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Quality Engineer

Redmond, Washington 98052 | Contract To Hire

Post Date: 11/03/2017 Job ID: 17743 Industry: Hardware

Position Title: Quality Engineer

Position Description: Our client is seeking a talented Quality Engineer for a Contract to Hire role at their office in Redmond, WA.

Job Requirements: 
  • Responsible for implementing, administering, coordinating and leading various Quality Assurance activities including:
  • Preparing procedures and instructions
  • Customer corrective action reporting
  • Customer liaison regarding quality issues
  • Supplier quality management
  • Supplier corrective action
  • Supplier auditing
  • Review of drawing changes
  • Preliminary and critical design reviews
  • Reviews of new/modified test procedures
  • Phased gate review preparation of new designs
  • AS-9100 based internal auditing
  • Process auditing
  • Product auditing
  • Auditing quality functions
  • Review of new work order routings
  • Internal corrective actions
  • Quality reporting metrics measuring quality performance
  • Contract quality requirements review
  • Material Review Board
  • Training
  • Responsible of Material Review Boards for customer returns to ensure that effective root cause and corrective action analysis for nonconformance
  • Participate in Design Review and new programs on quality planning
  • Assist manufacturing and engineering with effective corrective action identification and implementation
  • Lead activities in establishing, implementing and maintaining effective key characteristics, results of inspection activities, control charting, control plans for critical processes identified
  • Provide periodic reports to a variety of customers as required
  • Responsible for flowdown of quality requirements to suppliers as required
  • Participate with Improvement Teams to identify areas for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Develop, write, edit and publish quality system policies and procedures in compliance with customer system requirements
  • Implement and manage configuration control system for quality procedures and forms
  • Responsible for root cause and effective corrective action identification to eliminate nonconformance identified by customers and internally
  • Provide timely written responses to customers for root cause and corrective actions
  • Verify that corrective actions implemented are verified and effective
  • Lead Material Review Boards for internal defects
  • Lead and conduct audits of quality system elements, manufacturing processes and products
  • Provide detailed reports of audits and initiate corrective actions as required with follow-up
  • Implement and manage internal corrective action system
  • Provide weekly reports to Senior Management regarding the corrective action system
  • Provide training regarding quality programs
  • Lead various continuous improvement projects/teams
  • Assist with customer audits of the company
  • Provide written responses to customers for audit findings
  • Audit Repair Station activities
  • Review a variety of engineering documentation for compliance to contractual requirements

Job Qualifications:
  • Four (4) year engineering degree/CQE certification or equivalent experience required
  • Two (2) years experience in Quality Engineering or management for a manufacturing company
  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office programs -- Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint
  • Must be self-motivated and independently determine best course of action for a variety of situations
  • Should have SPC experience and knowledge
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks and determine need for Director of Quality assistance as required

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.


Laura Garcia

I am a recruiter who works with people over the span of their careers. I have worked in Technical staffing for 17 years in the Puget Sound area primarily as well as nationally. I specialize in working with Technical/Engineering professionals in any area of Hardware or Software product development. I listen to what you are looking for, I am honest, forthright in giving feedback, and responsive and communicative through the hiring process. I am passionate about putting Vets back to work and Minorities in Engineering roles.

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