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Lead Quality Engineer

Job type:Permanent
Town/City:Shelton
State:CT
Salary/Rate:$70,000 - $90,000 per year
Business Sector:Engineering
Job ref:JF946025125
Post Date:January 26, 2024
Lighthouse Professional Services, a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group of companies, has been providing contract and direct hire talent to client companies, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations for over 50 years. Our offices are in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and we work with clients across the country. Our management and recruiting teams are led by experienced industry professionals. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.
 
We are currently seeking a Lead Quality Engineer for a client in Shelton, CT.
 
DESCRIPTION:
Responsibilities:
  • Perform incoming, first piece, in-process, and final inspection of precision machined parts per inspection plan requirements ensuring parts are produced to specification. 
  • Daily hands-on, shop floor in-process inspection, performing the production-related requirements of the quality department. 
  • Complete necessary inspections utilizing measuring instruments including Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), and various hand measuring tools (dial calipers, micrometers, height, thread, and dial bore gages, etc.) 
  • Oversee the company’s ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems and compliance. Work closely with the company’s Quality Management Representative to conduct internal audits, procedural conformance, and documentation. 
  • Prepare and maintain necessary quality-related forms and records, including Inspection Reports, Defective Material Reports, and Corrective Action Reports. 
  • Work with engineering, production, and assembly personnel to resolve quality-related issues. 
  • Identify the root cause(s) of part, process, and service non-conformances, where appropriate identify corrective actions. 
  • Work with production/manufacturing management and direct labor to support corrective actions to reduce the recurrence of non-conformances, reduce error and improve quality. 
  • Seek process improvements and other cost reduction opportunities. 
  • Ensure quality of suppliers of finished goods, subcontractors of specialty operations and all outside processing vendors. Authorize part readiness, before parts are moved to outside processing vendors. 
  • Manage in-process inspector, providing appropriate training and coaching. 
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe environment.
 
Requirements: 
  • Hands-on experience in a CNC machining environment. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing engineering, or related discipline, preferred. 
  • Minimum 5 years of quality assurance experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Proficiency in reading machined part engineering drawings, practical understanding of ANSI/ASME Y14.5M-1994 Geometric tolerancing. 
  • Prior experience in an ISO 9001:2015 environment preferred. 
  • Strong analytical skills, high degree of accuracy and precision. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. 
  • MS Office, Word, and Excel.
Duration: Direct Hire 
Location: Shelton, CT
Pay Rate: $85-105K Depending on Experience
 
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!
  Please include a clean copy of your resume, salary expectations and any references.