Quality Engineer

Job Description
A metro Phoenix, Ariz.-based semiconductor capital equipment provider, OEM Group (OEMG) is a global innovator in 75mm - 200mm tools and services to the LED, MEMS, Wireless, Power, Energy Harvesting, WLP, Data Storage and Logic markets. The company’s proven manufacturing procedures deliver production performance and process expertise demanded by today’s most competitive fabs. Our LEGENDS™ family of products includes the Tegal 900ACS™-Series and 6500™-Series (thin-film etch), Sputtered Films Endeavor™ (PVD), AMS™ (PVD), MRC Eclipse (PVD), AG Heatpulse® (RTP), Varian Sunset (implant), and Lam AutoEtch™ product lines. And within LEGENDS, and as part of our new Chemical Process Technology™ group, we now offer Cintillio™ Spray Ozone Tool, Spray Acid Tool, Spray Solvent Tool, Scepter, Spin-Rinse Dryer and Storm as the result of our May 2011 purchase of Rhetech and Semitool Austria GmbH manual batch tool sales and service operations from Applied Materials.

Unlike other companies that focus on only supplying a tool, OEM Group is committed to providing sustaining services, spares, and process support throughout the tool production lifecycle. Utilizing a state of the art Engineering Design Center and Applications Lab, OEM Group continue to develop both productivity and technology upgrades providing our Customers complete engineering and process support.

Job Purpose: The primary mission of the Quality Control Engineer is to plan, direct and coordinate the quality assurance programs. Formulate quality control policies and maintain quality control of the manufacturing and engineering efforts.

Key Responsibilities
· Monitor performance of quality control systems to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.
· Analyze quality control test results and provide feedback and interpretation to production management or staff.
· Communicate quality control information to all relevant organizational departments, outside vendors, or contractors.
· Confer with marketing and sales departments to define client requirements and expectations.
· Create and implement inspection and testing criteria or procedures.
· Direct the tracking of defects, test results, or other regularly reported quality control data.
· Document testing procedures, methodologies, or criteria.
· Identify critical points in the manufacturing process and specify sampling procedures to be used at these points.
· Identify critical points in the manufacturing process and specify sampling procedures to be used at these points.
· Identify quality problems or areas for improvement and recommend solutions.
· Instruct staff in quality control and analytical procedures.
· Instruct vendors or contractors on quality guidelines, testing procedures, or ways to eliminate deficiencies.
· Participate in the development of product specifications.
· Produce reports regarding nonconformance of products or processes, daily production quality, root cause analyses, or quality trends.
· Review and update standard operating procedures or quality assurance manuals.
· Review quality documentation necessary for regulatory submissions and inspections.
· Verify that raw materials, purchased parts or components, in-process samples, and finished products meet established testing and inspection standards.
· Audit and inspect subcontractor facilities including external facilities.
· Collect and analyze production samples to evaluate quality.
· Coordinate the selection and implementation of quality control equipment such as inspection gauges.
· Evaluate new testing and sampling methodologies or technologies to determine usefulness.
· Generate and maintain quality control operating budgets.
· Review and approve quality plans submitted by contractors.
· Review statistical studies, technological advances, or regulatory standards and trends to stay abreast of issues in the field of quality control.
· Stop production if serious product defects are present.

Analyzing Information, Report Results, Documentation Skills, Promoting Process Improvement, Safety awareness, Managing Processes, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Quality Engineering, Operations Research. The candidate must have ISO 9001-2000 experience. Knowledge of Non Conformance Reports (NCR), Corrective Action Reports (CAR) Material Review Board (MRB), and Quality Auditing. Fluent in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint. SharePoint and InfoPath knowledge a plus. Knowledge of MRP systems.

· Minimum of 5 years experience in related field or equivalent in education and experience is required.
· Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in an Engineering degree discipline.


OEM Group, Inc

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