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IDEX Sr. Quality Engineer in West Jordan, Utah

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses at https://www.idexcorp.com/our-businesses/business-segments/ around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

Summary

Responsibility for building quality into manufacturing processes to support customers, suppliers, and operations in the areas of customer complaints, internal/external corrective actions, supplier evaluations, and identifying CTQ (critical to quality) requirements. Able to utilize statistical tools to identify gaps in quality requirements focused on reducing variation in a ISO9000 certified facility.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work with management to execute projects that improve the QMS (Quality Management System)

  • Able to dimensionally inspect and qualify new product parts or parts from new suppliers to ensure they meet quality requirements (First Article Inspection, FAI).

  • Manage, maintain, and track calibration of quality tools used throughout the business.

  • Participate in cross-functional teams across the business to improve business processes and systems.

  • Ownership of corrective action and preventative action activities.

  • Understanding and experience working with change control processes.

  • Collaborate with purchasing to develop inspection criteria at suppliers to reduce incoming inspection requirements.

  • Lead BU customer RMA items from receipt to closure, using the Quality staff support as required.

  • Be capable of generating and presenting to world-wide customers problems and actions taken through a quality resolution framework and with supporting detail.

  • Collaborate with manufacturing to build quality into standard work and establish mistake proofing activities to reduce finished goods inspection requirements.

  • Participate and execute actions related to quality improvements utilizing lean manufacturing principles.

  • Participate and lead Material Review Board (MRB) process to determine disposition decisions on non-conforming parts.

  • Assist team as needed on incoming inspection of components and finish goods inspections.

  • Lead the effort to develop and improve a quality system that maintains our ISO certification and effectively meets Trebor needs.

  • Creatively apply quality engineering principles in reports and to incoming, in-process and field defects.

  • Provide training as required to hold the teams accountable and compliant to standards.

  • Effectively produce written documents such as technical reports or procedures/ work instructions that can be utilized to create standard work

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Job Functions

  • Active member of site Material Review Board

  • Active member of site Productivity Efforts (identifying, executing, and quantifying impacts).

Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds frequently.

  • Visual acuity, close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

Job Conditions

  • General manufacturing environment.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quality or engineering discipline.

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in quality engineering or quality management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with QA methodology, processes and deliverables in a manufacturing environment.

  • Proficient in the application of quality measurement tools to complete inspection of parts to identify conformance and meet design specifications.

  • High degree of accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and other quality related software programs.

  • Familiarity with fundamentals of ISO 9000 or equivalent

  • Understanding of Statistical Process Control (SPC).

  • Ability to read mechanical and electronic drawings and schematic diagrams.

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills, including attention to detail; strong questioning and listening skills; and the ability to look beyond obvious answers in order to understand the impact on other areas.

  • Good mathematical skills.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and experience working with formal root cause analysis tools (5 Why, 8D, Fishbone).

  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and consistently meet deadlines.

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to plan and implement resolutions to problems.

  • Ability to communicate between various organizations and influence cross-functional teams on quality related projects.

  • Ability to make effective presentations to all levels of the organization.

  • ASQ CQA/CQE/CMQ Certification is a plus.

  • Six Sigma Black Belt training and certification, desired.

  • Experience with Infor Visual ERP, a plus

  • Some business travel will be required

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.

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