Powell Industries, Inc. QA Engineer in Northlake, Illinois

Purpose of the Quality Engineer is to assist in the daily activities of the Quality Assurance group. These primary activities include part and supplier approvals, materials held for disposition, calibration and scheduling activities and tasks.

  • Process Analysis; Cpk, Gauge R&R, Measurement Systems Analysis
  • Develop Test and Acceptance Criteria
  • Support and Participate in the ISO Process to Maintain and Insure Accreditation
  • Revising and/or Creating ISO Procedures and Work Instructions
  • First Part Approval Evaluation
  • New and Current Supplier Evaluation
  • Manage Departments Training Requirements
  • Specify and Requisition Materials, Test Equipment, Calibration and Test Services
  • Create Budgetary AFE’s
  • Internal Relationships - Interface between Management, Manufacturing, Production, Shop Supervisors and Shop Personnel
  • External Relationships - Interaction with Test Labs, Material and Equipment Suppliers
  • Develop Departments Project Plans and Individual Goals
  • Identify Equipment Needs for the Quality Assurance Department
  • Identify and Implement Training and Cross Training Requirements for Department
  • Trouble Shoot and Root Cause Analysis of Manufacturing Discrepancies

Job Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Engineering
  • Available to Answer Technical Questions from Management, Engineers, Operators and Assemblers
  • Ability to Interact on a Regular Basis with Management and Shop Personnel
  • Ability to Requisition and Order Materials and Services Electronically
  • Ability to Analyze Problems, Determine Root Cause and Take Effective Corrective Action
  • Implement the Necessary Quality and Statistical Tools that Provide Process Monitoring and Improvement