Quality Engineer III - Round Rock, TX


Position Summary

Industrial manufacturing company is looking for a Quality Engineer III to eventually take over the quality department once the current manager retires.

Location

Round Rock, TX

Salary

Up to $120,000

Benefits

Full benefits with 401K, vacation, PTO

Key Requirements

Quality experience in an industrial or mechanical assembly environment that includes welding and working with various metals

Work Schedule

Monday to Friday

Team / Department Structure

Quality department has up to 10 associates

Company Size

200 plus employees

Career Path

Go from QE III to Quality Manager overseeing the quality department

Job Description

​POSITION SUMMARY


Individuals in this classification will assist with management of the Quality Assurance functions, to ensure program effectiveness and continually improve the quality of our products, processes, and procedures. They will perform a combination of the following duties as appropriate to the job assignment: planning and directing development, application, and maintenance of quality system elements related to manufacture and delivery of products and services.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Develop total quality initiatives and facilitate the implementation of those initiatives.

  • Represent Company in customer, vendor, and auditor facing situations, ensuring Company compliance with the ISO 9001 and other customer specified standards.

  • Assist with the establishment of quality program objectives and setting of long and short-range milestone activities needed to achieve those objectives.

  • Monitor and develop reports on overall effectiveness of the quality program and initiate risk assessment, corrective action, and program improvements as required.

  • Plan and implement methods that measure, control and document the results of manufacturing activity as it relates to quality products/services and processes at the Company facility, and monitor/report on the effectiveness of corresponding methods at other Company facilities.

  • Support the purchasing function in the selection of quality suppliers. Perform source inspections and audits, monitor and report on supplier quality performance.


QUALIFICATIONS


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.


  • Analyze contracts and proposals to determine what actions are necessary for compliance with the customer quality requirements.

  • Interpret design specifications and drawings to assure compliance with customer contractual requirements.

  • Establish appropriate inspection and test equipment and procedures to satisfy defined requirements.

  • Apply problem solving techniques and statistical methods for process control activities and the design of experiments.

  • Utilize PC based tools for the preparation of procedures and instructions, development of descriptive statistics, and accessing the business and engineering systems.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE


  • BS/BBA degree required. BSEE/BSME preferred.

  • Five (5) years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with heavy industry, electromechanical or rotating machinery manufacturing, or power generation, is strongly preferred.

  • Three (3) years of Quality Assurance supervisory or management experience preferred.



CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS


Individuals must be able to perform the duties of the job at a level as generally prescribed and learned by attaining credentials that include one of the following bullets below:


  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer and ASQ Certified Quality Auditor

  • ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE)

  • Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA)

  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB)

  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB)