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Engineering Rapid Prototyping Cast Urethane Rapid Tooling Quality Injection Molding Assembly

Quality Engineer


Lead quality focus within facility through established systems and processes, assuring compliance through use of established audits.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Meet all responsibilities for the Quality Technician position

• Manage Non-Conforming Product Process

• Work with our production department to prevent the problems from recurring.

• Travel to different customers/vendors to audit to required standards

• Travel to customers/vendors to follow-up on changes to quality requirements

• Assist quality technicians

• Complete First Article Inspections, Non-Production Measurement and Capability Studies

• Continually improve quality processes while working with production and engineering. Also implement improvements based on customer needs or requirements

• Create and maintain processes for all functional areas: Molding, Tooling, RP, Engineering

• Assure compliance to calibration requirements/preventative maintenance of quality equipment

• Proactively communicate with customers about product escapements and improvements

• Track corrective action system to assure compliance at all levels

• Determines quality improvement parameters by identifying statistical methods relevant to the manufacturing processes.

• Establishes statistical confidence by identifying sample size and acceptable error; determining levels of confidence.

• Develops experiments by applying full and fractional factorial techniques.

• Develops sampling plans by applying attribute, variable, and sequential sampling methods

• Analyzes data by completing hypothesis, normal distribution, and process capability analysis tests.

• Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data; making recommendations.

• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

• Any other duties as required by Quality Manager.

• Maintain Quality Management System compliance.

• Meet or exceed housekeeping goals for area

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• Lead through consistent use of fundamentals of the foundation values.

Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience as determined by the hiring manger.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Career Opportunities at Five Star Plastics

Thank you for your interest in joining our team at Five Star Plastics, a leader in rapid prototyping, tooling, and manufacturing of high quality injection molded products.

Five Star Plastics is an established company with a proven strategy for growth. We are constantly looking for dedicated and motivated associates with skills and abilities to help us reach the next level in our development.

We offer a clean and safe environment with a competitive compensation package including benefits such as profit sharing, health insurance, paid vacation, and paid holidays to all full-time associates. We adhere to a "promote from within" philosophy where willing associates are exposed to all facets and opportunities within our business.

You may apply for any career opportunity currently available as it appears on this page. You may also submit your resume in advance of future openings, but please note we will only refer to resumes received during the prior six months as positions open. After six months, you will need to re-submit an updated resume.

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You may also mail, fax, or email your resume to:

Five Star Plastics, Inc.
ATTN: Career Opportunities
1339 Continental Drive
Eau Claire, WI 54701

For any employment related questions please call 715-855-6559

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