Kaspar Companies: Quality Engineer – Elite Engineer

Job Description:

Opportunities

Can you thrive as you lead in a family-centric culture that has been in business in Texas since 1898?
Do you find yourself thinking in new boxes?
Are you dissatisfied with the traditional corporate environment?
Are you ready for an Elite Engineering Experience?

A full overview of this program can be found at: https://kasparcompanies.com/eliteengineering

Primary Function
The Quality Engineer position is responsible for maintenance of the QMS system, pareto analysis of non-conformities, auditing of internal systems, and assessment of quality objectives. The Quality Engineer is also responsible for coordinating with external customer’s quality departments.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
• Conduct root cause analysis
• Track NCMRs (non-conformance material report)
• Conduct internal audits
• Support external audits
• Assess quality objectives
• Oversee FAI (first article inspection) and PPAP (pre-production approval process) inspections
• Develop inspection plans for production
• Document inspection results including but not limited to reports and logs; summarizing re-work and waste; inputting data into quality database
• Maintain measurement equipment through standard procedures and ordering external calibrations
• Maintain safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
• Accomplish quality and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
• Travel up to 5% required
• All other duties assigned by management

Skills:
• Statistical Analysis
• Documentation Skills
• Promoting Process Improvement
• Exposure to manufacturing methods and procedures
• Supports innovation
• CAD understanding
• Team oriented and focused on business benefits

Qualifications:
• Lean / Six Sigma Trained – certification a plus
• Metal working industry experience
• Experience in and ERP environment
• Proficient with MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc…) and accounting or inventory software required
• Must possess 5 year driving record with clear history for the past three years

Physical Requirements:
• Extended periods of sitting and/or walking (75%)
• Must be able to lift 40 pounds frequently (25%) and 75 pounds assisted occasionally (0-33%) from one (1) to four (4 ) feet levels
• Must be able to carry 40 pounds occasionally (0-33%) from 10 to 60 feet distances
• Stooping, bending, twisting, leaning (25%)

Work Environment:
• Typically inside a climate-controlled office and is required to move from office to manufacturing areas and outdoors to perform duties
• Occasional exposure to manufacturing environment where the use and wear of proper protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses or side shields on glasses is mandatory
• Extended periods of sitting and/or walking