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Quality Engineer

Company: Tigre USA Inc
Location: Janesville
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description Company Description Tigre Group is the South American leader in PVC building materials (pipes, fittings, and valves). Originally incorporated in Brazil, Tigre Group has expanded to more than 12 countries including more than two dozen factories located throughout North and South America. Tigre USA, Inc., incorporated in 2006, represses the North American base of operations for Tigre Group. The brand represents a high quality, exceptional customer service, and innovation everywhere Grupo Tigre is present. Summary Quality lab coordinator manages the quality lab and gives direction/guidance to technicians under the supervisor of the quality manager. He/she inspects, measures, and provides analysis used to determine if manufactured products or goods meet quality standards. He/she is also responsible for isolating non-conforming products or materials, documenting, and communicating non-conformances to management and technicians. Primary Responsibilities Gather relevant data and produce quality reports as directed by the quality managerEnforce and follow all quality system policies and proceduresDocument all audit findings and communicate any non-conformances immediately to the appropriate staffRead blueprints and interpret complex 2D drawingsRead geometric dimensions and tolerance characteristics and symbols based on ANSI/ASME practicesVerify all measuring equipment meets calibration standards and notify the Lead Quality Technician of any equipment requiring calibrationProvide basic quality training to quality technicians, machine operators and other production personnel to ensure that inspection activities comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management systemAssist quality manager with quality issues identified by customers; lead initiatives in corrective/ preventative action programsWork with manufacturing staff to solve quality related problemsParticipate in all continuous improvement efforts in all aspects of qualityPerform incoming inspection of materials and components as neededPromotes quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organizationWork with the quality manager to develop a plan for the quality labEffectively interacts with Production teams to ensure the production of quality productsEnsures compliance with national and international standards and legislationConsiders the application of environmental and health and safety standardsEstablishes clearly defined quality methods for staff to applyDefines quality procedures in conjunction with operating staffCreates and maintains controls and documentation proceduresMonitors product performance by gathering relevant data and producing statistical reportsCollates and analyzes product performance data and charts against defined parametersEnsures tests and procedures are properly understood, carried out and evaluated and that product modifications are investigated if necessarySupervises quality technicians in carrying out tests and checksWorks as a backup for a quality technicianFollow company policies as outlined in the employee handbookRegular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this jobOther duties as assigned Position Specifications and Requirements Two years of on-the-job experience in the mechanical inspection or a related quality function in the plastics industryA high-school diploma or GED is requiredBasic proficiency with MS Office applications, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Access preferredAbility to work without direct supervision and the work ethic to consistently complete tasks in a timely mannerBasic knowledge of quality terms, definitions, and conceptsUnderstands basic statistical terms and techniques, how to plot data, and how to recognize out-of-control conditions when requiredBasic understanding of Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) and the team concept for continuous improvementSignificant experience with various types of measurement and measurement terminology Must be able to select the appropriate measuring tools and techniquesAbility to identify/recognize inspection errors and initiate resolutionUnderstand the concept of calibration and/or experience with gauge R&RAbility to read and interpret blueprints and know definitions of critical, major, and minor characteristicsAbility to use inspection planning tools and perform a product audit; determine the sample size for lots; pull random samplesKnowledge of general testing methods is required and knowledge of testing methods within injection molding or NSF/ASTM standards is preferredAbility to identify and report nonconforming materialUnderstand traceability (product, material, and calibration).Strong knowledge of basic mathematical operations and performing measurement conversions; excellent cognitive skills, excellent communication skills (verbal and written) PI208304760

Keywords: Tigre USA Inc, Janesville , Quality Engineer, Engineering , Janesville, Wisconsin

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