Quality Engineer
Posted on 3/21/2023

10,001+ employees

Innovative water solutions
Company Overview
Xylem helps consumers solve water. The company works to bring clean water, sanitation and hygiene education to schools and communities in emerging markets, and respond with water solutions when disaster strikes around the globe
DuBois, PA, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or related field or equivalent experience
  • Quality ASQ certification a plus
  • 4+ years' work experience in Quality and/or manufacturing environments
  • Ability to read, edit, modify, approve, and release mechanical drawings and specifications
  • Demonstrated strong partnering skills with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of ISO procedures, ASTM Standards, and Quality Management Systems
  • Knowledge of fundamental quality topics and metrics (ex: APQP, PPAP, SPC, 8D Methodology, and Process Capabilities)
  • Experience using and implementing Lean Manufacturing principles; problem solving techniques, 5S, value stream mapping, business process improvement mapping, first pass yield, lost time analysis, etc
  • Ability to provide informative and professional assistance when working with suppliers, customers, and co-workers
  • Demonstration of excellent written and oral communication skills with the flexibility and ability to work across functional areas and at various organizational levels
  • Ability to prioritize numerous responsibilities and multi-task to develop and produce accurate, professional and error-free documentation in a timely manner achieving due dates
  • Demonstration of excellent leadership skills
  • Ability and willingness to mentor and coach others nurturing a culture rich in the effective use of quality tools and practices that provide consistent results and outstanding process quality
  • Willing to travel up to 20% to customers, meter shops, and/or suppliers domestically and worldwide for problem solving, auditing, and new product development activities
  • Gain a detailed understanding of a specific Sensus' product design, including materials and manufacturing requirements while working in cross functional teams
  • Develop and implement documentation to support APQP processes; including but not limited to Process Flow, PFMEA's, Control Plans, Inspection Plans, and data collection formats
  • Perform and Analyze Gage Repeatability and Reproducibility studies (Gage R&R) through techniques such as Minitab or Excel workbooks
  • Facilitate Root Cause Analysis through various problem-solving tools and techniques on internal concerns or external customer concerns/returns
  • Submit document change request for improvements while periodically auditing for effectiveness and sustainability
  • Manage supplier performance by developing and implementing supplier Quality Control strategies through APQP activities and supplier PPAP's and/or annual layouts
  • Implement risk analysis processes (ex: Correlation or Target meters) and documentation to identify and remediate potential quality issues
  • Issue and manage CAR's to internal and external suppliers for non-conforming defective product through Helix software
  • Participate in supplier credit process for non-conforming defective product returns
  • Support Procurement and Commodity Managers in identifying potential supplier risks and perform trade-off analysis
  • Train suppliers on vendor management programs; APQP/PPAP's, supplier rating program, and/or scorecards
  • Assist with internal programs to identify and qualify suppliers that meet engineering requirements, procurement priorities, and characteristics (ex: incoming inspections)
  • Participate in Watermark, corporate social responsibility program working in local communities to support environmental and volunteer services to our regions