Quality Engineer – Mechanical Engineering Jobs USA

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Job Title:        Quality Engineer

Location:        Richmond, VA


What we are looking for:

We are looking for a Quality Engineer who will coordinate with Manufacturing, Engineering, Sales, and Supply Chain to resolve production and customer quality issues through systematic problem-solving methodologies that ensure sustainable quality improvement. The Quality Engineer will accomplish their objectives both as individual contributors and as a team leader and will be expected to help build & foster a business environment that embraces quality assurance (QA) and continuous improvement as a key to the company’s ongoing growth and success.


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:

Identifying opportunities to improve quality, productivity, and customer satisfaction.
Use formal, data-driven problem-solving methodologies (e.g., PDCA, A3, 6-sigma, etc.) to drive their efforts forward and deliver sustainable results.
Understanding and defining production capabilities and applying capability data to engineering & production quality standards and specifications.
Designing and coordinating testing as required to ensure that product performance and durability expectations are met.
Facilitating compliance with NSF, UL, and other relevant industry standards.
Developing measurements and effectively communicating data to various organizational levels.
Participating in lean initiatives, such as 5s, value stream teams, and blitz events as required.
Working with manufacturing, continuous improvement, and other teams when cross-functional problem solving initiatives are required.
Working with Industrial Engineering and Accounting to determine the financial impact of QA activities.
Developing training material, operating procedures, work instructions and training individuals/teams as needed in updated processes and procedures.
Organizing meetings, events, and associated logistics related to QA activity.
What are the basic qualifications?

Bachelor’s degree in applicable Engineering field OR bachelor’s degree in any discipline with subsequent relevant work experience.
At least 2 years of experience in a Quality Engineering capacity with a quantifiable track record of results
At least 3 years of professional or military experience in an applicable business environment.
To be a great fit for the role:

Project a positive, solution-seeking attitude in all business interactions.
Solve complex business problems in both office and manufacturing environments.
Employ a variety of QA / problem-solving tools and know when each is appropriate to use.
Reject status quo and think beyond roadblocks, past experience, current practices to overcome hurdles and employ creative solutions.
Work well in team environments, both as individual contributor and leader.
Motivate others to participate, support, and share your enthusiasm and vision.
Effectively communicate verbally, visually, and in writing to sell your ideas to various levels within the organization.
Adapt and stay flexible within multiple business environments and audiences.
Work at ease in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Working knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC).
In-depth knowledge of problem-solving & quality assurance tools (PFMEA, CP…) with practical application experience.
How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:

The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.

These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
Winning Through Customers
Respects and Values People
Expectations for Results
High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust
What’s in it for you?

Medical, Dental, and Vision
401k Retirement Plan
Flexible Spending
Paid Holidays

To apply for this job please visit careers.dovercorporation.com.