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Quality Engineer

Location

Kiel, WI

Job Summary

We are seeking an individual for the position of Quality Engineer. This person is responsible for the development, implementation and improvement of quality systems in the areas of new product introduction, manufacturing processes, and continual improvement activities in accordance with Company procedures.

Key Responsibilties

  • New Product Development - Work with customers and cross functional teams to determine critical characteristics, quality requirements, specifications, product use and process controls to assure customer satisfaction. Including assembling all elements necessary for internal and customer approval and establishing QA systems for new or changed products.
  • Production Support Activities - Assist in the establishment, introduction, and ongoing maintenance of quality systems and procedures. Provide training or other assistance as necessary in root cause analysis, customer requirements, and other quality fundamentals. Facilitate improvement projects using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.
    •  Auditing - Participation in customer and internal system audits. Development and  maintenance of quality performance reports (from internal and customer sources).
    •  Problem Solving - Provide technical assistance to all areas of the company in resolving problems. This includes customer complaint investigation and coordination of corrective action activities. Provide leadership role in on-going product/process improvement efforts.
  • Technical Communications - Communication of standards, procedures and special instructions for the manufacture or of new or revised products.  Establishment of requirements and execution of approvals for new, existing or changed products.            

Qualifications

General 

  • Experience with manufacturing quality such as; Systems Documentation, use of Lean and Six Sigma problem solving, and inspection methodology. 
  • Strong analytical and communication skills. Ability to use independent judgment in decisions regarding product quality.

Specific

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a quality or engineering related program, or the equivalent of qualification (ASQ CQE/CQA). 
  • 2 years work experience is preferred.

 

Company Culture Requirements

  • Treat all people with Respect - People matter. Understand your audience and your impact. We are better when people are heard and valued for their unique perspective.
  • Take Ownership - People are counting on you. Act with integrity and follow through on commitments.
  • Empower Action - We succeed when we work together. Our differences make us stronger and create better outcomes. People and teams are empowered to make decisions and take action.
  • Commitment to Stakeholders - We are committed to knowing and exceeding the expectations of our customers, employees, ownership and communities.
  • Life Beyond Work - People need balance.  Embrace opportunities to pursue your passions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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