Flowserve Corporation QA Engineer in Lynchburg, Virginia
Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.
Responsible for the development, application, interpretation, and maintenance of quality standards necessary to assure the production of the highest quality Flowserve products and the compliance with industry code and/or standard. Develop and initiate methods and procedures for inspection, testing and evaluation of process quality. Develop, define, report the results of quality data. Develop and implement procedures for dispositioning and determining root cause of discrepant material. Evaluate quality data trends for the implementation of cost and process improvement. Research and develop reliability data. Evaluate the acceptability of suppliers that provide raw material or products.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
While under the general direction of the Manager – Quality Assurance with defined departmental objectives and goals be capable of working independently in the planning and accomplishment of the following duties and responsibilities:
Recommend, acquire, and install computer software to assist in the quality control and assurance functions.
Liaison with manufacturing and inspectors while assisting them in the performance of their function.
Liaison with other Flowserve departments personnel in the performance of quality assurance audits, inspections, and problem solving.
Evaluate the need for programmatic improvements, identify problems, determine root cause and recommend and or implement appropriate corrective actions.
Participate in internal and external audits, including supplier source evaluations, product and process audits.
Perform and coordinate record reviews, information retrieval, and inspection results data input and analysis in the evaluation of quality program compliance and product quality and reliability.
Participates in the review of customer contracts in assuring the compliance with the contractual requirements.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He/She will be required to follow any other instructions upon the request of his/her supervisor.
BS/MS degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Industrial Engineering and/or equivalent training and experience.
Minimum of 2-5 years of experience as a Quality Engineer (Preferred).
Basic understanding of ISO 9000 Quality Systems.
8D, Pareto Analysis and any other problem solving techniques.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong proactive approach to identifying and solving quality issues.
Microsoft Office proficiency.
Basic knowledge of electronics and trouble- shooting electronics.
Statistical process control knowledge.
Six Sigma Analytical techniques.
Primary Posting Location:
Lynchburg, Virginia US
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