Job Description

Quality Engineer  (#8871) - IL
Industry: Metal Stamping

We are currently seeking a Quality Engineer for a Metal Stamping facility located in IL.

Description:

Summary
Develops, applies and maintains quality recruitments and standards for the development and manufacture of fasteners in support of company goals and objectives. ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001and VDA standards as well as customer specific requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Primary resource within the plant for all issues pertaining to the quality of the product from incoming inspection of raw material to final inspection of finished parts.
• Maintain all quality records and documentation in support of the plant in accordance with the company’s quality manual and specific customer requirements.
• Support concurrent engineering efforts by participating in design development projects representing quality assurance and the customer.
• Ensure proper inspections have been performed to ensure product quality.  This will include the inspection of incoming material as well as in process and final inspection of completed product.
• Promote and execute quality standards, inspection processes, and test methodology, quality plans, documents and reports. 
• Assist in process certification.
• Develop, execute and analyze quality-reporting measures.
• Report to management on quality issues, trends and losses.
• Review customer purchase orders and specifications, change requests and contracts and ensure that the necessary criteria and provisions are included in the quality and process plans.
• Review suppliers’ purchase orders and establish supplier quality requirements if required.
• Conduct internal quality environmental audits in accordance with ISO/TS 16949 requirements and ISO 14001.
• Interface with supplier and customer quality representative concerning problems with quality assurance and assure that effective corrective action is implemented.
• Maintain calibration records for all test equipment within the departments if required.
• Be available on short notice for customer or supplier visit.
• Follow ISO/TS, safety, and environmental procedures as well as department and corporate policies and procedures.

Job Knowledge
• Thorough knowledge of ISO9001/TS16949, ISO14001 requirements including implementation and standard operation procedures.
• Diverse knowledge of inspection control methods, techniques and documentation.
• Understand the processes and flow in an efficient and productive manufacturing environment.
• Strong computer skills including QA applications, word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
• Must be able to multi-task and establish priorities, maintain a flexible attitude and approach towards assignments, and maintain level of organization in a changing and fast paced environment.
• Ability to travel, possibility overnight, often with last minute notice to customer and vendor sites. 

Education
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
• 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment working with complex metal parts or equivalent.

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