• Advanced Quality Engineer


    Location: Texas – Nacogdoches

    Job Type: Salaried Management

    Job Category: Manufacturing

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. Technical/Engineering preferred. Professional Certification in Quality Engineering is desirable. Specific education and training in quality disciplines is required including ISO, continuous improvement, total quality management, PPAP, FMEA, Control Plans, DOE, SPC, Capability (Cp, CpK, Pp, PpK), and process sign off procedures. Six-Sigma Green belt minimum, Black Belt preferred.

    Salary Level: 3/4

    Reports to: Corporate Advanced Quality Manager

    Department: Manufacturing

    Experience: Minimum 5 years experience in a quality function in a manufacturing environment. Minimum of 5 years of APQP experience supporting new product development.

     


    Job Description
     The position is responsible for working with cross-functional teams comprised of Program Management, Engineering, Design, Regulatory, Manufacturing, Procurement, and Marketing to execute advanced quality activities for internal and external customer support.  This individual is also responsible for assuring compliance to the Quality Management System through effective use of development of and implementation of quality tools for new product development (NPD) and the manufacturing facilities.  This position is responsible to promote and foster continuous improvement.  Travel expected at 30%.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop the measurement system analysis plan for the project. Recommend & specifies instrumentation, calibration and gaging needs. Responsible to ensure that gage studies are conducted on all gaging and improvement plans are developed where Gage R&R data indicates.
    • Development & maintenance of Quality Management Systems deliverables including, but not limited to control plans, capability studies, PPAP, feasibility builds, design validation builds, production validation builds, operator instructions, first piece inspections, finished goods audit, corrective actions, and deviations resolution.
    • Implementation of the manufacturing quality system for the prototype and production builds as defined or specified in the Control Plan.
    • Perform capability studies and document the results for all project characteristics and ensure that all internal requirements are met or a written deviation is obtained.
    • Resolve non-conforming material or product issues through the use of root cause corrective action methodology (Six Sigma/8D).
    • Continually improve processes and products as defined by PFMEA methodology.
    • Responsible to coordinate the preparation and on-time delivery of an internal PPAP and supplier quality deliverables.
    • Provide operator training and overall quality support for any pre-production builds.
    • Ensure the appropriate statistical methods are utilized throughout product and process development and are deployed into the control panel and utilized to drive improvements.Minimum 5 years experience in a quality function in a manufacturing environment.

    EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum 5 years experience in a quality function in a manufacturing environment. Minimum of 5 years of APQP experience supporting new product development.

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree required. Technical/Engineering preferred. Professional Certification in Quality Engineering is desirable. Specific education and training in quality disciplines is required including ISO, continuous improvement, total quality management, PPAP, FMEA, Control Plans, DOE, SPC, Capability (Cp, CpK, Pp, PpK), and process sign off procedures. Six-Sigma Green belt minimum, Black Belt preferred.

    SKILLS REQUIRED: Must be a self-directed, independent worker capable of continually driving improvements and tasks with limited oversight.  Must demonstrate competency in GD&T, and use of statistical techniques when evaluating data.  Strong computer skills using Microsoft Office Software and Minitab Statistical Software knowledge required.

    COMPETENCIES:

    • Attention to Detail
    • Building Business Partnerships
    • Change Leadership
    • Customer Focus
    • Initiative
    • Problem Solving
    • Teamwork/Coaching



    Contact

    NIBCO INC.
    1516 Middlebury Street
    Elkhart, Indiana 46516
    ATTN: Human Resources

    Ph: 574.295.3000
    Fax: 574.295.3246

     

    • Applicants must be able to pass a background check.
    • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.