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As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

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Quality Engineer Technician I

Job-ID: 13341; Location(s): McPherson, KS 

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

Responsible for performing First article inspections; new and current product testing and analysis; creating and modifying inspection plans; gage repeatability and reproducibility (GR&R) and capability studies; support quality and manufacturing improvement projects; and all associated documentation and reporting.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS

Inspection and Analysis

  • Perform new product testing and analysis; ensure Viega’s Innovation Process, Production Approval Process (VPAP/SPAP) and guidelines are followed.
  • Perform and complete First Article Inspections (FAI) and testing of new and existing product lines according to established standards; determine need for appropriate verification and corrective action; prepare associated reports regarding results and findings.
  • Create and modify inspection plans in Computer Aided Quality (CAQ) system and create new Product/Process Control Plans (PCP’s).
  • Setup and complete Internal Market Viability (IMV) testing.
  • Perform GR&R studies and capability studies of new manufacturing processes, equipment, and tooling.
  • Perform both mechanical and basic electrical inspections using gauges, micrometers, microscopes, coordinate-measuring machines (CMM) and other necessary inspection tools.
  • Performs routine tasks including electronic and mechanical measurements as well as assembly.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams on the inspection and analysis of returned products; communicate findings both orally and in writing to appropriate personnel; provide feedback and updates as needed.

 

Reporting

  • Complete all reporting required.
  • Maintain all necessary records and files for quality control inspections and documentation.
  • Coordinate the exchange of information and analysis between manufacturing plants as well as suppliers.

 

Other

  • Attends meetings as required and/or assigned.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or assigned
  • Assist with establishing, creating, implementing and maintaining Quality Management Systems (QMS) procedures and documents.

 

Special Job Dimensions

  • Will be required to travel up to 25% of the time.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of computer programs including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, CAQ, SAP and CRM
  • Knowledge of quality inspection tools
  • Knowledge of basic math to compute measurements and perform studies
  • Basic Knowledge of GD&T
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of computer programs including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, CAQ, SAP and CRM
  • Knowledge of quality inspection tools
  • Knowledge of basic math to compute measurements and perform studies
  • Basic Knowledge of GD&T
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to perform root cause failure analysis
  • Ability to perform basic design and assembly of products
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and work independently
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest possible level.

 

Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 3-4 years of quality or related work experience
  • ASQ training and certifications (CQIA & CQI) preferred

 

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

 

Your contact person:

 

Kristi Davis  -  Kristi.Davis@viega.us -  

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