Quality Engineer in Spokane, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/30/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Spokane, WA
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  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

VOLT’s client is looking for a Quality Engineer. 

This is a direct hire position in Spokane, WA and offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. We are among the largest IT staffing companies in the US for contract/temporary and direct hire placements and support many of the top rated IT companies in the Pacific Northwest.

To help Volt stay in touch with you and other great candidates in the Eastern Washington area we have created a specialized portal for you at http://staffing.volt.com/inland_northwest/ . Start here to see much more: http://volt.com/social.

Our client is looking for a dynamic individual who can lead the design and execution of customer and employee and insight programs. 

JOB SUMMARY: To provide leadership and technical expertise in the support of Management Systems and Quality Policy. The methodology of support shall be defined as the application of statistical analysis, lean manufacturing practices and continuous improvement activities. The application of the methodology shall be in the role as practitioner, trainer and leader.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.) Depending upon the specific assigned responsibilities for the department, some or all of these quality functions will apply. 

  • Posses and maintains the following statistical/quality skills in order to perform the responsibilities of a Quality Engineer. Knowledge level shall be sufficient to perform skills as needed to maintain product quality and to assist other personnel in the use of these quality tools. 

- Design of Experiments

- Trend Analysis

- Statistical Process Control 

- Root Cause Analysis

- Process Capability Studies

- Develop Inspection Plans

- Develop Control Plans

- Develop Process Diagrams

- Facilitate FMEAs - IMQP

- Plastic Injection Operations

- Prepare PPAPs 

- PCBA mfg methods

- Develop Quality Plans

- Application of Lean Manufacturing Practices

- Six Sigma Methodology

- Inspection & interpretation of IPC regulations

- ITAR Controls

- FOD Controls

  • Conducts detailed failure analysis of manufactured parts or purchased parts upon notification from the customer, external or internal. Summarize findings into major points, prepare reports and submit reports to management for review and action.
  • Analyzes compiled inspection reports and special test data to statistically quantify data, i.e.; identify negative or positive quality trends, process capabilities. Summarize findings into major points, prepare reports and submit reports to management for review and action.
  • Able to read and understand drawings for electrical, mechanical and molding fabrication. Provide assessment of drawing requirements (tolerances) in relationship to production capabilities. Resolve discrepancies between supplier capabilities and the Customers critical functional and cosmetic requirements
  • Develops and prepares procedures for inclusion into CDC system, and/or reviews and approves procedures prepared by others. 
  • Develops criteria for, and helps implement record keeping requirements for process control and inspection data collection. Record requirements are to be designed to facilitate identification of individual product/unit issues and general process trend analysis.
  • Conducts audits of processes in order to facilitate continuous improvement. Auditing may encompass management systems (ISO Internal Audits), manufacturing process audits and vendor audits as requested. May also assist during customer audits of manufacturing facilities.


  • Attends meetings as needed to support organization activity.
  • Interfaces with customers as required.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned, to achieve corporate and departmental objectives that are outside of normal job duties. 


  • A bachelors degree in a scientific or engineering related field. 
  • Two to four years progressive experience in quality engineering or related engineering field.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Ability to operate and have knowledge in using MFG PRO software or similar manufacturing software.
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, statistics and permutations.  
  • Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and demonstrate the ability to determine critical parameters and develop process controls.  
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  
  • Must be able to read and understand PCA assembly drawings and technical notes.
  • Demonstrated ability with technical writing.  Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing to management and technical staff audiences.  Ability to stand in front of small to large technical audiences and provide training.

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors.

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Our Recruiter will initiate a phone call to you and give you immediate consideration should your resume meet the job requirements.  Please rest assured that if your resume matches what is reflected in this job posting, you should receive a phone call from a Volt Recruiter to discuss this position with you. Volt has a talented and optimistic staffing team focused on the quality of your career.

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.  We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions.  We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.