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MIM - Quality Engineer 

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Description

SUMMARY

Plans and directs activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for industrial processes, materials, and products by performing the duties listed below.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Follows the IATF16949 Procedures and Work Instructions in the performance of these duties.

  • Devise effective and efficient quality plans that keep processes capable and signal problems before defective parts are made
  • Develop gage designs and techniques that verify product conformance through use of MSA methodology
  • Review and modify testing/sampling plans based on capability rather than time intervals
  • Continually monitor process data for problems and perform audits to ensure conformance to plan and technique – alert process engineering when process data indicates out of control signals so they can react properly to get it back to normal
  • Fully implement all quality tools at our disposal including all PLEX controls and support manufacturing personnel as needed relative to PLEX use and reaction
  • Participate in quote meetings for feasibility review of new products
  • Participate in new part product launches using APQP methodology
  • Lead new quality equipment purchase evaluation and assist with implementation and training
  • Assure assigned corrective and preventive action plans are developed and executed efficiently
  • Participate in Material Review Board (MRB) meetings to determine disposition of nonconforming product
  • Perform internal and layered process audits according to schedule to verify effectiveness of the Quality Management System
  • Create and manage documentation for the quality system relative to assigned processes and new product launches (PPAP, process flows, PFMEA’s, control plans, quality alerts, etc.)
  • Application of GD&T standards to design and develop gages and conduct process capability studies; CAD in 3D design software (such as Solid Edge) and development of measurement plans for components and assembly
  • Application of Minitab software in manufacturing processes to optimize processes and develop specifications based on DOE results
  • Communicate with and develop suppliers, issue and track progress of corrective action requests, and complete supplier audits when assigned
  • Promote a continuous improvement culture by identifying areas and processes to be considered for continual improvement, participate in continuous improvement initiatives as assigned
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships across the organization
  • Develop and perform training as assigned

 

 
Position Requirements

SKILLS NECESSARY

Minitab

Knowledge of Relevant International Standards (ISO 9001, IATF 16949, etc.)

Problem Solving and Root Cause

Extensive Knowledge and/or Training in AIAG Core Tools (APQP, FMEA, PPAP, MSA, SPC)

Strong Understanding of GD&T

Experience with Plex ERP System

Microsoft Office Applications – Word, Excel, Power Point

Root Cause Analysis Techniques – Ability to properly use Basic 5 Why, 5x3 Why, Fishbone Analysis and A3 Analysis

Strong Analytical and Technical Skills

Strong Interpersonal, Organizational, and Communication (verbal and written) Skills

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

Minimum work experience of 3-5 years automotive manufacturing and quality engineering environment required.

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in engineering or related field preferred or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

CAD knowledge preferred

Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques

The ability to organize and manage multiple priorities.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Technical skills in manufacturing processing and methods including flow, layout, assembly, and production equipment.

Root cause analysis and problem solving techniques

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud when in production and quiet when in the office.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position MIM - Quality Engineer  
Division Metal Injection Molding  
Location Ridgway  

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