Quality Engineer

Catalyst Recruiting Inc.

Quality Engineer

Santa Barbara, CA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    <p> </p><p><strong>Quality Assurance Manager</strong></p><p>Santa Barbara, CA</p><p> </p><p>A manufacturer of high-end electromechanical/electromagnetic devices is looking for a quality manager (or engineer) to work through their organization – from supplier to product delivery – to manage the quality system. Their products are delivered all over the world. </p><p> </p><p>The person, working with engineering, operations and sales, will manage a small team, managing the quality of incoming materials/parts, the entire manufacturing process, and the quality of the product. </p><p> </p><p>There is some training, so an expert in this field is not needed. Just someone knowing precision manufacturing in a electrical parts, acoustics, speakers, infotainment and similar. </p><p> </p><p><strong>Bilingual English/Spanish is a HUGE plus!!!!</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>Some specifics:</strong></p><p> </p><ol><li>Develop and maintain a sustainable quality system from bottom up. People in the organization do care about their product. However, consistent quality systems are needed for success<p> </p></li><li>Manage a team of 5 in supplier, production/manufacturing, and final product quality areas<p> </p></li><li>Using formal root cause analysis, “root out” offending areas or components of the system that might cause quality issues and address the people, parts or system<p> </p></li><li>Working with your team (and other teams in the plant) to propose quantitatively supported solutions for issues. Then follow-through.<p> </p></li><li>Work via meticulous data collection, analysis, etc, to have a foundation for quality work</li></ol><p> </p><p><strong>Experience/skills/education</strong></p><p> </p><ol><li>Probably needs an appropriate degree in a technical field like engineering. <p> </p></li><li>2+. Years in quality engineering in a technical and precision manufacturing field<p> </p></li><li><strong>Bilingual English/Spanish</strong> – at least enough to work with a workforce with a lot of Spanish-speakers – is an outstanding ability! <p> </p></li><li>Meticulous, personable, and problem-solving type<p> </p></li><li>A nice person! No people that are grouchy, authoritarian, wishy-washy, or responsibility dodging weasels and would go well on the program “The Office”. <p> </p></li><li>Able to work in the U.S. legally. Someone eligible for a NAFTA/TN visa (i.e. citizen of Mexico) can probably be considered eligible for this position. Otherwise, person must be legally able to work in the U.S. without other visas. </li></ol><p> </p><p>Salary range is $80,000 - $110,000, bonus, benefits</p><p> </p><p></p><p></p>