Title: Quality Technician 3rd Shift
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Location: STEMCO Longview
Job Summary & Job Duties
The Quality Tech will collaborate with customers’ quality and engineering personnel to determine critical part features and review manufacturability of design. This position will make recommendations to modify customer part specifications and tolerances as necessary to support cost effective production. Provides leadership for the Quality of the product.
Embrace the values of the EnPro/STEMCO safety pledge in each of the below responsibilities. Participate in the organization’s safety culture and aim to continuously improve safety within all aspects of your work.
Foster a work environment that promotes mutual respect of all colleagues and creates an environment focused on a dual-bottom line.
Promote the STEMCO / Enpro Culture by exhibiting the five principles of exemplary leadership: Modeling the Way, Inspiring a Shared Vision, Enabling Others to Act, Challenging the Process, and Encouraging the Heart.
Collaborate with customers’ quality and engineering personnel to determine critical part features and review manufacturability of design. Make recommendations to modify customer part specifications and tolerances as necessary to support cost effective production.
Provide engineering support to operations ensuring consistent application of quality techniques. Resolve quality issues of capability, tolerancing, and materials related issues. Resolve quality issues by identifying problems, examining solution options, implementing action plans, and providing resources.Effectively communicate and reinforce commitment to quality improvement efforts.
Develop and submit PPAP documents for new product launches and product/ process changes to meet customer requirements.
Determine when process stability and capability studies should be performed on existing processes. Review and analyze results. Recommend changes to processes based upon findings and perform follow up to verify effectiveness.
Participate in the Advanced Product Quality Planning activities to determine appropriate use of existing and new measurement systems during new tool or process design and startup.
Coordinate pre-launch production trial run process monitoring.
Participate in the development of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and maintain Control Plans and FMEA's throughout the life of the part.
Perform duties in accordance with quality system requirements as the voice of customers.
Coordinate with Sales, Purchasing, Engineering, Production, and Tool-room to resolve customer complaints and concerns.
Lead PPM improvement plan for strategic customers.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
Associates degree in Engineering, preferably in Manufacturing/ Mechanical/ Industrial discipline with 3 - 5 years experience in quality engineering or a High school or Technical school Diploma with 5+ years in manufacturing quality required.
Ability to apply appropriate use of statistical techniques.
Ability to determine and apply appropriate Measurement System Analysis tools.
Facilitate and promote use of appropriate problem solving techniques for effective root cause analysis and successful corrective action.
Technical Qualifications:[Text Wrapping Break]• Technical knowledge of manufacturing processes[Text Wrapping Break]• Background in GD&T.
Computer Skills: In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
Experience with some quality data analysis software applications is required. (e.g. Minitab)
Project management experience, Certified Quality Engineer, QMS Internal auditing experience
Capable to perform measurements and inspections using hand-held gages like vernier calipers, micrometer, height gage, CMM, Optical comparator, surfometer, profilometer and other custom-designed inspection equipment.
Inspection equipment software, CMM operation/ data analysis software and statistical analysis software.
Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and talk/hear.
Occasionally climbs, balances, stoops, kneels, and lift up to 35 pounds.
PPE Required: Ear protection, eye protection and safety shoes while on the shop-floor.
GLOBAL PERFORMANCE: Nearly half of annual sales are generated in markets outside the U.S.