Quality Engineer - 1

Hendrickson International Kendallville , IN 46755

Posted 2 months ago

Position Purpose:

The Quality Engineer is responsible for providing support in developing and maintaining process controls capable of satisfying customer requirements in Quality, Cost and Delivery, fostering continuous improvement in each one of these critical business entities. Must have the ability to work with 3 key sections of the manufacturing process, including supplier, internal operations and most importantly the final Customer.

Essential Functions:

  • The Quality Engineer receives complaints from both internal and external customers. On receipt, will be able to investigate the problem, make recommendations on resolutions, and communicate such resolution to the customer, whether internal or external, and be able to relate information to Management in a professional and organized manner. Then the QE will need to follow up on resolution to assure no reoccurrence.

  • Facilitates and performs process capability studies, as required to improve processes and product for the betterment of the organization

  • Administers improvements in processes, Supplier & Customer concerns & in-plant ppm beyond the normal day to day quality issues using pareto methods of priorities

  • Performs PPAP's, APQP, SPPD, CR system and their importance, both from Supplier and OEM side, and works issues related to the findings to help manufacturing performance

  • Supports TS/IATF -16949 Quality systems

  • Prepare reports, and report out findings using the many databases and key software including: Excel, Access, Microsoft Office and Outlook, MPact, CaWeb, MiniTab, and other key databases used in Quality

  • Ability to lead quality training in fields of expertise

  • Analyze & supports improvement for scrap and rework through corrective actions

  • Provide key support to Quality Manager and other Quality Engineers

  • Other Quality duties as directed by Supervisor or key Management members

Hendrickson is a Equal Opportunity Employer

Education and Training

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred in Engineering, Quality or Business

  • Two or more years of experience in manufacturing with skill sets that can handle process and technical challenges to improve overall quality

  • One year of PC and writing skills required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience working with TS/IATF 16949 methodology preferred

  • Working knowledge in APQP tools (PFMEA, Control Plans, DOE) preferred

  • Experience in manufacturing quality environment preferred

  • Knowledge in dimensional gage use preferred

  • Print reading skills required.

  • GDT understanding preferred

  • Strong ability to work without supervision

  • Strong work ethic

Hendrickson is a Equal Opportunity Employer

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Quality Engineer - 1

Hendrickson International