Reference : 584956

Quality Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United States NIAGARA FALLS
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 02/12/2021

Position description


Provide quality engineering support for commercial production, prototype production, quoting, operational process control and inspection programs related to contract and customer specifications. Lead and provide analytical, process capability, coordinate measuring machine, computer aided inspection data to support customer requirements and troubleshooting problems. Provide supervision and coaching support to the quality and plant operators for measuring techniques and completion of required documentation.


 The QE provides basic understanding of engineering principles to assure the technical effectiveness of required inspection functions meet customer requirements/contracts and process requirements utilizing inspection tools, gages, NDE (Non-Destructive Evaluation), CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine), computer aided inspection technology and/or statistical analysis software. This individual will support and assist in the administration of the ISO certified Quality Management System. Specific functions include specifying and purchasing inspection instruments, developing inspection documentation, material testing & analysis, process auditing, NCMR dispositioning (Non-Conforming Material Reporting), corrective/preventive action reporting, process data and capability studies including training of personnel


Ceramics or Materials Engineering, Industrial Engineering - Required


2-4 Years’ experience working in a QA Manufacturing environment such as Manufacturing, refractory, glass, metals or plastics


Minimum Level II NDE certification or experience desired in penetrant inspection. Attaining Level II & III certification available with in house training to assure product requirements and resources are qualified to inspect


Sampling theory, statistical testing, material testing, quality data reporting, and project work. Important to the position is the familiarity with inspection processes, devices, non-destructive testing techniques, CMM, computer aided inspection technology, data collection and strong computer skills.

Additional Requirements

Responsible for leading and directing operational and QC resources including leading problem solving teams


Must demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels, and must influence others having no apparent authority


Must demonstrate the ability to solve problems absent clear guidelines or protocols in a dynamic environment

Who are we ?

Saint-Gobain Industrial Ceramics is a worldwide manufacturer of high temperature specialised refractory materials. Our products are manufactured for the Ceramics, Metallurgy, Foundry, Chemical, Petrochemical, Power Generation, Waste Processing and Glass Making Industries. We specialise in products ranging from refractory bricks, tiles and blocks to mortar, cements, ramming and gunnable monolithics  and trowelling mixes to low mass kiln furniture systems.

Legal Statement

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