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Quality Engineer

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Dayton, OH

Quality Engineer


Job Description

We are seeking an experienced quality expert for prototype manufacturing; this is a hands-on position focused on the Prototype & Low-volume Production line.  Our Quality Engineer is responsible for ensuring the quality of the parts produced meet all customer expectations. In the event there are non-conformances this role will quickly and effectively take necessary actions to identify root-cause analysis and partner with engineering and operations to resolve.  Has the authority to stop the line or shipments, but must lead resolution and recovery. 

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Provide process design input to Manufacturing Engineering to enhance manufacturability and product cost.
  • Co-work with engineering & supply base to create an efficient manufacturing assembly line, specifying and/or refining BOMs, workflow processes, and detailed NPI work instructions.
  • Provide technical support analyzing and/or performing failure analysis for discrepant production components, assemblies and field returns. Apply appropriate use of statistical techniques.
  • Lead/participate in continuous improvement initiatives focused on material cost reduction, capacity enhancement, and streamlining of the supply chain.
  • Has developed a strong understanding of the measurement tools used in manufacturing and can apply that knowledge to perfecting in-place methodologies
  • Manages Changes & Deviations (product, process, supplier, documentation)
  • Defines, with Supplier Quality Engineer, First Article acceptance criteria and ongoing Receiving Inspection criteria with assistance from the Engineering team
  • Process checks, approvals, audits. Review & approve manufacturing & quality data and Product Sign Offs.
  • Implement and monitor process capability for continuous improvement
  • Support and drive APQP readiness for new products and deliverables: MSA, Inspection/Testing,
  • Develop and submit Customer PPAP (Production Parts Approval Process) documents if required for new product launches.
  • Participate in the development of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  • Maintain Control Plans and FMEA's throughout the life of the part. 

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years experience managing a certified quality management system (e.g. TS 16949, ISO).
  • Exceptional mechanical aptitude (i.e. intuitive understanding of mechanical processes)
  • 4+ years of a proven track record of driving continuous quality improvement in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in the automotive industry; Battery, Electronics, or Powertrain manufacturing preferred.
  • Previous work experience in an organization that supplied large OEM's.
  • Previous audit experience.

 This company is involved in some cutting edge technology in a new, clean, climate controlled environment! The maximum targeted starting pay is up to $95K, based on experience and interview! This is a great opportunity to get involved in new technologies with a very bright future!

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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation