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Quality Engineer

Date: Dec 28, 2020

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

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

Job Responsibilities
  1. Performs moderately complex quality assurance assignments and projects; participates in new models development process; performs Quality Management System documentation activities
  2. Coordinates moderately 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 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
  • 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
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related field
Experience Requirements
  • Three years of related experience in engineering, purchasing or quality field
  • Fundamental quality experience in new product development, APQP and FMEA
  • Experience in machining or assembly type operation
  • Enterprise wide reporting system experience preferred
  • Electrical background a plus
Physical & Environmental Requirements
Domestic and/or International travel as required up to 25%



Briggs & Stratton Corporation, 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 Corporation 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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