Zippo Manufacturing Company is currently seeking a qualified applicant for a full time salaried opportunity in our Engineering and Manufacturing Division for a Quality Engineer.
The primary function of this position is to ensure that the quality of all parts produced meet or exceed all expectations. The successful candidate must quickly and effectively take action when non-conformances are discovered, and must maintain the most recent interpretations of the quality system requirements, therefore ensuring documented practices meet the true interpretation of quality management system standards. Duties not limited to the list below.
Collaborate with quality and engineering personnel to determine critical part features and review manufacturability of design.
Make recommendations to modify part specifications and tolerances as necessary to support cost effective production.
Provide engineering support to operations ensuring consistent application of quality techniques.
Determine when process stability and capability studies should be performed on existing processes. Review and analyze results. Recommend changes to processes based upon findings and perform follow up to verify effectiveness.
Maintain Control Plans and FMEA's throughout the life of the part.
Exceptional mechanical aptitude.
Proven track record of driving continuous quality improvement in a manufacturing environment.
Customer quality assurance experience.
Previous audit experience.
The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Preferably, equivalent experience in Manufacturing or Mechanical related field. Other requirements include 5 to 7 years’ experience managing a certified quality management system, and knowledge of AX operating system.
Zippo offers competitive pay and excellent benefits. Please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements.
Celebrating 85 years of business in Bradford, Pennsylvania, Zippo is one of the most recognized brands in the world, and has produced more than 500 million windproof lighters, each backed by an unparalleled lifetime guarantee.
Born from Zippo's legacy of fire, durability and reliability, Zippo offers a full line of products designed to enhance the outdoor experience. Zippo offers the performan...ce consumers expect while establishing a new standard for quality that sets the brand apart in the marketplace. With products for flame, cooking and comfort, Zippo outdoor products are engineered to exceed and provide an outdoor experience that is unmistakably Zippo. In addition to the classic Zippo lighter, Zippo also markets candle lighters, utility lighters, men's apparel and accessories, as well as outdoor products.
Zippo owns W.R. Case and Sons Cutlery Company and the Ronson U.S.A. brand in addition to Zippo U.K., Zippo Germany, Zippo SAS, and Zippo China. Zippo products are distributed in more than 160 countries.