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Quality Engineer - eastern GA

Columbia, SC
SourcePro Search is conducting a search for a Quality Engineer.  In this role will lead and complete quality engineering assignments and perform statistical analysis of data to provide information to meet quality standards.  Processes at the site include high pressure aluminum die casting environment as well as machining and assembly that is also high volume / high complexity. Attractive relocation assistance is available as well and major company benefits.  Very large capital investments were made in the plant last year and so far this year. 
Job Responsibilities
  • Performs moderately complex quality assurance assignments and projects; participates in new models development process; performs Quality Management System documentation activities
  • Coordinates moderately complex product/process capability studies
  • Leads problem solving teams; identifies root causes, implements corrective actions and verifies effectiveness
  • Develops product/process procedures including development of performance metrics
  • Performs statistical analysis used in problem solving, quality improvement projects & Six Sigma teams
  • Performs layouts, reads and understands geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Investigates customer complaints, develops corrective action plans and verifies effectiveness
  • Leads Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) teams and the development of Control Plans.
  • Serves as a liaison between supplier and company in quality activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements
  • Well-developed communication skills, both verbal and written, for interacting with diverse groups of internal land external customers
  • Ability to prepare and present technical information
  • Thorough technical knowledge and background of quality and manufacturing processes including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), layout and gaging; machining methods and assembly processes as well as statistical process control (SPC) and statistical techniques
  • Thorough knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) tools including control plans and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Well-developed analytical, problem solving and project management skills
  • Well-developed time management, prioritization, organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individually or in a team environment, along with flexibility to ensure team coverage of all quality-related activities
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field
Experience Requirements
  • At least three years of related experience in engineering, purchasing or quality field
  • Fundamental quality experience in machining or assembly type operations
  • Enterprise wide reporting system experience preferred
  • Automotive experience is a plus
  • SAP experience is also a plus
Certifications Preferred
  • ASQ Quality Engineer
  • ASQ Quality Auditor
  • Six Sigma Black-Belt
Physical & Environmental Requirements
  • Domestic and/or International travel as required up to 25%


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