Quality Assurance Engineer

Montgomery, Alabama
Engineering (Architecture and Engineering Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
US$ 40,000 - US$ 52,000 per year
Ref. Number
Hart,Patrick, Spherion
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Job Description

Leading product inspections, testing, formulating data collection methods, reporting, analyzing and driving supplier improvement. This "hands on" position is responsible for applying quality management principles and objectives to daily activities in a busy full service design and manufacturing business with a sense of urgency. Subsequently, detail-oriented and relentless in the pursuit of continuous improvement.

- Document, analyze and provide reports related to quality objectives (KPIs). Conduct training for plant personnel related to quality results and improvement actions
- Drive lean principles and implement cost reduction strategies within area of responsibility
- Maintain gauge calibration program and reduce calibration cost
- Use of precision measuring devices
- Inspect and approve incoming materials confirming specifications through measurement and nondestructive testing.
- Document and analyze incoming rejection data driving supplier improvement
- Work closely with suppliers to resolve non-conformance and improve understanding of product requirements
- Understand welding processes and can identify weld non-conformance
- Work with engineering, and other departments in troubleshooting issues, developing containment plans and implementing sustainable solutions
- Analyze, identify and prioritize improvement projects and drive value added QMS
- (ISO-9001) process improvements
- Create and revise plant procedures, provide training as needed to appropriate plant personnel
- Guide and preform problem solving exercises with plant personnel as needed
- Track and apply corrective actions due to customer complaints
- Provide hands on support of all quality department and plant objectives
- Willing to provide training to plant personnel related to areas of responsibility
- Work with a sense of urgency, self-motivated with a constant mind set of getting it `right the first time, every time?

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

- Working knowledge of NDT methods mag particle, hardness test and ultrasound
- ASNT Certified NDT Level II or become immediately certified
- Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) a plus
- Fluent ability reading and interpretation of engineering drawings and blueprints
- Ability to provide data analysis reports
- Proficient in the use of measuring tools, micrometers, calipers, bore/depth gages
- Experienced in gauge calibration methods
- Understand geometric dimensions and tolerances (English and Metric).
- Able to perform various means of non-destructive testing (NDT), such as, Ultrasound and Mag Particle inspection
- Demonstrate ability to work effectively at all levels, including company management, customers, staff, contractors, vendors and site personnel
- Proactive, problem solver, innovator, highly observant and a self-starter
- Effective critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Excellent communication/teaching skills, both written and oral
- Proficient computer experience in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

High School

7-10 years

- Key personal attributes: Creativity, Passion, Sense of urgency, Leadership, Pride, Problem Solver, Individual Ownership, Quality, Timeliness and Cost Conscious
- Involves frequent bending, kneeling, stooping, lifting, climbing and walking on gravel and other uneven surfaces
- Must work in all types of weather conditions (rain, sleet, snow, wind, dust, extreme heat/cold)
- Travel to other business locations as required
- Other duties as assigned

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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