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Quality Engineer

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

Specific Position Requirements 3rd Shift. Hours are 9:30pm - 6:00am, Sun-Thur *Steel toe metatarsal safety boots required *Majority of time spent on factory floor (80%+) As an Assembly Engineer, you will spend the majority of your time engaging with the shop floor team to provide tactical support of the assembly operation, investigating and performing root cause analysis on manufacturing/supplier quality issues, troubleshooting tool/gauge/fixture issues, driving closed loop corrective action, and supporting the Client Continuous Improvement (CI) process. In addition, you will: --- Support daily production operations by responding to tactical safety, quality, efficiency, and manufacturing issues by supporting/leading performance/process improvements for the team --- Support investigations and corrective action(s) related to a variety of manufacturing issues (parts, tooling, equipment, etc.) in a timely and effective manner --- Support QIT (Quality Improvement Teams) for the OFP (Order Fulfillment Process) quality team assigned for quality activities and resolution of issues --- Execute the established quality control plans and create and update PFMEAs (Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis) for work centers --- Manage non-conforming material for assigned work area(s) --- Support the Client Continuous Improvement (CI) process What Skills You Need --- 1-3 years of experience in supporting shop floor/manufacturing operations --- Working knowledge of basic assembly tooling and equipment --- Direct experience with drawing and schematic interpretation, product models, and GD&T --- Knowledge of standard quality tools such as FMEA, Root Cause Analysis, 3 Legged 5 Why --- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite --- Strong written and verbal English communication skills with the ability to communicate cross functionally with both salary and wage workforce --- Ability to work flexible hours and over time as needed What Makes You Stand Out Other areas of experience or interest that will help us place you on the right team include: --- Direct experience working with the Client Assembly Assist Tool (JDAAT) --- 1+ years of experience in one or more related engineering areas: industrial, production, reliability, design, manufacturing, quality --- 1+ years of experience with engineering tools, systems and databases --- 1+ years of experience in use of statistical tools and techniques for quality management --- 1+ years of experience working with SAP --- Knowledge of product, customer, markets and competitors This position is eligible (based off performance) for incremental, progressive retention bonuses at every 90 days for the first year on assignment. $5,000 for the first year broken down below --- $750 at 3 months --- $1,000 at 6 months --- $1,250 at 9 months --- $2,000 at 12 months Retention bonuses are forfeited for those who do not complete their assignments or end assignments early. Subject to review.Job Requirements:Provides quality planning, control, and improvement support for product development teams, manufacturing engineering, supply management, and manufacturing and/or distribution organizations to assure John Deere product quality meets the customers' expectations. This includes the application of quality tools within the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP), Enterprise Order Fulfillment Process (EOFP) and Customer Support Process (CSP). Also supports application of quality tools with key suppliers as an integral element of quality planning. Duties: Participates on PDP (Product Delivery Process) teams as the Quality representative, ensuring quality activities and plans are formulated and followed. Engages in applying/leading Quality tools in Product Delivery Process (PDP) teams. Encourages early interaction of both customer and supplier input to team activities. Participates in Design Process and Assembly Reviews (DPARs), print reviews, and design reviews of new products. Monitors and facilitates quality activities for part approval, verifies manufacturing processes (control plans, assembly instructions) and confirms process capability. Uses quality tools and practices to establish approval criteria to ensure the identification of quality failure concerns for both internal and external manufactured parts and assemblies. An example is Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA). Investigates unit quality related issues and concerns related to product and processes, gathers and analyzes data, resolves/facilitates resolution and implements corrective action. Engages in applying/leading Quality tools on Customer Support Process (CSP), Continuous Improvement (CI),and/or Value Improvement (VI) teams. Executes John Deere Quality Control Plan where implemented. Investigates product quality problems, determines root cause for quality problems, gathers and analyzes data and implements corrective action to reduce or eliminate non-value waste resulting from non-conformances, scrap or reclaim. Assists in identifying, communicating and resolving supplier quality problems. Engages in supplier quality plan formulation as necessary. Conducts audits of new and existing suppliers to determine manufacturing capability and adherence to accepted quality practices. Drives prevention actions. Facilitates and writes quality procedures for the purpose of maintaining/updating the factory quality system and supports quality system audits, reviews results with audit team, and participates in management review meetings. Provides training and/or supervision to co-workers, inspectors, technicians and auditors on quality procedures and tools to monitor critical processes to assure consistent control and/or to implement cost-saving ideas to improve our products to meet customer expectations.

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, Waterloo , Quality Engineer, Engineering , Waterloo, Iowa

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