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Quality Engineer for Powerhouse Company!!!

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Location
Orangeburg, SC
Salary
$57,000 - $100,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
Jan 11, 2017
Job ID
2429814
Quality Engineer                                                                                                                                     Orangeburg, SC  
                                                                                               
COMPANY PROFILE:
  • Award Winning Manufacturer of Lawn and Garden Consumer Products
 
WHAT THIS COMPANY OFFERS YOU:
  • Comprehensive Benefits and Salary Program
  • Chance to be part of a proud team manufacturing award winning products recognized world wide
  • This company offers growth for those who excel
 
THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY: 
Responsible for providing leadership to ensure the overall health of the manufacturing quality systems, driving continuous improvement projects to increase site quality and compliance, support quality improvement initiatives with comprehensive focus on positive communications with internal and external customer.
This position will provide quality assurance support (Quality Engineering, APQP, DFM/DFA, DFSS, Process Auditing and internal PPAP and validation activity review) for the implementation, auditing, registration and maintenance, and on-going effectiveness of the Quality Management System.
  • Develop a team of quality production professionals to support quality systems management objectives and ensure continual quality improvement.
  • Ensure quality systems are compliant with Company and site procedures as well as industry standards
  • Function as a strong quality liaison to other functional departments – providing quality support and ensuring cross-functional communication
  • Oversee training requirements for quality associates, technicians and quality specialists
  • Propose, design, implement, and enforce quality improvements
  • Support design (R&D) during new product introduction to ensure all appropriate activities are conducted and documented.
  • Facilitate root cause investigations utilizing 8D methods for internal and external excursions and communicate results to management and customers
  • Drive systematic process changes as a result of deviations or complaints or other trends
  • Support internal, customer, and regulatory audits as appropriate
  • Complete monthly KPI reports for internal presentations
  • Make data driven decisions and strategies to improve quality
  • Lead plant APQP and PPAP processes
 
 BACKGROUND PROFILE:
  • BS degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business or related field or other relevant discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a high volume manufacturing environment
  • Possession of recognized qualification in related field – ASQ, CQT, CQI, CMI or CQE strongly preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with OSHA regulations, workplace safety, and basic ergonomics
  • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma Experience (Six Sigma Black Belt preferred)
  • Strong mechanical aptitude including working knowledge of GD&T methodology and SPC
  • Engineering discipline experience with a focus on mechanical, pneumatic, and /or fluid power systems
  • Demonstrated Project Management Skills, Leadership skills with emphasis on cross functional team development and leading skilled Trades
  • Continuous Improvement, TPS Philosophies, and utilization of Kaizen
  • Demonstrated knowledge and competence in machining, stamping, welding, and / or assembly operations – mix model cell structure is a plus
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • ISO 9001
  • Hands on with the ability to handle multiple projects

Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.