New Hampton, IA

Quality Engineer

Job Title: Quality Engineer

Location: New Hampton, Iowa

Salary: $75-100K

Job Summary:

The Quality Engineering role focuses on product launches and continuous improvement of the Quality Management System. Utilize customer requirements, APQP/PPAP processes, and ISO 9001 QMS to facilitate product launches and enhance improvement efforts at supplier locations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for product launch initiatives to ensure the integration of quality principles in the launch process, including APQP (PFMEA, Control Plans), PPAP, and safe launch processes.
  • Act as a customer liaison for quality issues in the company and related supply chain organizations.
  • Support activities related to maintaining supplier/Tier 2 quality assurance.
  • Drive and maintain continuous improvement efforts aimed at enhancing customer satisfaction and internal processes.

Education & Experience:

  • Preferred, but not required, a 2 or 4-year degree.
  • At least 2 years of experience operating quality measurement equipment in a production environment.
  • Experience with APQP processes specifically related to product launches.
  • Knowledge and experience of ISO 9001:2015 quality systems.
  • Experience in developing and managing a supplier quality assurance system.
  • Hands-on experience in continuous improvement with Six Sigma and/or Lean methodology.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading and GDT principles.
  • Strong problem-solving skills using Six Sigma and Lean principles.
  • Foundry knowledge is a plus.
  • Familiarity with CNC machining processes is a plus.
  • Familiarity with CMM, laser scanning, x-ray, and LPI measurement systems.
  • Certified Quality Engineer certification is a plus.

  • Max. file size: 300 MB.