Quality Engineer

  (#11996) - IN
Industry: Aluminum

An aluminum extrusion plant is looking for experienced quality engineer.

Description:

The Quality Engineer will lead and/or participate in process improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and ensuring compliance to customer requirements and applicable industry standards and specifications.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collects organizes and analyses data from manufacturing processes, monitors process capability and identifies key areas for improvement;
  • Collects and reports data for key quality objectives (% Scrap/Pound, Internal & External Quality Costs);
  • Tracks Supplier Quality issues;
  • Visits suppliers as needed to resolve issues;
  • Tracks supplier issues and achieves resolution and closure in timely manner;
  • Qualifies potential suppliers;
  • Tracks customer complaints and organizes responses to resolve customer concerns;
  • Tracks problem solving activities including implementation dates and monitor effectiveness of actions;
  • Tracks internal problem-solving activities including implementation dates and monitor effectiveness of actions (Daily);
  • Issues Quality Alerts and follows up on Corrective Actions;
  • Develops Tracking system for Quality Alerts, Corrective Actions, and SCAR’s;
  • Supports generation of SPC templates for Press Data Collection for Product Improvement;
  • Supports Capital Project Implementation to improve lab throughput and Streamline Data Streams;
  • Specifies, reviews design, Implement High Speed Saw for Mechanical Lab;
  • Develops Code to Transfer Data directly from ARL into EPICS/Dynamics Databases;
  • Collects data from manufacturing processes, monitors process capability, and identifies key areas for improvement;
  • Serves as a quality auditor and compiles all audit results;
  • Performs other required tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Chemistry or Physics;
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in manufacturing and quality assurance;
  • Demonstrated experience with aluminum extrusion or related manufacturing processes;
  • Experience with calipers, micrometers, depth gauge and other measurement equipment;
  • Experience with lean manufacturing principles (Six Sigma);
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Suite;
  • Highly detail-oriented;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
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