Quality Sr Engineer

Location: Minneapolis Spine, MN
Date Posted: 03-18-2013
Quality Sr Engineer I
Start/End Dates: 3/14/2013 - 3/13/2014 (12 months contract)
Work Location: Minneapolis Spine, MN
Job Summary
Ø  Responsible for gathering relevant, factual information and data in order to solve quality related problems. 
Ø  Resolve issues by identifying and applying solutions from acquired technical experience and guided precedents. 
Ø  Plan and lead projects by identifying and organizing activities into time dependent sequencing with realistic timelines. 
Ø  Work effectively/ productively with all departments by developing a team atmosphere.  Responsible for assuring products conform to established requirements and standards through appropriate audit, inspection, and test activities. 
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Ø  Provides leadership for quality engineering projects from concept through design, implementation, testing, documentation, support, and maintenance.
Ø  Develops and implements corrective/preventative action plans
Ø  Collects and analyzes data for gauge and product evaluation.
Ø  Identifies critical personnel, gauges, procedures, and materials needed for the completion of new products.
Ø  Ensures that suppliers have necessary information and facilities to deliver quality products to Zimmer.
Expected Areas of Competence
Ø  Facilitates team efforts on quality engineering projects.
Ø  Ability to deliver, meet deadlines and have results orientation.
Ø  Able to communicate both orally and in written form to multiple levels of the company.
Ø  Microsoft Office Suite, expert knowledge of blueprint reading and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, understanding of QSR/ISO regulations, design assurance, FMEA, and product testing methods, and are able to use optical comparators and CMMs. 
Ø  Knowledge of statistics, process control, and process capability
Education/ Experience Requirements
§ B.S. in engineering or an alternative Bachelor’s degree program with certification as a quality engineer (e.g. CQE) plus 3-5 years experience in a Quality Engineering role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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