Quality Engineer

Job Title:
Quality Engineer
Mar 20, 2024
Mid-Senior level
Bachelor's Degree
Day Shift

Job Description

Located in Bristol, Rhode Island for nearly 50 years, Tri-Mack is a leading manufacturer of high-temperature thermoplastic components for the aerospace-defense, semiconductor, energy and medical industries. 
Our broad capabilities include collaborative engineering, tool making, injection molding, thermoplastic composite processing, multi-axis CNC machining, bonding and assembly, testing and quality control - all within a modern, environmentally controlled 60,000 sq. ft. facility. 
Our culture is based on values that promote respect, teamwork and accountability and we are committed to meeting customer requirements through our ISO 9001/AS9100 quality management system. 
PLEASE NOTE - Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.
Position: Quality Engineer
The Quality Engineer is responsible for the measurement systems development and data analysis with the objective of improving Tri-Mack process consistency and product quality.  This position engages in new product / process development and legacy process improvement.  New process work includes measurement system development, collaborative process assessment and development as well as process substantiation documentation.  Legacy products and processes are supported with efforts to improve measurement systems, process consistency and product conformance.  This position reports to the Quality Manager.
New Product Development
  • Measurement System development and analysis to AS13003 and/or customer requirements.
  • Direct collaborative PFMEA development to AS13004 and/or customer requirements.
  • Collaboratively develop process control plans to meet AS13006, AS13002, and/or customer requirements.
  • Develop CMM programs, fixture design, and operation instructions as required.
  • Prepare FAI, PPAP, and AQPQ documents and packages and other process substantiation as required.
Legacy Product Support
  • Retrospective process and product analysis as identified in the New Product Development section above.
  • Inspect and test materials, equipment, processes and products.
  • Perform process capability assessments as requested.
  • Employ Design of Experiments, Quality Function Deployment, Process Mapping, Statistical analysis and other tools to facilitate process improvement.
  • Provide In-process Inspection support and expertise as required.
  • Develop process control plan improvements as requested.
  • Lead collaborative RCCA efforts as required.
  • Evaluate Tri-Mack Quality standards, controls, specifications and processes.  Recommend and implement improvements.
  • Analyze Company quality data and propose improvement methods.
  • Support Tri-Mack, AS9100, NADCAP, customer and regulatory system conformance.
  • Support quality initiatives, other projects and assignments as directed by the Quality Manager.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
  • Demonstrate the Tri-Mack values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork and Durability at all times.

Skills & Experience

  • Associates in Engineering; Bachelors in Engineering preferred
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with CAD design, SolidWorks preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Familiarity with quality control systems and protocol required
  • Demonstrated blueprint interpretation, GD&T experience preferred
  • Some experience with Lean and/or Six-Sigma preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Flexible, work with a high sense of urgency, and able to get along well with others.
Our Benefits:
We offer competitive salaries and generous benefits, including:
  • 40 hour schedule (Monday-Friday)
  • Medical, Life & Dental Insurance
  • Paid Holiday, Personal Time & Vacation
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
If you are looking for an innovative, values-driven company where you can put your engineering aptitude and expertise to work, grow your career and take on ever-bigger challenges, you may just have found the place! We know our continued success is dependent upon our employees, which is why we are always on the lookout for reliable, knowledgeable and dynamic individuals with past success in a collaborative team setting, working with clear objectives and direction.
*Tri-Mack Plastics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status or genetic information. Tri-Mack is a drug-free work environment. Pre-employment drug screening (excludes THC) and background checks are required.