Quality Engineer in Brooksville at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 5/22/2018

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Job Description

Well established manufacturer of military electronics in beautiful sunny Florida has immediate need for a quality engineer with the following background.

Basic Purpose of Position: 
Plans and conducts activities concerned with the quality assurance of industrial processes, materials, and products by performing the following duties.
 
 
  1. Primary or Major Responsibilities:
  • Drive quality assurance initiatives to achieve exceptional product quality and reliability with focus on manufacturing process capabilities and product specifications / requirements.
  • Drive and support functional owners to achieve effective use of risk management processes through the use of FMEA, APQP, Control Plans and mistake proofing in product and process design.
  • Plans, coordinates and executes internal audits, and assists in coordination and management of Layered Process Audits,  third party and customer audits, such as ISO, UL, AS9100, etc.
  • Introduces and utilizes appropriate quality tools to evaluate product and process performance such as, Pareto charts, trend analysis, statistical process control (SPC), and process maps.
  • Primary customer quality interface - Communicates with customer providing technical support on quality issues and performance.  Provides guidance to Sparton team on customer requirements and expectations.
  • Drive continuous improvement across facility’s Key Process Indicators (scrap, rework, PPM) utilizing Lean, Six Sigma, Poke Yoke and related process improvement tools and methodologies.
  • Lead the Root Cause Analysis and Corrective/Preventative action processes, utilizing problem solving tools within an 8D methodology.
  • Lead APQP as part of the New Product Introduction teams, including project risk management activities.
  • Provide technical assistance in the development and implementation of robust processes to meet customer requirements, including QA plans and process routings
  • Key member of the Quality Team – Provides specific guidance and direction to general staff as well as department managers, functional owners in implementation of the quality system and compliance with quality standards and regulations.
  • Monitor and follow-up on supplier quality and corrective actions as necessary affecting your support areas.
  • Monitor MRB along with timely disposition of suspect product.
  • All other duties as they are assigned
 
  1. Safety:
  • Ensure that all assignments are performed in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, Provincial and Company safety and health regulations, and where applicable, proper personal protective equipment is utilized.
 
  1. Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering field or area of study deemed acceptable by the hiring team, or appropriate years of direct experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years quality engineering experience in related electronics manufacturing environment.
  • Experience developing work instructions and relative QMS procedures.
  • Thorough understanding of ISO 9001 requirements.  AS9100 experience preferred.
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment.
  • Effective communication skills driven by attention to detail.
  • Understanding and facilitation of APQP events in the New Product Introduction process cycle.
  • Excellent analytical skills using DMAIC Six Sigma and Lean Principles.
  • Good working knowledge of quality/reliability engineering statistical techniques.
  • Self-motivated and self-managed.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at the same time.
  • Certified Six Sigma GreenBelt or Six Sigma Black Belt or CQE preferred.