Quality Engineer in Gwinner, ND at Volt

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Gwinner, ND
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Engineer for a world-renowed manufacturer of  industry-leading compact and heavy construction equipment, attachments, air compressors, lighting systems, generators and articulated dump trucks.  Our client employs 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide.  This is a direct-career opportunity in for their largest manuf. plant in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Job Information

  • The Quality Engineer position is responsible for monitoring and driving improvements to the quality of components and products produced in their area of responsibility.
  • This individual will work directly with the attachments fabrication and assembly processes, monitoring quality performance, identifying opportunities for improvement, and working with operations, suppliers, and engineering to implement improvements.   
  • This position will also lead the cross-functional Product Quality team for attachments products and will involve participation on project teams and leading projects.  This includes investigating and quantifying quality issues, ensuring current components and products comply to specifications, implementing and sustaining controls, and driving continuous improvements to products and processes.  

Role & Responsibility

Quality Governance

  • Work in area of responsibility to monitor and supply quality related information from internal and external sources.  
  • Complete formal audits and assessments on products and processes.


  • Continuously monitor quality of supplied and/or internally manufactured components and products for conformance to specification using the appropriate metrology equipment and following existing process to red tag and remove non-conforming materials from production. 
  • Drive corrective action on non-conforming materials and secure deviations in situations where non-conforming may be temporarily allowed until addressed.  
  • Follow-up on field to factory communications and lead containment activities that may be required.

Corrective Actions and Improvements

  • Continuously monitor and address emerging issues while ensuring the most important items are being addressed. 
  • Effectively complete assigned projects in the shortest time possible.

Control Plan Execution

  • Review and drive updates to standard work, processes, tools, measurements, checks, and training used to ensure complete and consistent work is performed. 
  • Ensure designated calibrated equipment is available and that calibrations are maintained.

Job Requirement

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Six Sigma Yellowor green Belt certification desired not required
  • Sound understanding of engineering principles
  • Familiar with Excel and Microsoft Office applications
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Familiar with root cause analysis
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective cross-functional teamwork skills
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and planning skills
  • Knowledge and prior experience with company equipment, production processes, and engineering is desired
  • 3+ years’ experience

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer