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Quality Engineer Senior

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Sherrill, NY, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Leads and completes complex quality engineering assignments. Performs statistical analysis of data to provide information to meet quality standards.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs advanced quality assurance assignments and projects; participates in new models development process; performs Quality Management System documentation activities
  2. Coordinates complex product/process capability studies
  3. Leads problem solving teams; identifies root causes, implements corrective actions and verifies effectiveness
  4. Develops product/process procedures including development of performance metrics
  5. Performs statistical analysis used in problem solving, quality improvement projects & Six Sigma teams
  6. Performs layouts, reads and understands geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  7. Investigates customer complaints, develops corrective action plans and verifies effectiveness
  8. Leads Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) teams and the development and improvement of Control Plans.
  9. Serves as a liaison between supplier and Briggs & Stratton in quality activities
  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, for interacting with diverse groups of internal and external customers
  • Proven ability to prepare and present technical information
  • Extensive technical knowledge and background of quality and manufacturing processes including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), layout and gaging; machining methods and assembly processes as well as statistical process control (SPC) and statistical techniques
  • Extensive knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) tools including control plans and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills
  • Strong time management, prioritization, organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individually or in a team environment as well as the ability to help mentor less experienced team members
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related field

Experience Requirements

  • Five years of related experience in engineering, purchasing or quality field
  • Fundamental quality experience in machining or assembly type operations
  • Enterprise wide reporting system experience preferred

Physical & Environmental Requirements

Domestic and/or International travel as required up to 25%


Briggs & Stratton, LLC, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton, LLC is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Utica

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