Quality Engineer

Company Info
Spartronics
Williamsport, PA, United States

Phone: 570-601-3514
Web Site: www.spartronics.com

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Title:

Quality Engineer

Location:

Watertown, SD 

Job ID:

68267
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Job Description:

Spartronics designs, manufactures, and manages the full lifecycle of robust electronic and electromechanical devices for commercial aerospace, defense, space, instrumentation and control, life sciences and medical device applications. Our proven experience in complex problem solving, uncompromising attention to detail, program management and thorough documentation processes enables our customers to achieve excellence.

  

Basic Purpose of Position: Plans and conducts activities concerned with the quality assurance of industrial processes, materials, and products by performing the following duties.

  

Primary or Major Responsibilities: 

  • Drafts and implements procedures and work instructions relating to the Quality effort including inspection plans and acceptance tests for Incoming Inspection.
  • Reviews and approves Quality System documentation such as Operations Procedures, Work Instructions, Manufacturing Procedures, drawings and specifications. 
  • Works with Manufacturing Engineers in developing such documentation as assembly validation plans/protocols, FMEAs and Quality Plans.
  • Participates with Supply Chain Manager and Supplier Quality Engineer with the continuing evaluation of supplier performance.
  • Supports third party certification (UL, CSA…) compliance along with Supplier Quality Engineer including implementation coordination with the customer, performance of internal audits for compliance and hosting third party auditors.
  • Communicates with customers and suppliers on issues related to product quality and performance.
  • Assists the Quality and Regulatory Manager in coordination of audits of Spartronics quality systems by FDA, ISO (third party), and Customers. 
  • Participates in internal auditing program.
  • Manages and coordinates the Complaint, Corrective/Preventive Action and Material Review Board processes.
  • Introduces and utilizes appropriate quality tools to evaluate product and process performance such as, Pareto Charts, FMEAs, and statistical process control and process maps. 
  • Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality assurance codes and standards.
  • All other duties as assigned.

  

Safety:

  • Ensure that all assignments are performed in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, Provincial and Company safety and health regulations, and where applicable, proper personal protective equipment is utilized.
Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Education/Experience: Bachelor of Science in an engineering discipline, minimum 5 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write technical documents. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, customers and suppliers. 
  • Math Ability: Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Computer Skills: Word processing, Spreadsheets, Internet software, E-mail, Manufacturing software, Database software
  • Full color vision is an essential job requirement. Color identification test may be required pre-hire.

Spartronics LLC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer – EOE/MF/V/D.