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Quality Test Engineer (3rd Shift)

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Quality  |  ID: REQ-9571

Description

Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Quality Test Engineer (3rd Shift)

The Challenge

Provide Factory test support at startup and as needed daily for the entire factory to ensure test equipment is working properly and does not cause lost starts. This role leads Test Systems for 3rd shift operations.

What you will Do

  • Track overall test system performance on 3rd shift by measuring No Fault Found, Yield, test Cycle time for all testers.
  • Analyze 3rd shift test failures and work with PIE's and area repair operators to determine if the root cause of the failure is due to a part assembly issue, design, or test method, then own overseeing the corrective actions.  Communicate test changes with 3rd shift team. Solicit input for project ideas and issue resolutions. Communicate with Lead Test Engineer.
  • Work closely with Process Engineers and Maintenance personnel for repairs and improvements involving any quality test equipment or information equipment.  Advise EHS of any safety and/or ergonomic implications related to product testing.
  • Ensure PM processes are being followed including proper documentation and that all test equipment parts are available.
  • QIE for Final Assembly:
  • Maintain, analyze and correct issues Final Functional & WIFI test equipment (Leak/Flow transducers), hose connections, electrical connectors.
  • Maintain, analyze and correct issues with hermetically sealed system restriction, reverse valve test equipment.
  • Maintain, analyze and correct issues with Delta T & Model Marry testers.
  • Troubleshoot complex electronic controlled equipment.
  • Maintain ESD equipment & Calibration.
  • Provide technical leadership and advice for the shop and plant management pertaining to testing and test equipment for product acceptance.
  • Own all aspects of the Final Assembly testers including data analysis to drive yield, COQ and scrap metrics. Ensure MCI is followed on 3rd shift and audit the test process & the pass/fail limits. Drive immediate actions/projects to improve metrics.
  • Own calibration and PM for all test equipment and gages. Conduct Gage R&R's as needed.
  • Analyze SPC for key metrics per the MCP.  Monitor data trends and identify root cause if out of control and lead corrective actions.
  • Communicate hand-off between shifts ensuring seamless transition & status of projects.

What you need to Succeed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Electronics degree or comparable experience required.
  • Excellent project tracking, project management and detailed planning skills
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in manufacturing/operations
  • Proven ability to influence and drive change.
  • Solid verbal/written communication skills coupled with strong interpersonal skills
  • Advanced computer skills - high proficiency in Microsoft products (especially Excel) and ability to grasp new systems quickly.
  • High initiative, self-starter, proactive, dedicated, results oriented, a team player.
  • Early and/or late hours often required to work around the manufacturing schedule/ timing.
  • Some Limited travel required.
     

Preferred Qualifications

  • Electronics experience or experience in Electronics failure analysis.
  • BS Electrical Engineering
  • Experience & training in Lean manufacturing practices
  • Six Sigma training and experience
  • Prior experience in a union environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Quality assurance experience (SPC, trend analysis, root cause, poke-yoke)

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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