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Quality Engineer

14.01.2021

The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning, are more than words. We strive every day to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, will be able to harness their passion, drive and motivations to make a big impact!

As an international group PALFINGER offers its customers around the world hydraulic lifting solutions at the interfaces of the transport chain. At the moment, PALFINGER operates business in 16 sectors: loader cranes, EPSILON timber and recycling cranes, marine cranes, davit systems, winches and offshore equipment, offshore cranes, boats, wind cranes, hooklifts, access platforms, tail lifts, passenger lifts, mobile cranes, truck bodies, railway systems, and truck mounted forklifts as well as attachments and equipment for increasing crane efficiency. As a member of the PALFINGER North America Region (https://www.palfinger.com/en-us ), PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment throughout North and Latin America.

PALFINGER is seeking a strong Quality Engineer candidate familiar with quality management practices to join the team at our manufacturing facility in Oklahoma City, OK. If you like contributing your talents, being rewarded for strong performance and enjoy the satisfaction of accomplishment, then we think you have found the right place to come and build a future. It is our belief that you will join a company with a strong heritage and more importantly, a strong future.

 

Job Summary

The Quality Engineer will be responsible for supporting the development, execution and success of the total quality management system for ETI products. The position is responsible for partnership in the production area to ensure that products are made to business and customer expectations, providing inspection criteria, documentation and project leadership for ISO 9001 certification. Additionally this position will provide technical guidance on resolving quality problems on supplied and manufactured products.

This role reports to the Quality Manager, offering a competitive compensation package and opportunity for on-going career growth.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure that quality, compliance and regulation standards are met by monitoring, testing and inspecting products
  • Develop inspection criteria and procedures for production teams
  • Train, educate, and promote quality with production personnel to improve quality in production
  • Interfaces with production engineers and quality engineers to solve product issues
  • Work with customers, suppliers and internal departments as required to resolve quality issues
  • Apply knowledge of engineering principles and production best practices to result in continuous improvement
  • Participates in root cause analysis and development of corrective / preventive actions
  • Perform and participate in internal audits
  • Applies testing and inspection procedures and problem-solving methodologies such as 5 why, is/is not, A3, etc.
  • Participating in risk management activities
  • Assist with the transfer of designs into production
  • Assist in investigation of product defects and recommendations of modifications in product, process and /or quality standards as warranted
  • Perform independent technical assessment on engineering or production deliverables
  • Leading quality related problem solving and root cause analysis during production including CAPA
  • Engaging with production teams to manage non-conforming product and to drive cost of non-quality reductions
  • Using applicable data sources and statistics to report on product quality performance and taking action in accordance with data
  • Ensuring that quality and compliance standards and regulations are met
  • Support the development of quality systems including but not limited to receiving inspection, final inspection, in-line inspection, and various process audits
  • Contamination control process development
  • Understand an ISO compliant quality system and its development, documentation, and implementation with respect to domestic and international standards or requirements
  • Facilitates the documentation of a ISO 9001 process

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Quality Engineering
  • 6-8 years progressive experience in quality, engineering, supply chain management, or logistics in a fabrication and assembly production environment
  • Ability to plan, control, and assure product and process quality in accordance with quality principles, which include planning processes, material control, acceptance sampling, and measurement systems- including designing inspection criteria
  • Understands an ISO compliant quality system and its development, documentation, and implementation with respect to domestic and international standards or requirements
  • Ability to develop and implement ISO compliant quality programs, including tracking, analyzing, reporting, and problem solving
  • Previous experience with production or product quality related data analytics such as process capabilities, SPC, pareto, or other related data
  • Demonstrated experience directly working with at least one of the following areas: CAPA, Non-Conforming Product, Design Transfer
  • Project management experience
  • Change management experience
  • Analytical problem solving
  • SAP or similar ERP systems experience
  • Understand quality philosophies, principles, systems, methods, tools, standards, organizational and team dynamics, customer expectations and satisfaction, leadership, training, interpersonal relationships, improvement systems, and professional ethics
  • Ability to plan, control, and assure product and process quality in accordance with quality principles, which include planning processes, material control, acceptance sampling, and measurement systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge and experience in utilizing Lean concepts is a plus
  • ASQ Quality Engineer Certification is a plus

We Offer

  • Competitive compensation and performance rewards
  • Comprehensive Benefits package with flexible options
  • Opportunity for continuous learning and career growth
  • Environment of Respect, Integrity, Openness, Inclusion and Support

Carolyn Wilcox

Director, Recruiting
PALFINGER NORTH AMERICA REGION
Location

Oklahoma City, OK

Equipment Technology, LLC
341 NW 122nd Street, OK 73114 Oklahoma
United States