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Quality Engineer

Company: Generac Power System, Inc
Location: Eagle
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Quality Engineer

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Quality Engineer

Req # 56969

Location Eagle CORP

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

  • The formal title for this position is Quality Engineering Specialist II

At Generac, Our People help make the world safer, brighter and more productive. United by our Values, people with diverse backgrounds and points of view work together to ensure our global customers have peace of mind.

We are a team of builders and doers who share a passion for innovation and a desire to outpace others. As an inclusive workplace, we empower our employees to embrace diversity in all forms, celebrate our differences, and treat everyone with equity and respect. At Generac, our success is powered by Our People.

Serious power, compelling careers!

The Quality Engineer works with suppliers and personnel to improve quality systems and performance. This position is responsible for ensuring that suppliers meet quality expectations and for planning, coordinating, and executing the incoming inspection, quarantine and disposition of product. The Quality Engineering Specialist II works closely & collaborates with cross-functional teams to keep product flowing successfully.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead deployment of standard lean tools, methodologies, practices & processes.
  • Guide Generac sourcing, purchasing and corporate quality personnel with the establishment of supplier expectations and objectives.
  • Lead the resolution of supplier quality issues.
  • Direct the overall execution of internal product audits and nonconformance resolution. Lead problem solving at the plant and supplier levels.
  • Support Production Part Approval Process (PPAP). Manage the qualification of new parts through the APQP process.
  • Coordinate supplier quality, rework and scrap data acquisition to feed Cost of Quality Metrics.
  • Conduct and manage audits/assessments of processes and quality systems (ISO, internal audit, etc).
  • Gather and analyze product data and use the data to lead improvement initiatives to reduce the potential for defects.
  • Provide direction and assistance to the Quality Leads for prioritizing inspection tasks.
  • Develop and modify inspection sampling plans based on supplier performance.
  • Assist with the identification and traceability of product.
  • Ensure test/ inspection integrity (MSA/ GR&R).
  • Act as SAP Super User within functional area as assigned.
  • Promote a continuous improvement environment by providing direction for facility teams.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 or more years of experience working in an Operations environment
  • 3 or more years of experience working in Quality Assurance in a plant or supplier quality role;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Certified Quality Engineer;
  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt;
  • Certified Quality Auditor;
  • Previous Experience using SAP or equivalent ERP;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PPAP procedures, APQP (Control Plan & PFMEA), PPAP and ISO.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaboratively work with teams to drive improvements;
  • Proven track record of successfully managing shifting deadlines and priorities in a fast paced environment;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of Lean principals & improvements;
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the application and interpretation of manufacturing/quality metrics;

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Keywords: Generac Power System, Inc, Milwaukee , Quality Engineer, Other , Eagle, Wisconsin

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