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Senior Quality Engineer

Company: Norgren
Location: Dekalb
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Senior Quality Engineer opening with IMI Norgren in Machesney Park, IL.

PURPOSE: Responsible for the quality and consistency of the companys products to ensure the various company product lines meet specifications and standards.

SCOPE: The Sr Quality Engineer will utilize advanced, analytical tools and techniques to define, quantify, and improve product and process quality in a machine shop and assembly setting. Apply engineering / technical skills and statistical techniques to make recommendations and carry out quality improvements. Support manufacturing and new product development efforts. The focus of this position will be on continual improvement of existing processes and supporting the efforts of the development and process validation of new processes using lean manufacturing practices.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: The position reports to the Manager of Quality Assurance.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Primary responsibility is to assist in the management of the quality management system. This includes quality system requirements including test and inspection plans and product reliability, supplier quality program, risk management and to ensure compliance to ISO 9001:2008. Reviews quality standards, tolerances, and engineering changes. Investigate, establish, and implement requirements for inspection and testing methods, techniques, equipment, and facilities. Monitors quality feedback data to identify opportunities for process improvements and participates in the improvement efforts. Assist internal audit program and conduct internal audits as needed. Investigate and recommend alternatives to product designs and manufacturing methods. Performs inspections and sets quality assurance testing models for analysis of raw materials, materials in process, and finished products. Participate as a member of product planning and product implementation team. Participant and/or champion for Corrective Action and Preventative Action (CAPA) process. Work directly with customers to resolve quality issues. Works with manufacturing and engineering functions. Drive visual management into all aspects of the manufacturing environment Establish new processes to eliminate waste and streamline flow and processes using lean methodologies Optimize manufacturing processes to attain product quality, efficiency, and process repeatability. Develop lean manufacturing metrics. Share and standardize best practices and processes. Develop and administer standard work practices/employee training.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering, quality, or related technical discipline. Minimum 2 years of experience in the quality engineering field or in a related area. Proficient in the use and practical application of statistical methods, problem solving. Strong SPC Knowledge and application experience. Understanding of machining and assembly processes. Measurement Equipment knowledge and application experience. ISO system knowledge and application/auditing experience. Experience working directly with customers to resolve quality issues. Experience in lean manufacturing and/or other continuous improvement techniques. Strong communication skills.

PREFERENCES: ASQ Certifications - CQE, CQA, CQM Experience in ISO9001 and TS 16949.

Norgren is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status. Company Description Norgren is part of global engineering organization IMI plc. IMI is at the forefront of delivering the solutions we need in a changing world and is focused on creating tremendous value by solving key industry problems in attractive markets and working with the best.

Norgren has a proud history of creating innovative engineering solutions in precise motion control and fluid technology, and we collaborate with our customers across more than 50 countries in critical areas such as Factory Automation, Material Handling, Rail, Energy, Process Control, Life Science and Commercial Vehicles.

Keywords: Norgren, DeKalb , Senior Quality Engineer, Other , Dekalb, Illinois

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