The Quality Engineer II is responsible for developing the full reliability and inspection plan for all new products. This person evaluates products, manufacturing processes, assembly processes, and supports quality control activities through training, inspection procedure preparation, and technical support.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Coordinates design review meetings to review all quality aspects of new products. Interfaces with Product Development Engineers to ensure quality considerations during the concept stage.
Develops various inspection techniques and procedures to ensure product integrity to design specifications. Responsible for the writing, approval and implementation of Incoming, In-Process and Final Inspection procedures and operator self-inspection procedures.
Works with other Quality Engineers and the Metrology Lab personnel on the development of all product gaging.
Participates as a trainer in Quality Control and Manufacturing employee training programs.
Works with suppliers, management, Engineers and Manufacturing associates in the resolution of quality problems. Also, assists each of these groups with capability studies and the application of statistical quality control.
Interfaces with Manufacturing Engineers to review processes for new products and coordinate process validations and capability studies. Recommends process monitoring devices where applicable.
Assists with complaint investigation and documentation interfaces with Regulatory Affairs to support UL, IEC, and FDA submissions. Participates in internal audits conducted by internal employees and regulatory agencies.
Location: Memphis, TN
Bachelor Degree is required, Engineering/Science degree preferred
ASQ CQE preferred
Two to five years’ experience in quality control or manufacturing required.
Knowledge of QSR, ISO, UL, and IEC requirements preferred.
Smith+Nephew provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.
Veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
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