Job Name:
Quality Engineer

General information

Location: Garland, TX
Date:
24-May-2022
Company:
Andersen Corporation
Ref #:
1377
Job Category:
Quality
Garland
TX

Description & Requirements


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads continuous improvement projects aligned to lean manufacturing principles aimed at built-in quality, in-process defect prevention, detection tools and reinforcement of next operator as customer mentality.
  • Interface with advanced design, product engineering, and other business partners on the design for manufacturability, process capability, and production builds of new product or product revisions.
  • Understand and effectively balance daily work load between tactical and strategic projects
  • Provide coaching and guidance to Quality Technicians on processes and practices
  • Provide immediate response and corrective actions to part/process issues directly impacting Value Stream and/or end customer
  • Interpret business goals/metrics and identify projects that will target the reduction of process variation, containment of supplier defects and elimination of non-standard work to drive continuous improvement. 
  • Monitor product and process statistical trends for changes and lead/drive continuous improvement activities associated with improved customer satisfaction, waste reduction and elimination of process variation.
  • Active participation in programs that focus on root cause analysis, corrective action, and holding the gains on improvements throughout the supply chain.
  • Build cooperative relationships across the organization.  Interface with Business Partner groups responsible for our processes and or methodologies. 
  • Coordinate and lead activities on comprehensive and technically challenging projects/assignments.
  • Ensure all stages of Product Lifecycle Management by tracking impact through all levels of process and effectively communicate findings
  • Use participative team approach to problem solving and root cause analysis with Associates, Supervisors, Maintenance, Value Stream Managers, Materials Management, R&T and peers.
  • Develop practical customer satisfaction improvement concept, understand required cross-functional interactions to establish an implementation plan and complete on-time and within budget.
  • Evaluate internal and supplier process/parts for non-conformances, issue corrective action (5-Why, CAPA, PDCA) documentation and evaluate responses rootcause and countermeasures for effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with delivery partners to determine appropriate projects of focus, using available data from observation, queries, process data, and working partner input.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Strong understanding of DMAIC tools; when to apply them, interpretation of results and application for effective solutions (process map, process capability, C&E matrix, fishbone diagram, FMEA, MSA, DOE, control plan) drive improvement activity.
  • Demonstrates self-driven personal growth and development
  • Engineering/Quality experience in a high volume mass production environment; 5+ years minimum
  • Previous Supplier Quality experience, a must
  • BS degree in Engineering or related field
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Experience in Minitab or other statistical software a positive, but not required
  • Experience with project planning tools
  • Experience with product conformance testing, rootcause analysis, mating part interactions and driving corrective actions
  • Ability to travel up to 25% 

CULTURE AND BENEFITS:

Our vision is to make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen.  We’re committed to making a difference through challenging ourselves each day while recognizing and rewarding success, taking pride in our work, and honoring a legacy built on doing the right thing. There is great respect for life outside of work so that you can bring your best self to work.

We are committed to demonstrating mutual respect and appreciation of our similarities and differences so that each employee can realize his/her potential and we exceed our customers’ expectations.

As an innovative and industry-leading organization, we think of benefits more broadly. From your health care to your work environment, to your development and quality of life, we think beyond basic benefits to provide a total rewards package including, but not limited to:

·       Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance

·       Health Savings Account contributions

·       Paid holidays plus PTO

·       401(k) plan & contributions

·       Professional development & tuition reimbursement opportunities

·       A culture that supports work-life balance

·       An environment where collaboration is key

·       Volunteer opportunities – on company time

·       Environmentally conscious business decisions

·       10,000 employees and career opportunities nationwide

PROFIT SHARING:

During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.