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Quality Engineer
Summary
Title:Quality Engineer
ID:1128
Department:Quality
Location:Bedford Park, IL
Description

Quality Engineer

 

Location: Chicago, IL                                                                                                                                                           

Reports To: Quality Manager                                                                                                                                          

Title:  Quality Engineer

SUMMARY OF POSITION 

Analyze quality problems to identify root causes and implement corrective action. Work with Manufacturing Engineering and Operations to control manufacturing processes and develop standard work. Develop and implement continuous improvement programs covering production processes and quality management systems. Eliminate the causes of quality issues and reduce the risk of failure.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain a safe, healthy, and risk-free production environment.
  • Implement and assure conformance to Manufacturing and Quality Control plans and related specification requirements.
  • Review audit results and findings as needed to determine best course of action for corrective countermeasures and future risk mitigation. 
  • Interface with supporting departments to maximize product producibility.
  • Focus on improving process capability of key manufacturing processes, including machining (grinding, lathes/mills, debur) and special processes (heat treat, plating, NDT).
  • Lead and participate in the Quality Clinic in the achievement of real-time MRB dispositions and facilitation of RCCA processes.
  • Facilitate training of newly deployed quality processes to required personnel.
  • Provide effective corrective action to control losses using 5-Why analysis and other problem-solving techniques such as PFMEA.
  • Prepare monthly Quality metrics to support Corrective Action Review Management Board, Management Review, and Quality Reviews.
  • Assist with supervision of various product quality assurance activities, for example, receiving inspection, in-process, final, NDT etc. as required with adherence to Employee Standards of Conduct.
  • Recommend process and safety improvements in line with important company-wide goals and objectives.
  • Identify training needs and work with the training coordinator to arrange required training.
  • Assist in identification and disposition of nonconformances, and prepare collective analysis of new and recent nonconformances with primary focus on those requiring customer MRB review.

MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to wear proper personal protective equipment (earplugs, safety glasses, safety shoes, etc.)
  • Regularly required to sit; stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, use hands to finger, handle, or feel parts
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Technology or equivalent.
  • Manufacturing Engineering/Precision Machine Shop environment; thorough knowledge of Quality principles, materials & processes, including assembly & test experience.
  • QA field as applicable to methods & procedures related to military & commercial standards; knowledge of GD&T; must possess proven capability & initiative to function in a high technology environment; ability to interface with administration, management and customers

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

NOTICE REQUIREMENTS

  • EEO: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
  • FMLA:  https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf
  • EPPA:  https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf
  • E-Verify:https://e-verify.uscis.gov/esp/media/resourcescontents/e-verify_participation_poster.pdf
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