phil wisemanKeymasterFebruary 8, 2017 at 4:04 pmPost count: 25
The position for Quality Engineer requires Six Sigma Blackbelt certification. The Quality Engineer utilizes the full six sigma skill set to drive bottom-line results in all Fives Cincinnati products and processes. This position has the oversight of the quality system, including overall effectiveness, efficiency, compliance, and continuous improvement. The high level objective of the Quality Engineer is to foster continuous improvement in process & product quality through upgraded methods, tools and data analysis.
Scope and Responsibilities:
Essential duties include, but are not limited to the following:
§ Proactively attains a safe and healthy work environment for all employees.
§ Supplier Development
− Manage the development and execution of the strategic plan for supplier development.
− Establish quality performance metrics for supplier base.
− Develop procedures and requirements for supplier qualification and assessment.
− Perform supplier evaluations including reviews of quality control plans and supplied product utilizing elements of the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
− Coordinate corrective action requirements and facilitates resolutions to supplier quality issues.
− Work with suppliers and buyers to prevent liabilities and reduce warranty costs.
− Performs supplier audits and source inspections.
§ Internal Development
− Provide assistance to various teams such as Product Teams(PT), Customer Satisfaction Teams(CST), Continuous Improvement Teams(CIT) and others in the resolution of quality issues and in process improvements.
− Provide on-going quality system support, specifically performing internal quality audits, ensuring implementation of root cause corrective actions, evaluation of process capabilities, data mining to allow the focus on the right issues.
− Provide effective reports and data mining capabilities to drive continuous improvement in the non-conforming material (NCM) system.
− Lead or participates in six sigma project activities with emphasis on performance metrics and financial results.
− Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data, and making recommendations.
§ Build a six sigma culture within the company
− Lead by example in areas of innovation, energy, commitment, professionalism and character.
− Demonstrate the use of the six sigma skill set to drive bottom line results by asking the right questions, using the right tools and metrics, and emphasizing the value of data-based decision making.
− Act as an internal consultant and advisor for the use of six sigma tools and methodologies.
− Develop material and conducts training for six sigma and quality sessions/classes.
− Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state of the art practices and participating in professional societies.
§ Develop and manage the Division’s quality system
− Manage the oversight of the quality system, including overall effectiveness, efficiency, compliance, and continuous improvement.
− Establish quality performance metrics for monitoring trends.
− Monitor the effectiveness of quality system audits and the corrective action system.
− Report on the quality system effectiveness at management review meetings.
− Educate and promotes understanding of the quality system.
§ Manage all aspects of the product audit function, including coordinate measuring machines.
− Oversee all gages and measuring equipment, including gage recall.
− Review and approves changes to the quality policy, quality manual, operating procedures and work instructions.
− Ensure document control of quality system documents.
− Develop and maintains a quality record index for the quality function.
§ Develop, evaluate and maintain quality policies, procedures and records
− Coordinate the scheduling of regular management review meetings.
− Coordinate the scheduling of planned internal/external quality audits, making audit team assignments.
− Ensure that quality system audits provide coverage for all elements of the ISO 9000 standard.
− Ensure training for internal auditors and maintains a listing of qualified auditors.
− Review returned audit reports and work sheets for completeness and files audit information for future reference.
− Verify that the corrective action from previous audits has taken place and is effective.
§ Ensure the adherence and continued compliance of the quality system to relevant international standards, specifically ISO 9000
− Maintain the quality system database.
− Develop and maintains quality audit website.
− Schedule and participates in quality orientation for new hires.
− Complete and maintains external customer surveys in regards to the quality system.
− Participate in customer quality audit visits/assessments.
− Maintain regular and predictable attendance.
− Ability to work overtime and/or work on “off-shifts” as required by business need.
− Ability to work and interact with other people on a routine basis.
§ 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. Prefer the degree be in Engineering or a Quality related field
§ ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) certification.
§ ASQ Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB) certification.
§ .One to two years’ experience in a highly technical machine tool manufacturing environment.
§ Proficient using Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
§ Working knowledge of Minitab Statistical Software or equivalent
§ Blueprint reading
§ Applying Six Sigma tools & methodologies\
§ Statistical Process Control
§ Knowledgeable of ISO 9000 Quality System
§ Knowledgeable in Root Cause Analysis
This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work performed by this position. It is not intended to provide an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities of the position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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.
Fives Machining Systems, Inc.
2200 Litton Lane
Hebron, KY 41048 – United States
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