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Quality Engineer in Tampa, FL at Skybridge Resources, LLC

Date Posted: 1/1/2019

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Job Description for Quality Engineer:

The mission of the Quality Assurance Engineer is to represent Quality in product development teams/projects. Work with Manufacturing, Design, and New Product Development Engineers, Project Managers and QA Manager to develop & execute plans (quality plan, risk management plan) and requirements (safety, functionality, regulatory, usability) to ensure provisions for quality are addressed and resolved plant wide.

Specific Duties:

  • Coordinate with the development of essential design control deliverables including, but not limited to product performance analysis on similar products, essential requirements checklist, Process verification, line qualification approvals, phase reviews, and product release authorization for distribution of product.
  • Work closely with Product Development, the project team, and Engineering or QA Manager to develop appropriate verifications, validations (First Article Process), and qualifications (subcontractors, system and subsystem), for both new design and changes to released product.
  • Review design inputs (specifications) and design outputs (reports, prints, etc.) to assure that appropriate design requirements are specified and to evaluate/confirm quality requirements prior to successful design transfer.
  • Promote the use of customer preferred techniques for continuous improvement such as Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), and Measurement System Analysis.
  • Review, approve and develop (as needed) product verification plans and respective test methods.
  • Participate in Material Review Board (MRB) to review and disposition nonconformities and to work with Suppliers to coordinate supplier corrective actions.
  • Work with Manufacturing to coordinate, and monitor production processes to ensure compliance to the Quality Management system (TS16949/ISO9001) and /or any applicable regulatory requirements to ensure that safe and effective products are produced.
  • Validation support by applying manufacturing quality tools including, but not limited to: FMEA, DFMEA, PFMEA, control plans, process verification/validation plans, DOE, process data analysis, and DMAIC.
  • Lead and/or Participate in complaint investigations, failure analysis of returned products, and issues resulting in a stop ship/stop production; document findings, provide reports and analysis, & document risk assessment. Stop production in the event of manufacture of unacceptable goods/processes
  • Support and lead process improvement activities effectiveness checks
  • Work with purchasing group to establish Supplier Quality requirements.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Engineering Technology or equivalent technical Degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5 years or more experience with demonstrated experience in a Quality Assurance Engineer position.
  • 2 years or more experience with Statistical Process Control methodologies and applying these methodologies to the current manufacturing process.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures and industry standards
  • Ability to write technical reports, business correspondence, technical procedures, as well as, administrative procedures.
  • Ability to present proposals, data, and issues pertaining to product or process improvements.
  • Ability to independently determine and develop an approach to a wide range of issues and problems. Solutions must be thorough, practical, and consistent with organization objectives.
  • Able to represent the department in frequent cross-functional interactions and possible customer, subcontractor or vendor contacts.
  • Ability to provide solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

Highly Desired Characteristics/Traits:

  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks