Role details

Continuous Improvement Engineer

Hartford   •   USD60,000 - USD80,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Lean Six Sigma background required
  • Quality Engineering Certification (CQE) preferred

About Our Client

Confidential

Job Description

  • Lead continuous improvement activities that target the elimination of waste and enhance the overall quality system to reduce internal defects and external customer complaints
  • Troubleshoot part specific problems and system related issues utilizing problem-solving techniques (ie. 8D methodology, 6 sigma, DOE, 5 why, Shanin, etc.)
  • Drive manufacturing process improvements using statistical process control techniques
  • Support APQP process through review and update of PFMEA, control plans, work instructions, and other quality system documentation
  • Improve error and mistake proofing (poke-yoke) methods by working closely with manufacturing and quality teams
  • Perform gage R&R studies and participate in metrology activities as necessary
  • Participate in new program launches as quality representative at all stages of the programs
  • Perform Internal Audits in accordance with TS-16949 and customer specific requirements
  • Travel required for both supplier and customer locations (up to 25%)

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelors degree with an emphasis on Engineering or Quality Skills
  • Minimum 2 years in a manufacturing environment (automotive related experience preferred)
  • Proficient in the use of statistical process control software (Minitab preferred)
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills (Microsoft applications)
  • Six sigma training (green belt, black belt)
  • Quality Engineering Certification (CQE) preferred

What's on Offer

Competitive base + benefits

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