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Quality Engineer

Company: Loc Performance
Location: Lansing
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

*Loc Performance Products, LLC *provides full services for complex mechanical products, fabricated structures and systems that range from complete design services to prototype manufacturing, testing, production launch, full rate production and product service and sustainment. Loc provides quality products and services at affordable prices through a lean organizational structure and four facilities, three in Michigan that span 910,000 square feet, and one in Ohio, that span 800,000+ square feet. The Plymouth, MI facility serves as corporate headquarters and specializes in suspension, driveline, and track systems. The Lansing and Lapeer Michigan based facilities specialize in fabrications and armor product solutions. Loc's St. Mary's, Ohio facility manufactures rubber track products for agricultural, construction, and defense industries. Visit our website at *FLSA Status: *Exempt *Job Title: *Quality Engineer *Department: *Quality *Summary *The Quality Engineer supports new product/process development and manufacturing through the application of quality engineering techniques.--- This person will handle multiple projects and tasks throughout product development, product launch and manufacturing.--- Additionally, this individual will ensure that product meets quality standards consistent with customer and other regulatory requirements.--- The Quality Engineer will represent the organization and interface with the customer on a regular basis.--- This role also supports plant activities in customer issues, supplier issues, and initiate corrective actions with an emphasis on process improvement. *Essential Duties and Responsibilities *include the following. Other duties may be assigned * Provide support in adhering to the quality management systems.
* Creating and maintaining company documentation, such as quality documents, procedures and work instructions
* Lead the APQP process for assigned projects / parts with a cross functional group to review; contracts, drawings, process routings, purchase orders, work instructions and various related production and development plans to achieve all customer quality requirements.
* Determines the metrics/product characteristics that will be inspected
* Determines the methods/devices that will be used for inspection
* Collaborates with Manufacturing Engineer/s to assess the critical product characteristics that will be measured
* Applies statistical process control (SPC) tools and methods as required
* Assists qualification of new products / launch activities
* Prepares appropriate documentation for product inspection, sample submissions (PPAP, FMEAs, FAI, Control Plans, Check Sheets, etc.)
* Conducts/coordinates measurement evaluations and/or tests (FAI, Gage R&R, MSA)
* Lead and participate in Corrective / Preventive Action teams to resolve customer, supplier and production concerns
* Work with appropriate representatives to eliminate defects using tools such as root cause and corrective actions, lean techniques, A3s, counter measures, six sigma, poka-yoke and/or error proofing
* Maintains a working knowledge of government, customer and industry standards and specifications
* Communicate significant issues identified during quality activities and provide recommended process improvements to team and management
* Participate as Material Review Board member to review and establish a timely disposition of Non-Conforming Material and ensure controls are in place to verify any rework performed.
* Participate in audits of the Core Processes, implements Corrective Actions and recommends process improvements.
* Support and instruct inspectors
* Trains associates on key characteristics of product to improve awareness of product quality
* Participate in & initiate continual improvement activities *Competencies* To perform the job successfully, an individual will need to perform the following competencies. Quantity of Work The quantity of work produced and the promptness with which it is completed. Quality of Work The ability displayed and accuracy of work produced, meeting company standards, and requiring little to no rework. Judgement/Knowledge of Job Knowledge of job, techniques, skills, equipment, procedures, materials, etc. Attendance/Dependability Punctuality and attendance. Teamwork/ Attitude Willingness and cooperativeness with co-workers and supervisors; ability to accept constructive criticism. Initiative/Independence The degree to which an employee searches out new tasks and expands their ability to perform assigned tasks without direct supervision. Adherence to Policy Follow quality environmental policies and have knowledge of AS9100 and IS14001. Adherence to Safety Follow safety procedures, security protocol, and wear proper PPE. *Education and/or Experience* Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university and five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. *Reasoning Ability* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. *Physical Demands *The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Loc Performance is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Job Type: Full-time Schedule:
* Monday to Friday Work Location: One location

Keywords: Loc Performance, Lansing , Quality Engineer, Engineering , Lansing, Michigan

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