Quality Engineer – Hydraulics

Job Details:-

This is a job posting from company – Kawasaki Motors Corp

Employment TypeFull Time

Work Hours: 8

Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour

Location: Michigan, USA

This job is 100% remote.

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Description :

Are you looking for a company that offers and provides Teamwork, Integrity, Communication and Continuous Improvement? Is collaboration, creating a mutual understanding, doing the right thing and finding new ways to help a company grow important to you? At Kawasaki Precision Machinery, we offer this and so much more.

Kawasaki Precision Machinery, (U.S.A.), Inc., headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI and a division of Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd., has an immediate opening for a Quality Engineer.

This key role is a full-time position and eligible for a full benefits package which includes a 401K with immediate vesting. Visit for more information on Kawasaki Precision’s hydraulics product line.

Summary:

A Quality Engineer is responsible for ensuring the overall quality of fluid power products. Responsible for facilitating processes and procedures to ensure optimum quality during the workflow process.

Responsibilities:

  • Investigate, problem solve and answer quality concerns.
  • Perform product analysis to determine root cause of failure and create evaluation reports specifying methods and findings.
  • Review & coordinate corrective actions to verify resolution with leadership.
  • Lead/Develop/Use Key Process Indicators (KPI’s) to determine process effectiveness, identify areas for improvement, and continuous quality improvement.
  • Perform analysis of reports and production data to identify trends and recommend updates to changes to the Quality System Regulations, Standards, and/or guideline procedures.
  • Review designs, changes, and plans of specifications and processes.
  • Keep plant personnel informed of quality related issues, as well as promote quality awareness throughout the company.
  • Provide a presence on the production floor and develop positive relationships with manufacturing personnel.
  • Participate in lean initiatives, including 6 Sigma, CIA’s, 5S, and standardized work. Suggest, document, and implement ideas to increase quality.
  • Assist in developing and implementing quality management systems.
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data, while making recommendations.
  • Maintain and improve ISO system, facilitate review meetings, schedule internal and external ISO audits.
  • Perform regular quality control audits to ensure vendors continue to work in compliance with company and federal standards.
  • Review incoming supplies and products from vendors to check for defects and ensure quality.
  • Collaborate with Purchasing department to determine viability of vendors.
  • Conduct tests and assessments on products to identify quality issues.
  • Maintain detailed reports on supplier quality, including defect rates and areas that result in flaws.
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to suppliers to reduce defect rates.
  • Serve as a liaison between senior management and vendors to identify quality issues and come up with solutions.
  • Lead and facilitate PFMEA teams on new product and process improvements.
  • Interact with customer quality systems by creating or obtaining required quality documentation (PPAP submission, ECN, PPM/rejections, etc…)

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Quality, Mechanical or Industrial engineering.
  • 5+ years’ related experience in a quality engineer, or quality assurance position.
  • Knowledge of ISO standards.
  • ASQC certification as CMI, CQT, CQA, CQE, CRE, and or CQM preferred.
  • Able to problem solve, multitask and prioritize.
  • Knowledge of MSA – Training required.
  • Able to analyze problems and gather results.

What We Offer:

Your health and wellness are important to you – and to us. That’s why we provide a comprehensive benefits program designed for you (and your family) in mind.

  • Good work/life balance.
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Life insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401K
  • Generous Time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Team member product purchase program


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