SR. Quality Engineer

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Posted: 06/10/2019 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Mechanical Engineer Job Number: 3701855
Job Overview The role of a Quality Engineer is to ensure Continuous Process Improvement and maximize customer satisfaction for internal and external customers. This will involve collecting, analyzing, and reporting KPI data for our manufacturing processes. Of key importance is the ability to quickly identify and correct negative trends. This position will work closely and collectively with Engineering, Operations, Lean Operating Systems, Project Management, R&D, and Corporate Quality to achieve these goals. This is a hands-on position requiring equal time both in the office and on the factory floor. What you will be doing... Analysis and reporting of KPI data daily, weekly, monthly reporting. Statistical analysis of manufacturing process capability. Statistical analysis of measurement systems. Continuous Improvement Promote and Drive Zero Defect mentality within the factory with the use of Lean Manufacturing tools such as Lean, Six-Sigma, Mistake Proofing, Measurement System Analysis, and Statistical Process control (SPC). Lead / support problem solving activities using a structured, disciplined approach. Customer collaboration / interface - Periodic evaluation of Customer quality performance and support addressing Customer complaints. Monitor quality investigations and step in to facilitate if escalated by the Customer. Supplier collaboration as needed to work through supplier quality issues as well as to help facilitate changes to suppliers and supplier processes/products in a way that minimizes risk and impact to SubCom and its customers. What your background should look like... Bachelor s degree in Engineering, Quality or related technical field required. MS/MBA preferred. 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment required. Six Sigma Green/Black belt desired. Demonstrated expertise in quality tools, practices and procedures. Working knowledge of concepts of probability and statistics as well as aide in updating/establishing SPC and Gage R&R studies. Excellent communication and coaching skills at all levels from the shop floor to top management. Proficiency and demonstrated ability to make independent, informed decisions. Experience in auditing both internal processes/systems as well as auditing of suppliers.

Rich Kirk
Vice President, Engineering Delivery

Rich Kirk has been part of The Panther Group for 6 years. He has worked his way up from an entry level recruiter to the Director of Operations for the Engineering Division.

Fun Fact: A native of England, Rich is an avid soccer fan and plays just like David Beckham

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