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Quality Engineer

Desert Tech
West Valley City, UT
  • Posted: 15 days ago
  • Other
Job Description
Salary: $23-$30

If you like working with your hands and shooting guns, then we have an amazing opportunity for you! You can get paid to do what other people do for fun. Your efforts will be valued, and Your strong work ethic will be rewarded! You’ll have a job that you’ll love to go to, with people you’ll enjoy being around while actually making a difference. Desert Tech is a great place for those that want a great work-life balance with our four-day work week (that’s right, three-day weekends!), with overtime available. There is a lot of room for growth and advancement, not just within this department, but within the company. Some of our other extremely nice benefits are paid holiday's, vacation time, our employee demo program, employee pricing, and if you choose to use it, our tuition reimbursement program is top notch.  We employ an amazing team of dedicated workers with strong values and ethics.

Desert Tech is known in the Firearm Industry as one of the top leaders in manufacturing high quality and extremely accurate rifles. We strive to provide the best firearms and ammunition possible for military, law enforcement, and private gun owners. We are very passionate about the products we make and are extremely committed to being at the forefront in developing tomorrow's weapons technologies.

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Position Summary:

The Quality Engineer will work in compliance with company policies within the guidelines of Desert Tech. The Quality Engineer is also responsible for reviewing and analyzing data that is provided by the manufacturing and quality control teams. The Quality Engineer will also help with the continuous improvement on all quality processes and procedures. Assist in the review of newly developed products and ensure ECR's are followed up on for all products that require changes. Develop, report, and take action to improve metrics related to quality (i.e. cost of poor quality, non value added inspections, customer complaints, product non-conformances, etc.).

Published Job Description

-Create Quality Inspection Plans
-Create policies and procedures
-Create quality reports for data gathering
-Create ECR's for changes on prints and Inspection Plans
-Knowledge of Quality Standards and practices

Education Requirements:

Bachelor's in MFG Eng., Mech Eng., or 6 years work experience equivalent. 2+ Years of experience working in an Quality Environment.
Experience with Firearms (Preferred)
ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (Preferred)
ASQ Certified Yellow and or Green Belt (Preferred)


Lead MRB activities
Proficient in GD&T, Blue Print Reading
Knowledge of Inspection Equipment, Statistical Techniques
Program CMM's: PC-DMIS, etc.
Trained in Solid works
Knowledgeable in Excel, Adobe, Windows, etc.
Lead structured problem-solving activities (e.g. 8D, 5 Why, Ishikawa) to resolve complaints, audit findings in a timely manner that prevents reoccurrence.
Help maintain and monitor the calibration system (Scheduling calibrations)

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Sit and or stand for long periods of time. desk, walking to other departments, bending, sitting, non-strenuous labor most of the time.
Work Environment: Indoors office setting, MFG Machine Shop, Inspection Room

Position Details:

Position Type: Full Time
Pay Type: Hourly
Reports to: Quality Manager
Age Requirements: 21+


Medical, Dental, and Vision

Life & Accident Insurance

7 paid holidays

2 weeks paid vacation year 1, 3 weeks paid vacation year 2-4, 4 weeks paid vacation year 5

$2K Tuition Reimbursement 

Employee Demo Rifle Program

Employee Pricing on all Desert Tech products & industry partners

Anniversary Rifle Program

Desert Tech


West Valley City, UT
84119 USA



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