Quality Assurance Engineer

Job Description
SUMMARY

Provide quality engineering support to the Manufacturing Groups by focusing on Design Transfer, Risk Management, corrective and preventive actions, and root cause analysis to ensure a high level of quality production and adherence to the Quality Management System, all applicable regulations and customer requirements, as well as lean manufacturing principles by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Implement and lead Design Transfer and Risk Management programs including Risk Planning, Risk Analysis-PFMEA, Control Plans, SPC, Gage R&R Studies, Process Capability - Six Sigma, Lean Mfg., Process Validation and Post Production Reassessment.

Implement Corrective and Preventive Actions, Root Cause Analysis and Customer Feedback programs to ensure systemic issues are identified and eliminated in a timely manner.

Support manufacturing engineers in their execution of control plans (CP) to control product characteristics and process variability, and qualification and validation programs (IQ, OQ, PQ) to verify all equipment and instruments related to the process (as required by customer) and any other Design Transfer activities as needed.

Investigate root cause of customer and/or supplier rejections and internal quality failures, disposition non-conforming parts, recommend and implement effective corrective action as required and provide accurate and timely responses to customers.

Test and inspect items at various stages of the production process to determine if items meet specifications as needed.

Troubleshoot production and/or quality issues on the production floor and provide appropriate technical assistance to operators to ensure compliance with inspection frequencies, documentation requirements and process controls, in addition to identifying and implementing process improvements.

In collaboration with the QA team and HR, recommend, develop, and implement QA and QC training programs, as well as provide on-the-job training to associates to improve competency levels throughout the manufacturing groups.

Support the implementation of lean manufacturing principles and tools to improve productivity, eliminate waste, and promote a culture of accountability to reduce potential risk of failures, such as product mix-up or product contamination.

As a company internal auditor, conduct audits in compliance with quality system requirements and provides accurate and timely reports.

As a member of the Quality Team, partner with Management Representative and Quality System Manager to monitor the performance and effectiveness of the Quality Management System through appropriate measurements, customer feedback, audit findings, etc., and recommend corrective or preventive actions as required.

Understand and comply with company policies, safety guidelines, quality system procedures and housekeeping standards.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and 3-5 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Carrie Nottingham-Maurya
Director of QA/RA

Ken Gredick
Engineering Manager

Scott Van De Weert
Facilities Manager

Christina Vargas
Quality Control Manager

Company

Triangle Manufacturing Co., Inc.

Job Code

State or Province

New Jersey

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