Quality Engineer in Minneapolis, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Quality Engineer (Direct-hire) Minneapolis, MN

Volt has partnered with a growing manufacturing company in search of a Quality Engineer! In this exciting role, you will conduct internal quality controls concerning particular areas or products to insure they fulfill given quality procedures and standards. You will also monitor and record inconsistencies with quality procedures and standards. Prepare quality analyses and recommend necessary quality procedures changes. Assists with analyzing customer claims. Prepare reports on rejected or defective products or components.


Quality Standards, Root Cause and Continuous Improvement

  • Assist in developing, revising and applying required quality standards, methods, and procedures for in-process product verification and testing.
  • Assists in root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process or product related concerns.
  • May assist in responses to product-related customer complaints.

Manufacturing Support, Analysis and Audits

  • Support continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S, lean methods, etc.
  • Supports manufacturing in resolution of Day-to-day issues as needed.
  • Support the Quality Technicians to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system.
  • Conduct audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audits finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventive actions.  (ISO, product or cell/area audits)
  • Performs analysis and identifies trends in the in-process testing of finished products, in-process raw and bulk raw materials, and recommends corrective actions as necessary.  Ensures that established manufacturing in-process testing and statistical process control procedures are followed.
  • Develop and conduct training on inspection equipment, software, and procedures as needed.

Project Management and Reporting 

  • Ensure product non-conformances are fully resolved, and that corrective actions are effective.
  • Facilitate outside agency audits.
  • Assist Quality Management in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality management system.
  • Assist with the selection and justification of quality related capital equipment.
  • Support QA receiving inspection process and procedures.
  • Preparation of QA reports.
  • Collaborate with Design and Manufacturing to determine key characteristics, inspectability, and manufacturability during the print reviews of new product and verify they are in accordance with proper approval reports and standards.
  • Interface between divisions / factories to ensure efficient equipment and practices are being used.  Provide knowledge sharing activities.


  • BS degree in Engineering or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years quality experience in a manufacturing environment with demonstrated ability to produce results.
  • Moderate knowledge of theories, practices and procedures in a quality function.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where root cause and data analysis is required.
  • Interacts with internal personnel in a cross-functional environment.  Follows established practices and procedures in the performance of normal job functions.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with both internal and external customers/suppliers.
  • Moderate knowledge of gauging, measurement techniques and statistical process control.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • High level of knowledge of statistical methods.
  • High level of knowledge of ISO: 9001 quality system.
  • ASQ Certification.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer