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Specialist Quality Engineer in Warsaw, IN at Tecomet

Date Posted: 4/9/2019

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Job Description

SUMMARY:

The Specialist Quality Engineer will ensure that the quality-related requirements from our PQE’s and customers are communicated clearly and concisely to manufacturing, engineering, and the shop floor. He or she will also work to reduce manufacturing quality costs to increase profitability and meet customer requirements while effectively teaching quality sciences to team members.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review customer quotes for specific quality requirements.
  • Determine inspection methods/instructions and incorporate them into the specific manufacturing process.
  • Design in-process gauging to be used by manufacturing and inspection groups.
  • Establish and maintain plant and Company-wide quality procedures.
  • Adjust and prioritize work to meet deadlines while maintaining quality standards.
  • Consult with Specialist Manufacturing Engineers (SME) in resolving quality-related issues.
  • Participate in manufacturing Material Review Board (MRB) meetings.
  • Establish and maintain a system that triggers effective corrective action.
  • Establish process specific internal and external corrective action responses.
  • Conduct training on topics of customer and Company procedures.
  • Project a positive and professional image of the company and of management to employees at all levels.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Manufacturing operations
  • Measuring devices
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Quality systems
  • FDA regulations
  • GMP regulations
  • ISO regulations
  • Blueprint reading
  • GD&T
  • Problem solving and 8D
  • Scheduling work to achieve goals
  • Customer-focused environment

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS INCLUDING EQUIPMENT AND MACHINE COMPETENCIES:

  • Associate’s degree and one to two years experience in a similar quality role; or a combination of education and experience. Orthopedic manufacturing and ASQ certification preferred.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Well lighted, heated/or air-conditioned indoor office/production setting with adequate ventilation.
  • Light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Ability to maneuver throughout the facility/facilities as needed.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items and work with fingers.
  • Ability to wear proper PPE.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: YES                                                                  

**Occasional

DISCLAIMER REGARDING THIS JOB DESCRIPTION – Tecomet has determined that the requirements, skills, and abilities included in this job description are the minimal standards required to successfully perform this job.  The duties, responsibilities, and requirements in this job description should never be considered to be all inclusive.  Additional duties may be assigned by supervisors at any time, as the Company’s needs require.  In accordance with Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that the essential functions of this job may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.  However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others, or which impose undue hardships on Tecomet.

Tecomet is an EOE Employer M/W/Vets/Disabled.