Quality Sr Engineer I
Start/End Dates: 3/14/2013 - 3/13/2014 (12 months contract)
Work Location: Minneapolis Spine, MN
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.