Quality Engineer / Auditor

  • location: Sunnyvale, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $55 - $60 per hour
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Quality Engineer / Auditor

job summary:
Quality Engineer / Auditor

Schedule: M-F 9a-5p - (Flexibility is appreciated for travel or to speak to foreign suppliers)

Reason for need: Quality Management was previously managed by Germany. However, due to project ramp up quality management support is needed onsite full time. This will be an ongoing need and is not expected to be short term.

Summary: The candidate is expected to provide leadership for the quality processes to ensure our products and services meet or exceed our customers' expectations. The position requires interfacing with customers, suppliers, and upper management to present status of projects, discuss problem areas, and propose solutions. Technical knowledge (statistics, product design, manufacturing, Six Sigma) and management skills are necessary to be successful in this position.

location: Sunnyvale, California
job type: Contract
salary: $55 - 60 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
This person's job duties will be a combination or conducting audits and managing the quality management process (improvements, ect).

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

-For new product designs: Perform/review pre-release analysis of design compared to production capability.

-For prototype and production products: review actual key dimensions vs. design specifications.

-Perform audits at suppliers, audit internal processes, and lead Milestone Reviews

-Lead DREs through the DFMEA process.

-Lead problem resolution activities (8D, Six Sigma DMAIC).

-Report status of corrective and preventive actions

-Perform measurement system capability analysis when necessary.

-Oversee the effective documentation and implementation of the quality management system to assure compliance with regulatory requirements and the standards set by corporate policies (ISO 9001, MDS, MQS, RGI Reporting, 4Q Charts).

-Identify and evaluate potential improvements to the Quality Management System and implement as appropriate.


- 5-7 Years of Experience - Germany is requesting that this person be more senior level

- Hardware Development Experience

- Quality Management Experience

- Supplier Management Experience

- Sound knowledge of statistical methods

- Problem-solving skills.

- Minimum of a bachelors degree (Engineering)

skills: PREFERRED-

-Certification & experience as a qualified internal auditor for ISO 9001 is a plus

-Six Sigma certification (Black Belt, Master Black Belt) is a plus

-German Language Skills a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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