Quality Engineering Technician

Job Title: Quality Engineering Technician

Reports to: Sr. Quality Engineer

Department: Quality

Location: Marinette, WI

Status: Full Time

Classification: Non-Exempt

General Summary:

Assists in the administration of Winsert's Quality Management System by utilizing standard problem solving processes that are data driven, results oriented, and customer focused. 

Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Assist with APQP activities for all products in the prototype, pre-launch, and production phases of manufacturing.

  • Update and maintain SPC database.

  • Assist training on and implementation of Statistical Process Control (SPC), Root Causes Analysis, Gauging Techniques, Quality Tools, etc.

  • Assist/perform MSA gage studies, Process Capabilities Studies, PPAP assignments.

  • Prepare customer layouts (ballooning prints & preparing folders).

  • Assist new product development and prototype activities.

  • Create and modify 1st piece checksheets.

  • Support various gage programming activities (CMM, Formscan, etc…).


Secondary Job Functions:

  • Assist Six Sigma Quality Projects and Lean, Kaizen Continuous Improvement Projects and statistical problem solving.

  • Monitor process capability that meets customers’ requirements (1.33 Cpk Minimum; 1.67 Cpk preferred.).

  • Assist with corrective action activities for both internal and external customers.

  • Assist a positive trend in scrap reduction activities.

  • Investigate alternative methods of gauging for the new demands on tighter tolerances.

  • Internal Auditing.

  • Layered auditing.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent time management skills, problem-solving skills, and the ability to multi-task.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills - ability to communicate with all levels of authority.

  • Computer skills – Mini Tab, MS Project, Excel, TCM, Word, Solid Works, Calypso, Reporting Programs, Data Analysis, etc…

  • Leadership – ability to train and assist other personnel.

  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements with limited interruption or normal work flow.

  • Math skills (conversions, geometry, & general).

  • Blue print interpretation.

  • GD & T interpretation.

  • Ability to comprehend industry standards (i.e. DIN, ISO, ASTM, ect…).

  • Must get along with others.


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to actively move through office space to work with staff.

  • Vision must be correctable to allow reading/viewing of documents and computer screen.

  • Hearing must be correctable to allow understanding of instructions and communication with others.

  • Mobility and coordination must allow for required tasks to be completed


Education and Experience:

  • 5 years’ experience manufacturing plus 3 years QA department support activities.

  • Experience with 8-D Discipline Correction Action, APQP, PPAP, FMEA, Control Plans, and Six Sigma, Lean, Statistical Process Control, Mini Tab Software.

  • Two year technical degree in quality/engineering or equivalent ASQ Certification or equivalent work experience & skills.

  • Background in IATF 16949 or ISO 9001 compliance.

Winsert is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate with regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, handicap or disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law.  We also provide reasonable accommodations to disabled individuals who can otherwise perform their essential job functions.