Senior Quality Engineer
Sumter, SC 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing leadership and support on assigned programs and projects ensuring that the Company's products are manufactured in accordance with customer specifications and Company quality requirements. Serves as a liaison between customers, vendors, and the Company on quality related issues, in support of company goal and objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Reviews company and customer drawings, changes, inspections sheets, process procedures, test procedures, procurement documentation, quality manuals and inspection sheets ensuring company and customer quality requirements are met on assigned products, programs, and projects.
  • Provided technical support to assigned functional areas including visual aids, inspection sheets for final inspection and QAS in support of the Company's Quality objectives.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to Quality Assurance Inspectors, Quality Technician, production supervision and operators on company quality requirements.
  • Interacts with representatives from a variety of functional areas, including design engineering, manufacturing engineering, purchasing and production and inspection personnel relating to products and programs associated with Quality Assurance.
  • Interfaces with customer quality and engineering representatives on a variety of issues including flight safety programs. Schedules and host customer sources inspectors.
  • Performs vendor surveys and evaluates potentially new vendors.
  • Generates Quality Assurance documentation in accordance with applicable specification. Develops and implements inspection procedures.
  • Maintains the plants gage calibration systems and coordinates outside calibration resources.
  • Prepare prototype and submission documentation.
  • Designs and maintains quality control documentation, forms, and inspection sheets.
  • Monitors returns and issues corrective actions (internal/external).
  • Serve as AS9100 Management Representative
  • QMS conformity and ensures process delivers outputs report QMS performance and opportunities for improvement
  • Promote customer focus in the organization.
  • Ensure QMS integrity when changes are made.

Minimum Education/Experience Required:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Quality Assurance or technical equivalent, or equivalent practical experience and specialized training.
  • At least ten (10) years' experience in bearing manufacturing or in related/equivalent manufacturing arena (grinding, turning, cutting, milling machinery).
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of quality engineering principles, methods, geometric tolerancing (ANSI-Y14.5).
  • Previous Experience with MIL-I-45208 and MIL-STD-45662 (gauging and calibration), and statistical methods and analysis.
  • High degree of computer literacy.

Desired Skills:

  • Able to effectively work in an environment requiring considerable independent judgment, analysis, creativity, pragmatism, and self-motivation.
  • Able to effectively operate with considerable latitude for unreviewed action and decision-making and accountability for outcomes.
  • Self-starter with the ability to effectively interact all various levels of the organization.

About SKF:
SKF is the world leading supplier of products and solutions in the rolling bearing business. In addition, we are one of the leading players in seals, mechatronics, lubrication systems, and services which include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring, and training. SKF provides bearings for the military, medical, aerospace and heavy construction industries, among others. The inherent skills and competence of our around 40,000 employees help us to fulfil our objective of creating more intelligent, sustainable, and innovative customer solutions. SKF is a truly global company with a presence in more than 130 countries, serving an extensive range of industries and customers worldwide. SKF is expanding and looking to grow our teams!

What You'll Love About SKF:

Rest and Relaxation. Enjoy a robust PTO policy and 13 paid holidays!

Work/Life Balance. A possibility for flexibility and an opportunity for occasional remote work.

SKF Celebrates Diversity in the Workplace! We actively develop ourselves and our teams to enable outstanding delivery. Trust the strength of diverse teams and encourage agile ways of working.

Health and Wellness Benefits. SKF cares about the wellbeing of our employees. Many options for best in class medical and dental plans to fit your needs; a wellness plan that includes biometric screening and health risk assessment for you and your spouse and incentives for healthy living!

Invest in your Future. SKF offers amazing retirement options! Participate in our 401K program that boasts a 100% match up to 5% of your elected contribution (100% Vested). And regardless of your participation, SKF automatically contributes 5% into your account per pay period (3 Years Vesting).

SKF Cares! The four fundamental cornerstones of SKF Care - Business, Environment, Employees and the Community are critical for us to sustain long-term success.

Much more! Growth opportunities, tuition reimbursement, voluntary critical illness coverage, voluntary legal plan, employee assistance program, life insurance, vehicle discount programs, mobile phone discounts, and with so many benefits to working for SKF, we could not name them all!

Reports to: Sr. Quality & EHS Manager
Location: Sumter, SC
Job ID: 14872

SKF provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Disable/Veterans


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 years
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