Employment: Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer
Posting Date: 03/09/2015
Reply Date: 03/27/2015
Job Category: Quality Control
Department: Quality
Business Unit / Location: Other – Other
New Job Code: No
Pay Type: Salary
Job Reports To: TWB Quality Manager
Position Contact: patrick.lambrix@twbcompany.com
Worthington Industries/TWB Company is looking to hire a Quality Engineer for the Nashville, TN- Prattville, AL area. The primary duty of this newly created Quality Engineer position is to develop, evaluate and improve quality standards for industrial processes, materials, and products. This person will be responsible for the initiation and the continuous improvement of processes and procedures relating to established quality assurance and external agency testing, data acquisition and analysis, product and process audits, gauge calibration, and evaluation of raw materials, materials in process, and finished products within a manufacturing facility. This person will also be responsible for maintaining and improving processes and procedures within the Quality Management System to ensure ongoing approvals by ISO and other external audit groups.
General Responsibilities:
Lead & manage all supplier quality activities, including supplier development & monitoring of existing suppliers.
Approve supplier initial sample submissions (PPAP).
Work with suppliers on cost saving initiatives.
Responsible for the development, application and maintenance of quality control systems for processing materials into finished products.
Develop and initiate methods and procedures for inspection, testing and evaluation.
Devise sampling procedures, supervises the design of forms for recording quality checks and preparation of instructions for these procedures.
Develops and implements quality engineering methods and procedures to assess costs and responsible for non-conforming material.
Writes, as determined by Quality Manager, training policies and manuals on quality issues.
Assists in coordinating ISO 14000 and TS 16949 or other certification programs to ensure company is in compliance.
Leads corrective action teams for customer complaints.
Responsible for quality portion of PPAP, APQP and corrective action process.
Bachelor of Science in related discipline or equivalent experience required.
ASQ Certification preferred.
Three to five year experience in a QC or QA field, preferably in a high volume, automotive and/or steel processing, laser welding/ manufacturing environment.
ISO and TS experience preferred.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Good math skills and detail oriented.
Strong computer skills are required for the position.