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Product Quality Engineer

Mountain View, CA
Our client in Mountain View is looking for a Product Quality Engineer to join their talented team on a long-term contract basis.  Ideal candidates will have strong experience in mechanical design, manufacturing and/or quality assurance with a solid understanding of Manufacturing Quality Management Systems and the QA/QC processes.

  • Act as the primary point of contact for  system level quality
  • Promote a culture of quality and continuous improvement
  • Lead cross-functional technical reviews to obtain consensus on manufacturing inspection methods, gauge and fixture designs during NPI and beyond
  • Collaborate with design, supplier quality, manufacturing and process engineering teams to optimize component design that is suitable for mass production 
  • Provide on-site support during manufacturing bring-up, equipment qualification and measurement correlation between manufacturing sites
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive Product Quality Plan (PQP) for product lines 
  • Manage and resolve quality issues, identify root cause and implement effective and sustainable countermeasures to prevent any future occurrence
  • Qualify new metrology equipment for In-Process Quality Control and complete measurement system analysis to ensure optimal performance and capability
  • Manage Quality Escalations and generate detailed reports on Production Quality Issues

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or equivalent 
  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in mechanical design, manufacturing and/or quality assurance
  • Hands-on experience developing and validating automated inspection equipment and mechanical gauges
  • Excellent quality issue and crisis management skills 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to create clear and concise reports on complex issues
  • Detailed knowledge of Manufacturing Quality Management Systems
  • Detailed knowledge of QA and QC processes such as SPC
  • Six Sigma Training is a plus
  • Experience in PCB and PCBA manufacturing is a plus
  • Knowledge  of GD&T, and tolerance stack analysis is a plus
  • International experience, particularly in Asia, is a plus
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time
  • Experience with developing PQP (Product Quality Plans)
  • Traceability
  • SPC, Process capability index (Cpk)
  • Automotive/Consumer Electronics preferred, Medical devices background is good

  • May be tasked with lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 25 lbs., if able to do so.
  • Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time and walk/stand for moderate periods of time.
  • Must be able to bend at the knees and waist frequently
  • Must be able to repetitively use a telephone and a computer mouse and keyboard.
All employment is contingent on candidates passing a background check and providing at least two positive professional references from prior managers.
We are looking for local candidates only.  U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.
To apply for this position please visit our website at www.PsiNapse.com, and click on “Looking for Work”.
Thank you for your interest. Please understand that only qualified candidates will receive a response.
PsiNapse Technology, a national, workforce augmentation and solutions firm, offers competitive compensation, professional service, and customized benefits to qualified temporary and career professionals looking for employment.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, sexual-orientation, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, or any other protected category.

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