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Quality Engineer

Technetics Group


Quality Engineer

  • 492867
  • Columbia, South Carolina, United States
  • Technetics Group
  • Quality
  • Full-Time/Regular


The Quality Engineer (QE) will mainly be responsible for defining the quality baseline to reflect the customer's requirements and Technetics’ quality standards, by review of specifications, drawings, and manufacturing processes. The QE will have a critical role in interpreting quality requirements and translating them to support all phases of the manufacturing cycle, working closely with colleagues to initiate workable quality instructions and procedures.  Additionally, the QE will be the primary Quality function resource for the Technetics Solution Delivery System or New Product / New Business Introduction (NPI/NBI) projects.


  • Coordinate Quality requirements for orders – especially for NPI/NBI products:
  • Review customer RFQ’s for QA capability/feasibility assessment
  • Review customer contracts and supporting documentation to ensure proper QA/QC flow downs (internally and to suppliers/labs)
  • Work with Engineering to provide feedback and suggestions for DFMA (inspection)
  • APQP: Create Quality Plans and appropriate inspection methods for critical product characteristics
  • Create Quality documentation packages (FAIR, PPAP, FMEA, etc.)
  • Interface with customers to approve specifications and document packages
  • Utilize Quality tools to improve processes: 8D, Fishbone, Pareto, Etc.
  • Programming of complex inspection equipment (Visual Systems, CMM, etc.)
  • Serve as a backup and support in QC for inspections and evaluations.
  • Interface with design and manufacturing personnel to resolve problems before product flow is affected and excessive rework and scrap is generated.
  • Investigate and respond to customer complaints.
  • Coordinate Corrective Actions and Non-Conformance issues
  • Support Calibration program and Measurement System Analysis (MSA)
  • Support Control testing as required (load/deflection, leak, hardness, etc.)
  • Support QMS Audits, Customer Audits/Source Inspections/Visits.



  • Actively participates on a Safety Team and follows all safety requirements.
  • Takes part in continuous improvement initiatives and innovation ideation.
  • Engages in daily production meetings and department ROPE walks.
  • Utilizes an analytical, logical thought process and has meticulous attention to detail.
  • Performs any other assigned duty as directed by management.


  • 2+ years of Quality experience in aerospace or automotive industries preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or similar) preferred.
  • Knowledge of CMM Programming, GD&T and Inspection Techniques.
  • Strong skills in statistics and software: Minitab, etc.
  • Knowledge of key Quality tools such as: APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, etc.
  • Knowledge of AS9100, ISO9001, NQA-1 preferred.
  • Experience working with machined and formed metal products (CNC turning, milling, grinding, lapping, etc.) preferred.
  • Demonstrates great inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates a professional and positive attitude as well as a passion for continuous improvement.
  • Knowledge of metallurgy, heat treatment, coatings preferred.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:


  • Must possess near vision in at least one eye, corrected or uncorrected, equivalent to J2 at 12”.
  • Be able to use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls
  • Be able to reach overhead
  • Be able to work in various positions, including, but not limited to, stooping, standing, bending over, sitting, kneeling and squatting for extended periods of time
  • Be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks
  • Be able to lift and/or move 35 pounds of weight throughout assigned workday


This specification is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned. Ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Technetics Group.


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