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Lead Auditor ISO14001- Midwest

** Contract Lead Auditors needed in Midwest **

ISO 14001/18001/RC Certified Contract Lead Auditors

DQS Inc., a leading global independent business service organization delivering assurance to customers with standards-based solutions has immediate openings for qualified contract ISO 14001/18001/RC Lead Auditors.

  • The candidate will have a successful work history, strong interpersonal and organizational skills with excellent written and oral communication capabilities.  Ability to work in a virtual home based environment and travel within US
  •  Knowledge of EMS principles and methods for standard assessments.
  • Must be able to assess customer needs, meet quality standards for services and evaluate customer satisfaction.
  • Work independently and project a professional image appropriate to the work environment.
  • Critical thinking skills using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to concerns.
  • Experience with quality management systems, 2nd and/or 3rd party certifications, 14001/18001/RC auditing/assessments.
  • Excellent communication and follow-through skills.


  • Pass the RAB, IRCA approved 36-hour ISO 9000, 14001, and OHSAS 18001 EMS training course with exam or Exemplar global competency based Lead certificate.
  • 2 or 4-Year College Degree and/or 5+ years of Auditing Experience.
  • Extensive travel is required.

DQS Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Qualified candidates, please apply at:

Lead Auditor ISO 9001 – Midwest



CONTRACT LEAD AUDITORS – MIDWEST (Location preference is IL, WI, or IN)

DQS Inc. is a leading global business providing independent management system assessments and certifications to clients across all industries. The organization continues to expand its global presence with more than 60 offices in 40 countries which enable the auditing of over 45,000 sites yearly. Our team of industry-leading experts provides value added services that help clients improve their business process which ultimately helps to improve the bottom line.

Our company has immediate openings and is seeking Contract Lead Auditors for ISO 9001 in the Midwest Region. Working closely with your scheduler you will visit client locations and perform the audit as specified.

  • The candidate will have a successful work history, strong interpersonal and organizational skills with excellent written and oral communication capabilities. Ability to work in a virtual home based environment.
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for standard assessments.
  • Must be able to assess customer needs, meet quality standards for services and evaluate customer satisfaction.
  • Work independently and project a professional image appropriate to the work environment.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software, including applications.
  • Critical thinking skills using logic and reasoning to identify solutions to concerns.
  • Experience with management systems, 2nd and 3rd party certifications, ISO-9000 processes and/or previous certification auditing/assessment skills highly desired.
  • Excellent communication and follow-through skills.
  • Extensive travel.


  • RAB approved 40-hour ISO 9001 training course with exam, auditors will have passed the Lead Auditor course.
  • 4-Year College Degree and 5+ years of Auditing Experience.

DQS offers competitive daily rates with expenses paid weekly.

DQS Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Qualified candidates, please apply at:

Inspector III (QA), G&W, IL

Inspector III, QA

General Summary: Inspect component parts and completed product for conformance to
process controls using visual inspection and various measuring tools of advanced

Essential Functions:
• Perform final and incoming inspections
• Assist in evaluation of non-conforming components
• Perform internal process audits as required, report all findings
• Position has the authority to “shut down” non-conforming processes after notifying Supervisor
• Analyze and report on materials, processes and products
• Communicate drawing discrepancies to Engineering
• Participate in customer inspections as needed
• Assist team members in preparing and entering NCRs (Non-Conformance Reports)
• Write Customer Improvement Initiative (CII) for audits and assist employees who wish to report a
problem requiring corrective action for repetitive problems
• Report violations of ISO standard to the Quality Manager
• Participate in prototype review process for all newly developed products as needed
• Assist in the dimensional analysis of components to help identify potential quality issues
• Responsible (along with team members from product engineering, manufacturing engineering and
production) for the creation/implementation of process control charts for all critical processes
Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
• Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
• Contribute to team effort by training others in performance of inspection tasks as needed
• Inspect all work prior to passing it on to the next operation
• Document actions by completing production and quality forms
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to read and interpret complex drawings, schematics, bills of material, wiring and ladder
diagrams required
• Must have basic computer skills in MS Word and Excel Experience using an ERP system desirable
• Ability to utilize mechanical inspection measuring tools and CMM machine
• Thorough knowledge or Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
• Must be able to understand and apply elements of corrective and preventive actions
• Associated degree in Quality discipline or equivalent work experience and skill development
• 2+ years experience performing technical work in a manufacturing environment
• ASQ CQT certification preferred

Physical Demands: (The work is classified as Medium – Heavy Physical Demand Level (PDL) by the US Dept of Labor’s Dictionary of Occupational Titles) Frequencies: Occasional (1-33%); Frequent (34-66%); Continuous (67-100%)
• Lift up to 60 lbs on an occasional basis floor to waist
Lifting Demands

Postural Demands

Miscellaneous Demands
• Lift up to 50 lbs on a frequent basis floor to chest
• Carry up to 50 lbs on an occasional basis up to 25 feet
• Push/pull up to 100 lbs on an frequent basis
• Standing – continuous
• Walking – frequent
• Bending/stooping – frequent
• Squatting/kneeling – frequent
• Lifting – frequent
• Sitting – occasional
• Griping, manipulation, fingering – frequent
• Variable hand/power tool use – frequent
• Two-person lifting tasks using assistive devices for lifting, pulling and pushing including hand trucks, pallet jacks, and hoists

Customer Satisfaction/Safety/Quality/Environmental:
• Our goal is to provide a world-class service to our customers by delivering defect-free products on time to both our internal and external customers Your comments and suggestions are an integral part of our success
• Responsible for ensuring that quality systems function effectively and products meet customer requirements
• Responsible for following safety and environmental rules and regulations
• Responsible for ownership of his/her own safety and that of their coworkers
• Responsible for maintaining a safe and healthy work environment
• Making certain potential hazards are identified and corrected in a timely manner
• Responsible and empowered to make the decisions and take the necessary actions that are required
to fulfill the quality policy
• Responsible for the quality of his/her work
• Conform to G&W’s Environmental Management System (EMS) and comply with applicable regulatory requirements
• Contribute to continual improvement of activities, products and services that will help prevent pollution, reduce waste and protect our environment





Supplier Development Engineer (SQE), MCI / New Flyer Industries, Inc.


The Supplier Development Engineer (SDE) is responsible for improving Supplier Quality to a new quality standard; this includes, New Coach Launches, Major Projects, Supplier Resourcing and mostly current production. SDE will support Operations, Quality, Engineering, Strategic Sourcing/Commodity Management, and Advanced Purchasing in initiatives to take Supplier Quality to a new level. Position oversees major supplier quality issues and assists MCI Operations in problem resolution as required. Frequent supplier site assessments and quality reviews involve about 80% travel for this role.

Primary Responsibilities:

  •    Ensure Suppliers meet the highest quality standards that result in a competitive advantage to Motor Coach Industries (MFI) and New Flyer (NFI).
    ·        Own Supplier Development Initiative processes fixing and/or eliminating Suppliers causing Operations the greatest problems. This will be accomplished through systematic, data driven processes that ensures corrective actions are in place through documented Supplier Quality Improvement Plans. Success will be measured by improved Supplier Quality and Delivery Performance Metrics.
    ·        Provide assistance/training to Suppliers in order to meet and/or exceed quality and delivery expectations.
    ·        Help maximize Design for Manufacturability by leveraging Supplier knowledge and capabilities through early Supplier involvement in product design.
    ·        Ensure that the Supplier Development organization is supporting company’s new product launch activities by utilizing a common Supplier quality launch processes that includes, but is not restricted to: Supplier Manual guidelines, Site Assessments, Supplier Audits, Risk Management, APQP, Work Instructions, PFMEA, Control Plans, 8D, Early Production Containment, PPAP/FAI, Run at Rate, etc. Provide leadership for developing these skills throughout the supply base.
    ·        Lead the coordination and setting of standards for sample inspection, and testing of received components and materials to help determine conformance to standards.
    ·        Oversee periodic and special surveys of Sub-Tier Supplier facilities and manufacturing processes to determine adequacy and capability of quality systems and ability to comply with quality specifications; including all levels of Sub-Tier Suppliers.
    ·        Through frequent communication, help drive consistency of quality metrics throughout Motor Coach Industry and New Flyer locations.
  •    Visit potential new Suppliers to assess their quality systems and visit problematic Suppliers to resolve quality issues and improve systems.

Educational / Experience Requirements:

  •    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar technical degree required;
    ·        5 – 10 years’ experience in Supplier Development or related discipline in the Automotive, Agricultural or Heavy Equipment Industry required;
    ·        Any ASQ Certification (CQE, CQA, CMQ/OE, CRE, etc.) is desirable;
    ·        Six Sigma Green/Black Belt and Problem Solving experience a plus;

Additional Skills / Abilities:

  •    Strong manufacturing, process, quality systems and root cause analysis/countermeasure experience required – best if dealing with suppliers directly.
  •    Demonstrated experience in problem solving (8-D Methodology) in manufacturing processes with emphasis on Six Sigma (DMAIC) methods.
  •    Knowledgeable and hands on experience in application of Lean and Six Sigma (or alternative advanced problem solving methods) including: Value Stream Mapping, Cpk/Ppk, GR&R, SPC, Control Plans Sampling Plans, Kaizen, 5S, Statistical Analysis, SMED, 5 Why’s, Root Cause Analysis, 8D, QFD, Error Proofing, FMEA, Cause and Effect Diagrams, Pareto Analysis, etc.
  •    Solid interpersonal communication skills needed to communicate to all levels. Frequent meetings with Company Executives and VPs.
  •    Demonstrated technical experience and commodity expertise in: metal fabrication (stamping, machining, welding, etc.), electronics, vehicle interiors and Assembly processes in general.
  •    Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

MCI offers excellent salary and a world-class benefits package which includes: Medical, dental, vision insurances; 401k with company match program; paid vacation/holidays and much more.

Pre-employment drug test and background screen required.

To apply for this opportunity please click or copy and paste the following link into your browser address:



Pro QC Jr. Technical Supervisor, Pro QC International, McHenry, IL

Pro QC International

Job Title: Junior Technical Supervisor

Location: McHenry, IL 60050

Hours: FT Monday through Friday 9am to 5:30pm

Compensation: Competitive Salary + Health Benefits (Benefits provided after 3 month probation period)

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Communicates to Account Managers about the feasibility of a service according to availability.
  • Estimates man-days to assign for a service job. Provides this information to Account Managers for quotation purposes.
  • Verifies factory measuring / testing capabilities to ensure that product inspection / test can be performed.
  • Ensures that measuring equipment are under valid calibration at the time of inspection.
  • Develops Inspection Checklists.
  • Prepares work for jobs and makes sure that the inspector and/or auditor understands and has all technical documents needed to perform the service.
  • Keeps frequent communication with inspectors on site to make sure of the implementation of inspection at factory side.
  • Reviews inspection reports for accuracy and completeness, and assures that all input data to be viewed by the client is complete, not ambiguous, and meets the clients’ needs to make prompt decisions.
  • Monitors on site quality performance of inspectors and auditors according to defined schedule.
  • Investigates the root cause of quality issues, and implements defined corrective actions.


  • Minimum Bachelors Degree, preferably in Mechanical Engineering or other engineering discipline that is closely related.
  • Technically proficient in Microsoft Office – Desire experience in one or more statistical programs utilized by the company – Experience w/ Photoshop is preferable.
  • Possesses demonstrated experience in some of the following areas such as plastic injection molding, electrical and pneumatic hand tools, Bicycles and exercise equipment, electrical and electronic products and various consumer products.
  • Ability to read blueprints and technical documents related to industries listed above
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience of international standards applied to evaluate product conformity: UL, ISO, CSA, CE, etc.
  • Good command in theory and practice of sampling plans, particularly ANSI Z1.4.
  • Organized, good verbal and written communication skills, proven leadership and ability to work well with others, ability to work independently, systematic problem solver, etc.
  • Flexibility to travel when necessary
  • Contact: Jennifer Stepniowski, MBA, CMQ/OE, ASQ Fellow Regional Director, North America | Pro QC International
  • Cell: +1-813-428-3277 – Office: 1+813-252-4770
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