Quality Engineer

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Ontario, CA, US, 91761

Company: Datwyler

In billions of syringes and in every second car worldwide, Datwyler components make an important contribution to the safety of patients and drivers. The high-tech company focuses on high-quality, system-critical elastomer components and holds leading positions in attractive global markets such as healthcare, mobility, connectivity, general industry and food & beverage. With over 25 production sites on four continents, sales in more than 100 countries and over 8,000 employees, the company, headquartered in Switzerland, generates annual sales of more than CHF 1,000 million.

Our employees are the heart of Datwyler - we treat each other with respect, trust and appreciation. We have strong roots and values that have been well established in our 100-year corporate history. Become part of our great team as a...

Quality Engineer

Company name:

Parco, LLC. (Datwyler)

 

Position available:

Quality Engineer, Quality Department

 

Position type:

Intermediate, Full-time.

 

Industry:

Manufacturing, Aerospace, Oil and Gas,

 

Location:

Ontario, CA

 

Company Description:

Founded in 1941, Parco was the first manufacturer to specialize in O-rings, still our primary product. Our manufacturing facility is one of the largest O-ring plants in the world. In addition to O-rings, we manufacture a wide variety of custom molded elastomeric products, including rubber-to-metal bonded parts. Furthermore, Parco imports molded elastomeric seals for resale. Parco maintains a high level of quality by controlling virtually all manufacturing processes in-house, including the development and compounding of hundreds of proprietary rubber formulations, machining our own molds, and molding seals using computer controlled presses.

 

Every year we manufacture and ship thousands of unique products to customers around the world, primarily in the industries of oil field machinery, motor vehicles, and aerospace/defense. Our standard products are available a wide customer base from our network of distributors.

Duties and Responsibilities

Parco is seeking a proven and motivated individual to enhance our quality department by taking responsibility for a wide variety of tasks in support of the Quality Manager.

The successful candidate will have 2 or more years of experience within the quality assurance field and possess intermediate knowledge in Quality Management System processes including continuous improvement, root cause determination and corrective action implementation.  Additional responsibilities include:

 

  • Assist in the maintenance of the Quality Management System to ensure compliance to AS9100, ISO9001 and Nadcap requirements, including maintaining quality documents and records, training, and nonconformance response and closure 
  • Prepare the Quality Management System for proposed upgrades to ISO14001, API Q1 and ISO45001 requirements
  • Assist in preparing for, and facilitating, internal and external audits
  • Review internal first article inspection reports, and manage external approvals before release to production
  • Execute and manage relevant SAP (S4Hana) transactions, generate reports, and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Performing process studies to optimize manufacturing process parameters and increase efficiency and effectiveness

 

 

  • Managing the process of customer return of product, including root cause investigation, implementation of corrective actions, verification of effectiveness of actions taken, and proper documentation in the RGA system
  • Assisting in the corrective action process of customer complaints, including 5-why root cause investigation and 8-Step problem solving
  • Assisting in the calibration process management, including reviewing the calibration system database and assisting the technician when needed
  • Assisting in continuous improvement activities, including shop floor management activities, 5-S projects, and Datwyler Production System trainings
  • Applying critical thinking and problem-solving skills and make decisions to assist other quality and production employees in improving processes
  • Other tasks and duties related to quality department functions

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree, Engineering or related fields preferred
  • Ability to independently manage time and responsibilities
  • Excellent near vision
  • Intermediate computer skills using Windows software
  • Ability to interact as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently
  • Strong attention to detail

 

Preference Given To

 

  • 2+ years of quality department experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with ISO 9001, AS9100 or equivalent quality management system
  • Experience with rubber manufacturing processes
  • Experience with measuring instruments (e.g. Micrometers, Video Inspection Machines, Optical Comparators)
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Experience with manufacturing ERP systems (SAP or equivalent)
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement methodologies (TPS, Six Sigma, etc.) 

 

Benefits

 

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan

 

Datwyler Competencies

Datwyler Leadership Competencies -Ensuring Responsibility/Integrity- Calls for ownership -Level 3
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies - Team orientation- Is a team player - Level 4
Datwyler Management Competencies- Entrepreneurship- Implements strategy - Level 3
Datwyler Leadership Competencies- Adaptability- Participates in change- Level 3
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies-Dealing with socio-cultural diversity- Respects diversity-Level 4
Datwyler Management Competencies - Result Orientation and Execution - Implements objectives - Level 3
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Business orientation - Pursues KPI's-Level 3
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Exceed customer expectations - Understands the customer-Level 3
Datwyler Management Competencies - Creativity and Innovation - Produces a wide range of ideas -Level 3
Datwyler Social & Personal Competencies- Emotional Intelligence- Is responsive to the situation of others-Level 3
Datwyler Expertise Competencies- Professional aptitude- Is able to instruct others-Level 3
Datwyler Leadership Competencies- Lead by coaching - Installs opportunities to develop- Level 3

Skills

 

Be yourself at Datwyler

We are convinced that people make the difference. At Datwyler, you will experience diversity and a wide range of career opportunities that only an international company can provide. Together, we are increasing our agility, accelerating digitalization and fostering sustainability. For motivated and talented employees, we offer interesting development opportunities with training and assignments in a global environment. With us, you can contribute with all of your creativity and all your ideas.

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Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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