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Intralox®

Quality Engineer

Location:

Baltimore/Washington D.C.

Category

Manufacturing & Production

Division

Intralox
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Intralox is a division of Laitram, L.L.C., with an extensive portfolio of innovative conveyance solutions and services that improve lives and optimize businesses worldwide.  

Our global workforce of over 3,000 employees in 20+ countries consist of reliable problem solvers, continuously developing and directly delivering solutions that have driven our customers’ growth worldwide for more than 45 years.

Intralox was founded on the principle of doing the right thing, by treating customers, employees, and suppliers with honesty, fairness, and respect.  We invest heavily in these values and aim to practice our business philosophy principles every day, which is why we have been consistently recognized for innovation and workplace excellence. We believe in the power of a good idea no matter where it comes from, using trust as the foundation to how we work, and that self-managed people are our greatest asset.


Job Description:

  • Build product knowledge to develop or improve product specifications, identify potential failure modes, assess root cause, improve product performance, and drive risk management. Develop and initiate standards and methods for inspection, testing processes, and evaluation.
  • Apply statistical process control (SQC/SPC) and other statistical methods of analyzing data to evaluate the current process and process changes to ensure that customer and internal requirements are met.
  • Compile technical data and other key process information to determine product/process specifications and establish baselines. 
  • Create standard operating procedures and instructions and train new hires on the quality operations.
  • Devise sampling procedures and designs and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.
  • Ability to effectively define problems through data analysis, propose workable solutions to minimize defects and waste.
  • Ability to define and work on data driven Lean six sigma type projects. Determine statistical process capabilities, control plans, GR and R, FMEA and implement process control systems designed to improve consistency, product yield, quality, and throughput rates.
  • Read engineering drawings, plans, and specifications to understand the requirements of parts/ products and services.
  • Perform risk assessment and drive mitigation plans working with cross functional team.
  • Perform regular quality assessments on all incoming materials from vendors, in-process and product audits and non-conformance material disposition in a timely manner and outgoing products for shipping.
  • Perform regular product evaluations, record inspection results, and recommend improvements to the production process to ensure quality.
  • Measure product dimensions examine functionality and compare the final product to the specifications.
  • Exhibit teamwork and self-management
  • Follow the attendance policy of the Department
  • Follow all safety procedures and policies
  • Work overtime, flexible schedules, and weekends as required

Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience in a Quality related position in a manufacturing environment
  • At least 1 year of hands on experience with mechanical systems.
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and under the pressure of deadlines.
  • Must possess strong attention to detail and sense of urgency to respond to issues.
  • Knowledge of Quality Core Tools (FMEA, PPAP, APQP, MSA, SQC/SPC)
  • Ability to travel 20%, including on weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift 45 pounds or greater.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in an equipment engineer-to-order and assemble-to-order manufacturing environment
  • Experience with a QMS/ISO9001
  • Preferred an ASQ or equivalent certification as CQE
  • Experience in a mass production inspection environment.
  • Experience implementing SQC/SPC and/or Lean six-sigma concepts.
  • Knowledge of best practices for the Quality Assurance function in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with quality tools such as CMM or other measuring systems.
  • Certification in quality assurance

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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