Manufacturing Quality Engineer

Bethel, Vermont, United States


  • Full Time
  • 1
  • Never
  • 5-7 years
  • Green Card, US Citizen

Job Description

The Manufacturing Quality Engineer is responsible for ensuring the quality of all products, quality system documentation, manufacturing process quality, and customer problem resolution.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Participates in product design reviews and Engineering hand-off approval.
  • Resolves internal product quality problems to reduce defects/scrap.
  • Champions product customer complaint cause and submits corrective action plans in the 8D or customer format.
  • Participates in and assists in resolving customer on-site quality issues and/or quality reviews.
  • Oversees and supports Quality Technicians.
  • Performs specific quality training for Quality Technicians, IPI’s, and MQT’s.
  • Develops and maintains QAR’s (part specific work instructions).
  • Performs daily 5S and process audits of select injection molding machines against the Master Process and Control Plans.
  • Verifies and validates reports after mold repair, including capability studies, gauge R & R’s, first article reports, etc.
  • Annually revalidates medical/automotive components per customer requirements.
  • Develops and maintains SPC database for medical components.
  • Performs daily inspection of product/process on the production floor.
  • Supports internal Audits, Customer Audits, and ISO/QS Audits.
  • Assists in procedure development and/or maintenance.
  • Responsible for MRB disposition of nonconforming products in the absence of the Quality Manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Engineering or Science degree desired.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ quality engineering experience, with specific experience in medical devices/components desirable.
  • Knowledge/experience with measurement equipment.
  • Computer literate in programs such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Solid statistical knowledge and practical experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in control plan development, product print and specification understanding, and customer interface experience.
  • Knowledge of molding process and procedures desired.
  • FDA/ISO/TS system knowledge and experience.
  • Good communications skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Certified Quality Auditor and/or Quality Engineer highly desirable.
  • Ability to travel when needed (less than 5% of the time).

Questions from the employer

You will need to answer the following questions when you apply to this job.

  • How many years you have worked as a Quality Engineer?
  • Have you worked in plastic injection molding?