Ensures that the quality system enables processes yielding a high level of quality meeting or exceeding customer requirements. The Quality Engineer will create and update quality processes and procedures supporting the QMS. Will create and implement a system to measure and monitor performance and report findings. The Quality Engineer will lead quality improvement projects based on external and internal data using statistical and Lean methodologies and tools. The Quality Engineer supports the Sales organization in reviewing and approving new and existing customer specifications and requirements during new product, and /or account onboarding.
Coordinates and conducts product, process, and quality system audits to ensure the quality system meets internal, customer, and regulatory requirements.
Responsible for reviewing customer specifications and determining processes and tools needed to meet those requirements.
Interpret Engineering Drawing (Third Angle Isometric Projects, GD&T) to provide direction to Sales, and Operations on costing and inspections methods/tools.
Documents and lead resolution of customer quality issues using formal problem-solving tools such as 8D, or 6- sigma methods.
Collaborates with OpEx team on improvement initiatives.
Creates and updates Control plans, Inspection Plans, First Article Inspection Reports (FAIRs), PPAP: Production Part Approval Process, APQP: Advanced Product Quality Planning.
Drives key quality performance metrics to reduce scrap and increase output; i.e., customer claims, material/part review boards, On-time Delivery, Cost of Quality, Customer Scorecards, etc.
Issues vendor complaints, corrective actions, and works with Purchasing, Supplier Quality on resolution
Bachelor’s Degree, or based on experience and attainment of ASQ Certification as Quality Engineer.
Experience in metal/machining processes
Certification in Lean six-sigma
Experience working with a quality system registered to Aerospace, Automotive, or Medical quality standard
**Additional responsibilities will be given to candidates upon prescreening process**
**Must be eligible to work in the USA**
Additional Salary Information: Medical and dental insurance.
Basic and dependent life insurance.
Employee savings plan 401(k)
Internal Number: West Coast Region-FRS
About thyssenkrupp Material, North America, Copper and Brass Sales
This is us – your new employer
thyssenkrupp is an international group of companies comprising largely independent industrial and technology businesses. Across 78 countries the group generated sales of €42.0 billion in fiscal 2018/2019. Under a strong umbrella brand our products and services make an important contribution to creating a better and sustainable future. The skills and commitment of our over 106,000 employees are the basis of our success. With our technologies and innovations, we work with our customers to develop cost-efficient and resource-friendly solutions to future challenges. We combine performance orientation with corporate and social responsibility.
With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as one-stop-shop – from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials – and... tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes “just-in-time” or “just-in-sequence”.
thyssenkrupp Materials NA is a subsidiary of the internationally operating thyssenkrupp Group. Headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, thyssenkrupp Materials NA is a leading provider of production materials and integrated service solutions with almost 2,900 employees and more than 95 locations in North America. With annual sales of $2.9 billion, the company is focused on value-added processing and distribution of a full line of aluminum, stainless, copper, brass, specialty metals, steel, and plastics products. Supply chain management, transportation and logistics, and production support outsourcing solutions are among the many services provided to customers. Business units include Copper and Brass Sales, Engineered Plastics, Ken-Mac Metals, OnlineMetals, thyssenkrupp Steel Services, thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services, and thyssenkrupp Materials de Mexico.
We value diversity
thyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.
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