Quality Engineer in Kirkland, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Kirkland, WA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $120000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Quality Engineer from Electronics Industry Needed for Immediate Hire!

  • Direct Hire!
  • Generous Salary and benefits- DOE!
  • Degree, Electronics Manufacturing and 7+ years' experience required!

Additional Information:

  • Must be able to understand a scientific and statistical approach and be able to back that up with lots of data.
  • Must be a green belt at least, black belt preferred.


  • Responsible for quality engineering activities including the support of design control projects and quality engineering oversight of manufacturing activities.
  • Day to day activities include project management and establishing priorities in support of critical business activities.
  • Develops, applies, and maintains requirements and product performance records to ensure compliance with quality and company ISO standards.


  • Actively promote continuous improvement methods to enhance self, position, department, and corporate initiatives. 
  • Review supporting manufacturing documentation to ensure it contains necessary criteria and provisions to permit effective inspection and testing materials.
  • Collects and analyzes data and recommends corrective actions for procedural, product, process, or design deficiencies.
  • Analyzes reports and returned products and recommends corrective action.
  • Works with customer personnel on all issues related to product quality.
  • Works with the manufacturing engineering staff and manufacturing personnel to ensure effective inspection and testing procedures and processes are implemented and maintained.
  • Specifies equipment necessary to verify and validate product compliance with customer specified requirements.
  • Interprets and explain inspection procedures, specifications and use of testing equipment, and PCB repair techniques to production employees.
  • Explain schematic drawings, procedure changes and work orders for production employees.

Confers with technical personnel and department supervisors to report assembly issues and reports unresolved issues.

  • Requisition, obtain, and distribute supplies, materials, and equipment to support the inspection function.
  • Read, prepare, collect, and maintain reports such as individual and department productions reports.
  • Substitutes for absent workers and assists workers to alleviate work overload situations.
  • Provide guidance and coaching for production employees to ensure advancement of quality initiatives. 
  • Coordinate and/or provide corrective action responses to customers, as required.
  • Engage in activities to identify, define and resolve quality problems.
  • Ensure a sense of urgency is instilled at all times in efforts to support quality initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four year college or university or to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 7+ years' experience in Quality engineering in the electronic manufacturing industry in a design/manufacturing environment.


  • Working knowledge of IPC 600 and IPC 610 specifications for SMT and thru-hole technologies and ISO specifications.
  • Applied knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, MS Project etc.) is required.  
  • Able to demonstrate proven experience as a strong team player with multiple organizations.
  • Excellent Documentation and Project Management skills.
  • Strong Communication skills-both written and verbal.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to an ever changing environment.
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance from direct supervisor.
  • Must be able to interface with individuals with diverse responsibilities and backgrounds.