Quality Engineering Manager

3D Systems Littleton , CO 80121

Posted 2 months ago

Organization

3D Systems is a dynamic and leading enterprise, specialized in 3D Printing of metal and other material components. 3D Systems is not only a technology developer but also a technology user. This makes us a strong innovation partner for clients in the aerospace, industrial, medical and dental sectors. We are experts in digital workflows, patient-specific devices, and five different kinds of 3D printing. The Quality department serves both the Virtual Surgical Planning as well as the Contract Manufacturing product lines with plastic and metal additive manufacturing.

Job Summary

The 3D Systems site in Littleton, Colorado is expanding and needs a skilled Quality Engineering Manager reporting directly to the Director of Global Quality to lead a team of quality professionals, including engineers, specialists, inspectors, and others, to support products developed and owned by 3D Systems, as well as customer-designed products where 3D Systems is the contract manufacturer. You will use your knowledge of quality engineering, risk management, project management, and lean six sigma to positively influence production and post-production activities to achieve high customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities for the team that the Quality Engineering Manager will lead may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide oversight for the development and maintenance of quality programs, systems, processes and procedures that conform to established internal and external standards and guidelines.

  • Provide leadership in the continual improvement of the Quality system.

  • Provide expertise and guidance in interpreting policies, regulatory and/or governmental regulations, and internal regulations to ensure compliance.

  • Participate in the transfer of new projects into manufacturing and continue providing quality engineering support until product obsolescence.

  • Responsible for inspection and quality control activities to meet quality and operational goals.

  • Make use of appropriate quality tools, such as DOE, SPC, hypothesis testing, and capability studies to measure, monitor, improve processes.

  • Lead the investigation of complex product problems. Identify and manage corrective actions resulting from problem investigations.

  • Lead the response to customer inquiries and escalations for product issues experienced by customers.

  • Responsible for the management of suppliers with accountability to support selection, approval and qualification of new suppliers or changes to existing supplied products and processes, as well as oversight of performance and improvement activities.

  • Collaborate with process owners to establish training of personnel accordingly.

  • Develop and monitor appropriate quality metrics for review by management including inputs into the management review process.

  • Utilize computer and software programs and database management.

  • Assist during internal and external audits.

  • Review and provide feedback on Quality Agreements with customers.

  • Select, develop and evaluate personnel to proper allocation of quality engineering tasks.

  • Assist quality management in setting the strategy for the Global Quality organization.

  • Lead post-market surveillance, commercial holds, complaint handling, post market risk assessment, product field action assessment, post-market design changes, and NC/CAPA investigations.

Education and Training

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science or technical field. Masters degree in engineering or related field preferred.

Experience

  • 8 years of related work experience in regulated, cGMP environment such as medical device, pharmaceutical or aerospace.

  • 3 years of direct management/supervisory experience required

  • Certifications including but not limited to: Quality Engineer, Reliability Engineer, Manager of Quality and Operational Excellence, Quality Auditor, and/or Six Sigma Black Belt from ASQ or other equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Expert knowledge and practical experience in the use of Medical Device regulations (CFR 820.30, ISO 13485:2016 / EU MDR; etc;) and best practices.

  • Skilled in statistical methods (Hypothesis testing, SPC, sampling plans, Gage R&R, process capability and graphical analysis).

  • Able to analyze and chart data using MS Excel or Minitab.

  • Good understanding on inspection methods and procedures.

  • Strong Knowledge in Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma methodologies.

  • Experience with design of experiments (DOE), failure mode and effects analysis (dFMEA and pFMEA) and control/monitoring plans.

  • Demonstrate ability in selecting, interviewing, training, coaching, motivate, discipline, and direct people.

  • Self-motivated, able to manage a diverse team, able to accomplish multiple assignments simultaneously.

  • Strong project management, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to establish team goals and coordinate a wide variety of resources to meet quality metrics

  • Excellent computer skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary Range: $102,600 - $153,900 (salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the candidate, and alignment with market data).

  • In addition to a salary, this position is eligible for an annual bonus based upon company performance.

  • 3D Systems offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision coverage, company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, and company-paid basic life insurance. Sick Leave, Flex (Vacation) Time, Parental Leave, and paid time off for recognized holidays. 3D Systems also provides a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
RF Engineering Associate Manager

Lockheed Martin

Posted 3 weeks ago

VIEW JOBS 9/30/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-12-29T00:00 Description:Come join the Lockheed Martin Space RF & Radar Payload Center of Excellence and shape the future! You can work on challenging programs in support of Space Vehicles, Hypersonics, Missile Defense and more. The coolest jobs on this planet…or any other… are with Lockheed Martin (LM) Space! As part of Military Support Programs (MSP), this RF Engineering Associate Manager will support the management and execution of activities across the Payloads Organization. You will provide leadership and guidance for the preparation of investment proposals, business plans and statements of work and Production technical, cost and schedule baselines. This leader will work closely with other leaders and Subject Matter Experts to manage Payload Risks and Opportunities as well as leading relevant Opportunities and Studies. In this role, you will lead and perform analysis and verification for the BLK III program. This leader will support the Payload Initialization campaign in concert with Payload Leadership. The selected candidate will have management responsibilities for a team of RF Engineers. This TS/SCI position requires the leader to be onsite in Littleton, CO. Tasks will include but are not limited to: * Direct management and supervision of a local team of RF Engineers * Coordinate and manage Payload Analysis and Payload Initialization products for internal and external customers * Attend/Participate in staff meetings, understanding and acting on Space/MSP strategies * Responsible for Performance Management, Promotions, Talent Planning, Training and Development activities for direct staff Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy at LM Space: * Competitive Medical & Dental insurance * 401k with competitive company matching * Paid time off * Encouragement of work/life balance * Flexible work schedule * Onsite health center / gym (Littleton, CO) * Onsite medical center (Littleton, CO) * Intramural sports activities * Career development * Mentorship opportunities * Rewards & recognition Basic Qualifications: * Active TS/SCI * Degree in electrical engineering or STEM related degree * Experience developing and analyzing technical requirements, performing trade studies, and allocating functions down to RF payloads, subsystems and/or components * Experience defining end-to-end performance and functionality of RF payloads and/or subsystems, consistent with mission needs and CONOPS * Experience with certifying and selling off an RF payload or subsystem to the customer * Working knowledge of Data Object Oriented Requirements (DOORS) or similar requirements management tool * A team player with the demonstrated ability to participate in cross functional teams and communicate and coordinate work as one team with common goals * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with customers, suppliers, management, and peers. Desired Skills: * Proficiency with the development of specifications and interface definitions for digitally processed RF payloads * Experience with defining external interfaces for antennas, active/passive RF components, receivers/transmitters, and digital processors * Experience with successful execution of RF payload/subsystem test plans * Proven ability to execute major milestone reviews (e.g. SRR, PDR, CDR, etc.). BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: job.Qualifications Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They're dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about. As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories. EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Experienced Professional Lockheed Martin Littleton CO

Quality Engineering Manager

3D Systems