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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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Sr Quality Complaint Engineer

Job-ID: 11085; Location(s): McPherson, KS 



Responsible for performing both mechanical and basic electrical root cause analysis inspections utilizing proper inspection tools; determining if failure is due to manufacturing defect, installation error, or system issues; travel to job sites to research customer warranty inquiries and troubleshoot systems; coordinating with cross-functional teams in order to provide feedback; updating and maintaining Salesforce database; Provide training and support to Reliability Technician’s and assist with questions as needed.




Inspection and Analysis


  • Performs both mechanical and basic electrical inspections using gauges, micrometers, microscopes, and other necessary inspection tools; determines cause of part/system failure; performs root cause analysis to determine whether problem is a manufacturing defect, installation error, or system issue.
  • Inspects and performs Quality/Reliability testing of parts or products according to established standards; determines need for appropriate verification and corrective action; prepares associated reports regarding results and findings.
  • Travels to job sites to research customer warranty inquiries associated with products in order to determine if a warranty claim is due to manufacturing defect, installation error, or system issue.
  • Reports products needing further review or testing to QA Claims Manager.
  • Coordinates with cross-functional teams on the inspection and analysis of products returned from customers; communicates findings both orally and in writing; provides feedback and updates as needed.
  • Conduct in depth testing and failure analysis.  Identifies potential for product improvements and reduced risk/liability.
  • Works with QA Claims Manager in preparing subrogation claims; prepares detailed reports of findings to be utilized during litigation. Provides reports to and exchanges information with insurance companies.


Reporting and Record Maintenance


  • Updates and completes inspection documents of product analysis in Salesforce and CAQ databases. Makes sure the loop is closed and fully documented.
  • Maintains all necessary records and files for quality control inspections and documentation.
  • Coordinates the exchanging of information and analysis between manufacturing plants, the quality engineering team, and suppliers.
  • Maintains inventory and status of products going through failure analysis.


Field Support


  • Provide field support and site visits, as required, to customers, contractors, and internal sales team regarding technical issues and/or warranty claims.
  • Review and assist with warranty claim analysis to determine if failure was due to product or installation issues.
  • Interact with cross-functional teams regarding warranty claims; provide both verbal and written analysis of findings; communicate analysis and resolution; gather and assist task force teams for high-risk claims.
  • Review lab analysis of warranty claims and determine if findings are sufficient, or if further testing is required.
  • Make improvement recommendations to cross-functional teams regarding potential issues with a product or product line.


Subrogation Claim Analysis


  • Provide in depth failure analysis and expert reports for litigation claims.
  • Attend joint inspections and act as our resident expert.
  • Interact and provide information as needed for representing counsel.
  • Provide support as needed to Warranty Claims Manager on litigation claims.




Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Knowledge of computer programs including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, CRM, SAP, CAQ, SalesForce, CAD Programs
  • Knowledge of all products sold in the USA
  • Complete Viega LLC boot camp training
  • Knowledge of gages and testing equipment
  • Knowledge in handling subrogation claims
  • Strong problem solving 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


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a PE License preferred or ability to become licensed.
  • 5 years’ experience in handling warranty claims, inspections and failure analysis.
  • ASQ certifications preferred. (Black Belt, Green Belt, CQI, CQT)
  • ASPE Certified Plumbing Design Technician or Certified Plumbing Design preferred.


Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.


Your contact person:

Kristi Davis  - -  +1 (720) 531-8489 

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