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Quality Engineer

Requisition ID:  19750
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

Danfoss has an immediate opportunity for a Quality Engineer to join us at our Ames, Iowa site. The Quality Engineer provides technical support to various programs intended to assure the quality of the assembly processes to our customers and to resolve all customer’s quality concerns.

Job Responsibilities

Customer Support: 
Manages and processes customer production line reject claims to drive improvements in assembly processes to achieve customer satisfaction.
Provides liaison with other areas such as engineering, process engineering, manufacturing, marketing, and customer representatives in the resolution of quality concerns.
Be a part of the team that prepares and implements quality assurance control plans associated with manufacturing requirements before, during and after PPAP. Assures that specific controls are established and properly integrated with the applicable development and production phases of the project. (e.g. new product, new assembly process, new assembly line) to achieve customer satisfactions.

Line Support:
This position is the first level of escalation after the operations team leader for quality-related concerns.  
Based on issues discovered, this position may require documenting quality issues in various quality systems (e.g. SIR, Change Management and CAR in SAP) to prevent future issues.
Uses Six Sigma methodology to reduce process variations. 
Performs a wide variety of duties to ensure quality and reliability of parts produced in the assigned assembly lines: conduct MSA Studies, capability analysis, correlation analysis, design of experiments, process control, developing control plans, reading engineering drawings, interpreting GD&T and utilizing statistical techniques to provide insight, prove out process and or correct quality problems 

Problem Solving / Facilitation:
Leads 8D with cross-functional teams
Works with product engineering, process engineers, and other staff to implement quality enhancements to products and processes.

Continuous Improvement:
Analyzes customer complaints, returned product, and rejects in the assembly processes to determine and implement solution to prevent recurrence.
Lead/Participate Quality Audits and help improve the process.

Change Management Leader:
Reviews specifications and/or engineering drawings in order to establish design and quality goals.
Reviews and evaluates process or engineering changes for impact on quality objectives.
Participates in Pre-Manufacturing Reviews (PMRs) with procurement and suppliers to ensure project success. 

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrates flexibility in approach and responds positively to changes in procedures, process, technology, responsibility and assignments.
Maintains cooperative and productive working relationships and communicates effectively with employees at all levels in the organization
Demonstrates commitment to a safe, clean, and orderly work area. Follows safety regulations and actively contributes to plant safety.

 

Background & Skills

  • Bachelors Degree from 4-year College or university in Engineering – Quality, Mechanical, or Industrial are preferred.           
  • 2+ Years of experience as a Quality Engineer or related field in a production environment.
  • Knowledgeable of PPAP processes and quality tools (e.g. SPC, FMEA, Control plans , DOE, QFD, Gage R&R, Kaizen, Poke-Yoke techniques & change management)
  • Experience with ISO 9001, IATF 16949

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

 

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933 and today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933 and today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines