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Quality Engineer, Senior

Company: Nordson Corporation
Location: Vista
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary The Quality Engineer is responsible for ensuring that incoming and outgoing material meets specification, ensuring that in-house metrology meets inspection and throughput requirements, support staff has adequate training, and works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of identifiable factors. May also assist in fixture design for in-situ measurements, accelerating measurement throughput, and/or enabling higher yield for challenging specifications. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities * Track quality data, identify root causes of recurring failures, develop and implement corrective actions. * Perform quality audits at supplier facilities to ensure good manufacturing practices are met. * Performs ISO audits on internal departments. * Responsible for building a strong working relationship with the Purchasing department to collectively improve supplier performance. * Provides direction to QA team and other departments as needed. * Reviews and approves deviations. * Interfaces with internal departments to develop inspection plans and sampling rates. * Reviews supplier Corrective Action Requests to ensure corrective actions are effective. * Performs root cause analysis of defects. * Responsible for properly disposing defective material. * Drives process improvements in-house. * Interfaces with Carlsbad team to resolve defects for Fab Shop produced material. * Drives efficiency improvements through process changes, fixturing, training, metrology selection, and design feedback. * Write CMM programs for automated inspection of incoming or outgoing material and train operators in their use. Optimize programs for throughput. * Other duties may be assigned as required. Education and Experience Requirements * Requires a BS degree in Engineering or a technical field and a minimum of 5-8 years experience in Quality engineering. * Must be familiar with a wide range of manufacturing processes including metal forming, welding, machining, coating, and hardware installation. * Must have solid understanding of Lean Manufacturing in a production environment, Lean/Six Sigma training and/or ASQ certification is desired. Preferred Skills and Abilities * Familiarity with SAP * Solidworks or other 3D modeling software * Experience with CMMs or other automated inspection equipment Working Conditions and Physical Demands Office environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear, occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms; requires close vision ability. Noise level is usually moderate, cubicle environment. Travel Required Minimal

Keywords: Nordson Corporation, Vista , Quality Engineer, Senior, Engineering , Vista, California

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