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The Advanced Quality Engineer provides quality engineering services to cross-functional project teams which include New Product Development, Product Support, and Value Engineering. In this role, project team members are led by a Project Leader and include Engineering, Marketing, Purchasing, Quality, and Manufacturing.
Primary duties are to lead and direct the quality activities including; supplier quality/operational development, manufacturing process improvements, engineering drawing review, test procedure development, and measurement analysis to successfully meet project goals including time-to-market, cost, and performance.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as the project team lead for the Quality and Reliability function while supporting process improvement initiatives.
- Collaborate with Engineering and Marketing to translate customer needs into product requirements and specifications.
- Support the product design process including benchmarking and testing of concepts & prototypes.
- Develop and execute test procedures to validate product specifications and ensure Quality and Reliability readiness.
- Lead Risk Assessments (Design and Manufacturing) during the product development cycle.
- Perform failure analysis and recommend solutions with corrective action, as required.
- Proactively seek out quality improvements for new and existing products.
Quality Functions - New Product team:
- Work with the global quality teams to develop QC mitigation strategies for high risk specifications.
- Coordinate quality planning activities such as auditing, inspection, and control plans (incoming, in-process and outgoing) that drives user need CtQ requirements through product specifications and into manufacturing processes.
- Collaborate with US and Asian based manufacturing and supplier representatives to ensure operational readiness of new product launches.
- Participate in the evaluation and selection of suppliers.
- Able to call, lead and conduct global, cross functional team members with the following participants: New product development engineering, internal/external operations/suppliers, quality and supply chain.
- Provide technical guidance to the PRC supplier quality team
Education and Experience Requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
- 3+ years of related work experience in Advanced Quality, Quality Engineering and/or Manufacturing Engineering preferred
- Critical thinker, able to evaluate and identify risks in the early product development cycle and able drive projects to mitigate those risks.
- Relevant experience with statistical tools such as MiniTab and ReliaSoft
We provide these great perks and benefits:
- Robust health, dental and vision insurance plans.
- Generous 401 (K) savings plan.
- Education assistance.
- On-site wellness, fitness center, food and coffee service.
- And many more, check out our benefits site HERE.