Quality Engineering Professional
Quality Engineering Professional – Greensboro, NC
VOGRINC & SHORT, INC
Our client is headquartered in North Carolina and is a subsidiary of a publicly traded company. This multi-operational division is profitable, has an excellent name in their industry and services multiple industrial markets. The company is stable, well run, and growing both domestically and internationally.
The Quality Engineer will ensure customer and regulatory requirements are satisfied. This position will take an active role in improving all processes company wide as well as focusing on improving all operations of the Quality Department.
Supervise various quality personnel and functions
Develop and create measurement methods, techniques and instructions for inspectors.
Recommend measurement methods, techniques and instructions for all product acceptance criteria for production and work closely with production and the Manufacturing Engineer.
Develop and create statistically valid sample methods and techniques
Develop, create and continuously improve our production in process inspection procedures
Develop, create and implement continuous improvement projects utilizing pareto charts, control charts, cause and effect diagrams, histograms, kaizen, PDCA, six sigma, TOC, root cause analysis, error-proofing, robust design, etc.
Critical success factors & key challenges
Leading the department and company in metrology expertise- be able to quickly apply metrology knowledge to our products.
Leading, building and coaching the inspector team with their daily measuring parts tasks.
Develop statistical techniques for the department and company and demonstrate an ability to lead our entire organization in statistical thinking.
Knowledge, experience & capabilities
Collecting and Summarizing Data/Quantitative Concepts
Relationships Between Variables
Statistical Process Control (SPC)
Process and Performance Capability
Design and Analysis of Experiments
Identify, describe, and apply metrology techniques such as calibration systems, traceability to calibration standards, measurement error and its sources, and control and maintenance of measurement standards and devices.
Calculate, analyze, and interpret repeatability and reproducibility (Gage R&R) studies, measurement correlation, capability, bias, linearity, etc., including both conventional and control chart methods. (Evaluate)
Program CMM utilizing knowledge of 3D vector math, geometry, trigonometry, etc.
Able to read/interpret engineering drawings including GDT.
Quality Management System (QMS)
Elements of the Quality System Define, describe, and interpret the basic elements of a quality system, including planning, control, and improvement, from product and process design through quality cost systems, audit programs, etc. (Evaluate)
Documentation of the Quality System Identify and apply quality system documentation components, including quality policies, procedures to support the system, configuration management and document control to manage work instructions, quality records, etc. (Apply)
Quality Standards and Other Guidelines Define and distinguish between national and international standards and other requirements and guidelines, including the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA), and describe key points of the ISO 9000 series of standards and how they are used. [Note: Industry-specific standards will not be tested.] (Apply)
Quality Audits (internal and external)
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field.
Certified with American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Quality Engineer preferred.
Five years of experience as a Quality Engineer and has five years of supervisory experience
Metrology and statistical capabilities
Strong communication skills
In confidence for additional information, please contact:
Vogrinc & Short, Inc. T: 815-394-1001 F: 815-394-1046