Quality Engineer

Sturtevant, Wisconsin | March 29, 2019

This Critical, Value-Added role is a new position in our Quality department and an opportunity to have a direct impact on process improvement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection and testing.

Conducts root cause analysis, analyze failures and implement corrective action for process/product related concerns and customer complaints.

Interfaces with customer to resolve complaints, corrective actions, engineering changes and validation requirements.

Develops quality plans from customer specifications to meet customer, company and QMS requirements.

Performs and analyzes capability studies, gage r&r, and First Article Inspection Reports on both new and existing products.

Facilitates improvements to the Quality Management System via updates to procedures and Work Instructions stemming from audit findings and continuous improvement initiatives.

Works with engineering to coordinate and prepare sample submission packages; updates and maintains process flow diagrams and process control plans.

Works with Operations on lean and scrap reduction initiatives

Works with Engineering and Operations to solve in-house quality concerns, reviews of nonconforming product, recommends disposition and corrective action to prevent reoccurrence.

Creates and maintains company quality documentation, such as quality procedures, work instructions and forms.

Prepares various quality reports.

Participates in new project launch teams.

Compiles and prepares training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities.

Any other duties as assigned by the Quality Manager


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.

CQE or CQA preferred

Six Sigma Green Belt certification preferred

Sound knowledge of ISO 9001 and/or ISO 13485 quality systems preferred

Working knowledge of statistics

Must have a working knowledge of G,D & T, including the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, schematics,, and specifications

Strong teamwork skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision

Education and/or Experience:  

4 year degree in Quality, Engineering, Statistics or technical field

Experience in Quality Assurance in an ISO manufacturing environment preferred but not required

On-the-job training available, recent graduates are encouraged to apply