Responsible for plant quality engineering

Position Title:
Reports To:
Quality Engineer
Quality Assurance
Manager, Quality Assurance
14651 N. Dallas Pkwy,
Ste. 500
Dallas, Texas 75254
Responsible for plant quality engineering including inspection and test documentation, coordination of
customer or QMS required documents, recommends revision of specifications, assists in formulating quality
assurance policies and procedures, completes corrective action requests, participates in plant quality
improvement initiatives. Interfaces with other technical groups within the company and with customers and
suppliers on quality related issues.
Minimum Qualifications/Experience:
1. Three (3) years quality engineering experience involving highly-engineered industrial capital equipment
2. Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering or
equivalent (or an Associate’s degree in these fields plus additional 2 years quality engineering
3. Experience with continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, and Root Cause
Analysis, ISO9001 Quality Management Systems, theory and principles of statistics, advanced quality
methods and techniques.
4. Able to use hand held inspection gages, knowledge of CMMs, GD&T, GR&R, inspection and control
methods, techniques and documentation.
5. Familiar with AWS D1.1 and ASME BPVC (Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code).
6. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
7. Strong computer skills including statistical quality applications, word processing, spreadsheets and
8. Experience with facilitation and team building.
9. Proficiency reading and interpreting complex fabrication drawings and technical specifications.
10. ASQ Certified Quality Engineer preferred.
Essential Characteristics:
1. High level of integrity as demonstrated by the ability to consistently conduct him/herself in a proper and
professional manner consistent with company policies and to the highest standards of the management
2. Demonstrated ability to effectively set goals and lead others in support of the Company’s strategic vision
through analysis, planning, prioritization, communication and problem solving.
3. Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to interface effectively with all
levels of the organization.
4. Works in a highly collaborative manner with others to pursue department and company goals.
Essential Functions:
1. Prepares customer/authorized inspector inspection notifications, coordinates customer/authorized
inspector activities.
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Prepares and maintains Receiving, In-Process, and Final Inspection reports, including associated material test
reports, supplier certificates of conformance, travelers, and inspection releases.
3. Reviews, approves and/or inspects incoming material, in-process and final inspections as needed.
4. Verify and maintain the calibration of instruments and the record keeping thereof.
5. Support reporting and analysis of key quality metrics. Prepares written reports such as corrective action
reports, audit reports, inspection reports, nonconforming material reports, deviation requests, etc.
6. Drives continuous improvement efforts for assigned product line and reduce the cost of poor quality.
Performs studies to determine root cause, effect and develop corrective actions.
7. Implement tools for improving product quality on new and existing products using Process Flow
Diagrams/Process Maps, PFMEA, and Control Plans.
8. For assigned product line ensures all QA policies, procedures, directives and systems are in compliance
with company and/or applicable customer specification.
9. Coordinates with Sales, Engineering, Project Management, Contracts and Manufacturing personnel to
resolve problems relative to product conformance to designs, specifications, materials, tooling, and
production operations affecting quality.
10. Conducts training sessions to keep personnel informed on procedures, methods, use of equipment, tools
and quality control techniques.
11. Actively supports the Company’s QA and human resource needs by identifying and fulfilling individual
and system level training requirements, to include corresponding records as they relate to operations.
Other Functions:
1. Maintains active contact with other departments, which is positive and supportive of that group’s
planning and budget objectives; ensures communication with customers, and/or other team members is
conducted in a manner that builds trust and leads to efficient and effective problem resolution.
2. Maintains the confidentiality of all information concerning the Company’s operational practices,
marketing, engineering, pricing and sales strategies, as well as customer and prospect lists. The list of
items to be considered confidential also includes, but is not limited to, information related to the financial
operations and performance of the company.
3. Adheres to all safety policies and procedures in accordance with guidelines established by the
Company/OSHA; pursues safety initiatives in support of the Company’s vision of “zero accidents”;
maintains a clean, safe and orderly environment.
4. Allocates time efficiently and effectively keeping track of critical information, schedules and deadlines.
5. Ensures daily/weekly/monthly reporting, as well as any other general correspondence, is communicated
accurately, concisely, and in a form appropriate to the target audience.
6. Understands and complies with all company policies and procedures as well as additional legal
regulatory requirements.
Work is performed in an office and shop floor environment and includes regular computer usage. Additional
environments include, but are not limited to, meeting with customers and other business contacts both in
field location (work sites), customer offices, third party locations, and company facilities; exposure to
standard construction, manufacturing and engineering lab conditions. Occasional travel (less than 20%) may
be required in support of the position’s responsibilities (valid in-state driver’s license required, and driving
record must meet acceptable company standards and be maintained as such in order to operate a vehicle
while on company business). Possible overseas travel (up-to-date Passport is required).
Must follow all safety requirements carefully.
Hazards: May be exposed to extremes of heat and cold as well as unsafe environments; works near moving
mechanical parts and electrical equipment; possible exposure to fumes or airborne particles; possible
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exposure to internal liquids. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate and is
occasionally very loud.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands and
fingers to feel and handle; reach with arms and hands; bend; twist; talk and hear. The employee may
occasionally be required to stoop, kneel, and crouch. Specific vision abilities required by the job include
close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The employee may regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and may be required to lift and/or move up to
50 pounds on an infrequent basis.
Incumbent in this role will be required to maintain a flexible work schedule as some functions may require
Within the scope of the essential functions of this position, the employee is expected to ensure that quality
and safety standards are maintained and that assigned tasks are performed in an efficient and productive
We are a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing industry. Accordingly, the responsibilities associated
with this job will change from time to time in accordance with the Company’s business needs. More
specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those
set forth above.
The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job
described. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, which is expected to be
performed with or without reasonable accommodation.
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