Quality Engineer

Mankato, Minnesota
Engineering (Architecture and Engineering Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
US$ 60,000 - US$ 74,000 per year
Ref. Number
Adam Despres, Spherion
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Job Description

Assures optimum quality in manufactured products in accordance with Company standards and contract requirements.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.

- Supports and implements Company and divisional quality improvement plans.
- Supports quality related issues such as interpretation of workmanship standards,
- Manufacturing processes, customer prints, specifications and defect evaluations.
- Works with manufacturing engineering on the interpretation and inclusion of customer
- Reviews and approves manufacturing processes and procedures prior to release.
- Provides for first article evaluations of product, as appropriate.
- Sets-up, monitors and controls statistical process control applications, as applicable.
- Works with training department to insure production and inspection personnel are
properly trained.
- Maintains applicable quality records and performs quality audits in accordance with
established standards.
- Makes product conformance decisions based on interpretation of quality data reports,
- SPC charts, and other applicable data.
- Generates quality procedures and instructions.
- Works with suppliers, customers and internal departments on obtaining and/or
responding to corrective actions.
- Compiles, calculates and reports summary statistics required by the customer.
- Interfaces with suppliers, customers and internal departments on obtaining corrective
actions on deficiencies.

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

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing
demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with
frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts
in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately
informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

Continuous Learning - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; seeks feedback to
improve performance; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to
continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.

Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds
promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to
requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and
analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group
problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and
openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a
positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and
group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

High School

1-4 years

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related
experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and tech

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