3rd Shift - Quality Engineer - Senior

Cummins

4.3

Whitakers, NC

Why you should apply for a job to Cummins:

  • 4.3/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.8/5 in supportive management

  • 82% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 85% would recommend this company to other women

  • 97% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Annual merit and profit sharing based on individual and company performance.

  • More than 150 employee resource groups (ERGs) worldwide provide opportunities for leadership training and professional development.

  • 55% of Cummins’ Executive Team, made up of leaders guiding company strategy, is made up of women.

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    Position summary

    We are looking for a talented 3rd Shift – Quality Engineer - Senior to join our team specializing in Quality for our Engine Business Segment in Rocky Mount, NC.

    In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

    • Applies the principles of product quality planning, evaluation, and control in support of the manufacturing and installation operations of the organization.
    • Responsible for applicable systems related to plant customer issues such as corrective action requests, supplier corrective action requests, nonconforming material reports, etc.
    • Leads containment activities.
    • Facilitates continuous improvement quality activities to reduce the potential for defects, and ensures continual improvement in process and product design.
    • Ensures products and process development meet quality standards.
    • Identifies problems, prioritizes actions, leads or participates in Six Sigma projects.
      Participates in change management activities by verifying products and processes, developing key measures, analyzing data for decision support, and presenting results to plant leadership.
    • Leads audits of processes and quality systems.
    • Works with purchasing to improve the quality of purchased parts.
    • Serves as a quality technical resource to other functional areas.
    • May coach and mentor less experienced quality engineers.

    To be successful in this role you will need the following:

    Skills

    • Production Part Approval Process - Coordinates the level of submission of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) activities and information related to the introduction of new or changed products and processes; dispositions the product’s readiness for production in accordance with the Production Parts Approval Process (PPAP) and APQP provisions of Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) manuals and Cummins procedures in order to meet supplier and customer requirements.

    • Statistical Foundations - Applies statistical tools and technique to influence decision making; leverages understanding of data collection methods, key statistics, graphical and analytical methods to describe process performance, gain insights and drive improvement action

    • Ensures accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

    • Drives engagement - Creating a climate where people are motivated to do their best to help the organization achieve its objectives.

    • Supplier Quality Management - Leads all aspects of supplier quality management; helps develop strategy and collaborative supplier partnerships; identifies supplier innovation capabilities; contributes to supplier audit and certification process; tracks supplier performance metrics and acts to quickly resolve issues to improve supplier quality performance.

    • Problem Solving - Solves problems using a systematic analysis process by leveraging industry standard methodologies to create problem traceability and protect the customer; determines the assignable cause; implements robust, data-based solutions; identifies the systemic root causes and recommended actions to prevent problem reoccurrence.

    • Advanced Product Quality Planning - Leads the technical quality planning and ensures customer satisfaction through structured and measurable processes as defined by industry standard.

    • Measurement Science - Analyzes measurement processes throughout the relevant traceability chain to identify and quantify sources of measurement uncertainty relevant to the appropriate applied measurement science, “Metrology” e.g. Chemical, Dimensional, Electrical, Mechanical, Optical and Radiation and Physical.

    • Quality System Management - Guides in the practice and application of quality management system standards required by international certification bodies, industry specific regulatory authorities and customer's contractually specified requirements.

    • Project Management - Establishes and maintains the balance of scope, schedule and resources for a temporary effort (a "project").

    • Quality Process Management - Applies and manages methods (e.g. SPC, Capability studies, Layered Process Audit, inspection, test) to ensure quality of Cummins products, processes, and services.

    • Manages conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise.

    • Customer focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

    Compensation and Benefits

    Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

    Cummins and E-verify

    At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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    About the company

    Industry: Industrial: Equipment Manufacturing

    Cummins is a Fortune 150 global power technology leader that designs, engineers, manufactures, distributes and services engines and related technologies. Headquartered just outside Indianapolis in Columbus, Indiana, we believe in providing global opportunities to develop your career, make your community a better place and make meaningful contributions. We work with today’s most innovative ...

    Why you should apply for a job to Cummins:

  • 4.3/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.8/5 in supportive management

  • 82% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 85% would recommend this company to other women

  • 97% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Annual merit and profit sharing based on individual and company performance.

  • More than 150 employee resource groups (ERGs) worldwide provide opportunities for leadership training and professional development.

  • 55% of Cummins’ Executive Team, made up of leaders guiding company strategy, is made up of women.