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Quality Engineer

  • Mason City, IA
  • 2023-10-03

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Job Title: Quality Engineer

Location: Mason City, IA

Salary: $75-95K

Job Summary: The Quality Engineering focuses on product launches and continuous improvement of the Quality Management System.  Use customer requirements, APQP/PPAP processes and ISO 9001 QMS to facilitate product launches and continuous improvement efforts at supplier locations. 

Job Responsibilities:  

·         Support product launch efforts to ensure quality principles are integrated into the launch process including APQP (PFMEA, Control Plans), PPAP and safe launch processes. 

·         Work as a customer liaison regarding quality issues both at company and related supply chain organizations.  

·         Support activities related to maintaining supplier/Tier 2 quality assurance.  

·         Responsible for driving and maintaining continuous improvement efforts related to customer satisfaction and internal processes.

Education & Experience:

  • Experience with APQP processes specifically related to product launches.
  • Knowledge and experience of ISO 9001: 2015 quality systems.
  • Experience in developing and managing a supplier quality assurance system.
  • Hands-on experience continuous improvement background using Six Sigma and/or Lean methodology.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading and GDT principles.
  • Strong problem solving skills using Six Sigma and Lean principles. 
  • 2-5 years + years experience operating quality measurement equipment in a production environment.
  • Foundry knowledge a plus.
  • Familiar with CNC machining processes a plus.
  • Familiar with CMM, laser scanning, x-ray and LPI measurement systems.
  • Certified Quality Engineer a plus.