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IDEX Quality Engineer in Brenham, Texas

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Want to be part of a growing successful company in the Brenham area, avoid the Austin / Houston traffic, with the additional security of being owned by a stable multinational company with great benefits? Then look no further than PPE, LLC part of the IDEX Corporation located just off of highway 290 in Brenham Texas. The PPE facility in Brenham was opened at the start of 2015 and in the subsequent three years we have more than trebled manufacturing output with a further $2m worth of capital investment slated through 2018-19. PPE (Precision Polymer Engineering) produces high performance elastomeric seals for the Semiconductor, Oil & Gas and Life Science markets. For this reason, PPE are looking for a Production Supervisor that wants to join a growing, empowering company with a strong entrepreneurial spirit. The company offers 18 days of PTO per year, has a comprehensive benefits package, contributes to 401k and retirement benefits, and maintains one of the highest bonus structures in the area.

Primary Function:

The Quality Engineer's responsibilities include designing quality standards, inspecting materials, equipment, processes, and products, developing quality control systems, and determining corrective actions. You will also work with managers and supervisors to implement quality measures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that the quality management system conforms to the requirements ISO 9001

  • Develop Control plans and inspection/ evaluation techniques to prevent Quality issues and maintain the quality level to meet customer requirements

  • Provide timely investigation, response and follow up to product quality issues, manufacturing concerns/complaints or requests related to product information, and incoming inspection for outsourced components.

  • Publish/Review Quality Alerts for customer, internal and supplier issues.

  • Assists with keeping the product hold area current, providing data analysis, root cause problem solving for corrective & preventative action, as well as timely / accurate reporting to plant leadership.

  • Ensure Corrective Actions for supplier, Internal and customer concerns are effective, documented, implemented and closed in a timely manner.

  • Participate in APQP, Quality Gates and support new product launch activities

  • Assisting in the preparation, continuous improvement, and reviews of PFMEA

  • Support gage design, capability studies, GR&Rs, and the calibration system

  • Design and execute quality system audits and various product audits

  • Support Internal, External System Audits, conduct process, supplier and systems audits to identify opportunities for improvement support with solutions to potential issues.

  • Updates plant level work instructions for quality department.

  • Has responsibility to ensure customer requirements are determined, understood and consistently met

  • Has the responsibility and authority for controlling quality as delegated by management.

  • Has the authority to stop shipment and stop production to correct quality problems

  • Communicates promptly to responsible authorities of products or processes that do not conform to requirements to ensure that nonconforming product is not shipped to the customer and that all potential nonconforming product is identified and contained

  • Manages Document System and Helps keep the plant document updated

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from 4-year University preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment. Exposure to Quality a plus.

  • Ability to speak, read, and write Spanish preferred

  • Excellent Verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.

  • Excellent computer proficiency (MS Office-Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintain a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.

  • Ability to work independently and carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.