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position title: quality engineer
location: bowling green, Kentucky
position id: 6017

 

PURPOSE:

This position will be a leader and help create solutions through monitoring every phase of the quality process.  To meet our high quality standards, statistical analysis methods will be used to drive quality improvements for our manufacturing processes for customer satisfaction.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure systems are in place for products to be manufactured, labeled, tested, dispositioned and shipped in accordance with ISO9001 and/or IATF16949, and other regulatory and company policies for specific areas of assigned responsibility.  Support plant and company quality objectives for continuous improvement, new product development, operational excellence, and metrics tracking.  Support a total system approach to quality by assuming responsibility for issues related to raw materials through finished product (including customer complaints) for assigned areas of responsibility.  Ensure internal specifications meet customer, regulatory, external specifications, and company requirements.  The Quality Engineer positions have responsibility for one or more of the following: Industrial, HVAC, Building & Construction, Aerospace, Automotive, Pipeline, Retail and associated documentation requirements.  Act as a customer representative.  Actively support all EHS policies to promote a safe work environment.  Support Operations Excellence initiatives of the company including Six Sigma, Lean, etc.

 

  • Build effective working relationships with assigned customers
  • Specifications- Ensure customer, regulatory and company requirements are within defined process capabilities and that internal specifications ensure that production meets customer requirements, i.e. Automotive, ASTM, Aerospace, Nuclear, etc.
  • Documentation- Maintain document control so products, processes, and documentation effectively meet all requirements. Work with ISO team to ensure that document control system is properly maintained.
  • Data Analysis / Process Control- Lead FEMA sessions and define actions for follow up. Responsible for QA data collection system in collaboration with Lab Supervisor to ensure the database is reviewed and fields, views, and specifications meet the requirements of the department and business.  Data analysis should be performed to identify trends and consistency.  Ensure inspection and control charting requirements are met and appropriate actions are being taken to be in control.  Proactively perform capability studies and analyze statistical quality data through product reviews
  • Product Release- Responsible for controlling product documentation, testing, and product release for customer satisfaction
  • Non-Conforming Product / Problem Solving- Non-conforming product is placed on hold, investigated, and dispositioned timely. Facilitate customer complaints, internal investigations, NCMR investigations, and any activities related to customer satisfaction and dissatisfaction.  Implement statistical based problem-solving methods, i.e. green belt tools, RCA. Identify and facilitate improvement projects / corrective actions and monitor for effectiveness.
  • Training- Responsible for quality assurance / quality systems training to support the business. Communicate quality standards, customer concerns, supplier concerns, and internal concerns for all products to manufacturing. i.e. visual tools, meetings, etc.
  • Cost Savings- Responsible for ideas / projects that drives savings to achieve plant objectives
  • Testing- Responsible for understanding the test methods and equipment. Able to perform studies for process / product improvements

 

Competencies Required:
  • Strong Project Management/ Change Management skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, with demonstrated meeting facilitation skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to organize, coordinate and direct cross-functional teams and to influence without direct authority
  • Ability to handle multiple, varied projects, prioritize and act with sense of urgency
  • Attention to detail
  • Solid understanding of business functions Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sourcing, and Logistics
  • Ability to work well in high pressure environment
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision

 

 

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in a related role
  • ISO9001/IATF16949 familiarity or training preferred
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, JD Edwards. MS Project or Smartsheet knowledge preferred
  • Ability to travel, work flexible hours on occasion if needed
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF JOB:
Never Occasional Frequent Constant
0% of an 8 hour day 1-33% of an 8 hour day 34-66% of an 8 hour day 67-100% of an 8 hour day
0 hours ≤ 2.6 hours ³ 2.7 hrs – ≤ 5.2 hrs ≥ 5.3 hours
Material Handling 1-32 repetitions/day 33-200 repetitions/day > 200 repetitions/day
Non-Material Handling 1-100 repetitions/day 101–800 repetitions/day > 800 repetitions/day

 

Standing:  (Frequent) Employee must be able to stand to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as leading trainings, overseeing plant functions and maintaining a neat and organized workspace.

Walking:  (Frequent) Employee must be able to walk to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as leading trainings, overseeing plant functions and maintaining a neat and organized workspace.

Sitting:  (Constant) Employee must be able to sit to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as operating computer and communicating via phone.

Lifting:  (Occasional) Employee must be able to lift up to 50 pounds from floor to waist level of 36 inches to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as lifting product.

Carrying:  (Occasional) Employee must be able to complete front or side carries product weighing up to 50 pounds for distances up to 15 feet.

Pushing/Pulling:   (Occasional) Employee must be able to generate push force and pull force of 50 pounds to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as moving / adjusting product location.

Forward Bending:  (Occasional) Employee must be able to attain/maintain a forward flexed position of up to 60 degrees to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as loading paper into copier tray and maintaining an organized and clean workspace.

Trunk Rotation: (Occasional) Employee must be able to rotate their trunk/torso left-right in a standing and seated position to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as working at desk and maintaining an organized and clean workspace.

Reaching:  (Frequent) Employee must be able to forward reach to a shoulder level of up to 48 inches to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as entering data into computer,

Manipulating/Handling/Gripping:  (Occasional) Employee must be able complete gripping, pinching and manipulation of various pieces of equipment to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as entering data into computer, pushing of carts, answering phones and maintaining an organized and clean workspace. A grip force of up t0 50 pounds is necessary for the completion of tasks.

Climbing:  (Occasional) Employee must be able to ascend / descend steps and / or equipment varying from 7 – 12 inches in step height to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as accessing elevated production areas.

 

Kneeling:  (Never)

Crouching:  (Never)

Crawling: (Never)

Squatting:  (Occasional) Employee must be able to squat to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as lifting product, filing documents, placing paper into copier tray and maintaining an organized and clean workspace.

Postural Balancing:  (Occasional) Employee must be able to maintain both static and dynamic standing balance to complete various duties associated with essential job functions such as leading trainings, overseeing plant functions and maintaining a neat and organized workspace.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORK  LEVEL:

Medium Work (Level 3) as defined by the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.

  Sedentary (1) Light (2) Medium (3) Heavy (4) Very Heavy (5)
Occasional ≤ 10 lbs. ≤ 20 lbs. ≤ 50 lbs. ≤ 100 lbs. > 100 lbs.
Frequent Negligible ≤ 10 lbs. ≤ 25 lbs. ≤ 50 lbs. > 50 lbs.
Constant     ≤ 10 lbs ≤ 20 lbs. > 20 lbs

 

SIGNIFICANT WORKSITE MEASUREMENTS:

Tools:                   weighing up to 1 pound.

Materials:            weighing up to 50 pounds.

Steps/Ladders:  up to 7-12-inch step/rung heights.

 

 

If you are interested in this role, please send your updated resume tonangelo@centraljobs.com or call directly at 440-772-1015.

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