Quality Engineer

Senior Flexonics Bartlett - 300 E Devon Ave, Bartlett, IL 60103
Bartlett
Company
Senior Flexonics
Vacancy title
Quality Engineer
Ref
30199
Location
Senior Flexonics Bartlett - 300 E Devon Ave, Bartlett, IL 60103
Advertised salary
$78,000 - 92,000
Employment type
Full-time
Working pattern
Monday to Friday
Closing date
31 July 2024
Description

ABOUT SENIOR FLEXONICS

Senior is a FTSE listed (symbol SNR) international manufacturing Group with 26 operations in 12 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. We have a long history of well-respected brands and an excellent reputation in our key market sectors. Senior delivers value to its customers and shareholders via operational excellence that is underpinned by its people and processes.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

 

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

As a Quality Engineer will be responsible for customer satisfaction, supporting strategic objectives, and ensuring the compliance to Senior's QMS processes. QE will provide engineering support using statistical analysis, 6 sigma tools, along with other methods to improve the quality of manufacturing at the facility.  The Quality Engineer will additionally provide launch support for new programs, engineering changes, and process improvement efforts to obtain the company's goals.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Lead or assist in root-cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions. Customer and supplier support for the operations' teams.  Understanding of GD&T, 6 sigma, 8D analysis, 5-Why, amongst other methods to facilitate corrective actions and process improvement.
  • Manage the approval process (PPAP) and assist program launch initiatives by supporting APQP assignments and customer validation requirements
  • Collect data and perform analysis in order to improve current processes. Work with engineering as support to implement changes, which effectively improve the QMS. Lead projects and activities that support company's strategic objectives.
  • Participate in internal audit program and perform audits as scheduled. Ensure all non-conformances are closed properly per Senior's QMS
  • Analyze processes for production and develop the most efficient method of testing critical factors
  • Evaluate and incorporate the measuring techniques used to ensure conformance to requirements and assist in training production employees in their use.
  • Organize and execute capability studies and other process related experiments.
  • Prepare and update Control Plans as required using APQP techniques
  • Prepare certification packages for customers
  • Assign and instruct Quality Technicians on their process checks, validation work, along with other performance tasks needed to ensure compliance to the QMS. Work with CMM lab technician, Gage lab technician, and Materials lab technician, in creating a dynamic Quality inspection system.
  • Handle customer corrective action assuring that permanent corrective plans are implemented
  • Support, promote and cooperate in achieving Company mission regarding continuous improvement and teamwork goals
  • Monitor supplier performances and take actions to correct quality or delivery issues
  • Manage the approval process for new suppliers for use of prototype and production components
  • Visit new and existing suppliers for on-site audits and evaluations
  • Maintain LPA Admin system with assigning non-conformances and maintain schedule.
  • Update documents through the appropriate process.

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years’ experience
  • Knowledge of Problem-solving tools 8D, 5Why, Fish bone, DMAIC.
  • Understanding of QA processes
  • Knowledge of PPAP
  • Knowledge of AIAG Core Tools (APQP, FMEA, SPC, MSA, Control Plan)
  • Knowledge of DOE (Design and Experiments)
  • Knowledge of lean and 6 Sigma methodology
  • Working knowledge of ISO/TS-16949 and automotive/quality experience
  • GD&T knowledge required

Access to our facilities is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Persons (U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. Nationals, U.S. refugees, asylees, or temporary residents under amnesty provisions ), and to properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for export control purposes. Additionally, potential employee names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive controlled technical data.

To ensure there is no unexpected delay in your start date with our Company and due to the potential need to obtain an export license, we would like to promptly assess whether such a license is needed to access our facility and/or systems.  Such licenses can take several weeks/months to obtain from the U.S. Government. Our Trade Compliance department will be reaching out to you with a Licensing Assessment form, which we request you kindly complete and return as soon as possible.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. EOE M/F/D/V/VEVRAA/Federal Contractor