Quality Engineer

Job Location: Tualatin
Department: QMS/EHS
FLSA Status: Exempt
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday
Reports To: Quality Manager
Job Status: Full Time
Amount of Travel Required: 5-10%



POSITION SUMMARY
The Quality Engineer position will have primary responsibility for customer focused quality assurance of Fujimi products. Will ensure Fujimi’s overall Quality System aligns with customer expectations and requirements. Is responsible for tracking quality issues, developing solutions, adoption and implementation of appropriate quality systems and procedures. This position will drive quality improvement by monitoring data collected from the process operations and apply problem solving techniques, quality verification and continuous improvement programs (CIP) for Fujimi Corporation. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to successfully interface with technical and non-technical personnel to lead teams to resolve quality issues or improvement.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Assist Quality Assurance Manager in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality system, including corrective actions and change management follow up/resolution
  • Create and maintain company quality documentation, such as quality manuals, quality procedures, etc.
  • Oversight for Fujimi’s Process Control System (PCS) including:
    • Facilitating weekly reviews
    • Tracking actions required (ARs) and process indicators
    • Driving root cause determination for abnormal shifts, trends and outliers
    • Develop reports as required
  • Provide technical customer support with the Sales Account Manager regarding
    • Internal alignment with customer quality expectations
    • Development and tracking of quality initiatives (CIP) projects to align with Customer expectations
    • Complaint investigation, resolution and reporting
  • Facilitating product transfers from R&D along with other Fujimi sites to ensure transfer of new products to manufacturing are in accordance with documented requirements and aligned with Customer expectations
  • Provide statistical oversight as required and develop training to build quality awareness as required
  • Will lead and participate in internal and extern audits
  • May be responsible for reviewing analytical results of other QC staff. May assemble and prepare completed data packages for submission to Management and/or Customers as required.
  • Responsible for CIP activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S, Kaizen lean methods, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

  • Initiative – Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Change Management – Ability to encourage others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities.
  • Judgment – The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
  • Accuracy – Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Technical Aptitude – Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
  • Responsible – Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
  • Organized – Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Problem Solving – Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.
  • Communication, Oral – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Customer Oriented – Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
  • Deductive Reasoning – Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: Bachelors in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar discipline required; Master’s preferred.

Experience: Must have 2-5 years of quality engineering work experience. Strong background with understanding/utilizing statistical methods and project management

Computer Skills: Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, JMP statistical software

Certificates & Licenses: CQE preferred.

Other Requirements: Required knowledge of ISO 9001 and/or QS 9000 standards, previous auditing experience desired. Ability to utilize Six Sigma tools to resolve product/process issues. Ability to read, interpret, and understand technical and non-technical documents including but not limited to contracts, product drawings, and product specifications.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position.
O (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5+ hrs/day)
F (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 33% – 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hrs/day)
C (Constantly) Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Physical Demands
Stand O Climb N
Walk O Crawl N
Sit F Squat or Kneel O
Manually Manipulate F Bend O
Reach Outward O Grasp O
Reach Above Shoulders O Speak F
Life / Carry
10 lbs or less F 51-100 lbs N
11-20 lbs O Over 100 lbs N
21-50 lbs N
Push / Pull
12 lbs or less O 26-40 lbs N
13-25 lbs O 41-100 lbs N

Other Physical Requirements: Ability to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) – Safety Glasses [ANSI Z87+ rated].


WORK ENVIRONMENT
Works primarily in an office environment with some exposure to manufacturing, warehouse and lab environments.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee’s ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.

EEO Statement
Fujimi Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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