Quality Engineer

Location: Katy, TX

Department: 1

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

Quality Engineer

Are you looking for a career that allows you to use your knowledge and passion for Quality and Compliance? If so, your future could begin at Pepperl+Fuchs! A leading developer in the global automation market, Pepperl+Fuchs is looking for a hardworking, ambitious individual to fill a Quality Engineer position for our new facility in Katy, Texas.  Products include equipment and industrial computers for harsh environments. 

A successful candidate must be able to work in a fast pace environment while maintaining high standards of quality.  This job will require a strong sense of urgency, initiative, and drive to get things done correctly, with emphasis on working with people in the Quality and Production areas. 

The Quality Engineer will be responsible for a variety of functions including:

  • Solve problems in Production and with Suppliers; coordinate corrective actions with Engineering and Purchasing.
  • Perform root cause analyses; ensure corrective actions are effective
  • Supports compliance requirements are met for all applicable Quality Management System standards;
  • Assists Quality Manager with:  improvement projects, reporting and complex customer return issues. 
  • Documentation of issues, disposition and other actions using quality management software system.
  • Creates and maintains procedural systems and work instructions to standardize and streamline processes between departments and facilities.
  • Manage the quality side of Supplier Quality Assurance process; conducts on site supplier approval audits; assists on Supplier Corrective Action resolution 
  • Performs Internal Audits as needed.
  • Interfaces with New Product Development Processes, especially:  quality planning, determining inspection & test methods and training inspectors.
  • Conducts and attends meetings with other departments to transfer information and contribute to projects on a timely basis.
  • Prepares data and participates in Management Review Meetings
  • Generates return analysis reports and communications for customers
  • Maintains detailed records and prepares communications and reports as needed.
  • Interacts professionally on a regular basis with staff, vendors and the general public.
  • Complies with all company policies and instructions; brings appropriate issues to their Supervisor’s attention.

Quality Engineer  or GED with a minimum of 4 years production planning experience.

  • APICS, CPIM or other applicable certification a plus!
  • Production scheduling and inventory transactions using an ERP system; has an overall understanding of a manufacturing business.
  • Strong keyboarding skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Developed analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to read, write and interpret reports and business correspondence for a diverse audience.
  • Ability to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines.
  • High degree of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Ability to express self effectively and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high attention to detail and good follow-up skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and solution focused.
  • Ability to tactfully and effectively deal with public and staff in a personable and professional manner.
  • Maintains a high level of energy and a consistent positive attitude.
  • Ability to work alongside other employees within all levels of the organization.

Quality Engineer Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a relevant Engineering, Quality or Engineering Technology curicullum.  Technical Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of manufacturing quality experience, including assembly.
  • Proficient in part inspection and inspection tool use; familiar with Gage, Repeatability & Reproduceability (R&R) and Statistical Process Control (SPC).
  • Well-developed understanding of Quality Management Systems.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and the use of the intranet and internet.
  • Well-developed analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to read, write and interpret reports and business correspondence for a diverse audience.
  • Ability to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously to consistently meet deadlines.
  • High degree of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Ability to express self effectively and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high attention to detail and good follow-up skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive and solution focused.
  • Ability to tactfully and effectively deal with public and staff in a personable and professional manner.
  • Maintains a high level of energy and a consistent positive attitude.
  • Ability to work alongside other employees within all levels of the organization.

We offer a competitive salary, great benefits, a comfortable work environment, a strong PTO (Personal Time Off) Plan, and professional development opportunities. 

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