Quality Engineer -Customer Projects

Job Description

Position Overview

Analyzes customer order documentation and specifications to identify unique requirements and quality deliverables.  Works directly with the Project Management, Engineering, Supplier Quality, Purchasing, and, in some cases, Suppliers, to plan, develop and implement a strategy and documentation to ensure delivered material and final drive product meets project requirements.  QMiP will provide direct customer support for developing, tracking, and approving project quality plans and inspection and test plans, and will support witness test activities, and project specific customer visits/audits.  Participates in / supports 8D root cause analysis / continual improvement activities to improve product reliability and reduce nonconformance costs.






  • Identify customer quality requirements, unique technical or build (welding, identification, etc) requirements

  • Develop and implement quality plans, Drive inspection and test plans (ITPs)

  • Work with Supplier Quality, Purchasing, and/or Suppliers directly to develop a strategy to ensure purchased material meets project requirements.

  • Provide customer-facing support during Factory on-site visits / audits

  • Provide customer-facing support during supplier witness tests and inspections by representing Siemens interests

  • Facilitate PM@Siemens project quality process and gate completion with the project team

  • Identify and mitigate technical risks associated with custom drive option development (+E) by working closely with the project team, especially the Project Engineers                


Further, responsibilities of this position will include conducting audits of our Integrated Management System as a part of our internal audit team, and supporting the IMS Quality System programs to ensure system compliance to Siemens, Registrar, and Customer requirements.  Conducts and facilitates team-driven root cause analysis of product or process failures and drives implementation of efficient and effective corrective actions.  Supports and facilitates use of Q-Methods like FMEA, CAPA, Fishbone, Fault Tree Analytics, 8D, Lean, 5-Why, etc.  Provides support of Quality or other functions as needed. 


This individual independently performs full range of standard work in the professional field.  Identifies and resolves more complex problems and applies problem-solving skills in order to deal with most situations.  Frequent communication with inter-organizational & external contacts.



Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience  

•BS in an Engineering discipline, Electrical or Mechanical preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Certification may be required in some areas.


• Demonstrated ability to manage quality to customer specifications


Project management and/or Project Quality responsibility a plus


•Experience utilizing problem solving tools & quality assurance methodologies including Plan-Do-Check-Act (A3), 8D, Kaizen, Lean Methodology, Error-Proofing, Failure Mode Effects Analysis, 5-Why, Ishikawa, etc. 

Demonstrates knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 standards and auditing

 •Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments.


•Successfully applies knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures in particular area of specialization. 

•Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues. 

•Typically 1 or more years  of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.




Job ID: 189062

Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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