Kennametal, Inc Sr Quality Engineer in Grove City, Ohio
Sr Quality Engineer Location: Orwell, OH, US REQ ID: 43189 With over 80 years as an industrial technology leader, Kennametal Inc. delivers productivity to customers through materials science, tooling and wear-resistant solutions. Customers across aerospace, earthworks, energy, general engineering and transportation turn to Kennametal to help them manufacture with precision and efficiency. Every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated \$2 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022. Learn more at . Follow \@Kennametal: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. Job Title: Sr. Quality Engineer Location: Orwell, OH Job Summary and Mission: Kennametal is seeking a Senior Quality Engineer responsible for contributing to the quality team. This person will focus on leading quality improvement efforts, managing quality systems, responding to customer concerns, and providing plant floor quality support. Key Job Responsibilities: Lead and coordinate quality improvement efforts for targeted business metrics. Analyze product and process data to support improvement efforts. Coordinate with Sales, Engineering, and Production to resolve customer complaints. Facilitate and promote the use of appropriate problem-solving techniques for root cause analysis and successful corrective action. Resolve quality issues by identifying problems, examining solution options, implementing action plans, and providing resources. Perform duties in accordance with quality system requirements as the voice of Kennametal\'s customers. Provide support for updating, auditing, and maintaining the ISO Quality Management System. Disposition non-conforming products and recommend containment and corrective actions. Coordinate with Engineering, Sales, Customers, and support personnel to interpret and apply quality acceptance criteria. Establish and maintain Process Control Plans. Assist in development and application of product quality criteria. Provide technical assistance to develop and improve inspection methods. Participate in the development of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA). Support & Lead PPAP efforts for product launches to meet customer requirements Experience: Bachelor\'s degree required, Engineering or Technical degree preferred. Equivalent industry experience will be considered. Proven track record of leading quality improvements in a manufacturing environment. A hands-on approach is necessary for success in this position. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills and experience in structured problem solving (example A3, 8D, DMAIC). Knowledgeable in the use of statistical methods for process management, problem solving and continuous improvement. MSA/GR&R, SPC, Hypothesis testing, capability analysis, DOE (design of experiments). Minitab experience a plus. Experience managing a certified quality management system (e.g. IATF, ISO). Internal or external auditing experience is a plus. Exceptional mechanical aptitude is required. Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt or Greenbelt certification preferred. MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) experience required. SAP experience a plus Certified Quality Engineer (CQE-ASQ) is a plus. Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Materials Science, Six Sigma, Quality Engineer, Senior Quality Engineer, Science, Management, Engineering Equal Opportunity Employer--minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.