Manufacturing Quality Engineer
Our client is currently seeking an experienced Quality and Compliance Engineer with a proven track record of delivering consistent output that meets or exceeds standards. The Quality and Compliance Engineer will manage and continuously improve our client’s Quality Management System as well as process and product compliance. In addition, this individual will work closely with the Director of Production, Production Supervisor, VP of Systems & Network Engineering, and Vice President of Product Development in the identification and resolution of issues discovered by the Quality Inspection Team, internal or external processes audits, and external laboratory testing.
Manufacturing Quality Engineer Responsibilities
Maintains, reviews and continuously improves Quality Management System.
Validates and creates and necessary any process or procedural documentation required in support of the Quality Management System.
Works with Engineering and Procurement to evaluate vendors and manage performance and corrective action reports.
Participates in the Material Review Board, evaluating non-conforming materials and works with vendors to resolve issues in process.
Assist with ISO evaluation, preparation, audit and maintenance.
Liaise between Engineering and QC on New Product Introduction to ensure that necessary process and procedures are in-place before production.
Manage change control process for software and firmware loaded as part of process.
Oversee supply chain quality and compliance.
Support and mentor QC Supervisor in quality process industry best practices.
Oversees integrity of product quality for assigned areas through participation as integral part of manufacturing team.
Applies knowledge of Inspection Equipment and Techniques to provide timely data usable for informed decision-making.
Present quality status to Production, Management, and Engineering teams.
Know, practice, and be an advocate of all site safety rules and regulations.
Performance requires physical attendance.
Performance requires extended hours and occasional weekend work.
Other duties as assigned.
Manufacturing Quality Engineer Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience/education combination.
7+ years QC or testing experience.
5+ years of experience in an electronics and/or mechanical assembly environment.
Experience in mid-volume (e.g. Hundreds of units per month), high mix manufacturing environment.
Demonstrated ability to meet and maintain high quality standards.
Knowledge of relevant ISO, Six Sigma, and MIL standards for Quality is required.
Knowledge and experience with qualification testing for product compliance is highly desired.
MIL-STD-810G/H and/or IEC 60068.
MIL-STD-461F and/or EN55035:2017/ EN55032:2015.
Experience with simple mechanical and electrical inspection, instruments, and instrument calibration.
Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings.
Skilled computer operator proficient with Microsoft Windows and office platforms.
Independent professional that can perform job assignment with limited supervision, self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines.
Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail while multi-tasking in a dynamic environment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to lift and carry 35 pounds of test equipment at least 40 feet.
Touch typist – minimum of 25 to 30 WPM.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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