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JOB TITLE: Quality Engineer/Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Production
SUPERVISOR: Director of Manufacturing
LOCATION: Manufacturing Plant

GENERAL SUMMARY

Responsibilities include coordinating all quality control activities and communicate quality issues throughout all areas of the manufacturing plant.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordinate all quality control activities and distribute information concerning quality issues.
Work closely with manufacturing in determining best methods to accomplish desired results.
Develop a tracking system for quality issues and implement improvements.
Implement and oversee an incoming inspection program of purchased materials and components.
Supervise and manage hourly Quality Assurance Associates and their daily activities.
Other duties may be assigned as needed.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Must be knowledgeable of cabinet manufacturing processes and physical characteristics of wood.
Must be knowledgeable of solid wood and veneer wood natural and manufacturing defects and characteristics.
Must be knowledgeable of finishing processes and possess the ability to establish acceptable color ranges.
Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills, along with exceptional interpersonal skills.
Must be proficient with computer applications including Microsoft Excel and Word in a Windows environment.
Must be focused and attentive to details
Must be able to function with interruptions and deadlines.
Strong organizational skills with ability to handle multiple priorities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Two-year college degree in a relevant field is required. Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Must have a minimum of four (4) years experience in quality control, preferably within the furniture or cabinet industry.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Seeing: Must be able to read paperwork, spec. books, and use tools. [Regularly: 67% – 100%]
  • Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with co-workers. [Regularly: 67% – 100%]
  • Standing/Walking: [Regularly: 67% – 100%]
  • Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: [Regularly: 67% – 100%]
  • Kneeling/Climbing/Stooping: [Occasionally: 12% – 33%]