1+ months

Quality Engineer

Kelly Services
Waukegan, IL 60079
**Quality Engineer- Direct Hire**

Kelly Engineering Resources is recruiting for a Quality Engineer on behalf of our client, a machine manufacturer that maintains tolerances of +/- .001 millimeters (microns). In this role, you will be an individual contributor towards ensuring product quality. Your focus will be to support internal & external customers and mitigate problems while identifying opportunities for improvement.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

+ Conduct internal & external audits within the frameworks of internal performance system and ISO standards to improve business processes.

+ Lead and coordinate product qualification plans including development of: PFMEA, Control Plans, Process Flow charts, Process Capability Studies, Gage R&R and other PPAP-related requirements.

+ Investigate process and product quality issues. Work with value streams and suppliers to determine root cause and implement and verify corrective actions

+ Record customer complaints for the purposes of facilitating root cause analysis and implementing corrective actions.

+ Drive improvement of quality Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) by identifying and solving problems affecting all aspects of the business, gathering, analyzing, and summarizing quality data, and supporting continual improvement of all functions in the supply chain.

+ Work with value streams to analyze and determine nonconforming material causes

+ Actively participate in final design reviews to mitigate potential risks and ensure manufacturability of product.

+ Analyze product returns to determine product design or process modification needs.

+ Work closely with Quality Inspectors, Manufacturing Engineering, Design Engineering, and the Value Streams to continually improve processes.

+ Perform other related duties as assigned

**Qualifications of the Successful Quality Engineer**

+ Bachelor's degree (B.A. / B.S.) from a four-year college or university and 3+ years related experience and/or training in the following areas:

+ GD &T, blueprint reading required

+ Close tolerance product experience +/- .001 mm (microns) required

+ Apply and analyze statistical methods to determine process capability, gage R&R, and product reliability

+ Problem solving using any of the following: 8D, 5 Why, A3, Lean or Six Sigma tools

+ Pluses:

+ Work experience in an ISO 9001:2008/2015 organization a plus.

+ Prior experience work with the customer, prefer VOC (voice of the customer) work habits/methodology

+ Personal attributes:

+ Possess a positive mindset

+ Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills

+ Presentation skills to peers, plant staff, leadership and customer

+ Break down large, vague issues into prioritized problems, determine root causes, develop and evaluate countermeasures, and execute action plans


**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-09-17 Expires: 2021-11-04

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