Segment Quality Engineer will provide leadership on market specific quality systems requirements. For the assigned market, they will ensure our business processes and systems meet the market/industry expectations for compliance, responsiveness, and integrity. This role will serve as the segment’s lead quality resource supporting sales, process engineering, and the shop as it relates to interpreting customer/industry specifications, ensuring individual order compliance, aligning functional procedures for compliance, and coordinating internal resources for implementing process improvements to ensure segment quality expectations.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate segment specific QMS activities with customers and governing bodies regarding our quality system. Coordinate change management of quality system activities, assuring the system meet requirements and procedures, processes and systems should add value and contribute to Scot Forge Qu
Must read and interpret complex specifications and contracts from multiple industries and serve as one of the key authority resources to the interpretation of specifications and be willing to provide written and verbal guidance to regulators, customers, and industry group
Support SF auditing program by performing duties of lead auditor for both internal and supplier au Additionally, this resource will host/witness 2nd and 3rd party external audits and customer witnesses and their review of Scot Forge Quality System processes.
Represent Scot Forge when communicating with customers’ sales, quality and technical resources regarding specification/requirements, manufacturing and process capabilities, and questions/complaints related to quality systems, product, processes or docume
Lead and / or work with a cross functional team to identify root cause and develop and implement positive corrective action(s) to correct identified problem(s). Use, train, facilitate and coach teams in the proper use of structured problem-solving tool
Communicate and provide training to personnel regarding execution of procedures and interpretation of specifications/drawings as they apply to the technical manufacturing, test and inspection requirements invoked by customers.
Facilitates between different process owners in multiple locations to maximizes standardization and clarity of practice. By thorough understanding of the business and manufacturing processes, the segment quality engineer will reduce redundancy in processes and procedures.
Utilize metrics to evaluate and eliminate waste for implemented processes, including efficiency, accuracy and quality improvements. Support and participate 6’s / Lean activities.
Provide leadership culture on production floor to enable the teams to fully understand their quality impact on our customers, our employee owned business, and their individual work groups. Train, support, and audit assigned areas ensuring education and compliance to all appropriate customer and industry requirements
Other duties as assigned
BS in engineering or metallurgy or equivalent
Minimum 5 years of experience as a quality resource in a high specification environment (Military, Nuclear, Aerospace, FDA, ETC)
Significant experience in Structured Problem Solving (8D, A3 or other)
Good written and oral communication skills; Experience in writing procedures
Experience in reading & interpreting specifications and technical documents
Strong team leadership skills; ability to effectively train others
Experience in heavy manufacturing environment – willing to work in harsh conditions (Winter and Summer)
Good understanding of lean/sigma tools
Previous experience in the metals industry and/or metallurgy knowledge.
Project Management Skills
Qualified Lead auditor in systems such as ISO 9001:2008, AS9100.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
A mix of working in the office (mostly at a desk) and in the shop.
Role flexibility is a requirement for all employee owners which may include the following areas/roles:
Quality Engineer – Shop
Quality Assurance Specialist
Shift and plant location may change based on production needs
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans encouraged to apply.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
About Scot Forge
THE LEADERS IN OPEN DIE & ROLLED RING FORGING
Based in Spring Grove, Illinois, U.S.A, Scot Forge is a metal forging company with over a 125 years of industry experience. Scot Forge is considered the industry leader in open die forging and rolled ring forging. As the premier provider of high-quality metal forging solutions, we have experts in your specific industry to help deliver the largest range of open die forging capabilities. With five U.S. facilities, including two joint ventures, and over 1.3 million square feet of manufacturing space, Scot Forge offers the most modern open-die and rolled-ring forge facilities in North America. From the wheels of NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover, to mission critical components for nuclear submarines, to large hydraulic cylinders for the largest mining trucks on the planet, Scot Forge creates the precision forged metal parts used in demanding applications all over the world.