Quality Engineer

Marion, North Carolina | Freelance | Job ID #62318 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a Manufacturing company, based in Marion North Carolina is seeking a Quality Engineer to join them onsite for a contract engagement. This position offers the potential to extend and possibly convert to a perm opportunity, however not guarenteed.

Promote Health & Safety:

  • Accountable for compliance with all Health and Safety federal, state, and local environmental and safety regulations
  • Promotes Safety at all times with a strong safety presence on the plant floor
  • Promotes an approach of doing the right thing both in internal and external interactions

Customer Support:

  • Accountable for reducing and avoiding customer complaints
  • Analyze failure at customer level
  • Visit customers to better understand their requirements and help solve their problems
  • Manage Teams to address serious issues using standard methodology such as 8D

Improve Processes:

  • Accountable for reducing the cost of poor quality
  • Determine cost of quality and develop project plans to reduce the cost
  • Ensure control plans derived from PFMEA are implemented, results analyzed, and improvement actions drawn up
  • Assess the capability of the processes to meet the customers’ requirements
  • Promote the use of six sigma as a tool for analysis and process improvement

Implementation of New Products:

  • Take accountability for implementation of Coats Industrialization Development Plan (CIDP) for new products introduced in either plant, working closely with Global Quality Team
  • Manufacturing background
  • Experience of working in the quality function of a Tier 1 supplier to the automotive or aerospace industry
  • Experience of working in industries supplying the automotive or aerospace industries with either textile or composite products
  • Advanced interpersonal relationship skills at a variety of levels and greatly differing social and business settings.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Strong project management capability
  • Demonstrated ability to focus on and achieve objectives in a timely manner
  • Extensive knowledge of Lean Six Sigma manufacturing tools


  • MBA
  • Textile Engineering background
  • Industrial Engineering background
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Knowledge of SAP

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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