Quality Engineer

Fox Valley Metal-Tech is a custom metal fabrication company based in Green Bay, Wisconsin, serving local and nationally recognized companies in the defense contracting, pulp and paper, converting, custom machine building, foundry, food and beverage industries. Setting itself apart from other like companies, Fox Valley Metal-Tech delivers customized solutions where others cannot. All achieved by a talented and dedicated workforce striving to deliver quality in everything it does.

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor quality performance: metrics, trends, repeating issues, or causes of poor quality or rework
  • Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data
  • Ensuring processes adhere to quality standards
  • Develop or establish new standards and update existing standards
  • Develop written work instructions and procedures
  • Provide input into work instructions, manufacturing processes, and manufacturing methods to ensure quality
  • Customer complaint handling
  • CAPA RCA investigation to support managers for resolutions, and follow-ups to verify effectiveness
  • Review supplier scorecards and monitor quality of workmanship
  • Work with Purchasing to communicate supplier issues and issue corrective actions for nonconformances
  • Internal and external audit support
  • Collaborate with Manufacturing manager to develop and implement quality controls and improvements
  • Investigate and troubleshoot product or production “quality” issues
  • Review codes, specifications, and processes
  • Adhere to ISO and quality procedures
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager
  • Serve as a backup to the Quality Manager

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Quality Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or similar/related program required
  • In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, a combination of an Associate degree with proven work experience in the metal fabrication industry with hands on operation in multiple fabrication processes may be substituted

Experience:

  • Production or engineering experience in a custom sheet metal fabrication business is desired
  • Familiarity with welding, fabrication, and machining specifications preferred
  • Accurate manufacturing blueprint reading experience required
  • Knowledge of metals and raw materials along with the understanding of production processes, and costs of manufacturing is a plus
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of inspection methods and experience in the use of metrology measuring equipment
  • Knowledge of industry principles such as lean manufacturing and six sigma methodologies is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Access database application is a plus

Specialized Experience:

  • Five plus years’ experience in managing or supervising quality assurance and quality control in a manufacturing setting Knowledge and application of ISO 9001:2015 Standard
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and an enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems; Infor CloudSuite Industrial (SyteLine)
  • Working knowledge of American Welding Society and Military welding procedures and specifications
  • Knowledge and experience with nondestructive testing of welds
  • Knowledge and experience with paint standards and methods
  • Knowledge and experience with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Knowledge and experience with Lean Manufacturing and Quality at the Source (QATS)
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels within an organization

Physical Demands: The physical demands described below are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Frequently: sit, grasp/hold, fine manipulation of both hands
  • Occasionally: reach at shoulder, lift/carry, and walk
  • Seldom: stand, reach below shoulder, reach above shoulder

Percent of job performed per Hours Worked:

0% - 15%          Seldom

16% - 33%  Occasionally

34% - 65%  Moderate

66% - up           Frequently

Fox Valley Metal-Tech has grown to become an employer of choice for machinists, welders and metal finishers alike for its challenging work and employee friendly work environment. Come be part of our team today! Good people, good work, great environment; that's Fox Valley Metal-Tech. Fox Valley Metal-Tech is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer

Since 1989

PRECISION Usa It's What We Do

Green Bay, WI

We are proud to serve our customers and provide the skill and services that we excel in to make them successful. Our dedication to quality as our foundation has developed partnerships with our customers that continue to deliver world-class fabrications that meet or exceed their expectations. We are proud to say "Made in America."

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