Quality Engineer

Mundelein, IL 60060

Posted: 03/16/2018 Industry: Skilled Labor - Trades Job Number: 206964
Job Title: Quality Engineer
Department: Operations
Reports To: Quality Director

The Quality Engineer will lead the quality management from inception to production launch and
throughout production cycle according to ISO/TS 16949 quality standards. In this position the individual
will have technical leadership and will be ensuring the quality management system performance is
evaluated, and areas that need improvement throughout the Fabrication or Stamping Arenas are
identified and reported to the Quality Director. This person should have commitment to excellence be a
good trainer and communicator. Also, strong leadership skills are necessary. Good knowledge and
expertise in the metal stamping and fabrication industry are critical. The Quality Engineer will also be
responsible to manage the organization s customer focus and response to customer related quality issues
and subsequent internal corrective actions.
Responsible for the PPAP s, FAI s, Control Plans, Process Capabilities Studies, GR&R and
FEMA s as part of APQP s and NPI s processes.
Responsible for originating and implementing inspection procedures and plans.
Directing customer liaison on quality matters involving Larsen Manufacturing products
Receiving direct communications relating to quality problems from customer, purchasing,
engineering, quality, customer service and sales personnel.
Assisting Quality Manager s in answering to the customer complaints, QR s, CAR s, 8D reports
within specified time frame.
Reviewing and initiating RMA, MR s and Nonconformance Reports via UniPoint.
Implementing and assuring proper corrective action.
Implementing and assuring proper material dispositions and initiating material review board
actions if necessary.
Requesting Design and Manufacturing Engineering assistance if necessary.
Assuring incoming, in-process and outgoing quality.
Responsible for creation and handling of Non-Conformance Reports, Disposition of
Nonconformance Materials/Products/Parts and Recording Cost or Poor Quality via UniPoint.
Initiation of Quality Warnings/Alerts, Product Deviations or Waivers. Follow up with customers to
ensure acceptance/approval of Product Deviations or Waivers.
Initiating required layouts. Responsible for inspection activities.
Administering necessary follow up on historical problems. Notifying management of critical
problem areas.
Interfacing with Larsen Manufacturing suppliers on Quality problems. Work with supply chain
team to resolve supplier/s related issue.
Initiate CAR s and 8D s to supplier and ensure it is completion.
Surveying appropriate potential suppliers for quality capability.
Participate for Larsen Manufacturing customer and auditor visitations.
ISO/TS Auditor experience is required.

Required Knowledge:
4 year college degree in Engineering (prefer Mechanical, Manufacturing)
Experience with Metal Stamping and/or Fabrication
Quality Engineering experience including: Statistical Process Control (SPC), DOE, CAPA, LEAN,
5S s and Six Sigma (6 )
Strong customer interface experience.
Ability to lead, mentor, coach and manage quality engineering team
Successful experience managing multiple quality engineering projects
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