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Quality Assurance Engineer

Requisition ID:  11101
Category:  Quality & Business Process Excellence
Career level:  Professional
Contract type:  Permanent

Quality Assurance Engineer

 

Reports to:  Quality Manager

Location:  St. Louis, MO

 

Job Function
Diversified work performing all duties and functions necessary to ensure product quality meets customer expectations. Develops and enhances customer relations through the planning and direction of activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for processes, materials, and products.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze problems to qualify issues both in a team and/or self-supporting environment. Develop and implement corrective actions for problem.
  • Review and implement inspection methods to ensure product quality
  • Direct quality improvement efforts using quality tools; i.e. 8D, 5 why, control charts, MSA, capability analysis, SIPOC, Fishbone, etc.
  • Work with customers and suppliers to resolve and prevent nonconformances
  • Review engineering changes, evaluate quality impact, react to satisfy needs.
  • May be assigned supervisory duties directing hourly union inspectors in their daily job functions.
  • Utilizes computer/tablet to proficiently operate in a Microsoft Windows environment
  • Perform internal ISO 9001:2015 quality system audits
  • Participate on product development teams, APQP+ process
  • Understand complex technical drawings and specifications in order to translate these into quality control plans and operating standards


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Engineering degree
  • Quality or engineering experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Ability to travel up to 10% for customer, supplier, or internal meetings
  • Six Sigma Green or Black belt certification, desired

 

Skills, Knowledge and other requirements

  • Critical thinking and logic skills in a complex production environment
  • Team participation skills
  • Purposeful action taker. Able to work with passion and energy, taking the initiative.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with employees at all levels of the company
  • Broad and in-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes and techniques, quality assurance, and technology
  • Ability to use sound, prudent and independent judgement
  • Experience in tight tolerance manufacturing and subsequent strong understanding of prints and GD&T
  • Experience on interacting in a multicultural environment
  • Ability to write routine reports and professional correspondence

 

 

About SKF

 

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 85 billion and the number of employees are 45,000. www.skf.com

 

 

What You’ll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

 

Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and an opportunity for occasional remote work.

 

Health and Wellness Benefits.  SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

 

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested).  And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting).

 

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!

 

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About SKF

SKF’s mission is to be the undisputed leader in the bearing business. SKF offers solutions around the rotating shaft, including bearings, seals, lubrication management, condition monitoring and maintenance services. SKF is represented in more than 130 countries and has around 17,000 distributor locations worldwide. Annual sales in SEK is around 75 billion and the number of employees ca 41,000.


Nearest Major Market: St Louis