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Quality Engineer

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF12134K Date posted 02/23/2024 Address 1495 North High Street, Hillsboro, OH Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 250 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $12.6 billion in 2020. The company’s seven industry-leading segments leverage the unique ITW Business Model to drive solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW’s approximately 43,000 dedicated colleagues around the world thrive in the company’s decentralized and entrepreneurial culture. www.itw.com


This is a hands-on role that regularly plans, implements, maintains, acts, and improves the quality system for the Hobart Weigh Wrap business unit. This role will work with and collaborate amongst a high performing manufacturing team to deliver results.  A successful individual in this role, will need to be able to create quality department procedures, work instructions, programs, and systems that ensure conformance to requirements of all new and existing products.

This role will report directly to the Hobart Weigh Wrap Operations Manager. The individual will respond to the needs of the organization and applying Quality Standards & Methodologies through planning, implementing, maintaining, correcting, and improving quality programs, systems, procedures, and work instructions. They will ensure maintenance of quality programs and standards for all products. This role will be responsible for recommending improvements, corrective actions to ensure high level performance. In addition, be responsible for sustaining activities to ensure uptime of the manufacturing processes, conducts internal-process-out of box audits on a scheduled basis or as required to ensure we maintain a world class quality level throughout the manufacturing plant.

Responsibilities (80% Core Essential Functions) 

  • Support manufacturing with product test procedures, test equipment, and specific quality requirements for product functionality. 
  • Support and develop part inspection plans, testing & reliability plans, and reporting for new products and modifications to existing products.  Verify that reliability, safety, and quality are unaffected. 
  • Support programs to identify, target, and analyze product failures to reduce warranty costs. 
  • Conduct pilot/production audits of new products 
  • Provide guidance in development and maintenance of quality systems including direct ownership in (UL, NSF, ETL, ANSI) and warranty reduction. 
  • Establishes an effective quality assurance program and communicates policies, procedures, and guidelines.  Conducts periodic audits to ensure that procedures are appropriately set and are being followed. 
  • Effectively prevents or resolves problems and implements corrective action within the plant as needed. 
  • Assures that products and parts conform to specification requirements and establishes appropriate records to verify quality and tract results. 
  • Specifically support manufacturing through provisions of receiving, in-process, final inspection and test procedures and equipment. 
  • Interface and coordinate with Marketing, Engineering, Service, Purchasing, and external customers and other functional groups for smooth implementation of quality plans, procedures, and requirements for quality assurance organization by resolving quality issues and sustaining customer satisfaction. 
  • Ensure that procedures, drawings, and instructions are in place and being followed and evidenced by a regular audit program of the quality system. 
  • Effectiveness of problem solving or corrective action efforts within the plant; measured by timeliness, product integrity and overall implementation cost. 
  • Keep appropriate records verifying the quality of products produced and shipped.  Establishing that products and parts conform to requirements. 

 

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions 

  • Office, Lab, and Manufacturing environments. 
  • PPE required: Steel toe shoes, gloves, and eye protection in manufacturing setting.  
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, bend, or stoop and use hands, arms and walk frequently. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: 

Education:  Bachelor's degree in mechanical and/or electrical engineering, quality or related field preferred 

Experience:  3+ years 

Skills / Abilities: 

  • Hands-On Expertise in Part Inspection (Rec-Process-Final) 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Strong skills interpreting drawings/prints
  • Organizational skills-6S-KANBAN-JIT
  • Communication - verbal and written - must be able to prepare presentations. 
  • Great Interpersonal skills 
  • Good listening-problem solving skills  
  • Systematically gather information, sort through complex issues, and make timely decisions

 

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

ITW Food Equipment Group is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for all employees. To demonstrate this commitment, ITWFEG is tobacco-free (including e-cigarettes) on campuses and within company vehicles and maintains a drug-free workplace. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance, short and long term disability benefits, holiday and vacation pay, 401(k) with liberal matching funds, and educational reimbursement. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please contact Human Resources at 937-840-5118 to request assistance.

Your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.