Quality Engineer - Carpentersville, IL

OTTO – designed, manufactured and precision tested, right here in the USA.

OTTO’s opportunity:

Our Quality Engineer will provide quality engineering support on assigned programs and production lines to ensure product is designed, procured and built-in accordance with customer and OTTO Engineering’s quality reliability and regulatory requirements.

Specifically, the Quality Engineer will:

  • Participate in the review of all design, manufacturing, purchasing and test documentation to ensure quality reliability and regulatory requirements are fulfilled. This includes but not limited to review of product drawings and specifications, operation instructions and sheets, process procedures, test procedures, inspection and test analysis
  • Provide departmental representation in new project design teams – providing leadership in advanced quality planning techniques (FMEA’s, Control Plans, Capability Studies, Measuring and Test Equipment Studies, (GR&R) Product Validation and Reliability Test), FAI
  • Facilitate quality metric team meetings for assigned production lines: provide related documentation,
  • Develop and control implementation of SPC techniques to assure ongoing process performance including analysis of ongoing process capabilities and make proposals for process improvements
  • Analyze and investigate the root cause of external and internal non-conforming product, and system deficiencies. Initiate and coordinate corrective and preventative actions and verifications of effectiveness such as actions for customer complaints, internal audits, and internal and external supplier non-conformances
  • Plan activities, create and publish reports for overall defect and cost reduction programs. Monitor their effectiveness and implementation
  • Assist in the training of quality personnel in their daily job activities
  • Assist OTTO’s Engineering Teams and Test Lab in the execution of test plans and procedures for product verification, validation and reliability testing
  • Participate in OTTO’s various inter-departmental programs; including CCB, and Internal Auditing
  • Provide support to OTTO’s current vendor base and development program
  • Provide support and advise staff
  • Develop policies & procedures to continuously improve OTTO’s Quality Systems
  • Participate in the maintenance of OTTO’s ISO 9000 and AS9100 Registration, and other needed Regulatory Certifications
  • Participate in the quality discussions with OTTO customers in quality issues and on-site audits
  • Participate in the Material Review Board (MRB) – including developing and processing Discrepant Material Reports (DMRs) and performing part analysis as directed by MRB members
  • Assist with other related duties as required or assigned

What you’ll need to bring to the table:

  • BS in Electrical or Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or 2 years related experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a quality dept. in a manufacturing firm
  • Availability for nonstandard or extended work hours
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Background in project management experience essential
  • Computer literate able to perform basic computer skills
  • Requires the ability to coordinate multiple projects with strict guidelines
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9000, AS9100, ISO 14000 and SPC Techniques
  • Strong oral and written communications skills; must have a pleasant and helpful telephone manner
  • Ability to use various measurement devices
  • Must have excellent figure aptitude and be detail oriented
  • Requires the ability to understand basic electrical techniques and theories

OTTO’s Benefits:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Discount Program
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Competitive Pay
  • Profit Sharing Bonus
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Company Picnic
  • Holiday Party
  • AND numerous OTTO celebrations throughout the year!

OTTO Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran

OTTO Engineering does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters, agencies, or similar organizations; any submissions will not be honored.