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Quality Engineer

Date: Mar 27, 2021

Location: Southbridge, MA, US

Company: SCHOTT AG

International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • more than 16,000 employees in 34 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow


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Quality Engineer

Our Business Unit Lighting and Imaging offers challenging lighting and image transmission solutions for applications in the markets of automotive, aviation, medical devices, as well as industrial and safety engineering. With production units in Europe, North-America and the worldwide SCHOTT sales organization Lighting and Imaging is a leading supplier for fiber optic components.

Your Tasks

  • Provides the QA engineering resources to maintain and improve both the process and product quality for customers and suppliers.
  • Reviews customer requests for quotation for requirements, standards, special inspection gauging requirements, and completeness of specifications.
  • Works with Sales & Marketing and customer to resolve unclear/conflicting specifications.
  • Correlates in-house and customer measurements.
  • Audits processes and product.
  • Communicates with customers on quality matters and interfaces with customers during audits and visits.
  • Determines process and machine capabilities for use in quoting customer orders and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Determines accuracy and applicability of measurements.
  • Obtains/develops equipment and methods for measurements.
  • Supports the Mexico plant on all quality issues, including returns.
  • Studies processes and installs appropriate data collection techniques for process/product control.
  • Documents departmental and work procedures.
  • Assists in the training of individuals in methods and procedures.
  • Determines root causes in cooperation with Engineering, R&D, and Manufacturing.
  • Supports incoming inspection and communicates with suppliers regarding SCARS and other issues.

Your Profile

  • B. S. in Optical, Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical or Electrical Engineering, or simillar discipline.
  • Required: Two years related experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Preferred: Five or more years related experience in an optical manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of print and specification interpretation.
  • Hands on experience measuring with various gages and tools.
  • Working knowledge of SPC, Design of Experiments, Gage Design, and Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility Studies.
  • Experience in product and process audits.
  • Experience in following / maintaining an ISO 9001, 13485 , AS9100 Quality Management System
  • Effective communication skills: listening, writing, speaking and oral presentations.
  • Due to the nature of work performed at our facility, U.S. Person status is required.

Your Benefits

  • Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team.
  • You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future.

SCHOTT North America, Inc. and SCHOTT Gemtron Corporation are both Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

SCHOTT’s inclusion philosophy promotes equal employment opportunity throughout the organization. Any form of unlawful employee harassment is prohibited.

SCHOTT endeavors to make our careers website accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our careers website, please contact info@us.schott.com. Any inquiries regarding employment application status, resume submittal, open positions and any other general inquiries will not receive a response.

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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