Quality Engineer

Open Position

Location: Greer, SC USA
Reports To: Quality Manager

Essential Functions

Supplier
• Responsible for driving improvement in supplier performance.
• Responsible for defining quality requirements that apply to suppliers
(Vericor Quality & Delivery Procedures Manual (VQDP) and Quality Provisions (QP)).
• Responsible for flow-down and training of supplier on Vericor quality requirements.
• Responsible for notification and corrective action to address non-conforming products from the supplier. (CIA, SCAR).
• Responsible for management of Supplier Approval Request (SAR) process
• Perform quality system (ISO 9001), process, and product audits at suppliers.
• Conduct manufacturing and technical reviews at suppliers.
• Manage supplier ATS (Authorization to Ship) process
• Perform First Article Inspection Review (FAIR) for suppliers
• Manage approved supplier program for Special Process suppliers
• Responsible for supplier performance metrics
• Process owner for Supplier Quality (MF) processes.
Customer
• Driving resolution of customer issues to ensure root cause, containment, and corrective action are identified, completed, and are effective.
• Performing effectiveness reviews of the action taken to resolve customer issues.
Internal
• Support the design, implementation, and continual improvement of the Vericor quality management system.
• Responsible for identifying and driving internal process improvements by recommending changes and leading process improvement teams.
• Work with internal personnel to develop and implement corrective action plans to address process failures and non-conforming products produced by Greer
• Support assembly and test on manufacturability and producibility for products
• Responsible for ensuring containment of non-conforming parts at Greer
• Backup for Vericor Quality Specialist and Vericor Quality Representative (VQR)
• Perform IHR inspections
• Conduct internal quality system audits.
• Back up process owner for Quality Assurance (QA) processes.

    ROLE FUNCTIONS & EXPECTATIONS

    • Ability to use precision measurement equipment (i.e., micrometers, depth mics, calipers, bore mics, CMM,
      etc.) to complete dimensional validation requirements.
    • Visually inspects components and completes in process dimensional checks.
    • Checks process documentation for completeness.
    • Read and understand blueprints and/or sketches.
    • Perform Verification of Build (VOB) processes/requirements.
    • Documenting travelers after operations are complete.
    • Ability to follow and understand related company instructions, MOTOR, company processes, overhaul
      manuals, and original equipment manufacturer’s manuals.
    • Maintain necessary documentation for all work performed.
    • Demonstrate commitment to productivity and continuous improvement to reduce costs and improve delivery.
    • Demonstrate commitment to superior customer service and high-quality standards.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment handling multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Actively cross trains in other complementary skills as needed to support production requirements.
    • Participates in cross training of other inspectors as needed to support production requirements.
    • Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe
      practices/conditions.
    • Maintain company tooling and equipment to ensure calibration and reliability.
    • Lead cross-functional teams to address production issues using methodical problem-solving tools in analyzing the issue, determination of root cause, identification of appropriate corrective and preventive actions, and assessment of product impact.
    • Track and review quality metrics, conduct analysis of identified negative trends and propose/implement necessary corrections to address and present to management team.
    • Serve as a reviewer for Quality Assurance (QA), Shop Operations (SO), and Logistics Management (LM)
      procedures and processes.
    • BS/BA in Engineering with no less than 5 years of applicable professional experience in quality
    • Demonstrated business acumen and technical
    • Ability to interface effectively with manufacturing, engineering, supply chain, field service, program management and finance functions.
    • Detail oriented, diligent, well organized, proven track record of delivering on
    • Demonstrated self-starter with ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced, changing
    • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and AS9100 Quality System
    • Strong customer satisfaction mindset with ability to enhance internal/external customer
    • Six Sigma or equivalent quality assurance
    • Experience with bills of material, source control, technical drawings, and manufacturing of industrial products and
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes (i.e., fabrication, castings, forgings, machining, processes ).
    • Familiarity with aero-derivative gas turbine
    • High level of competency in MS Office
    • Strong written and oral communication

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