Quality Engineer

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: MD40-2689976



Design, plan, and supervise; develop and implement improved ways to extract, process, and use raw materials; develop new materials that both improve the performance of products and take advantage of advances in technology; analyze the impact of the products they develop or the systems they design on the environment and on people using them; determine the causes of breakdowns; test manufactured products to maintain quality; estimate the time and cost to complete projects.


Metalworking experience with stamping presses, MIG/TIG welding, steel and aluminum materials, paint finishes.


Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for all aspects of quality engineering techniques and methods in an assigned area or project with minimal supervision. Provides support to manufacturing for quality improvement and new product launch. Interfaces with Product Design, Purchasing, and 3rd party customers. Perform advanced quality planning on new model introductions which includes PPAP management. Perform advanced quality planning on new model introductions which includes PPAP management. Develop and implement control plans, product inspection plans and work instructions. Proficient in developing and implementing process controls, SPC and other statistical methods. Responsible for quality data collection, data analysis to identify the quality defect trends, developing and implementing quality metrics to monitor internal quality performance. Provide data analysis and facilitate Kaizen/PDCA events. Responsible for containment events. Provide clear instructions, oversee and certify effective sort/rework. Lead small groups for Recurrence Prevention of problems found, 5 Why analysis including containment. Work MRB (Material Review Board) providing proper guidance for nonconforming material, including disposition, root cause analysis and recurrence prevention with cross-functional team members from ME, SQE, Mfg.

Education / Experience:

4 year technical degree required with 3-5 years experience in Quality Engineering in a manufacturing environment, and /or 8-10years equivalent experience without a degree. Fluent experience with Mitutoyo or FARO CMM equipment.

Other Required Skills:

Demonstrated application of engineering skills and problem solving techniques. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with applied experience working in a team environment. ISO9000/QS9000 or TS16949 experience required. Proficient personal computer skills including MS-Office (PowerPoint, Excel) and email. Maintains sense of urgency. Highly organized and strong planning skills.

Additional Requirements:

Provide quality engineering support to ensure metalworking and welding production lines produce at peak performance. Identify problems, provide containment instruction and supervision, and assist problem areas, with root cause analysis and recurrence prevention. QE is responsible for all quality aspects from prototype to production. QE must work with many cross-functional groups to insure production runs at world class level.


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