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Quality Engineer

Requisition ID:  20418
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

Danfoss Power Solutions in Ames, Iowa is searching for a Quality Engineer to join their team. 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

  • Manage and process customer production line reject claims to drive improvements
  • Be a liaison to other areas of the business in the resolution of quality concerns
  • Assist in preparing and implementing quality assurance control plans associated with manufacturing requirements before, during and after PPAP
  • Ensure specific controls are established and properly integrated with the applicable development and production phases (e.g. new product, new assembly process, new assembly line)
  • Act as level of escalation after quality technician
  • Document quality issues in various quality systems (e.g. SIR, Change Management and CAR in SAP)
  • 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
  • Lead 8D with cross-functional teams
  • Analyze customer complaints, returned product and rejects in the assembly processes to implement solutions.
  • Lead/Participate in quality audits
  • Review specifications and drawings in order to establish design and quality goals
  • Participate in Pre-Manufacturing Reviews (PMRs) with procurement and suppliers
  • Maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with employees at all levels in the organization
  • Follow safety regulations and actively contributes to plant safety

Background & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering; or equivalent related experience
  • 3+ years of experience as a Quality Engineer, or in a related role in a production environment, is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to actively participate in and facilitate group meetings

Preferred:

  • Practical and proven understanding of technical problem solving (i.e. 8D methodology)
  • Knowledgeable of PPAP processes
  • Proficiency with operations quality related concepts and tools (FMEA, Control Plan, Statistical Tools)
  • Technical Problem-Solving Certification/Training (Six-Sigma, Shainin, Kepner-Tregoe)
  • Experience with ISO9000 or IATF16949

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. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

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. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines