Quality Control Engineer
Location: Gardiner, NY
Department: Quality Control
Prepared Date: 9/21/16
Reports To: Plant Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
SP is looking for a passionate, driven, and creative quality leader to take the NY plant to the next level. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in process development and quality systems, will be a team builder, and will thrive on building relationships both internally and externally. This leader must thrive on challenging the status-quo, and have a passion for designing, leading, and implementing cross-functional/ process improvements. This leader's primary responsibility will be comprised of managing the root cause and corrective action process, non-conformance processes, and data collection using primary and secondary fault codes for trending.
Most importantly, this candidate must create a culture that embraces change and focuses on continuous operational and process improvements that further enhance the customer experience with SP's products and services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Apply advanced statistical processing control techniques
Manage release timelines and document known issues and solutions
Initiate corrective action for procedural, product or process deficiencies
Log defects in a detailed, understandable and reproducible way, tracking all assigned defects through to closure and interacting with members of the development team to resolve discovered defects
Work independently with moderate supervision
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
B.S. degree or equivalent work experience, or combination of education and experience required
5-7+ years quality engineering or related work experience required
1-2+ years of experience defining test strategies, planning, and performing testing activities required
ASQ Certification preferred (CQE, CQA.)
Solid knowledge of software testing principles, methodologies, automated testing and terminology
Ability to evaluate problems of diverse scope
Through understanding of ISO standards and conformance.
Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment
Ability to interact with internal and external customers
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong MS Office, Outlook, Word, excel and PowerPoint skills
Knowledge of Agile system
Ability to sit, stand, walk, and bend, and occasionally lift up to 25 lbs.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions