Developing TS16949 cascading documents (process flow, FMEA, Control plans, check sheets, etc.)
* Maintaining quality hold area, disposition NMP material
* Following up with customers on trails and corrective actions

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

A Bachelor's Degree in a technical field or science, or similar equivalent degree and/or equivalent experience (BachelorDegree not required)
Minimum five (5) years experience in the quality field