Quality Engineer
Management Recruiters of Person County - Columbia, SC

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Job Description:
Title: Quality Engineer
Location: Columbia, SC
To APPLY: Send your resume in WORD to Sherri Buckner at
Salary: $65,000 - $70,000

Job Summary:
Performs statistical analysis of new and existing
processes through the use of design of multi-vari,
factorial and performance experiments/testing;
identifying root cause of product defects and process
waste and recommending to management appropriate
corrective action(s). Evaluates all changes,
modifications and additions to product lines and
determines the effect on product quality and costs.
Coordinates the total Quality Awareness Program within
his/her business segment, informing all inspection and
management personnel of quality problems and solutions.
Reports directly to the Superintendent, Quality

Essential Functions:
  • Through the use of accepted statistical engineering
principles and experimentation design, initiates
capability studies of processes to identify causes
of chronic levels of defects and remedy those areas
associated with a high cost of quality.
  • Provides functional support to the Engineering
Department for the writing of protocols, data
gathering and data analysis associated with the
Plant Validation Program – including prospective,
retrospective and revalidation efforts. Conduct
process capability studies and/or process
optimization studies prior to validations.
  • Acquires data from critical processes allowing for
trend analysis and recommends action to be taken to
maintain/obtain statistical process control.
  • To assure coordination of the overall quality effort
within the plant in the following areas:
  • Provides plant self audit information on the product
and process to assure compliance with all government
regulations (QSR, FDA and Contractual).
  • Periodically reviews Quality specifications to
assure accuracy and adequacy
  • Formulates and implements policies and procedure
relating to product quality or process control as
  • Provide test and statistical support to customer
complaint issues that arise and make recommendations
on actions to be taken.
  • Conducts vendor (equipment and/or raw material)
quality evaluations at vendor sites as required.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, sciences,
mathematics or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of manufacturing as a QE
  • Working knowledge of statistical tools such as
control limits, SPC, significance studies, P charts,
probability studies, etc.
  • Effective Written and Verbal skills, with the
ability to accept responsibility and perform
responsibilities with little supervision.
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, Six Sigma
credentials preferred.

Job Requirements:
See above