Quality Engineer

Position Title: Quality Engineer
Department: Quality
Reports To: Quality Manager

MAJOR DUTIES:

The Quality Engineer will establish, implement and maintain quality management systems to measure and control quality in the production process. Partnering with key stakeholders, the incumbent will work with the Quality Manager to establish quality standards for individual products and set out the standards in documents and processes for the production team while delivering the Eclipse Vision and the Eclipse Entrepreneurial Culture.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Determine quality improvement parameters by identifying statistical methods relevant to manufacturing processes
  • Develop performance measurements and reporting requirements that set quality metrics for each stage of the production process
  • Analyze quality problems to identify root causes and implement corrective action
  • Partner with production staff to raise awareness of the importance of quality and train them in quality procedures
  • Support quality inspectors and provide them with the tools to control quality on the production line
  • Assist Quality Manager in establishing, implementing, and maintain the quality management system
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data; making recommendations
  • Engage in proactive measures, such as developing and implementing continuous improvement programs covering production processes and quality management systems
  • Work with members of the supply chain to ensure the quality of raw materials, components or sub-assemblies meets Eclipse’s quality standards
  • Work with Purchasing to ensure supplier performance is regularly reported and that appropriate and timely corrective actions are implemented
  • Agree on standards with suppliers and implement inspection processes to monitor incoming material.
  • Monitor suppliers’ quality performance and implement corrective and preventative measures to deal with any quality issues
  • Conduct audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audits finding reports, and determine proper corrective and preventive actions
  • Analyze failure, corrective, and preventive actions to respond to customer complaints
  • Responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the overall activities of receiving/outgoing quality functions.
  • Continuously improving QA receiving inspection processes and procedures
  • Ensure timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive measure
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices
  • Conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination, and continuous improvement
  • Develop long‐term supplier relationships and generate and implement cost reduction ideas
  • Drive “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education 

  • Associate’s degree in business related field or 4 years related experience and/or training in a manufacturing environment

 Experience 

  • 3-5 years in a similar role
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills using Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Understanding of project management(experience preferred)
  • Understanding of GAMP Guidelines (preferred)
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, work well with diverse groups of people and be able to function independently of direct supervision

Eclipse is an AODA compliant organization, and accommodations are available upon request.

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