Lexington, OH

Manufacturing Quality Engineer

  • Direct Hire
  • 35a1c30b-7560-4f42-b5d5-c1465343a95a
  • May 14
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Manufacturing Quality Engineer 
Lexington, OH
Cohesive team, advancement opportunity (without moving), excellent work/life balance, diverse business mix, air-conditioned/clean manufacturing plant and EXCELLENT BENEFITS DAY ONE of employment! 
📌 Join a team of quality engineers at all levels, truly a team-oriented environment 
📌 There is room for advancement and opportunity to join other engineering groups without having to relocate 
📌 You will have a good work/life balance with flexibility to support those busy activities of your life
📌 You will seldom, if ever, work weekends and take after-hour calls in this role
📌 Be trained by a proven Quality Engineer and work for a Quality Manager with over 16 years with the organization 
📌 The company offers a diverse business mix and air conditioning on the plant floor; you won't be hot this summer! 
📌 GREAT benefits are waiting for you and available day one of employment 
Ready to take the next step?  We will make this process easy for you!  We are working exclusively and directly with the company to fill this position!
Fast-paced manufacturer is seeking a Manufacturing Quality Engineer to work in one of three assigned manufacturing areas. As the Manufacturing Quality Engineer, you will report to the Quality Manager and will be responsible for the following tasks:
    • Execute quality initiatives in an assigned area of the plant 
    • Focus primarily on manufacturing quality improvements 
    • Lead root cause analysis for quality issues and collaborate with team members to establish corrective actions
    • Communicate with customers on the status of quality issues and deliver quality updates and corrective action goals 
    • Complete control plans, inspection instructions and gage instructions and assist with PPAP and APQP documentation 
    • Support launch activity in the assigned area of the plant
    • Verify supplier quality issues and supply needed information to the SQE group 
    • Set up SPC (statistical process control)
    • Identify and drive continuous improvement projects based on metrics related to scrap reductions and efficiency improvements, resulting in measurable cost savings 
    • Other duties as directed by management
Candidates should be able to communicate at all levels and be able to build rapport on the manufacturing floor.  The qualified individual will be self-motivated, organized, be able to work independently and within a team, enjoy floor presence (up to 50% of their day) and be flexible with changing priorities.  Additional benefits include AFFORDABLE medical, dental, vision, holiday pay, EXCELLENT 401K, paid holidays and vacation.  Although no remote work is available, the company offers an excellent work/life balance and flexibility a needed!

REQUIREMENTS for the Manufacturing Quality Engineer:
1. Bachelor's degree in a technical field OR relevant/related work experience in lieu of a degree  
2. At least 2-5 years of work experience in a similar quality engineering role; strong co-op and/or internship experience will be considered 
3. Experience performing quality engineering functions in manufacturing environments, ideally fast-paced, continuous processes  
4. Experience with root cause analysis and corrective actions 
5. General knowledge of control plans 
6. Working knowledge of SPC (statistical process control)
7. Working knowledge of quality hand tools (examples include micrometers, calipers, etc.) 
8. Microsoft Office

Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Injection molding and/or electrical components 
2. Automotive supplier experience 
3. Quality customer communication 
4. Minitab 
5. Internal auditing experience 
Reasons to work for this company:
📌 Diverse business mix
📌 Promotional opportunity in the future 
📌 Air conditioned facility; stay cool in the summer 
📌 401K and profit sharing 
📌 Benefits are very competitive, available day one of employment and AFFORDABLE
Candidates are preferred to be local to the Lexington, Ohio area; there is not a relocation package available at this time. 
capability studies, scrap reduction, new model quality, PPAP, APQP, PFMEA, containment, RCA, root cause analysis, capability studies, line validation, quality checks, counter measures, PQCT, control plans, investigations, quality supervisor, quality engineering, quality coordinator, QA engineer, QA supervisor, QA coordinator, quality assurance  
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