Senior Quality Engineer

Wauconda, IL 60047

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Quality Engineering Job Number: Ss75700634 Compensation: $80000-100000 / year

Job Description

Title: Sr. Quality Engineer  
$$ 85-100k 
Location: Near Wauconda, IL 
Type of Co: Manufacturer of Carbon Steel Products 
 Hire Type: Direct Hire
Job Duties:
  • Assess technical data and deviations to ensure compliance with established quality standards and specifications.
  • Collaborate seamlessly across departments to handle quality inquiries and efficiently resolve issues that may arise during the production process.
  • Coordinate the preparation and compilation of Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) documentation to facilitate seamless product launches.
  • Engage directly with customers to address inquiries, complaints, and certification requirements, utilizing the 8D (8 Disciplines) process as necessary to ensure effective problem-solving and continuous improvement.
  • Provide essential support to the quality inspection team to maintain and enhance product quality throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Take charge of internal investigations into incidents and in-house rejections, developing comprehensive corrective action plans to address root causes.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field.
  • Preferred experience in quality within the medical, automotive, or aerospace industry 

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.

Meet Your Recruiter

Erik Butzen
Technical Recruiter

Erik Butzen is a skilled and compassionate Senior Recruiter passionate about empowering individuals to advance in their careers. With two years of dedicated service at Sterling, Erik has already significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition efforts.

Having honed his expertise over five years in the field of recruiting, Erik possesses a deep understanding of the industry's intricacies. His journey began with the desire to assist individuals in finding opportunities that would propel their professional growth forward.

As a Senior Recruiter, Erik takes great pride in his ability to help people make meaningful advancements in their careers. Whether it's guiding a candidate through the interview process, providing valuable insights into the job market, or matching the right talent with the perfect role, Erik is committed to positively impacting the lives of those he interacts with.

One of Erik's most valuable pieces of advice to both hiring managers and fellow recruiters is to ask a lot of questions. Understanding the needs and expectations of both candidates and employers is essential to finding the best fit for both parties.

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