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Quality Engineer Sr.

Company: Meier Tool & Engineering
Location: Anoka
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Meier, a Cretex Medical Company, is a high-precision metal stamping company that operates in the medical device and aerospace/defense industries. For more than 30 years, Meier has established a proven track record of providing our customers with significant cost savings by converting from more expensive processes like MIM and machining to lower-cost progressive metal stampings.

We are seeking a qualified Quality Engineer Sr. to join our team in Anoka, Minnesota!

Position summary

The Quality Engineer Sr will be responsible for providing quality assurance support for manufacturing. This position is responsible for the definition, implementation, and improvement of quality related practices and will provide technical guidance and measurement methodologies support.

Essential Job Functions

  • Quality engineering support for manufacturing and project management
  • Develop inspection requirements; facilitate PFMEAs; resolve discrepant material issues and create and maintain quality document such as control plans and inspection plans
  • Analyze data and identify improvement opportunities
  • Act as the quality interface for a production team in responding to customer complaints using failure analysis, development of corrective and preventative actions and trend analysis
  • Conduct audits, including closing out audit findings, create audit finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventative actions
  • Coach and mentor Quality Engineer levels, I, II, and III
  • Subject matter expert in one or more areas of the ASQ (American Society for Quality) QE BOK (Body of Knowledge)
  • Lead and participate in large company-wide projects providing quality recommendations
  • Partner with sister companies to implement best practices
  • Support validation activity of processes, equipment, and metrology
  • Create protocols and analyze data
  • Ensure business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Support and comply with the company Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements
  • Read, understand, and follow work instructions and standard work
  • Partner with other business segments: sales/marketing, customer service, engineering, quality, and finance
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets we serve
  • Participate in required company meetings
  • Maintain an organized work area (5S)
  • Participate in the Operational Excellence Program
  • Complete all other work duties as assigned
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment

Minimum Requirements, Education & Experience (incl. KSA's and certifications)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or in another Engineering or Physical Science
  • 10 years of experience in engineering in a machining or manufacturing setting
  • Knowledge of quality systems, regulatory requirements, and industry standards
  • Advanced knowledge of blueprint reading, GD&T and SPC
  • Ability to operate and train to a variety of quality equipment
  • Statistical expertise with DOE and Capability Studies
  • Design software- Minitab
  • Process management
  • Ability to consistently achieve short and long-term business results
  • Train and mentor Quality personnel
  • Demonstrate leadership Skills
  • Experience with ERP and quality systems
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

Desirable Criteria & Qualifications

  • Continuing Education; including participation in local chapters, associations, and/or organizations

Physical & Environmental Demands

Cretex Companies may use cutting oils, solvents, and other chemicals in the manufacturing process. Testing is conducted on a periodic basis to ensure that all chemicals are kept well below the OSHA permissible exposure levels.

Keywords: Meier Tool & Engineering, Minneapolis , Quality Engineer Sr., Other , Anoka, Minnesota

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