Certified Quality Engineer - Req

Job Description

Certified Quality Engineer

Responsible for fulfilling the role of Quality expert; this is a hands-on position. Ensure the quality of the parts produced meet all customer expectations; quickly and effectively take action when non-conformances are found. Maintain the most recent interpretations of the quality system requirements and therefore ensure that documented practices meet the true interpretation of the quality management system standards.



  1. Collaborate with customers‚ quality and engineering personnel to determine critical part features and review manufacturability of design. Make recommendations to modify customer part specifications and tolerances as necessary to support cost effective production.
  2. Provide engineering support to operations ensuring consistent application of quality techniques
    1. Resolve quality issues of capability, tolerancing, and materials related issues.
    2. Resolve quality issues by identifying problems, examining solution options, implementing action plans, and providing resources.
    3. Effectively communicate and reinforce commitment to quality improvement efforts
  3. Develop and submit PPAP documents for new product launches to meet customer requirements.
  4. Determine when process stability and capability studies should be performed on existing processes. Review and analyze results. Recommend changes to processes based upon findings and perform follow up to verify effectiveness.
  5. Participate in the Advanced Product Quality Planning activities to determine appropriate use of existing and new measurement systems during new tool or process design and startup.¬
  6. Coordinate pre-launch production trial run process monitoring.
  7. Participate in the development of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  8. Maintain Control Plans and FMEA's throughout the life of the part.
  9. Facilitate and promote use of appropriate problem-solving techniques for effective root cause analysis and successful corrective action.
  • Perform duties in accordance with quality system requirements as the voice of customers.
  • Coordinate with Sales, Purchasing, Engineering, Production, and Toolroom to resolve customer complaints and concerns.
  • Lead PPM improvement plan for strategic customers.
  1. Apply appropriate use of statistical techniques.
  2. Determine and apply appropriate Measurement System Analysis tools.

Systems Management

  • Recommend and implement enhancements to the quality system that result in improved corporate quality performance, increased customer satisfaction, and/or simplification of processes to reduce costs.
  1. Ensure readiness for all internal and external quality audits.
    1. Develop the annual audit plan, train internal audit team members, perform necessary duties as Lead Internal Auditor and provide ongoing communication/reporting of results.
    2. Coordinate and direct external 3rd party registration/surveillance audits
  • Oversee the controlled document system, to include a final review of all changes to procedures, work instructions, forms, master lists and other associated documents to ensure quality certification requirements are met.¬
  • Participate in quality reporting and management review process
    • Monitor the Periodic Review Matrix to ensure repetitive quality requirements are met.
    • Manage quality metrics and present findings and recommendations to the management review team.
  • Interview and select quality/process consultants as necessary to assist in developing and executing action plans for continuous process improvements.


  • Bachelor‚ s Degree in Engineering or related field
  • SPC training including working knowledge (Includes Gage R&R knowledge
  • Completion of Blueprint interpretation course including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
  • Control Plan and FMEA training or working knowledge
  • Gage usage training course (Micrometers, Height Gage, Calipers, Dial indicators, Thread Gages)
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)

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