Company: Sorenson Engineering
Posted on: September 1, 2019
Responsible for the management of Quality operations within the
department. Works closely with Senior Management to provide quality
oversight, support, and expertise for department operations and
functions. Resolves equipment failures, and production processes
within the department. Makes recommendations for equipment, quality
improvements, and inventory control methods. Meets production
schedules to ensure customer on-time delivery.
Define methods and equipment to be used to measure the quality
characteristics of products and processes. Make recommendations for
improving the quality of products and processes, using data
collected from the operations and applying problem-solving
techniques. Provide quality oversight, support, and expertise for
production operations. Follow through on resolving product defects,
nonconformances, and corrective actions. Collaborate with
Quality Management System Activities
- Supports the goals and Quality Objectives of Sorenson
- Reviews and analyzes production, quality, inventory, and other
operational reports to ensure accuracy, delivery times and
schedules. Follows company confidentiality standards.
- Develops, documents, and implements processes and techniques
needed for the quality management system (QMS), including processes
required for system certifications (i.e., AS9100, Nadcap)
- Conducts internal audits, including creating audit reports,
closing audit findings, and ensuring appropriate corrective and
Monitoring Product Quality
- Experience with the operation of measuring instruments and
equipment for inspection of product (i.e., TESA, OGP, pin gages,
drop gages, concentricity gages).
- Understands calibration/verification of measuring
- Verify conformance of product in accordance with Quality Plans
(i.e., using visual inspection techniques, microscopes,
micrometers, automated measuring instruments).
- Monitors product and production process to ensure quality
objectives are met.
- Develops methods for inspection, testing, and measurement.
- Supports Quality Inspectors to ensure that products and
processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality
- Creates, manages, maintains and updates inspection
- Interfaces with Engineering and Operations to ensure that
approved documentation is transferred to Production.
Continuous Improvement Activities
- Investigates quality issues to discover root causes. Carries
out root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions.
Makes recommendations for quality improvement.
- Reviews quality data reports. Works closely with the MRB Team
to evaluate, investigate, and resolve non-conformances.
- Responsible for continual improvement activities to enhance the
quality system, such as 5S and lean methods.
- Develops and implements training to build quality
- Assists in the development of training plans for production,
quality and operations employees that affect product quality, scrap
reductions, downtime, and productivity.
Customers and Suppliers
- In collaboration with Purchasing, manages suppliers'
performance, including the timely resolution of supplier
non-conformances and corrective actions.
Knowledge and Abilities
Familiar with AS9100 Quality Requirements. Knowledge of
administrative procedures. Manage paper files and electronic
records. Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Knowledge of GD&T, good analytical and problem-solving skills.
Able to interpret instructions both written and oral. Able to work
in a team with co-workers to resolve work issues. Able to
communicate effectively in English.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Mechanical Engineering,
Materials Science, Math, Statistics, Physics. Minimum 5 years'
experience in a manufacturing environment.
Must be able to periodically walk to other areas of the plant, must
have good eyesight and hand dexterity, and able to identify and
Within safety guidelines, there will be exposure to noise, moving
mechanical parts, oils/solvents, fumes, and odors that may affect
the eyes, ears, nose, throat and/or skin.
To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, the applicant
must be U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident.
Background screenings and pre-employment drug tests will be
conducted after any offer of employment
All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to
race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy,
age, national origin, ancestry, physical/mental disability,
severe/morbid obesity, medical condition, military/veteran status,
genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, alienage or any
other protected classification, in accordance with applicable
federal, state, and local laws. By completing this application, you
are seeking to join a team of hardworking professionals dedicated
to consistently delivering outstanding service to our customers and
contributing to the financial success of the organization, its
clients, and its employees. Equal access to programs, services, and
employment is available to all qualified persons. Those applicants
requiring accommodation to complete the application and/or
interview process should contact the Director of HR.
Keywords: Sorenson Engineering, Yucaipa , Quality Assurance/Engineering, Engineering , Yucaipa, California
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