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Quality Engineer

Date: Jul 23, 2021

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 machining or assembly type operations
  • Enterprise wide reporting system experience preferred

Physical & Environmental Requirements

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


Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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