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Senior QA Engineer in Harrison, AR at Allied Reliability Group

Date Posted: 9/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Assist in coordinating Quality Assurance functions throughout the value stream management system. Work closely with customers and assigned value streams to introduce new products, reduce waste and eliminate process/product issues.  Implement quality assurance procedures, policies, systems and methods to assure the quality requirements of customers are being met. Responsible to assist the Plant Quality Manager to lead PCCC towards customer satisfaction, profitability, and sustained growth.


  • Preparation, implementation, and maintenance of Quality Control work instructions.

  • Involvement in quality improvement facilitation by establishing methods of data collection, control charting, dimensional inspection, documentation, or other experimental design techniques.

  • Involvement with the AQP regarding team activities with the Process Flow, PFMEA and the Control Plan Documentation.

  • Responsible for continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S, Kaizen lean methods, etc.

  • PPAP preparations and submissions.

  • Develop training to build quality awareness.

  • Interface with Engineering and Operations to ensure transfer to Production of new products are in accordance with approved data.

  • Support the Quality Inspectors/Techs to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system.

  • Conduct audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audits finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventive actions.

  • Analyze failure, corrective and preventive action to respond to customer complaints.

  • Create and maintain company quality documentation, such as quality manuals, quality procedures, etc.

  • Responsible for planning, organizing and managing the overall activities of receiving / outgoing quality functions.

  • Continuously improving QA receiving inspection process and procedures.

  • Ensure timely resolution of supplier failure, corrective actions and preventive actions.

  • Manage suppliers’ performance and conduct audits.

  • Assists in developing a good working relationship with manufacturing and support their gate-measurement issues.

  • Assist in driving continuous improvements as necessary through the appropriate personnel.

  • Champion the Nonconformance Control System. (Initial 24 response and final disposition)

  • Manage the resolution of customer and internal quality concerns utilizing disciplined problem-solving techniques.

  • Work on DOE projects with project Teams

  • Facilitate and Manager Gage R&R, SPC and Capability requirements

  • Quality APQP requirements (Launch and Current Production Engineering Changes)

  • Scrap Analysis Projects (Deep Dive), Data articulation

  • Support Lean Initiates

  • Daily review of Customer Scorecards

  • Customer Visit and Support as required

  • Supports the QA Lab; help maintain files and backup supplies for inspection.

  • Perform internal audits as per the audit schedule.

  • Assist other Quality Department functions as needed. (Cross-training)

  • Maintain reporting and disposal procedures for RMA scrap material.

  • Insure a safe work environment is maintained, appropriate safety systems/processes are utilized, and insure compliance with all OSHA and other state/federal safety and environmental related rules and regulations.

  • Provide growth and development opportunities for associate engagement and satisfaction.

  • Maintain and comply with all other company and corporate systems and procedures as applicable for your area of responsibility.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical discipline degree is required (or equivalent years’ experience).

  • 2-3 years job experience in a Quality Engineering environment. 

  • Experience in the automotive industry and lean manufacturing is a plus. 

  • Must have statistical aptitude and understand concepts of geometric dimensioning and tolerance and knowledge of problem solving techniques.

  • Personal computer skills are required, as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.