Quality Control Engineer
Job Description: The Quality Assurance Engineer assists the QA Manager, Program Managers, Design Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers in the introduction and sustaining of products in production. This process includes analyzing customer controlled technical data packages (eg engineering drawings, schematics, bills of material, specifications, etc.) in order to: . Identify and resolve issues affecting product realization . Identify and establish the product's inspection requirements and techniques . Ensure all Customer and regulatory requirements are identified and satisfied throughout the product lifecycle Performs inspections and assists in setting quality assurance testing models for analysis of raw materials, materials in process, and finished products. . IPC-A-610 Certified Trainer preferred . J-STD-001 Certified Trainer preferred Performs a variety of complex and critical tasks. . May provide consultation on complex projects and is considered to be a top level contributor/specialist. . Shall generate First Piece Inspection and First Article Inspection Reports as required. . Main point of contact for Customer Source Inspection . Responsible for Quality oversight on New Production Introduction builds. . Knowledge of Corrective Action systems and response implementation. . Understands and applies statistical analysis to promote continuous process and product improvement. . A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. . Understands and applies product and process knowledge to review, approve, validate and verify customer and engineering change, deviation and waiver activities. . Ability to assimilate facts and make recommendations to correct processing errors. . May report to an executive or a manager. Skills:Candidates must be proactive and able to work in a self directed manner in a fast-paced working environment in or with new or loosely defined situationsFoster and maintain professional and productive relationships with other staff, management and customers.Ability to maintain productive relationships while prioritizing tasks in a demanding environmentPossess excellent verbal and written communication skillsPossess strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs and Adobe Acrobat Qualifications:Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 8-10 years of experience in the field or in a related area.Appropriate years of experience may substitute for degreeDemonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.Ability to conceptualize, design, implement, manage and sustain critical processesProcessing of returned products for warranty and service repairProcessing of Non-conforming products including Material Review processesDefect analysis including root cause and corrective actionCorrective, preventive and improvement action processingExperience in audit activities pertaining to standards, procedures and practices.Practical working familiarity with industry and regulatory standards including OSHA, ISO-9001, AS9100 and MedicalKnowledge of Engineering processes and terms Physical Demands: While performing these duties, the employee is required to sit, use hands, reach with hand and arm, and talk or hear. May be required to lift up to 20 pounds.