Quality Engineer (Supplier)

Requisition ID:  37701
Job Location(s): 

Longmont, CO, US

Job Description

Danfoss is looking for an experienced, reliable, self-driven Quality Engineer to join our team at our Longmont, CO facility who is passionate and motivated towards delivering best quality and continual improvement.  You will be responsible for Support and promote the development of a quality culture through educating the organization in continuous improvement activities while assuring Danfoss commitment to quality in all aspects of the organization. Represent customer´s best interest through manufacturing processes by assuring full compliance to Danfoss Quality System.

Job Responsibilities

  • Being responsible for incoming parts quality from PPAP creation, work with supplier, coordinate test and approvals in production and laboratory’s and setting up a maintain control plans for incoming inspection.
  • Collaborate with suppliers to define quality requirements and ensure compliance with Danfoss standards and specifications.
  • Create a Quality notifications in SAP for non-conforming materials.
  • Analyze supplier PPAP’s, including non-conformities and corrective actions, to identify trends and areas for improvement.
  • Ensure all aspects of the PPAP requirements from Danfoss are clearly defined, are understood by the supplier, the supplier completes all documents thoroughly, and the PPAP submission meets all Danfoss expectations.
  • Maintain documentation and records related to supplier quality performance and improvement activities.
  • Being responsible to develop, implement and continuously improve end to end Quality Management system, from suppliers through production to customers.
  • Maintain inspection and relevant quality records along with computer database.
  • Develop and maintain Quality inspection plans for receiving goods in consultation with Engineering.
  • Performs inspection as and when required including finished product parts (dock audits) per established inspection requirements, ensuring customer quality standards are met or exceeded.
  • Maintains cooperative and productive working relationships and communications with all employees, participating effectively as a team member.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement activities (5’s, kaizen lean workshops, etc.) to enhance quality system in their respective area of responsibility.
  • Assist in the development of PFMEA’s and be a facilitator of information that provides a better use of the tool.
  • Interface with engineering and operations to ensure manufacturing process compliance to quality system and an effective and efficient process performance (safety, quality, cost and productivity). Actively participate in manufacturing and process improvement teams as the voice of the customer.

Background & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field.
  • 3 to 4 years of experience applying quality tools in manufacturing environment. Automotive preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience on AIAG core tools such as SPC, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP and MSA.
  • Strong communicative, organized, and well-structured approach towards tasks and responsibilities.
  • Familiarity with relevant industry standards and specifications.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated and result-oriented, with a proactive approach to driving continuous improvement.
  • Thorough knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD and T) principles
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and ability to facilitate problem solving.

Preferred qualifications

  • Internal auditor for ISO 9001 or IATF 16949 and internal quality management system.
  • Proficiency in problem solving and quality techniques preferred, such as: Six Sigma Blackbelt or Greenbelt, Shainin Red X Tools.


Job Criteria

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with suppliers and cross-functional teams.
  • Computer literate in SAP, Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Outstanding safety record and approach to behavioral based safety using proper PPE are requirements.

Employee Benefits

We are excited to offer you the following benefits with your employment:

  • Bonus system
  • Paid vacation
  • Personal insurance
  • Communication package
  • Opportunity to join Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Referral Program

 

This list does not promise or guarantee any particular benefit or specific action. They may depend on country or contract specifics and are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

Compensation Data

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $80,000-$95,000/year. Base salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

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 solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


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