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QA Engineer in Duncan, SC at FRAM Group

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for driving external and internal quality improvements. The Quality Engineer will be required to utilize the 8D and Six Sigma problem solving methodology to achieve the Quality improvements. In this position, the Quality Engineer will be responsible for evaluating customer and internal rejects, working with Operations and Engineering teams to drive root cause analysis, and assuring implementation of Corrective and Preventive Actions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Maintain & improve Quality Systems through Internal audits & compliance audits.
    • Drive root cause analysis (8Ds, CAR) for internal and external rejects
    • Evaluate production floor quality problems
    • Oversee containment activities and Quality Alerts on the Production Floor
    • Organize disposition of Non-conforming Goods on the Production Floor
    • Create and review Control Plans, PFMEAs, 8Ds, CARs, APQP Documentation, PPAPs
    • Support the quality department to verify the accurate and timely calibration of measuring gages and equipment in the plant
    • Support compliance of Lab testing according to specifications
    • Identify and implement improvement in overall production quality.
    • All other assignments as assigned by Quality Manager
    • Support development, deployment and maintenance of the plant's quality and continuous improvement systems.
    • Regularly collect, analyze, summarize and report process quality information to all levels in the organization.
    • Develop, implement quality policies, procedures.
    • Plan, evaluate, and implement product specifications, test procedures.
    • Support, identify, recommend, acquire, coordinate repairs, preventative maintenance, and calibration of testing equipment.
    • Manage data gathering Quality software, including procurement, installation, programming & end-user training.
    • Provide analysis of data.
    • Support cost reduction & process improvement projects.
    • Provide analytical support & coordinate the efforts involved in resolving quality issues in regards to product failures and/or returns.
    • Supervise and coordinate the QCIP activities on all shifts
    • Supervise Quality Tech activities



Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Related Technical field or equivalent experience

3+ years of experience in Quality a plus but not required

Experience in 8D, CAR (Corrective Action Reports) and Six Sigma Problem Solving

Knowledge of ISO9001/TS16949/IATF 16949 Quality System & Standards

ISO9001/TS1694/IATF 16949 Internal Auditor Certification a plus but not required  

Familiar with GD&T and Product Drawing Dimensioning (ANSI Y14.5M-1994)

Experience in development of PFMEAs, Control Plans, and APQP Documentation

Ability to communicate concisely at all levels inside and outside the company

Hands-on, action oriented with proven track record of achieving business goals

Team player with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

OEM/OES experience preferred but not required