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Quality Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00922
Location: Houston, Texas
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 06/25/2018
This position reports to the Quality Assurance Manager. The primary location of this position is in Houston, Texas. No extended travel is associated with this position. However, there is occasional over-night travel to suppliers when required for audits or to review quality requirements.

Candidate will be responsible for the performance of Quality Assurance activities such as the preparation of Quality Plans, customer relations related to Quality Plans and customer ITP's and assist Quality Control and liaison with engineering.

The candidate will engage in preventive actions that provide quality parts to our customers. Demonstrate strong planning, facilitation, negotiation and influencing skills to achieve organizational goals. Candidate must also think strategically, operate tactically, and communicate effectively across multiple departments, while aligning results to successful implementation of continuous process improvement initiatives. May conduct training on quality assurance concepts and tools. Interfaces with engineering functions within the organization, with customers, and suppliers for risk mitigation concepts and processes.
  • Excellent knowledge on problem solving techniques & root cause analysis and lean techniques.
  • Develop, implement, and enforce inspection instructions designed to ensure that all quality flaws in design and workmanship have been identified before products are released for shipment.
  • Review inspection data, address non-conforming materials issues and consistent follow up with engineering to evaluate root cause of non-conformity.
  • Create and ensure ITP & QP are being properly followed.
  • Assist with quality related activities required for design and manufacture of products in accordance with the company's ISO 9001: Quality Management System.
  • Excellent knowledge of APQP and GD&T.
  • High degree of knowledge of applications and limitations of standard NDE methods.
  • Participate in design control activities with engineering to identify quality related issues during the design phases of product development and modification.
  • Manage corrective/preventive action system and track corrective action activities.
  • Participate in third party audits and assessments.
  • Interface and coordinate with customers, and project management to address/resolve quality issues and concerns relative to non-conformance and corrective actions.
  • Read and interpret manufacturing drawings, routers, manufacturing specifications, and quality control documents.
  • Perform quality techniques to track, analyze and report on materials, processes and products to ensure they meet the company's quality standards.
  • Maintain a safe work environment in accordance with company HSE standards and procedures.
  • Interact and support a broad spectrum of personnel internal and external to the company.
  • Work effectively and efficiently in both team-based and independent working environments to reduce costs and add value to the organization.
  • Provide effective management of subordinates to achieve desired results.
  • Attributes necessary to meet this need may include communications, motivation, team building, employee involvement, diplomacy, delegating, etc. skills as well as confidence and enthusiasm.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the Quality Manager/Supervisor.

Quality Engineer