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Quality Engineer - Aluminum Casting

  • Location
    • Defiance, Ohio
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


We are looking for a quality engineer to join our aluminum casting team in Defiance, Ohio! Quality engineers are responsible for protecting the customer through monitoring and evaluating internal production processes, examining products to determine their quality, and engaging with sub-suppliers, among other duties. This position will require off-shift work and over time.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage - guide, lead & direct quality technicians

  • Understanding customer expectations of and needs from a product

  • Developing quality control processes

  • Supervising and monitoring production standards

  • Monitoring and evaluating internal production processes

  • Evaluating the final output of products to determine their quality

  • Rejecting products that fail quality standards

  • Engaging with customers and gathering product feedback

  • Producing statistical reports on quality standards

  • Reporting to upper management on quality standard issues

  • Improving production efficiency and managing waste

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Highly conscientious and diligent

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others

  • Capable of handling multiple projects without direct supervision

  • Analytical ability where problems are unusual or difficult

  • Interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Familiarity with manufacturing operations, processes, and best practices

  • Basic understanding of quality principles

  • Knowledge/ability to implement lean manufacturing principles

  • Ability to work OT

  • Ability to work on an off shift

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of relative professional experience

  • Experience in casting/propulsion processes and equipment

  • Multiple different manufacturing assignments with successful individual achievements or strong team-based achievements

  • Problem solving experience with Practical Problem Solving, 7-Diamonds, Red-X

  • Quality control certification

  • Data analysis and statistical aptitude

  Education/ Training:

  • Required: High School Diploma

  • Preferred: College degree or equivalent training/experience

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