Jr. Quality Engineer, Assembly

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Newington, New Hampshire

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Sun, 06 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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SunIRef:Manu:title Jr. Quality Engineer, Assembly 2nd Shift SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER’s workforce is located across eight locations in the United States. The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team. Position Summary Serve as technical interface between quality managers and quality engineers in machining, assembly and supplier areas, and with customer-facing channels of the business for assigned product lines. Responsibilities include collection and statistical analysis of data related to internal and supplier quality and leading of associated corrective action and improvement opportunities in collaboration with affected stakeholders, such as manufacturing & design engineering, quality, supply chain, and production, as well as marketing and sales. The successful candidate will have a basic understanding of drawings and governmental specifications/standards (e.g., US Military Specifications and Standards, Technical Data Packages, ASTM specifications). The candidate will understand statistically based problem solving and process improvement (e.g., six-sigma). Job Duties & Responsibilities For assigned product line(s), serve as primary analytical interface between engineering, manufacturing engineering and quality on design for manufacture and assembly issues and establishing/documenting critical features. Interface with suppliers to facilitate understanding of, and drive improvements to, critical part features and process control and capability methodologies. Develop and maintain work instructions on assembly and testing of assigned product lines, and perform associated training. Maintain product line specific quality records and submit to customers as required by contract. Synthesize data and resolve differences between and within supplier quality inspection data and internal quality inspection data (e.g., product samples, first article and follow-on inspections) using analytical quality tools. Work with supplier quality engineers, product line quality engineers, manufacturing engineers and key suppliers to understand, analyze and improve measurement systems and process capability for assigned governmental contracts. Lead problem solving teams for driving to root cause of internal and supplier quality failures using contemporary problem solving process and data-driven approach. Perform as primary interface on customer issues emanating from company sales channels (e.g., commercial, law enforcement/military, international and customer support) for assigned contracts. Analyze failures, and lead development of corrective and preventive actions to respond to customer complaints in a timely manner. Lead special projects as assigned, using project management approach, such as launch of in-sourcing and outsourcing opportunities. Assist Director, Quality Manager and Quality Engineers in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality management system. Interface with Engineering and Operations to ensure New Product Introduction are in accordance with approved data and testing, including appropriate records. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, suppliers, management and fellow employees. Assure assigned product lines are maintained in accordance with 5S principles. Serve as back-up for product line quality engineers. Seek and act upon ways to improve daily work processes to enhance quality and productivity; look for cost reduction and service improvements; eliminate unnecessary or low priority work; initiate and encourage others to resolve impediments and act on improvement opportunities, both internally and with suppliers. Assist in development and maintenance of broader company key performance indicators (KPI’s) Education and/or Experience: Degree in mechanical, manufacturing or industrial engineering or equivalent experience 2 years related experience and/or training. Ability to interpret drawings, including working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerances (GD & T) Knowledge and/or experience in design for manufacture/ assembly concepts. Working knowledge and experience in problem solving/root cause analysis Knowledge of US Government Military Standards and practices (e.g., FARs, DFARs) related to quality planning and first article/conformance inspections. Basic computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and MRP systems such as Oracle. Able to lift packages up to 25 lbs Proper PPE is used when required Able to travel domestically and internationally (about 25%) Working Conditions: Able to lift up to 25 pounds Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas. SIG SAUER, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.