Sr Quality Engineer in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 5/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 5/8/2019

Job Description

The Senior Quality/Reliability Engineer's primary duties are to utilize advanced level engineering skills to contribute to the development and qualification of power tool products. The Senior Quality/Reliability Engineer is a critical member of the New Product Development Team reporting to the Reliability / Quality Team Lead. Throughout a product's development cycle, this position requires strong cross-functional communication skills and analytical expertise to help launch new and exciting solutions that meet user needs. You will work in a fast-paced environment to innovate new products as a member of a cross-functional team.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Product Development

  • Lead teams for new product designs and engineering changes with respect to product reliability, user requirements and warranty information
  • Participate in User Need Research to identify "critical to quality" (CtQ) requirements on mechanical and electrical design features
  • Support of Advanced Engineering activities at targeted CtQ needs
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Marketing to define the products' specifications leading in all aspect of reliability, quality and testing
  • Use designed experiment techniques to improve development efforts
  • Lead Risk Assessments (Design and Manufacturing) for NPD projects during the product development cycle
  • Interact with US and Asian suppliers that participate with product development
  • Track multiple projects simultaneously to ensure adherence to schedule and the Milwaukee Tool process.

Testing/Analysis

  • Develop test plans and procedures based on new or established products, to ensure product meets customer requirements
  • Lead test laboratories implementing test plans/procedures ensuring full test completion and best practices are utilized
  • Analyze, draw conclusions, report and present product information utilizing statistical techniques such as Weibull analysis, reliability distributions and matrices
  • Draw concise, logical, written conclusions from experiments based on data analysis
  • Ensure timely failure reporting and lead root cause analysis and effective corrective/preventative actions (FRACA)

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or educational equivalent field
  • 5+ years of experience in related reliability and quality field
  • Experience with new product commercialization processes emphasizing design, manufacturing, quality, test or reliability activities
  • Experience including training in quality engineering fundamentals and proven experience leading a primary function within a project team
  • Previous relevant experience with Design of Experiments, life data analysis, and other related statistical tools and software (i.e. Minitab, Reliasoft)
  • Written and verbal communication skills and creative problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time is required (travel includes Domestic and International)
  • Preferred: ASQ Reliability Engineering Certification (ASQ-CRE) or the ability and desire to achieve certification
  • Preferred: Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) or Six Sigma experience
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