Quality Engineer

  • location: Sparks, NV
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $75,000 per year

job description

Quality Engineer

Permanent position: Direct-hire immediately available for a quality engineer responsible for ensuring product quality and reliability. A BS degree in a technical field is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate has at least three years of professional quality experience, but they are willing to consider candidates of all levels. Relocation assistance may be available for the right candidate.
Responsibilities for the Quality Engineer
  • Review and approval of all applicable supplier quality and inspection plans to ensure compliance with contract requirements and effective flow down ofall applicable specifications
  • Establish and maintain internal Quality Assurance Directives (QAD) that define standard processing and inspection instructions forQuality Assurance and Quality Control activities
  • Ensure thorough understanding and compliance to procedural directives
  • Drive process control improvements in both manufacturing and vendor manufacturing processes with the aim of driving down defects and cost of quality
  • Perform contract review to identify project specific quality andinspection requirements
  • Confirm, clarify, or request waiver for requirements that are inconsistent with industry and/or company standards
  • Ensure effective documentation and subsequent flow down of defined quality and inspection requirements via Project Quality Plans and project specific Quality Assurance Bulletins
  • Maintain surveillance and provide assistance where needed inthe generation and submittal of suppliers Quality and Inspectionplans
  • Conduct audits as required by the internal audit schedule or asnecessary audits of the suppliers that have dropped below theminimum FPY requirements
Requirements for the Quality Engineer
  • BS in a technical field strongly preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in quality engineering or equivalent with strong organizational and communication skills
  • Detailed knowledge of quality activities in the industry (particularly in state-of-the-art product testing techniques), and knowledge of quality, reliability and safety in general, being alert to items useful for this industry
  • Company sponsored benefits
  • Relocation for the right candidate

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