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Quality Assurance Engineer

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Company :
Roadtec

Location :
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Expiry Date :
Thu, 04 Feb 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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DESCRIPTION/JOB SUMMARY

SUMMARY

A Quality Assurance Engineer is responsible for improving and maintaining test data, completing measurements, and communicating results and status during and after product suite release. He/She will be responsible for ensuring product specifications are met and enforcing company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and policies on the production floor. He/She must also be active in new product development (NPD) to ensure quality engineering through the development process in order to meet customer needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (MAY INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO)

* Operate testing software and work with colleagues to create parameters and comparison data for improved accuracy
* Participate in cross-functional teams and other QA teams
* Verify that all product components are functioning as they should and in compliance with blueprints and carefully engineered design plans
* Analyze testing data to determine areas where a product can be improved or modified to better meet the needs of customers
* Work with product support and production to get feedback on field issues and report manufacturing issues
* Train and implement design failure mode and effect analysis (DFMEA) and risk analysis sessions within the NPD group
* Drive organization to use eight disciplines (8D) model and 5 Why (5Y) problem resolution tools
* Have a passion for quality and drive rigorous solutions
* Resolve problems in a way that honors the company’s integrity, benefits the consumer and creates a higher quality product in the end
* Present report findings, suggestions with clear data to executive management in an informative manner to help them understand the state of quality
* Maintain positive, cooperative working relationships by working, interacting, and communicating with various personalities getting along with customers, vendors, co-workers and management working both individually and as part of a team
* Follow and actively support all company policies and procedures, to include a primary emphasis on safe operations
* Follow Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity program guidelines at all times
* Follow proper safety procedures at all times
* Wear personal protective equipment as required
* Document assigned tasks as required
* Perform work according to supervisor’s directives when requested
* Follow and actively support all company policies and procedures, to include a primary emphasis on safe operations
* Clean work area daily
* Perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

_Experience_

* Three (3) years’ experience in Quality Assurance engineering role

_Education__/Knowledge_

* Four-year mechanical, manufacturing, electrical or equivalent engineering degree from accredited university

_Job-related__ Skills and Abilities_

* Ability to work satisfactorily as a team member and communicate with all levels within the company
* Good communication skills (both verbal and written)
* Ability to operate a personal computer and be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite software applications
* Accurate typing/data entry and proofreading skills
* Proficiency in AutoCAD and Solid Works 3D software applications
* Ability to accurately read and interpret a tape measure, engineering drawings and bills of material (BOMs) and decipher blueprint symbols
* Ability to handle sudden changes in project/priority and multiple tasks simultaneously in a positive fashion
* Ability to set, adjust and change daily priorities.
* Ability to manage conflict and resolve issues in the most positive fashion for all parties concerned
* Ability to identify problems or potential problems at a functional level and make or recommend decisions to resolve the same
* Strong projects leadership skills
* Good organization and time-management skills
* Willingness to accept responsibility and take on new challenges
* Ability to influence others via communication to get desired results
* Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment on a customary and regular basis
* Ability to troubleshoot, correct and properly document issues on shop floor is a MUST
* Skill in working efficiently and accurately to keep up with production requirements and stay productive with little supervision
* Ability to handle multiple projects with multiple priorities
* Ability to handle sudden changes in project/priority
* Capacity to learn quickly, think independently and problem solve with or without guidance provided by Supervisor
* Flexible and adaptable in coping with pressures, deadlines, and rapidly changing situations
* Ability to handle sudden changes in project/priority and multiple
* Ability to influence others via communication to get desired results
* Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgement on a customary and regular basis
* Maintain positive, cooperative working relationships by working, acting, and communicating with various personalities getting along with customers, vendors, co-workers and management working both individually and as part of a team
* Must express criticisms and concerns in a way that promotes teamwork and a positive work environment

_ Language Skills_

* Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations
* Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
* Effectively present information in one-on-one or group situations

_ Math Skills_

* Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
* Calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
* Skilled in applying concepts such as ratios and proportions to practical situations

_Reasoning Ability Skills_

* Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
* Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

* Twenty-one (21) years of age or older (for car rental purposes)

* Pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check
* Dependability
* Willingness to train on first shift if required
* Willingness to work any shift when needed
* Flexibility to work additional hours when required
* Occasional travel
* Valid driver’s license and ability to safely operate a motor vehicle
* Willingness to work at either Chattanooga location when required
* Ability to provide transportation to and from local destinations when required
* Required to carry $100,000/$300,000 liability insurance coverage on any personal vehicle used for company business. Mileage reimbursed through expense reports submitted to the Company’s accounting department.

PREFERENCES

* Knowledge and application of Finite Element Analysis (FEA)

SAFETY

Astec is dedicated to a culture of Behavior Based SAFETY and a Healthy Environment!

* Proficient in promoting safe and healthy work environment
* Notify supervisor of product discrepancies or equipment malfunctions
* Adheres to established company policies and procedures paying special attention to safety regulations
* Report defective materials, equipment, or questionable conditions to the supervisor/manager to identify and correct the root cause
* Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in accordance with training guidelines
* Separate scrap or waste materials for recycling, reuse, or environmentally sound disposal
* Maintain cleanliness in designated workspace by practicing 6S principles to reduce safety risks
* Attend weekly department safety meeting

ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS

Qualified applicants _MUST_ apply online at [

NOTE: Individuals will only be considered for employment if there is an open position, the individual meets the minimum qualifications of the position and applies for the position in the manner requested.

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