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Swagelok Job Posting Description

Position Summary:


If you are passionate about manufacturing processes and driving quality practices that protect the customer while maximizing operational performance, apply here! Swagelok is seeking to hire a technology-minded professional with a strong background in the application of quality control fundamentals: statistical assessment and control techniques, experimental design, measurement methods, drawing interpretation, problem solving, etc. This is an opportunity to exercise expertise to drive transformational improvements in a dynamically growing manufacturing environment. Join a team where safety, quality, and respect for the individual are the foundational elements of everything we do for our customers and community!



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.

•    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 

•    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.

•    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 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.  

•    Maintain on-going education in related areas

•    General knowledge of quality planning and control.  

•    Ability to solve 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.  

•    Excellent time management skills. 


•    BS in Engineering or Quality related field preferred.

•    Manufacturing experience and advanced (DOE, Six Sigma) problem-solving skills preferred.

•    American Society for Quality (ASQ) or similar pertinent industry certifications (CQE, Six Sigma Black Belt, etc.)


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.

•     Must be able to pass pre-employment and annual Vision Acuity tests


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. 

Looking to take the next step in your career with a company that invests in its people? Whether you’re just starting out or experienced, join us today!​

Right Fit.​

75 years of operating with a no-layoff philosophy​

Full benefits, including employee stock ownership program, from day one​

Culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion​

11-time NorthCoast 99 top workplace​

Right Here.​

One of the largest hourly employers in Northeast Ohio​

Locally based, globally strong company​

Clean, safety-first environment​

Right Now.​

We’re a leading manufacturer of tube fittings and valves. Come grow with us.​

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland