Quality Engineer - (APQP) Advance Product Quality Planning 


The role of the APQP Quality Engineer is to support the Pre-Production Engineering team to clearly understand customers’ expectations and translate them into robust Quality processes to hand off clear / robust part expectation to manufacturing ensuring Quality parts are made in a safe, productive and efficient environment and method.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Responsible for customer print and specification review to assure we can be successful in meeting the customers’ Quality expectations
  • Communicate with customer potential Quality issues to get resolution
  • Attend all Engineering kick-off and status meetings
  • Define and obtain any special gaging required to support the Quality Plan
  • Establish robust Quality Plans for new products
  • Establish PPAP’s and any other customer required qualification packages
  • Generate Deviations for submission to customer
  • Statistical Analysis, Capability Studies and PPAP Generation
  • Print revision reviews (CFD) and system updates from review
  • Review of part layouts with Engineering to define path forward of discrepant dimensions
  • Internal Auditing to ISO9001 and ISO13485 Standards.
  • Implement fail safes to prevent scrap and rejects
  • Oversee the Gage Calibration / System
  • Participate in Troubleshooting and Problem-Solving Teams

Other duties:

  • As directed by the Quality Assurance Manager

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of Injection Molding and Manufacturing
  • Knowledge and ability to implement Lean Manufacturing Tools
  • Blueprint Reading & GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance)
  • Experienced in use of all measurement equipment.
  • SPC (Statistical Process Control)
  • Understanding of PPAP Requirements
  • Computer Literacy using Word, Excel, ect.
  • Good Communication Skills

Reports To:
Quality Assurance Manager
Work Environment: Quality Lab
Physical Requirements: Minimal lifting, normally less than 25 lbs.
Educational Requirement: High School Diploma and Quality Engineering Certification

Send resumes to: lmr@empireprecision.com