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Quality Engineer II in Winona, MN at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Winona, MN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/6/2019

Job Description


Job Title
Quality Engineer II

Job ID(Requisition ID):
4062

Job Summary
Quality Engineer I or II

The Quality Engineer works within our Manufacturing Engineering Department and coordinates/performs Q.A. activities to ensure implementation of all requirements. Also monitors manufacturing process, fabrication, inspection and test and shipping activities.




Essential Functions and Competencies

Position Measurements:
  • Position performance may be measured from a combination of Corporate and Divisional Balanced Score Card Goals which will include but not limited to Financial Performance, Customer Satisfaction, Operational Excellence and Employee Focus.
  • Individual position performance goals may be specific to the position, business segment or as it related to an individual’s contribution or employment within the organization. . Position Qualificiations:

    Level I-IV

  • Effective organization and prioritization skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
  • Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills
  • Ability to work individually or in teams
  • Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
  • Ability to travel, including day and overnight as required
  • Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
  • Able to travel up to 10% of the time, including day and overnight as required

  • Qualifications / Education / Experience

    Level I-IV

    • Assist with an analysis of routine contract requirements to determine what quality characteristics are to be controlled; manufacturing, inspection, test equipment required; special controls of special processes; and special skills needed to ensure their proper application
    • Review the contract data item descriptions and requirements and assist with establishing the necessary controls to assure compliance
    • Participate in pilot runs and preproduction runs
    • Assist with a basic analysis of results
    • May review production and manufacturing specification processes to assure conformance to drawings specifications and contract requirements
    • Assist with the establishment of quality controls over all production processes and testing during the product cycle
    • Participate in the generation and review of various types of specification, drawings and Acceptance Test Procedures
    • Perform, when applicable, measurement capability and correlation studies to ensure continual adequacy and capability
    • Monitor special test programs on assemblies, components, special processes, etc. due to design changes and/or problems developing during the manufacturing cycle
    • Assist in inspection and testing of preproduction equipment to ensure compliance with drawings, specifications and contract requirements, prior to submittal, for customer acceptance
    • Prepare summaries and analysis of evaluations, together with all pertinent charts, graphs, etc., under guidance of more senior engineers
    • Assure that records/files are initiated and maintained in all relevant documentation pertaining to Quality Assurance
    • Perform Quality Audits to determine the effectiveness of the Quality Program and prepare audit reports
    • Participate in the verification (First Article Configuration Inspection) of hardware versus drawing/specifications
    • Prepare reports and corrective action documentation, under review of more senior engineers, in answer to Customer inquiries or complaints regarding inspection, test and production activities
    • All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.
    • Level II

    • Perform all the essential functions and competencies listed above
    • Perform a specific analysis of routine contract requirements to determine what quality characteristics are to be controlled; manufacturing, inspection, test equipment required; special controls of special processes and special skills needed to ensure their proper application
    • Review the contract data item descriptions and requirements and make recommendations to establish the necessary controls to assure compliance
    • Participate in planning pilot runs and preproduction runs; Analyze results and furnish analysis with appropriate recommendations to senior engineering
    • Maintain control over all production processes and testing during the product cycle; Review production and manufacturing specification processes to assure conformance to drawings specifications and contract requirements
    • Evaluate capability of manufacturing processes to meet quality requirements
    • May recommend adjustments for process condition to Methods Department and/or adjustment of production specifications to Production Engineering to create an economical and compatible relationship between processes and the products
    • May participate in design reviews to assure that designs permit and facilitate productivity, repeatability and inspectability and that related quality considerations are obtained in order to assure product quality
    • May participate in Engineering evaluations and Change Control Boards to assure design and proposed changes are within the scope of contract definitions and requirements
    • Participate in the generation, review and approval of various types of specification, drawings and Acceptance Test Procedures to ensure that they contain sufficient quality requirements and comply with contract requirements
    • Prepare quality program plans defining the responsibility and authority of all functions necessary to comply with provisions of all specifications and contract requirements
    • Prepare preliminary proposals, define tasks necessary to be responsive or “describe exceptions, man load needed hours” to accomplish the task
    • Provide technical assistance in the preparation of workmanship standards, instructions and inspection criteria
    • Resolve fabrication, test and inspections problems
    • Assist in the planning and performing of process controls, surveillance and monitoring procedures to assure product quality
    • Aid in the establishment of formats for the collection of inspection data
    • Under guidance from senior engineering, review procurement documents to ensure that all provisions necessary for the suppliers to achieve control of the quality of the product being procured are included; Make recommendations for review of any requirements needed to assure product quality, as necessary
    • Review test reports and information furnished by suppliers in support of materials being supplied
    • Participate in special testing to ensure that units or assemblies are compatible to system end use requirements
    • Analyze reported defects and failures; Review discrepancies and may approve dispositions and corrective action
    • May participate as an active member of the MRB Board in the Receiving, Inspections and Production areas
    • Participate in the timely investigation, disposition and corrective actions to prevent recurrence of non-conforming materials, processes and products; Follow up for completion and measurement of effectiveness
    • Perform, when applicable, measurement capability and correlation studies to ensure continual adequacy and capability in cooperation with Production Engineering or others
    • With guidance from senior engineering, take corrective action to assist in the solution of measurement problems, as required
    • Assist in coordinating activities of manufacturing and test with Program Quality Assurance, Production Control, Production Engineering, Inspection and various internal and external laboratories
    • May meet and discuss problems relative to the production cycle
    • Monitor special test programs on assemblies, components, special processes, etc. due to design changes and/or problems developing during the manufacturing cycle
    • Perform inspection and testing on preproduction equipment to ensure compliance with drawings, specifications and contract requirements prior to submittal for customer acceptance
    • Prepare summaries and analysis of evaluations with all pertinent charts, graphs, etc. under guidance of senior engineering
    • Assure that records/files are initiated and maintained in all relevant documentation pertaining to Quality Assurance
    • Perform Quality Audits to determine the effectiveness of the Quality Program and prepare audit reports
    • Participate in the verification (First Article Configuration Inspection) of hardware versus drawing/specifications and coordinate this effort with customer personnel
    • Review procurement documents to ensure that all provisions necessary for the suppliers to achieve control of the quality of the product being procured are included; Add any requirements necessary to assure product quality
    • Prepare reports and corrective action documentation in answer to Customer inquiries or complaints regarding inspection, test and production activities; May/may not present material directly to customers
    • Perform the planning, in-process inspection, progress reviews, validation and certification of routine technical manuals required by the contract
    • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge by keeping abreast of new Q.A. techniques and methods by contacts with other industries, current publications and advanced education and membership in professional societies/organizations Level I
    • 4 year Engineering or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management; 0-3+ years of electronics manufacturing experience

      Level II

    • 4 year Engineering or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management; 5+ years of electronics manufacturing experience
    • Familiarity with advanced technologies and applications; ASQ certification preferred; Master of advanced technologies and applications

    Job Category
    Quality
    Job Location
    Winona, MN, USA

    Schedule
    Day
    Pay Type
    Salary
    Travel Requirement
    Yes
    Job Type
    Full-Time

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