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Senior Manufacturing Quality Engineer - Test Systems

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Quality  |  ID: REQ-13101


Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Senior Manufacturing Quality Engineer - Test Systems

The Challenge

The Senior Manufacturing Quality Engineer – Test Systems is responsible for ensuring the dish products are being assembled and tested according to the established product design and process controls. The candidate will be primarily responsible for the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) of the user interface test system and the functional testing areas. A strong candidate will be capable of identifying, correcting, and preventing nonconforming testing events on the designated production line.

What you will Do

Collaborate with factory operations to achieve and exceed product quality targets for: first pass yield (FPY), scrap, SCR, and other cost of quality (COQ) metrics

  • Analyze Test Loop results data and lead corrective actions necessary to maintain FPY

  • Provide technical ownership to govern product conformity and where necessary, facilitate component and finished product containment activities

  • Communicate containment or corrective actions to subsequent production shift(s)

  • Execute continuous improvement projects through waste elimination, predictive maintenance, and downtime reduction

  • Support workstation documentation process by creating, updating, and maintaining Manufacturing Control Plans (MCPs), Manufacturing Control Instructions (MCIs), Visual Aids, and Quality Alerts as needed.

What you need to Succeed

Position Requirements

  • Experience with manufacturing quality/ quality improvement projects and/or process improvement in a fast-paced, high volume manufacturing environment

  • Exposure to Lean manufacturing principles

  • Ability to work in large cross-functional teams that span multiple organizational levels

  • Strong verbal and nonverbal communication skills – will be expected to conduct strong coordination with adjacent shifts and provide report outs (written or verbal) to organizational leadership

  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of cross-functional program deliverables and ability to drive decisions based on the overall benefit to the company

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or related discipline OR equivalent 5 years’ of demonstrated success in manufacturing quality disciplines

  • Experience with manufacturing quality/NPI quality projects and process improvement

  • Experience interpreting data to solve problems

  • Demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement in a manufacturing environment

  • Computer literate and skilled in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Minitab, and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications

  • Six Sigma Certified

  • Quality Leadership experience

  • Lean Manufacturing experience

  • Experience in appliance or similar high-volume manufacturing processes

  • Familiarity with regulatory or notified bodies for quality management systems: Eg. ISO, TUV, etc.

Working Conditions

  • High-volume manufacturing environment.

  • This environment requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, work boots, and hardhats.

  • These roles will require frequent walking in a manufacturing plant environment.

  • Travel will be limited but trips to other manufacturing locations may be scheduled

  • This position will be in AP3 - Louisville, KY.

  • Hours & Weekends: Working off-shift and weekends may be required.

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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