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Quality Engineer

Location:

Baltimore/Washington D.C.

Category

Engineering

Division

Intralox
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Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative conveyance solutions and services that improve lives and optimize businesses worldwide.

Our global workforce of over 3,000 employees in 20+ countries consist of reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years.

Intralox was founded on the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect. We invest heavily in these values and aim to practice our business philosophy principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. We believe in the power of a good idea no matter where it comes from, using trust as the foundation to how we work, and that self-managed people are our greatest asset.

Responsibilities:

• Build product knowledge to develop or improve product specifications, identify potential failure modes, assess root cause, improve product performance, and drive risk management.
• Apply statistical process control (SPC) and other statistical methods of analyzing data to evaluate the current process and process changes to ensure that customer and internal requirements are met.
• Compile technical data and other key process information to determine product/process specifications and establish baselines.
• Ability to effectively define problems through data analysis, propose workable solutions to minimize defects and waste.
• Ability to define and work on data driven six sigma type projects. Determine statistical process capabilities and implement process control systems designed to improve consistency, product yield, quality, and throughput rates.
• Read engineering drawings, plans, and specifications to understand the requirements of parts/ products and services.
• Perform regular quality assessments on all incoming materials from vendors and outgoing products for shipping.
• Perform regular product evaluations, record inspection results, and recommend improvements to the production process to ensure quality control.
• Measure product dimensions examine functionality and compare the final product to the specifications.
• Exhibit teamwork and self-management
• Support the business needs including potential overtime and flexible schedules.
• Support timely resolution of quality related issues on the SQDC board
• Liaison with Engineering, Supplier Quality, Operations, Production Control, and Supply Chain
• Track non-conforming material to ensure appropriate closure and lead Material Review Board (MRB) efforts.
• Evaluate production problems and verify cross-functional alignment on resolution.
• Manage aspects of internal quality systems related to incoming inspection, calibration, MRB, etc.

Requirements:

• BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent
• At least 1 year of hands-on experience with mechanical systems.
• Proficient in MS Office
• Ability to work in a dynamic environment and under the pressure of deadlines.
• Must possess strong attention to detail and sense of urgency to respond to issues.
• Knowledge of Quality Core Tools (FMEA, PPAP, APQP, MSA, SPC)
• Ability to lift 45 pounds or greater.
• Interpersonal and communication skills
• Daily on-site support in manufacturing facility.

Desired Qualifications:

• BS Degree Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
• A minimum of 3+ years’ experience in a Quality related position in a manufacturing environment
• Experience in an equipment engineer-to-order (custom) manufacturing environment
• Possess an ASQ or equivalent certification
• Experience in a mass production inspection environment.
• Experience implementing SPC and/or six-sigma concepts.
• Knowledge of best practices for the Quality Assurance function in a Manufacturing environment.
• Experience with quality tools such as CMM or other measuring systems.
• Proven track record in problem solving and/or leading Projects
• Experience with Oracle and Smartsheet

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