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Quality Engineer I
Ref No.: 18-01983
Location: Andover, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Quality Engineer I
Andover, MA
The Quality Engineer is responsible for developing gage designs and inspection plan for new or existing products. This person evaluates products and manufacturing processes and supports quality control activities through training inspection procedure preparation and technical support.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Coordinates design review assessments to review quality aspects of new products.
  • Interfaces with Product Development Engineers to ensure quality considerations during the print development stage
  • Develops various inspection techniques and procedures to ensure product integrity to design specifications.
  • Responsible for the writing approval and implementation of Receiving Floor and final Inspection procedures and operator self-inspection procedures.
  • Works with other Quality Engineers and the Metrology Lab personnel on the development and procurement of product gauging optical comparator overlays and templates
  • Participates as a trainer in Quality Control and Manufacturing employee training programs.
  • Works with supplier’s quality control supervisor’s engineers and manufacturing personnel in the resolution of quality problems.
  • Also assists each of these groups with capability studies and the application of statistical quality control
  • Interfaces with Manufacturing Engineers to review processes for new products and coordinate process validations and capability studies.
  • Works with Production Introduction Team to recommend process monitoring devices where applicable.
  • The Quality Engineer may be assigned special projects by the Q.C. Manager or direct supervisor that is commensurate with their level of experience.
Qualification Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering required. ASQC CQE preferred. One (1) to three (3) years intermediate level experience in quality control or manufacturing preferred.
  • Must possess good written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to read analyze and interpret general business periodicals professional journals technical procedures and government regulations.
  • Ability to write reports business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of manager’s customers and the general public.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings including advanced geometric dimensioning and tolerances.
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference geometry trigonometry calculus and algebra.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution reliability analysis of variance correlation techniques sampling theory and factor analysis.
  • Ability to define problems collect data establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions furnished in written oral diagram or schedule form.