Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Website Blum, Inc

Blum, Inc

Company : Blum, Inc

Country: United States

Location : Stanley, North Carolina

Post: Tue, 21 Mar 2023 19:34:25 GMT

Expires: Tue, 18 Apr 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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Blum stands for quality, innovation and great customer service. We manufacture high quality products such as drawer runners, hinges and lift systems that create an easier workflow for all cabinetry throughout the home.

Company Overview

For more than 60 years Blum has been manufacturing superior quality hinge systems, drawer runners, and lift systems that create emotion and enhance user convenience in the kitchen. With every product, we strive to develop solutions to ensure that cabinet doors and drawers open with ease, close softly and effortlessly, and make workflow and everyday kitchen use easier.

Today, Blum has seven production plants in Austria, and manufacturing sites in Brazil, Poland and the United States. Approximately 9000 Blum employees all over the world focus on product innovation.

Job Responsibilities

Coordinates, leads, manages, and develops the QA technician team
Including time management, performance reviews and team development
Coordinates product & component failure analysis & drives both preventive & corrective actions & supplier quality improvements through projects or engineering change request
Develops & implements quality guidelines, processes, & controls including methods for inspection, testing, sampling & training
Processes customer complaints & reliability issues
Assists in supplier selection/certification
Develops & implements receiving inspection procedures
Provides technical support for supplier corrective action
Formulates quality/production improvement projects based on data analysis and machine efficiency
Establishes & maintains quality system documentation in support of ISO certification
Performs frequent reviews on quality system for compliance with stated requirements
Distributes & coordinates change requests & change reports
Prepares reports summarizing quality status of the various production processes
Plans, coordinates, & directs quality related projects, organizes & assigns staff & directs integration of technical activities with the facility’s processes
Managing meetings & group processes to: (1) enhance the group’s ability to solve problems (2) ensure that the group makes high quality decisions (3) generate commitment (4) address conflicts productively
Works a first shift schedule with flexibility to work whenever required
Complies with all safety policies & procedures
Works with the international QA coordinator at BAU and the IMS team at BAU
Works secondarily with customer service, domestic vendors, IT personnel & other
personnel in BAU and BUS
Minimal US & international travel required

Job Requirements

To be successful in this type of position, we need team players who bring a positive attitude to the workplace and enjoy being around and working with others. The ideal candidate will have a minimum 4 years of relevant experience in an international company or a subsidiary of an international company.

Additional requirements for this position include:

HS diploma or GED required
4-year degree in a related field is required
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience leading/managing personnel
Minimum 4 years of relevant experience in a medium sized Industrial/Manufacturing
ASQ-CQE certification or equivalent training & experience can be substituted
Completion of DOL approved apprenticeship program emphasizing Industrial or Mechanical Engineering is preferred
Equipment, tools, mechanical devices, & their uses to produce & control the motion of functional hardware environment is preferred
ISO9000 standards & practices in a manufacturing environment
Applications of statistical process control (SPC), quality improvement activities & the preparation & performance of process audits
Design techniques, principles, tools & instruments involved in the production & use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings & models
Effective verbal & written communication skills
Gathering information through the process of interviews & other probing methods
Effective process development skills
Gaining acceptance to an idea through interpersonal skills & persuasion
Management of one’s time & the time of others to achieve daily goals
Obtaining, integrating, & reporting data
Precision Measuring, Blueprint Reading & English/Metric conversion
Ability to use computer, programs, & applications (Outlook, SAP, E-Mail & databases, Customer Complaint System, Statistical Software, Data Acquisition Software, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Photo editing software) as needed


Blum USA believes in offering their employees an excellent benefits package that includes:

Salaried position
Possible bonus opportunities
Health (Medical, dental and vision) & wellness benefit
401(k) with employee matching
FSA & Dependent Care
Three weeks’ vacation starting your second year on the job
Paid sick leave (48 hours annually)
Life insurance equal to annual salary at no cost to employee
Onsite Health clinic

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