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Quality Engineer

Vancouver, WA, USA Req #52
Friday, March 8, 2019

About Us

 

The Glen Dimplex Americas organization operates in North, Central and South America. Focused on enhancing the moments that matter in life with a commitment to delivering the best design and efficiency in the areas of temperature control and comfort creation. The organization’s portfolio of leading brands are strategically positioned to meet the market challenges of tomorrow by enhancing the moments that matter in life and in the environment.
 

The Dimplex brand focuses on innovation, inspired design and energy efficiency while the Cadet brand invites warmth and dependability at a value appreciated by its customers. Together these brands provide complete product offerings in the residential and commercial comfort categories, ranging from electric heaters, to fireplaces and controls. Dimplex also delivers on inspired design in the category of home furnishings with a complete line of mantels and media consoles.
 

Glen Dimplex Americas is a division of the Glen Dimplex Group - the world's largest manufacturer of electrical heating, which holds significant global market positions in domestic appliances, heating, cooling, ventilation, and renewable energy solutions. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland the Glen Dimplex Group privately owns over 40 brands with operations in 80 countries.


About the Opportunity

As an engineer focused on quality, this role will be responsible for quality, compliance, and ECN facilitation.


Duties and Responsibilities:

§Maintain quality reports; analyze for trends and solve as necessary.

§Solve quality issues; Establish processes to improve quality.

§Track variation within critical processes and work to reduce as necessary.

§Maintain supplier quality including performing audits.

§Manage vendor quality including certificate of analysis and/or SPC data where applicable.

§Work with agency auditors during inspections; provide requested items/documents.

§Audit internal process to ensure agency compliance.  Coordinate calibrations as required.

§Audit finished goods to ensure proper materials are used and processes are followed.

§Support agency file updates to ensure compliance.

§Review product returns and document/root cause quality issues.

§Support manufacturing operations as quality issues and/or questions arise.

§Facilitate Engineering Change process that arise as a result of agency, manufacturing and/or marketing/sales reasons.

§Utilize Lean Manufacturing tools and methodology to reduce waste, streamline processes, and improve manufacturing processes; Ensure “built in quality” throughout all processes.

§Work collaboratively with engineering, manufacturing and customer service.


Competencies:

§Ability to manage competing priorities

§Demonstrated skills in project management and analytical problem solving

§Business acumen

§Strong verbal and written communication skills

§Thorough understanding of statistical analysis and the value of data in making informed business decisions

§Demonstrated ability to work independently on complex or under-defined problems


Requirements:

§Bachelor's (B.S.) of engineering from a four-year college or university

§3+ years of progressive experience as a Quality Engineer in a manufacturing environment

§Drafting experience with Solid Works and using vault storage system preferred

§UL/ETL agency experience preferred

§Knowledge and experience in lean manufacturing methodology

§Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Outlook


LEAN Responsibilities:

Glen Dimplex Americas is committed to continuous process improvement at all levels of the organization while creating an employee-empowered culture. This position is expected to lead in the continuous improvement of our processes and products to provide built in quality.

How to Apply


Glen Dimplex Americas offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, and we are continually striving to attract and retain the best talent available, building ongoing success for both our organization and our employees!


Our team members include people like you: enthusiastic, innovative, motivated and creative. If you are interested in joining our team or learning more about this opportunity, please apply now.


Glen Dimplex Americas is committed to fair and accessible employment practices.


We thank all applicants for their interest in Glen Dimpex Americas, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Vancouver, WA, USA