Quality Engineer

Otterbox Fort Collins , CO 80521

Posted 2 months ago


Otter Products is looking for a Quality Engineer to join our team in Fort Collins, CO!

The Quality Engineer will provide technical experience to sourcing and suppliers with respect to technology, performance, quality, cost, logistics and delivery. This role will also participate in planning, coordination and management of specific project deliverables attributable to production launch and ramp-up capacities. Strong collaboration with other quality engineers, Product Development Team and other departments to support the product development cycle will be an essential key to success. This position is a professional level role within the quality engineer job family.

About Otter Products:

From our founder's garage in 1998 to the global technology leader we are today, Otter Products continues to drive growth through innovation. Our industry-leading brands, OtterBox, LifeProof and Liviri lead the way to help people do more and go more places with technology in hand. Otter Products is a global company of more than 900 Otters (employees) with offices in Fort Collins, Colo., San Diego, Calif., Hong Kong, Munich, Germany and Cork, Ireland. Our mission is simple - We Grow to Give which comes to life by way of our charitable arm, the OtterCares Foundation. From innovation and engineering to community and culture - growing to give is at the heart of everything we do.

For more information visit otterproducts.com.


  • Partner with Product Development and Testing teams to define and document product specifications and standards including drawing and design reviews (as necessary)

  • Partner with product development teams to ensure that PRDs and statement of work are clearly defined and address applicable quality attributes such as test procedures, qualification plans, and warranty return procedures.

  • Review product changes for accuracy and correct approvals.

  • Responsible for overall quality of assigned products.

  • Coordination of APQP activities relating to new product development programs including Process FMEA, Control Planning and the product & system validation plans and all fixturing required to support those plans.

  • Work within Supply Chain to assure suppliers and their processes are capable of producing components and assemblies that meet specified requirements.

  • Work through product deviations, FAIRs and other quality issues.

  • May define minimum quality requirements for new products.

  • Work in parallel with the product testing organization to evaluate products and assure compliance to the design specifications/intent, customer requirements, and any applicable industry standards or requirements.

  • Work with the Sr. Quality Engineers to develop sampling plans, when needed, by applying attribute, variable, and sequential sampling methods.

  • Work with the Sr. Quality Engineers to document and audit processes and procedures to support the company Quality Management System.

  • Work within Supply Chain to assure suppliers and their processes are capable of producing components and assemblies that meet specified requirements.

  • Partner with Supply Chain for the on-boarding of suppliers as well as perform ongoing auditing and process improvements.

  • Ensure supplier performance is regularly reported and appropriate and timely corrective actions are implemented.

  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data; making recommendations.

  • Support and maintain a positive safety culture by following all safety policies and procedures and actively contributing to a safe working environment

  • Other duties as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering required. Experience in lieu of degree may be considered.

  • Minimum three years of previous relevant manufacturing work experience required. Quality engineering experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Experience with supplier management preferred.

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, Certified Quality Auditor, or other ASQ certification(s) are preferred.

  • Continuous improvement experience in a manufacturing environment(Six Sigma, Kaizen, etc.) preferred.

Otter Products is an equal employment opportunity employer (EEOC). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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