The Quality Engineer will be responsible for activities that drive Quality improvement and compliance to defined requirements, including Superior’s Quality Management System. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring that requirements for processing products and services, and other materials, into finished goods and products conform to quality standards.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
- BS in manufacturing/engineering related field or equivalent job experience.
- Ability to read & interpret engineering drawings, including GDT, standards, and specifications.
- Understands quality terms, definitions, and concepts; understand principles of traceability.
- Understands statistical terms, plotting data, and identify deviated conditions.
- Read and interpret drawings/blueprints including an understanding of critical, major, and minor characteristics; knowledge of ASME Y14.5, and understand the x, y, z coordinate system, higher level math, GD&T, etc.
- Ability to problem solve.
- Detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently.
- Excellent written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills
- Demonstrated proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office.
- Familiar with measurement methods, techniques, and terminology.
- Ability to perform in-house calibrations, repair, and data entry of same.
- Ability to perform supervisory role in the absence of the supervisor.
- Ability to support AS9100 and/or ISO9001 Internal Auditor activities, or equivalent experience.
- Expected travel is estimated at 10% yearly
- Provide support to Quality processes and activities, including but not limited to: Quality Plan Processes, Calibration Process, MRB activities, Measurement Equipment, Non-Destructive Testing Processes, Return Material Authorization activities.
- Successfully operate and develop programs on all measuring equipment in the department utilizing knowledge of 3D vector math, geometry, trigonometry, etc
- Inspect product to confirm compliance with specifications.
- Carry out assignments critical in conducting Quality department operations of the business, including but not limited to, RMA support, Calibration system support, and the implementation of quality engineering tools to improve process reliability throughout STC facilities, etc.
- Provide departmental support in the form of computer, electronic, technical, and other support, as deemed necessary.
- Responsible for interfacing with other departmental personnel to facilitate processing and testing of product to ensure compliance with all requirements.
- Work hands on with inspection, production, and engineering personnel to sustain and improve product and shop floor processes.
- Promotes continuous improvement activities to increase productivity, eliminate scrap, and reduce rework. o Assist with continuous improvement of the Quality Management System (QMS), as applicable.
- All activities must be performed in compliance with the Quality System.
- Other related duties as assigned or required.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is normally performed on site at STC’s facilities in St. Albans, Vermont, but domestic and international travel may be required. Office work may be in a climate-controlled office environment; time on the shop floor will be required, which can be noisy and dusty, as well as hot during the summer.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work involves standing and walking for moderate periods of time, with typical office duties performed from a seated position. There is potential for eyestrain from reading detailed materials & computer screen. Deadlines, workloads during peak periods, travel, and changing priorities may cause increased stress levels. Work may include occasional lifting and carrying objects weighing approximately 50 pounds or pushing/pulling carts weighing approximately 500 pounds, such as products, tools, gages and some equipment.
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