Quality Engineer - La Porte, IN

La Porte, Indiana Permanent USD70,000 - USD80,000 per year
  • Established quality system with skilled manager
  • Opportunity to learn and progress quality career

About Our Client

High-quality plastic films and products are both our passion and our profession. As an independent family-owned business, that has been setting quality and innovation standards for over 75 years. To ensure that our customers can rely on this quality promise, around 5,000 employees at more than 30 locations worldwide are continuously developing pioneering products for all key industries.

Job Description

  • Product & Process Audits: Performs required audits by completing necessary inspection procedures (product operation, certification and test procedures), using the appropriate documentation, and attesting to the quality of the product prior to shipment.
  • Ensures and verifies accuracy and completeness of quality requirements, inspection sheets, engineering documents and sampling sheets used when inspecting parts or units.
  • Uses basic precision measuring tools, workmanship standards, visual inspection and referencing specifications and blueprints to identify discrepancies. May include calibration activities.
  • Document deficiencies identified that do not meet the specifications and requirements. Provide a means to track and address repetitive issues.
  • Troubleshoots daily issues and determines the root cause of the problem. Initiates proper Problem Solving: procedures in order to resolve the problem. Involves the appropriate departments.
  • Assist Manufacturing and Design Engineering during pilot runs of materials to determine undocumented quality requirements and/or test procedures that should be added to the Quality Requirements.
  • Helps maintaining the customer complaint system including necessary investigations, meetings and customer communications/visits
  • Supports the preparation and execution of frequent internal audits and annual surveillance/re-certification audits according to ISO 9001
  • Participate and make recommendations for continuous improvement activities.
  • Initiate Corrective/Preventative Action notices as determined necessary to ensure quality processes and products.
  • Provides training to the appropriate people as required on product operation and/or important information that has been identified that requires a "need-to-know" status.
  • Continuous Improvement /Special Projects: Assist and participate when required and approved by the Quality Manager.

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

  • 3-5 years of relevant quality experience or related discipline
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related field
  • Familiar with plastic or engineering polymers is a plus
  • Automotive experience is also a plus
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001: 2015
  • Audit experience of ISO 9001
  • Knowledge of SPC and problem solving tools
  • Ability to effectively use quality tools and techniques to determine compliance to specifications, trends, capabilities, and opportunities
  • Strong computer skills

What's on Offer

  • Base Salary between $75,000 and $85,000
  • Full Medical Benefits Suite
  • 401k Match
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Quality, Technical
Industrial / Manufacturing
La Porte
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Connor Whitman
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