Our client is recognized as a world leader and innovator in precision injection molding, tooling, and contract manufacturing serving market-leading companies across the globe. They have an immediate opening for a Quality Engineer.
DESCRIPTION: The Quality Engineer is responsible for ensuring the quality of all products, quality system documentation, manufacturing process quality and customer problem resolution.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Participates in product design reviews and Engineering hand-off approval. Resolves internal product quality problems to reduce defects/scrap. Champions product customer complaint cause and submits corrective action plans in the 8D or customer format. Participates in and assists in resolving customer on-site quality issues and/or quality reviews. Oversees and supports Quality Technicians. Performs specific quality training for Quality Technicians, IPI’s, and MQT’s. Develops and maintains QAR’s (part specific work instructions). Performs daily 5S and process audits of select injection molding machines against the Master Process and Control Plans. Verifies and validates reports after mold repair, including capability studies, gauge R & R’s, first article reports, etc. Annually revalidates medical/automotive components per customer requirements. Develops and maintains SPC database for medical components Performs daily inspection of product/process on the production floor. Supports internal Audits, Customer Audits, and ISO/QS Audits. Assists in procedure development and/or maintenance. Responsible for MRB disposition of nonconforming products in the absence of the Quality Manager. Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: Engineering or Science degree desired. Minimum of 5 years quality engineering experience, with specific experience in medical devices/components desirable Knowledge/experience with measurement equipment. Computer literate in programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Solid statistical knowledge and practical experience. Knowledge and experience in control plan development, product print and specification understanding, and customer interface experience. Knowledge of molding process and procedures desired. FDA/ISO/TS system knowledge and experience. Good communications skills. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds. Certified Quality Auditor and/or Quality Engineer highly desirable. Ability to travel when needed (less than 5% of the time).
Established by Karen Sturgeon in 1999, KLA Industries, Inc. (KLA) is an executive search firm specializing in finding top technical, sales, operations, and management talent for our clients in the plastics & polymer industries.
Through extensive marketing efforts and excellent follow-through with highly sought after, hard to find professionals, KLA has become known in the plastics industry as the search firm to count on when all other recruiting efforts have failed.
KLA Industries is committed to playing a necessary and valuable role in the American economy by saving companies time and resources through locating, screening, and bringing forward the hard to find skilled talent, helping the industry move forward in an ever changing, applicant short market. KLA is located in Ohio, where 90% of all U.S Polymer Research is done. We place candidates coast-to-coast within the U.S.