Engineering and Design
United States, Indiana, Indianapolis
The Quality Engineer is responsible for improving product quality in one or more value streams by working with Design, Manufacturing, and other functions to identify sources of variation and defects and develop preventative controls; by leading the development and implementation of quality processes; improving production efficiency and bottom-line results through participation in manufacturing improvement projects; and ensuring products meet all internal and customer specifications.
- Lead cross-functional problem-solving including Engineering and Manufacturing by using disciplined methods such as A3s and 8D’s
- Coach and mentor production personnel in the usage of problem-solving and core quality tools
- Serve as a core member of product development teams to design quality controls, error-proofing, and reliance on data-based decision-making.
- Responsible for metrology including calibration for the Indianapolis factory
- Develop and define process control requirements and measurement systems; create and improve control plans
- Work closely with Production Supervisors and Leads, auditing processes and ensuring compliance to defined methods and standards; monitor and track process performance
- Perform occasional inspection of material and parts
- May perform other duties as assigned
- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field
- Experience with structured problem-solving methodologies, such as 8D or A3, is required
- Demonstrated statistical analysis skills, such as Six Sigma Black Belt certification, are required
- Minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing factory environment
- Working knowledge of Metrology including CMM experience is required
- Hands-on collaborative approach with plant floor operations team with patience to train and coach a team
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with a wide range of functions
- Strong working knowledge of GD&T
- Results-oriented with a strong sense of personal responsibility
- Experience working in a Lean environment is a plus, with demonstrated Continuous Improvement skills
- Composites experience a plus
- Ability to travel internationally on occasion
SRAM LLC is one of the world's largest suppliers of components to the bike industry. Established in Chicago in 1987, SRAM continues to promote cycling through its products, its advocacy, and its employees who are dedicated to improving the cycling experience. Today, SRAM employs more than 4,500+ employees, in 20+ locations, across 9+ countries. SRAM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.