Quality Engineer

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Quality Engineering Job Number: Jt307132811 Compensation: 90000

Job Description

Title: Quality Engineer

Location: Lake Zurich, IL



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Hire Type:  Direct hire


Job Summary

The Quality Engineer is responsible for planning, coordinating and managing through completion, assigned projects to ensure the development and production of products meets customer and internal quality deliverables. Coordinate and lead investigations regarding customer complaints. 

 Job Duties:


  • Assists the Quality Manager in coordinating and executing objectives throughout the company in cooperation with other departments, to maximize product quality and operating system efficiency/effectiveness while minimizing cost
  • Identify and coordinate resolution of system inefficiencies that contribute to increased quality costs.
  • Coordinate and manage the execution of validations and creation of written protocols.
  • Coordinate and manage the execution of change control activities.
  • Assess results of Customer Complaint investigations and Corrective Actions for application, validity and conformance to FDA regulatory, QSR, ISO and Customer requirements.
  • Utilize CAPA problem solving techniques to reduce internal and external failures, selects sound techniques (FMEA, Design of Experiments, Cause and Effect, Flow Charts, SPC) to solve problems effectively, and assess results for application, validity and conformance to specifications.
  • Develop and analyze statistical data in relationship to assigned tasks to determine adequacy of present standards and establish proposed quality improvements, including analysis of current inspection methods and sample plans.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or related field.
  • 3+ years' of experience in a Quality position preferred.
  • Experience in the Medical Device industry preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to understand, read, write and speak English required.
  • Must have the ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and intermediate statistical (SPC) knowledge.
  • Six-sigma experience, training or certification preferred.
  • Intermediate level computer skills, including Microsoft Office applications required.
  •  SAP experience preferred.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information 

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