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Quality Engineer Associate

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description


The Quality Engineer Associate will work in a support function, performing quality assurance assignments and new product development projects using quality
engineering techniques such as root cause analysis, capability studies and maintaining quality management systems standards.

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs simple quality assurance assignments and projects using quality engineering techniques such as root cause analysis; participates in new models development process; performs Quality Management System documentation activities.
  • Perform statistical data analysis.
  • Perform PPAP and MPAP qualifications.
  • Coordinates product/process capability studies
  • Develops product/process procedures including development of performance metrics
  • Performs statistical analysis used in problem solving, quality improvement projects & Six Sigma teams
  • Performs layouts, reads and understands geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Investigates customer complaints, develops corrective action plans and verifies effectiveness
  • Serves as a liaison between supplier and Briggs & Stratton in quality activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Communication skills, both verbal and written, for interacting with diverse groups of internal and external customers
  • Ability to prepare and present technical information
  • Technical knowledge of quality and manufacturing processes including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), layout and gaging; machining methods and assembly processes; statistical process control (SPC) and statistical techniques as well as knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) tools including control plans and Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • 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
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related field

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of one year of related internship experience

Physical & Environmental Requirements

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



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.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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