Quality Engineer - Defense Manufacturing - Wallingford, CT

Wallingford, Connecticut Permanent USD90,000 - USD110,000 per year
  • Work with a 100+ year old company on industry leading products
  • Join an Employee-First company culture that nurtures career growth

About Our Client

This American Manufacutring company, founded over 100 years ago by a father and his sons after their previous employer closed, started by producing small defense firearms. They quickly gained recognition for their focus on affordability and innovation, becoming known for their shotguns and securing contracts with military and law enforcement.

Job Description

The Quality Engineer in this role will:

  • Maintain ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS) records, ensuring smooth operation and accurate documentation.
  • Conduct and coordinate regular audits within the ISO department, and also contribute to recertifications.
  • Collaborate crossfunctionally to promote process improvements.
  • Ensure compliance of product lines and processes.
  • Identify and investigate non-conformances through Quality Activities.
  • Create Documentation and tracking metrics to ensure process improvements and adherence to guidelines
  • Analyze process capability, using statistical methods to interpret in-process and final inspection results.
  • Evaluate and implement strategies to reduce waste.
  • Take on additional responsibilities as needed or as required by the position.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Quality Engineer has:

  • Understanding of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T), blueprint interpretation, and the ability to conduct dimensional inspections.
  • Experience with metrology and Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) operation/programming is a strong plus.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Quality, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in quality engineering, quality assurance, or a related field.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills are essential.

What's on Offer

On offer for the candidate is:

  • Strong Compensation Package
  • 401k Match
  • Generous PTO and Sick Time
  • Strong Company Culture
  • Opportunities for Career Growth
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Quality, Technical
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Harrison Roche
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