The Quality Engineer proactively improves product quality through effective planning and reactively ensures effectively resolutions to issues as they arise. Provides support for Quality Management System to industry, customer and regulatory requirements. This position will provide technical assistant to all quality systems (ISO 9001, AS 9100) and improve existing procedures and develop supporting procedures, work instructions, records, etc in support of QMS.
Collect and analyze data to develop action plans that resolve issues related to actual versus planned performance
Conduct periodic training sessions to keep personnel informed on procedures, methods, use of equipment and other quality/manufacturing techniques
Lead quality improvement projects aimed at reducing scrap and rework loss.
Work closely with Sales, Customer Service, Production, Engineering and R&D to resolve quality issues, improve product and process quality
Assist with Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP):
Develop Quality Plans for new products
Identify and maintain key characteristics of parts
Assess process capability
Identify and develop outsourced process quality requirements
Ensure FAI requirements are met
Provide technical assistance and guidance to Manufacturing and Engineering department for development of inspection methods, tooling and gauges
Work with Engineering to develop FMEA for new products
Maintain corrective action process
Maintain internal audit program
Host customer, regulatory or certification body audits of Luxfer QMS
Maintained approved supplier list; assist with supplier rating and scorecards
With Quality Manager, prepare documentation for management review
Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug coverage
Career advancement opportunities
Luxfer Gas Cylinders is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Women, minorities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
We are committed to a safe, drug-free work environment and pre-employment drug screening and background checks are required. Candidates must be authorized to work it the U.S.
Education and Qualification Requirements
Bachelor's degree required; Engineering field highly desired. In lieu of engineering degree, ASQ certification required
5 years of quality experience required, preferably in an aerospace environment
Previous manufacturing experience a plus
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Familiarity with safety requirements in a manufacturing setting
Basic knowledge and understanding of statistical process control
Solid background in measurement techniques
Proficiency in interpretation of specifications and engineering drawings including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) and ASME Y 14.5 requirements
Must be able to communicate effectively with management, customers, suppliers and shop personnel
This position requires access to our export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology and services. These items are restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to US Citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents of the US and properly license foreign persons. Therefore, employment is contingent on compliance with ITAR regulations and successfully obtaining and maintaining the necessary export authorization license from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of State's Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.
About Luxfer Gas Cylinders
Established in 1898, Luxfer Gas Cylinders has grown to become the world leader in the development, production, and supply of seamless, extruded aluminium and composite high-pressure cylinders for the storage of gases. With five manufacturing sites in Europe, North America, and Asia and sales offices in many countries, Luxfer Gas Cylinders is positioned to meet all high-pressure gas storage needs, whether global or local.
Luxfer Gas Cylinders is the world's largest manufacturer of high-pressure aluminum and composite gas cylinders for a wide and growing variety of applications such as life support, alternative fuel, medical, industrial, beverage, fire extinguishers, aerospace, inflation, scuba and performance racing. We operate facilities in the United States, UK, Canada, China and India. With more than 50 million Luxfer cylinders in service we pride ourselves on exemplary record for dependable service and safety.
We will help to create a safe, clean and energy-efficient world by reducing the weight of high-performance component used by our customers.