Quality Engineer

Company Name:
About Danfoss Power Solutions
We are a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of innovative hydraulic and electronic systems and components. Our products are primarily used in applications of mobile equipment for agriculture, road building, constructions as well as material handling. Our company with its headquarters in the US, Denmark and Germany has worldwide subsidiaries over 4 continents. With approximately 6,500 employees worldwide we generate revenues of over 2.1 billion US Dollars.
Quality Engineer
Provides technical support in assigned phases of various programs intended to assure the quality of products. Activities involve areas such as Gage R&R, Capability Analysis, Correlation Analysis, design of experiments, process control of product, process controls planning, Corrective action of defective parts or units, developing control plans and statistical techniques.
Uses Six Sigma Methodology to reduce process variations. Originates and/or evaluates new inspection equipment and oversees installation and initial use. May compile and write training material and conduct training on quality control activities.
Principal Accountabilities:
Customer Support:
Prepares and implements quality assurance control plans associated with manufacturing requirements. Assures that specific controls are established and properly integrated with the applicable development and production phases of assigned problems.
Provides liaison with other areas such as Engineering, Process Engineering, Manufacturing, and Marketing and Customer Representatives in the solution of quality concerns.
Manage & Process Customer production line reject claims and drive improvements in product teams to achieve customer satisfaction.
Problem Solving / Facilitation:
Lead 8D with cross-functional teams
Work with quality technicians, process engineers, and other staff to implement quality enhancements to products and processes.
Continuous Improvement:
Performs activities involved in qualitative or quantitative analyses of defective work, scrap and unit failures or rejections; develops trend lines, charts, and other statistical data to assist efforts toward continued quality products.
Lead/Participate Quality Audits and help improve the process.
Change Management Approver :
Reviews specifications and/or engineering drawings involving the establishing of design and quality goals.
Reviews and make decision on Process/Engineering changes for impact on quality objectives.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Devises or develops special inspection or test equipment and oversees installation and initial use as assigned.
Trains factory employees, as necessary, in specialized inspection techniques.
Participates in design review, drawing and specification approvals and disposition of non-conforming materials.
Directs workers engaged in measuring and testing products and tabulating data concerning materials, product, or process quality and reliability.
Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities.
Conducts analysis of failures in the field. Traces reasons for failures and makes necessary contacts to insure that corrective action is taken.
Provides periodic report as assigned on problems and their solutions for distribution to Quality assurance and other management personnel.
Responds with commitment and sensitivity toward satisfying the needs of internal and external customers.
Promotes quality and continuous improvement philosophy.
Evaluates situations objectively and demonstrates the ability to make timely decisions that are intended to have a positive effect on work performance.
Organizes and prioritizes work assignments to complete assignments/tasks on time, with quality and has the ability to anticipate problem areas in advance.
Applies creative approaches and idea to solve problems maximizing effective use of appropriate resources.
Demonstrates flexibility in approach and ideas responds positively and supports changes in procedures, process, technology, responsibility and assignments.
Maintains cooperative and productive working relationships and communications with all employees, participating effectively as a team member or as a team leader.
Encourages and assists in self-improvement.
Demonstrates a commitment to maintain a safe, clean and orderly work area.
Follows safety regulations and actively contributes to work safety.
This position is responsible for Quality of units that cost on average $1400.
This position is responsible for following safety requirements, putting safety first before productivity and suggesting improvements to performing work tasks.
Looks for opportunities to improve processes and the work area, makes recommendations to Facilitators and notifies Cell Expert and/or Facilitator of issues.
The types of internal contacts involved in this position on a regular basis include:
The position will interact with Plant Operations and Quality Managers
The Position will interact with Quality Engineers from different product groups all around the world.
This position will interact with Global quality personnel
The position will interact with Cell Experts , operators , in the assembly or machining cells regarding quality issues
The position will interact with Manufacturing Engineers, Process Engineers and Procurement/Purchasing Department, PPAP Coordinator, Machining and Receiving inspection personnel as appropriate.
Listed below are the other types of external contacts encountered by this position and the nature of work done with these contacts:
This Position will interact with Customers and Suppliers
Position Qualifications:
Required Education:
B.S. / M.S in a related degree from 4-year College or university, and 2 years related experience
And / or training; Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Trained in Six Sigma Methodology.
Knowledgeable of SPC, FMEA, Control plans , DOE, QFD, Gage R&R, Kaizen, Poke-Yoke techniques & change management.
Specialized Training:
Familiar with basic SAP quality related modules, Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Change Management (CM), and standard quality tools (Gage R&R, Capability studies, Control Plans, etc.). Proficient in Microsoft Excel/Word software.
Data Mining with Excel / Minitab, Lead Auditor.
If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, please apply on-line at http://danfoss.greatjob.net
Danfoss Power Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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