Quality Assurance Specialist
Develops and implements standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation, utilizing knowledge in engineering fields, such as chemical, computer, electrical, or mechanical. Devises sampling procedures, and designs and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data. Excludes paraprofessional positions. Establishes program to evaluate analytical testing, equipment, facilities, precision measurements, accuracy measurements, and performance testing. Develops and implements methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material, and devises methods to assess cost and responsibility. Directs workers engaged in measuring, testing, and tabulating data concerning quality and reliability. Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities. Specializes in areas of quality control engineering, such as design, incoming material, process control, product evaluation, systems performance, hardware performance, product reliability, inventory control, metrology, automated testing, software, research and development, and administrative application.
"Interface with Customer and/or suppliers with respect to product quality activities (i.e. APQP, PPAP, 0km and Warranty Returns);
Works with design engineers and sometimes customer in early program stages to decide upon necessary levels of testing or to make recommendations on use of certain components which will enhance product quality or reliability."
Plans and/or modifies validation tests of products or their components. May direct the work of technicians in running quality tests. May plan the method(s) or test(s) to be used in qualifying a component and/or ensuring the reliability of a final product, qualifying a component and/or ensuring the reliability of a final product.
"Represents Plant Quality during product development and introduction and participates in all phases of design review process, making contributions which will enhance the quality of components and/or the reliability of the final product;
Drives Yield, DPMO improvement activities for manufacturing line;
Identifies and documents projects in A3, 8D, 5P, 7-step, or other required formats for review with Customers, engineering and management;
Drives scrap performance improvement and management;"
"Acts in close cooperation with the QMP, responsibility sharing with QMP depends on project phase;
Releases product and prototype deliveries to internal and external Customer after G90"
"Works with design engineers and sometimes customer in early program stages to decide upon necessary levels of testing or which components which will enhance product quality or reliability;
Utilizes advanced problem-solving tools and processes to reduce manufacturing defects"
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