IDEX Quality Engineer in Cedar Falls, Iowa
If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.
With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses (https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/) around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.
This position will provide direction, technical expertise, and application assistance for continuous improvement activities. This position will be responsible for Customer and Process Corrective Action system and Internal Quality Audit function and will participate in external customer audits and ISO 9001 activities. This position will function as the quality contact/facilitator for OEM customers, as well as supplier quality coordinator/facilitator, and may also be involved with scrap reduction, new product development projects and other special projects as required.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop, conduct and monitor the necessary training to meet quality objectives.
Assist Quality Management in the selection and utilization of the appropriate qualification methods, process controls and improvement techniques.
Collect, organize and report statistical data relative to process performance to enhance the identification of quality problems and initiate the corrective action to resolve them.
Coordinate the necessary corrective actions for resolving quality problems identified by company personnel, customer complaints and OEM customer requirements.
Interface with customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality assurance and ensure effective corrective action is implemented.
Lead corrective action cross functional teams in operations area.
Prepare PPAP documentation per OEM customer requirements.
Support concurrent Engineering efforts by participating in design development projects representing Quality Assurance and the customer.
Administer PMI testing and create reports on components as required.
Participate in internal and external quality audits
Assist in the development of new and existing suppliers.
Measures monitors and reports supplier fiscal conditions including pricing, OTD & DPPM
Coordinates inputs, updates and regularly disputes the Supplier Scorecard reports to suppliers and Viking management.
Create workbooks and evaluate documents/results in reference to Viking’s PPAP process
Works closely with Commodity Manager/Buyer, Viking Quality Supervisor and Supplier’s quality contact to identify and eliminate root cause of defects specific to product form, fit and function (NCMR process)
Facilitate programming of Quality CMM
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Associate Degree with background in quality, manufacturing or industrial technology.
Three years of quality and/or process improvement experience
Quality engineering/metrology experience preferred.
OTHER SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Knowledge of ISO-9001 requirements.
Should possess analytical abilities.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
WORK ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to move within office & manufacturing complex, write by hand & keyboard, and perform general office functions.
Ability to communicate by speech and hearing via phone and in person.
Visual acuity needed for close detail work and computer use.
General manufacturing, warehouse and office environment.
Must have the ability to effectively communicate with customers, suppliers and all levels of corporate and company personnel.
Must be able to work and communicate with all levels of company personnel, field sales employees, distributors, end users and suppliers.
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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).
Job Family: Engineering
Business Unit: Viking Pump
Job Segment: FMT Fluid & Metering Technologies