Quality Engineer

Requisition ID:  28939
Job Location(s): 

Newbern, TN, US

Job Description

The Quality Engineer is responsible for improving and assuring quality in all products and various services of the facility through driving the day-to-day quality system activities and deployment of the Quality Management System (QMS) and ISO9001/IATF16949.  The position provides ongoing daily support to the manufacturing floor and customer support.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following.  

  • Identifies, evaluates and implements corrective action necessary to resolve quality issues in the plant.  Coordinates and participates in 8D problem solving teams and facilitates identification of root causes.  Ensures implementation and follow-through of permanent corrective action.
  • Identifies/ leads improvement opportunities and consults with plant management on alternatives for improving operation efficiency/ effectiveness and product quality.
  • Works closely with customers to resolve quality concerns, ensuring positive customer relations.  Responsible for authorizing customer returns and making decisions involving issuance of credit.
  • Participates in Pro Launch sessions with the goal of improving quality and processing before actual production begins.
  • Performs, organizes, and reports all elements of PPAP/FAI testing and PFMEA documentation. Monitors data collection at critical operations and ensures appropriate use of data collected.  Provides internal/ external statistical reports as needed.
  • Responsible for ISO certifications documentation, overseeing procedure updates and ensuring accurate records. Educates and instructs plant personnel in quality assurance procedures and ensure adherence through an extensive audit program.
  • Ensures operation of all Laboratory measuring and data collection equipment through calibration/preventive maintenance program and in-house repair/replacement.  Able to perform all lab duties; functions as back-up for lab technician.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of special projects, working in conjunction with the Quality Manager.
  • Monitor customer websites (WISPER) and drive customer satisfaction through proactive visits.
  • Coordinate and conduct compliance audits for local Quality Management System and perform necessary actions to meet or exceed target level of QMS Implementation

Background & Skills

At Danfoss, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace fosters creativity, innovation, and a broader perspective in decision-making. When you consider this job posting, do you feel like your profile is not a perfect match? Numerous studies have found that women and people of color are more likely to apply only when they meet all requirements listed in the job posting. Even if you do not check all the boxes, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are curious to find out how you can bring new insights to the role or to Danfoss as an organization.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in Quality in a manufacturing environment with strong knowledge of international quality standards, lean manufacturing, statistical methods, blueprint reading and continuous improvement tools such as FMEA, DOE. 
  • Working knowledge of Six Sigma, 8D Problem Solving, Quality Management System standards, Advanced Product Quality Planning, Production Part Approval Process, Failure Modes Effects Analysis, Design of Experiments, Statistical Process Control, and First Article Inspection.  
  • Must be able to work in the US without sponsorship both now and in the future. 
     

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • ASQ certifications preferred.
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering 
  • Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt certification  
  • Proven project management, planning, and problem-solving abilities  
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office required, knowledge of MFG Pro
  • Position will require excellent written and oral communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills to lead and train diverse teams.
  • Rubber mixing and/or hose production experience 

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.