Quality Engineer

Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Statesboro, GA, US, 30458

Company: Briggs & Stratton

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As a Quality Engineer your goal is to work with the engineering and machining teams to develop and implement control plans and PFMEA’s with the target of reducing scrap and rework time and aligning our products to the highest safety and quality standards. 

 

You will do this by:

  • Performing moderately complex quality assurance assignments and projects; participates in new models development process; performs Quality Management System documentation activities.
  • Coordinating moderately complex product/process capability studies.
  • Leading problem solving teams; identifies root causes, implements corrective actions and verifies effectiveness.
  • Developing product/process procedures including development of performance metrics.
  • Performing statistical analysis used in problem solving, quality improvement projects & Six Sigma teams.
  • Performing layouts, reads and understands geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T).
  • Investigating customer complaints, develops corrective action plans and verifies effectiveness.
  • Leading Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) teams and the development of Control Plans.
  • Serving as a liaison between supplier and Briggs & Stratton in quality activities.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

 

The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities. 

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You are the kind of person who is/has:

  • Quality minded
  • A Strong communicator
  • An eye for detail

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Quality Engineering or a related field.
  • Typically requires a minimum of three years of related experience in engineering, purchasing or quality field.
  • Fundamental quality experience in machining or assembly type operations.
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with CNC machining.
  • ASQ Quality Engineer Certification.
  • ASQ Quality Auditor Certification.
  • Six Sigma Certification or lean experience is preferred.

 

Additional Knowledge & Skills:

  • Well-developed communication skills, both verbal and written, for interacting with diverse groups of internal and external customers.
  • Ability to prepare and present technical information.
  • Thorough 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.
  • Thorough knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) tools including control plans and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  • Well-developed analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
  • Well-developed time management, prioritization, organizational and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with individually or in a team environment, along with flexibility to ensure team coverage of all quality-related activities.

 

Travel Required: 

  • % of Travel: up to 25 
  • How often: As Needed
  • Where: Domestically

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Work Location: 

  • Statesboro, GA (On-Site)

 

Physical & Environmental Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable working in a hybrid office/manufacturing setting. This position will be active on the manufacturing floor as well as within the digital systems of the facility.

 

 

Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.

 

Briggs & Stratton 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.


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