Quality Engineer, Electro-Optics
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 250 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy. Headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, SIG SAUER's workforce is located across eight locations in the United States. The tremendous growth of SIG SAUER has fueled outstanding opportunities for experienced professionals to join our team.
Responsibilities includes quality manufacturing, supplier quality, quality testing, quality training, and SSEO calibration program. Duties will include New Product Introduction (NPI) validation, creating test validation plans, reviewing work instructions, establishing inspection/sampling plans, investigating causes of nonconformance, implementing corrective actions, performing statistical analysis, conducts both internal audits and supplier assessments, and supports continuous improvement efforts.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
*Quality Engineering support within Design, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain as follows:
*Develops and initiates methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation, utilizing knowledge in engineering fields as needed. Support preparation of FAI, including identification of critical features with engineering and coordination with inspection to assure proper inspection techniques.
*Inspects assemblies and subassemblies, visually and with inspection equipment in accordance with applicable drawings and requirements.
*Reads and interprets drawings, specifications, procedures and inspection instruments.
*Capable to create test reports, sampling procedures, inspection instructions and data entry sheets.
*Reviews inspection data to assure integrity and provide data analysis, as needed. Communicates effectively with all departments, particularly Inspection, Assembly and Engineering, regarding problems and corrective action.
*Evaluates and dispositions non-conforming product during the MRB process. Analyzes data to establish trends in order to prioritize root cause and corrective action activities. Investigates and resolves part or process quality issues as part of a hands-on operations team. This includes communicating in both writing and verbally to customers (internal/external) and suppliers so they understand fundamentals of issues and resolutions.
*Applies problem solving techniques to help perform root cause analysis in the implementation of corrective action, and effectively works with team members of other disciplines to resolve issues with robust solutions.
*Helps the quality inspectors to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system. Implements methods and procedures for disposition of non-conforming material utilizing procedures.
*Supports quality training, manufacturing control plans, and inspection work instructions. Participates in continual improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S, Kaizen, lean methods, etc. Helps sustain training activities to build quality awareness.
*Analyze failures, coordinate/conduct failure analyses
*Team player working with Product Development teams to create test plans to validate design and reliability of optics
*Assist Quality Management in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality management system.
*Conducts audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audit finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventive actions. Analyze failure, corrective and preventive action to respond to auditing party. Ensure timely resolution of internal failure, corrective actions and preventive actions.
Education and/or Experience:
*Bachelor's degree in technical field, preferable Engineering (e.g, mechanical, manufacturing, industrial, electronics, optical, mechatronics) or equivalent experience.
*2 - 5+ years related experience and/or training
*Some quality tools/SIX SIGMA experience (FMEA, DOE, Gauge R&R, SPC, process capability analysis, etc.) preferred.
*Problem solving and root cause analysis understanding
*Ability to interpret drawings, including working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
*Familiarity with metrology concepts, basic equipment and inspection methods
*Awareness of statistical methods and applying statistical tools/techniques
*Intermediate to advance use of Excel or other statistical analysis program, working knowledge of other Microsoft Office programs
*Collaborative and effective team player and able to work with teams who are globally dispersed
*Attention to detail
*Able to travel domestically and internationally (~20%)
*Knowledge of any of the following stds is a plus: MIL-STD-810G, ISO 9001 / TS-16949.
*Agile/Oracle/SAP knowledge a plus
*ASQ CQE and/or Six Sigma Certification a plus
*Able to lift up to 25 pounds.
*Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.
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