Empowered 2 Be Better
The Quality Engineer will help to develop and improve our manufacturing processes and assist in the implementation of the quality policies and systems. The position shall be responsible for the process design and implementation for new products and continuous improvement opportunities, improve industrial processes to maintain efficiency, reduce cost, improve sustainability, and maximize profitability. The position will also lead and facilitate the implementation of quality initiatives and their continual improvements.
Reports to: Operations Manager, HarcoSemco
Location: Branford, CT
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform.
Support concurrent engineering efforts by participating in design development projects representing Quality Assurance and the customer
Design and implement methods for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection
Promote and execute quality standards, inspection processes, test methodology, quality plans, documents and reports
Develop, execute and analyze quality-reporting measures
Report to management on quality issues, trends and losses
Create, monitor and manage Corrective Actions
Participate in or lead the Quality Clinic activities
Participate in internal and external quality audits
Participate in Training as required
Must be able to travel 35% domestic and international
Must be a “US Person” as defined by US Govt. and able to work without restriction with ITAR related data
Must be able to push, pull, and lift at least 15 lbs.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Self-motivated and able to work independently
Self-manage workload: priorities, multiple tasks, and easily adapt to changing situations
Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably to include welding and/or brazing
Thorough knowledge of process improvement methods and techniques, such as Lean and Six Sigma
Familiar with product development and application
Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications
Highly proficient with the various MS Office programs
Working knowledge of process engineering software packages
Broad knowledge of theory and principles of statistics and statistical process control
Diverse knowledge of inspection and control methods, techniques and documentation
Solid organizational and administrative skills
Excellent communications and instruction skills
Education and Experience:
BS degree in Engineering or related field required
Demonstrated understanding of project management and/or process improvement methodologies, preferably in the aerospace industry
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
Work in an office and manufacturing environment.
Sitting, standing, reaching, bending, and moving
HarcoSemco provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees are treated fairly without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
*Subject to change with or without notice.
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