The Quality Engineer is responsible for developing, applying, and maintaining quality standards for company products and providing engineering support to the production floor. Also analyzes and recommends corrective action for all returned products.
Interfaces with customers on quality issues
Assists in the development of customer specific Quality Program Plans
Completes and assists the AS9102 First Article Inspections to contract and prints
Performs P.O. and SOW reviews to ensure Sypris compliance and/or take exceptions as required to ensure compliance to customer specifications
Participates in manufacturing and production readiness reviews
Participates with program teams in an effort to drive high product quality, continuous improvement, and increased customer satisfaction
Reviews quality and product data to ensure conformance to specifications
Analyzes process, product, and component performances to identify continuous improvement opportunities
Implements statistical process controls
Manages, analyzes, and publishes Quality Assurance Performance Reports for assigned projects including process yields, defect/root cause analyses and associated corrective actions
Assists failure analysis efforts on systemic non-conformances and field returns implementing appropriate corrective action
Generates procedures, process alerts, deviations, purges, and other process documentation
Performs MRB review and engage Team/Customer as required to disposition product
Evaluation, approval, implementation and verification of ECO’s
Designs and implements methods and procedures for testing and inspecting the quality level of products and production equipment
Analyzes reports and returned products and recommends corrective action
Assists in evaluating new quality standards as required
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Industrial Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum three years of process/quality engineering experience with electronic components and assemblies in a high reliability industry
Possess an in-depth understanding of high-mix/low-volume manufacturing
Hands on technical experience with SMT assembly processes and requirements, including AS9100/9102; IPC-610; and J-STD-001
Knowledge and experience performing full/partial FAI’s per AS9102
Knowledge of Corrective Action and failure reporting processes
Experience with document collection, hardware hierarchy, and specification reviews with customers
Knowledge of data collection and statistical techniques including ability to implement Statistical Process Control
Knowledgeable of Lean/Six Sigma principles and application methods
Knowledge of continuous flow manufacturing using Lean techniques
Experience with implementing Lean tools/methods (Standard work, 5S, cells, TPM, 1 piece flow, Set Up reduction, Poka Yoke)
Experience with process improvement changes through Kaizen or other focused methods
Familiarity with work standards and visual manufacturing instructions
Strong skills with MS Office programs
Experience working with MRP systems and inventory availability analysis
Strong interpersonal skills and team building skills
Ability to operate independently or as a team as the work dictates
Possess or have the ability to obtain a U.S. Government granted security clearance
Sypris Electronics, LLC provides goods and services to the U.S. Government and other prime contractors and is obligated by its contracts with those entities, as well as by various federal laws and regulations regarding security and export control, to restrict access to certain goods, services, and/or any related information. Accordingly, Sypris Electronics has a policy of only hiring U.S. citizens. Upon employment all employees will have to provide evidence verifying U.S. citizenship.
Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
Pre-employment drug screening required.
Sypris Electronics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Sypris Electronics does not, and will not, discriminate against a person on the basis of race, ancestry, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religious creed or belief, physical or mental disability, marital or familial status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, in any aspect of employment opportunity.