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Metal Technologies Inc. Quality Engineer in Three Rivers, Michigan

General Summary

Responsibilities include maintenance of the current quality system, review of customer quality requirements, effective problem containment and resolution, working with customers and suppliers to resolve concerns, performance of internal quality audits, assist in supplier auditing and development efforts, and assist plant personnel as required. Travel is required in this position to both MTI and customer facilities.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend customer meetings as needed. Customer visits to include following up on customer rejects and concerns.

  • Perform scrap reviews and report findings on a standardized format.

  • Work on problem resolution teams or special projects such as launch teams, problem solving teams, Six Sigma teams, Lean Manufacturing, etc.

  • Assist in the training and development efforts of hourly personnel on quality specifications.

  • Assists in investigation of product defects and recommendations of modifications in product, process and/or quality standards as warranted.

  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with customers, suppliers and plant personnel.

  • Monitor performance of the internal quality systems and reports findings with recommendations to the Quality Manager and appropriate plant personnel.

  • Assist in the documentation and submission of PPAP for new and changed products.

  • Assist in maintaining the Corrective / Preventive Action System.

  • Help in the implementation of "Best Practice" processes and procedures.

  • Assist Quality Manager as directed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic

  • Excellent team leadership skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Competent in use of personal computers, software and systems

  • In depth working knowledge of PPAP, APQP, DOE, SPC & 8D

  • Knowledgeable in the ISO 9001:2008 / IATF 16949:2009 standards and their requirements

  • Proficient in GD&T and blueprint reading

  • Working knowledge of quality systems, practices and principles

Working Conditions

  • The Quality Engineer will reside in the office and on the production floor. Must be able to adhere to conditions of the plant.

Physical Requirements and Essential Functions of the Job

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time and on their feet 50% on the production floor.

  • Must be able to move about inside the office and in the plant.

  • This position will operate a computer and other machinery in the plant.

  • Must be able to frequently communicate with employees and other individuals in person and telephone.

Education and Experience

  • BS degree in engineering or related field preferred or

  • Professional Engineering certification with at least 3 years professional experience or

  • At least 7 years of engineering experience in an industrial manufacturing setting

  • Experience with engineering related computer systems/capabilities preferred (2D CAD, CAE, Pro-E, MAGMA, etc.)

External Company Name: Metal Technologies Inc.

Street: 429 4th Street

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