PHILLIPS-MEDISIZE Quality Engineer in MENOMONIE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Be a technical resource for the initiation and implementation of cost improvement plans on new and existing programs Coordinate new process techniques that improve overall job efficiencies Implement systems and procedures that assure compliance with Quality Standards Development and implementation of statistical incoming and in-process sampling/control plans Manage the qualification of processes performed by PPC suppliers; troubleshoot and lead corrective actions relating to supplier performance; improve process for supplier data submission to reduce internal inspections Participate in AQP meetings representing quality, where appropriate Provide engineering team with information and analysis tools as needed Facilitate communication between engineering function, manufacturing, and quality Responsible for being a communication liaison between the customer and manufacturing facility Contribute to the design and development of components, assemblies and devices for various industries Responsibility for Risk Management Process, including the subordinate activities Manage the comprehensive Risk Management file for the development program Manage the design and process validation activities for development program Manage acceptance of product & deliverables Participate on development teams, as appropriate Must have team-centric design experience and minimum of three (3) years design engineering quality experience Provides dedicated MQE support as needed Establish key performance metrics for the MQE team and DDC organization Drive continuous improvement from key performance metrics to focus on the Total Costs of Quality Reviews MQE related and other technical documentation as needed in support of DDC Project work Provides direct feedback into product/process quality related decisions Serves as a P-M Subject Matter Expert (SME) and participates as needed on technical and advisory committees Extended travel to other facilities may be required to support business needs Some programs may have vision requirements Other duties as assigned Safety/Environmental: oWhere applicable, individual is pre-planning safety into work activities to improve performance oProactively identifies safety concerns oComplies with Environmental Management System program SOP's/WI, Policy & Program elements and encourages responsible use of resources Actively participate in continual improvement/innovation, corrective action and internal/external customer satisfaction oCompletion of one of the following: -Submission of a continuous improvement idea -Active participation in a Phillips-Medisize sponsored committee or event (Examples include a -Rapid Improvement Event, a 5S/Lean event, Safety Committee, Wellness Committee, Recycling Committee, Activity Committee, or other Phillips-Medisize sponsored community outreach project/event (United Way, Junior Achievement, etc.) ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience Minimum two years' quality experience Understanding of the project development process, associated terminology, and quality system requirements Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from group of managers, sales, and customers Strong communication (verbal and written), teamwork and organizational skills Ability to identify problems, and develop and implement actions to resolve them Ability to motivate and influence people to achieve customer satisfaction Demonstrable track record of project accomplishment Demonstrable track record of planning activities with contingency actions ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: www.phillipsmedisize.com Other: Job Requisition Number---P10895 Quality Engineer