This position is responsible for developing and initiating standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation and the documentation and reporting of results. The Quality Engineer will devise sampling procedures and designs and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data to the engineering team and customer base. Establishes programs to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical equipment and facilities. Develops and implements methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material and devises methods to assess cost and responsibility. Directs workers engaged in measuring and testing product and tabulating data concerning materials, product, or process quality and reliability. Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities. The Quality Engineer will also maintain ISO certification and actively participate in a safe, clean and productive work environment.
Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:
Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process related concerns.
Assist Quality manager in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality management system.
Responsible for continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S, Kaizen lean methods, etc.
Develop training to build quality awareness.
Interface with Engineering and Operations to ensure transfer to Production of new products are in accordance with approved data.
Support the Quality Inspectors to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system.
Conduct internal audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audits finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventive actions.
Analyze failure, corrective and preventive action to respond to customer complaints.
Create and maintain company quality documentation, such as quality plans, inspection procedures, etc.
Ensure timely resolution of Reconditioning supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive actions.
Preparation of QA / Reconditioning reports.
Perform Reconditioning router overview prior to release.
Training, coaching and re-direction of employees and peers
Other duties as assigned.
AA Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related area or a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of direct quality experience in a manufacturing environment.
Minimum 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment with a thorough understanding of manufacturing terminology and best practices.
Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing as applied in a manufacturing environment.
ISO9001 Quality Management System requirements and associated documentation.
Proven work history in positions requiring organization, attention to detail, accuracy and multi-tasking.
Demonstration of advanced competency in both verbal and written communication.
Demonstration of advanced competency in problem solving, collaboration.
Proficiency with MS Office Professional.
Ability to travel upon request, with or without advance notice.
Innovative. Efficient. Durable. Economic. Green
At PSM, our designs illustrate these expressions. We apply the latest analytical tools, manufacturing techniques, and testing technologies to ensure that our products are the best on the market. By providing critical aftermarket components to the industrial gas turbine / power generation industry, we keep the lights on across the world. And, we’re making that world a cleaner place to live by providing our customers with products that utilize alternate fuels and lower emissions to unprecedented levels.
High-tech. Fast-paced. Cooperative. Entrepreneurial. Fun-loving.
In just 10 years, PSM has grown from a handful of aerospace engineers to a globally recognized organization of more than 250 dynamic people. Recently acquired by ALSTOM, a global leader in power generation, we are able to capitalize on the vast experience and resources of an international giant without losing the entrepreneurial, start-up feel that has given us a competitive edge and allowed us to thrive.
PSM is constantly breaking new ground in the development of next generation products. Currently, our team is exploiting new technology advances to create more robust, higher efficiency components.
Interesting fact: One in four of the world’s light bulbs is powered by ALSTOM.
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