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Quality Engineer III

FM Industries Fremont, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental


The Quality Engineer III will be responsible for driving the execution of quality goals and objectives. You will proactively drive actions to meet internal and external customer expectations for quality. You will work cross-functionally to identify causes of potential product/process failures and drive corrective and preventative actions internally and/or with suppliers as needed. Using sound audit techniques and statistical tools, you will identify high leverage continuous improvement projects to elevate the company Quality delivery to our customers.


· Manage all aspects of the plant quality to include: audits, inspections, quality engineering, first article reporting, non-conforming product management, supplier quality

· Sets appropriate goals for department staff

· Evaluate and enhance quality standards, technologies and approaches

· Act as a strong advocate for quality in the New Product Development Process

· Represent the company externally in conversations with key customers and partners

· Establish a sustainable culture of continuous improvement

· Synthesize quality performance data for presentation to executive leadership

· Drive improvement to the department key performance metrics (COPQ, QPPM, Supplier Quality QPPM, DMR/RMA rate)

· Act of a champion in the FMI Internal Audit programs (LPA, POR audits)

· Team facilitation for continuous improvement projects


· American Society of Quality CQE, CQM

· Six Sigma

· Lean Sensei


· Bachelor’s degree (BS) from four-year College or university in an Engineering or Quality discipline; or 5 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


· 5-7 years of demonstrated success leading and managing Quality or manufacturing organizations in the machining, semiconductor equipment, automotive or medical device sector

· Ability to synthesize and distill technical analyses into meaningful activities to drive continuous improvement

· Ability to write process descriptions, assembly, and manufacturing instructions

· Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Word, Project, Adobe Acrobat

· Interface with customers and suppliers

· Read and interpret manufacturing drawings “Blue prints”

· Advanced Knowledge of ASME Y14.5GD&T Techniques

· Read and interpret customer specification documents

· Extract vital parameters from customer drawings and engineering documents

· Carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form

· Ability to cope with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

· Strong leadership, communication and teambuilding skills at all levels of levels of the organization

· Working knowledge and experience applying statistical methods, tests, and techniques including Statistical Process Control (SPC)


· Sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear

· Occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch

· Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

· Close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

· Handling of delicate parts


· Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts

· Occasionally exposed to toxic chemicals (machine coolants, solvents such as methanol, IPA, Acetone)

· Noise level usually quiet, shop environment may have noise levels in excess of 90db

· Eye protection required in certain areas Hearing protection required in certain areas

FM Industries

Why Work Here?

Growing Company with Great Benefits and Amazing Team!

FM Industries, Inc. is a provider of precision manufactured products and prototypes for high tech and semiconductor industries. Providing development, prototypes, and manufacturing of highly complex systems and assemblies, we specialize in delivering innovative solutions to challenging manufacturing issues.


7100 National Drive, Livermore, CA
Fremont, CA


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