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Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: Solon, OH, US, 44139

Company: Swagelok Company

Position Summary:

Performs multiple assignments of moderate to complex scope with guidance from supervisor and other technical experts.  Evaluates, selects, and applies standard quality engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications.  Assignments have a clear and specific objective. Provides training of manufacturing personnel to convey quality requirements and methods.  This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of quality plans and quality specifications for new and existing products. 



Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

•  Develop and implement product quality assurance plans and specifications.

•  Assist in the development and implementation of process control plans for designated products.

•  Collect and assess statistical capability data to ensure compliance of products, processes and measurement systems to stated quality goals and initiate corrective action as necessary.

•  Assess compliance of control plans to stated quality goals and initiate corrective action as necessary.

•  Design and acquire gauges, measurement systems, and data collection systems.

•  Provide training in product quality requirements, process control tools, statistical methods, gage design, and problem solving to appropriate personnel.

•  Issue or modify quality related documents via DCN system.

•  Provide feedback and approval of documents included, but not limited to, technical bulletins, test procedures, test data analyses, preliminary catalog information, manufacturing drawings.

•  Conduct and report the results of internal process audits.

•  Complete periodic reporting of project status, as required.

•  Drive process improvements to reduce the risk of external escapes.  Engage production to proactively identify quality risks and drive improvements

•  Assist in development of Service group product family plans.

•  Lead and/or participate in PQP events. This includes defining customer requirements, completing SDA’s, completing process analyses, conducting process and gage studies, and conducting DMA’s.

•  Train others in use of PQP toolbox.

•  Work with support groups to develop improved gauging methods, improve machine capability, and adjust product requirements.

•  Work with Project and Manufacturing personnel to ensure the smooth implementation of process development work in to Value Stream operations.

•  Attend PQP CoP meetings.

•  Communicates progress through management updates and team meetings.

•  Act as a resource to evaluate nonconforming material conditions and provide approval recommendation.

•  Assess key performance indicators to identify opportunities for improvement and initiate disciplined problem solving.

•  Follow-up on corrective action responses and ensure implementation of appropriate problem resolution methods and verify effectiveness.

•  Assist internal suppliers, as necessary, to resolve production problems.

•  Evaluate customer requests for information (e.g., capability studies, state of compliance to potential customer specifications) and prepare formal responses.

•  Coordinate and analyze gauge R&Rs.

•  Design and analyze component capability study information on new processes or quality improvement efforts.

•  Participate in department meetings to provide input into the design and implementation of product quality planning systems and procedures.

•  Review testing parameters and process sample size calculations for appropriate functional requirements.

•  Assist internal and external suppliers, as necessary, to resolve production problems.

•  Provide reliability analysis and Weibull data calculations for project and product related issues.

•  Provide input into project contracts.

•  Develop and execute measurement systems for new products. Includes the coordination and analysis of gauge R&Rs.

•  Design and analyze component capability study information.

•  Complete necessary documentation to qualify appropriate suppliers as Ship-to-Stock.

•  Responsible for entire validation phase of new product development.



Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:



•  Four year degree in Technical Field

•  Maintains on-going education in related areas

•  2+ years of experience in manufacturing process design and development, quality planning, and/or quality control supervision

•  6-12 months ISO/QS9000 implementation and/or auditing

•  ISO 9000 awareness

•  Ability to solve moderate to complex problems and complete multiple projects, uses advanced problem-solving methods to make decisions

•  Applies proven technology independently

•  Strong oral and written communication including presentation and facilitation skills

•  Strong computer skills; including data evaluation and statistical process analysis skills

•  Excellent time management skills



•  BS in Engineering or Quality-related field

•  Advanced (DOE, Six Sigma) problem-solving experience


Critical Competencies:

•  Service Orientation

•  Organizational Awareness

•  Influence

•  Transparency

•  Adaptability

•  Self-Confidence

•  Optimism

•  Conflict Management

•  Teamwork and Collaboration

•  Accurate Self-Assessment


Working Conditions and/or Physical Requirements:

•  Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

•  Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

•  Ability to pass vision acuity test with or without reasonable accommodation. 


Swagelok is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants are selected without regard to race, ethnicity, creed, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law.


Swagelok will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008.


This job summary is intended to be brief and does not list all the duties for this position. Nothing in this job description should be construed as an express or implied contract of employment. Swagelok is an at-will employer, which means that either party is free to terminate the employment relationship at any time, without any advanced notice, for any reason or no reason.

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