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Quality Engineer in Mokena at ITW

Date Posted: 4/15/2019

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Job Description

• Develop robust Control Plans for Production Quality Control.  Update with lessons learned through continuous improvement activity

• Ensure continuous control over materials, facilities, and products

• Responsible for the mitigation of customer complaints and is the point of contact with the customer

• Reviews control of nonconformance material disposition and inspection of reworked product

• Minimize internal and external sort cost activities

• Accurately outlook sort cost through tracking and reporting

• Trouble-shoot and problem solve on the production floor

• Drive Internal quality control requirements (boundary sample boards, hourly check sheets, work instructions, operator visuals, lot-control, defect accumulation sheets)

• Work with Manufacturing to ensure all necessary paperwork for each program is accurate, in place and understood by the team

• Ensure daily monitoring and posting of customer measurables

• Measure prototype, pre-production, and serial parts during the product launch

• Responsible for all serial PPAP documentation

• Internal product audits (develop schedules, assist in Run@Rate, monitor action list)

• Perform capability studies with a clear understanding of what the data is telling you

• Perform gauge R&R with a clear understanding of what the data is telling you

• Facilitate and lead problem-solving activity through the 8D Process, DMAIC Principles, and 5-Why Problem Solving  

• SPC (Proficient) Programming – will teach

• Interpret SPC to make a sound judgment on part quality.  Clear understanding of Cpk, Ppk data               

• Assist manufacturing engineers with RPN reduction - creating and enhancing our PFMEAs and Control Plans based on lessons learned     

• Assures that actions are carried over to similar programs/components   

• Good Safety Practices in accordance with ITW objectives         

• Contribute to the Company Quality Objectives

Job Requirements


• Bachelor's degree in Engineering required

• 3+ years of manufacturing experience in the role of Quality Engineer

• Strong communications skills both written and verbal

• Computer Skills – MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

• Root cause analysis techniques

• Good measuring skills

• Able to read prints.  GD&T experience a must

• Must be able to work in a team or individual environment

• Self-motivated individual

• Must have the ability to pay attention to detail

• Must be able to work a flexible shift, including overtime and weekends

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Interpersonal Skills:

Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving job objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior; and, skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness, as well as sensitivity to the point of view of others.

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please call 708-479-3326 to request assistance.  No other requests will be acknowledged.

Automotive OEM
ITW’s Automotive OEM segment designs and manufactures innovative fasteners, interior and exterior components, and powertrain and braking systems for OEMs and their top-tier suppliers. ITW’s automotive businesses have a high level of customer intimacy, enabling customer-back innovation to address complex needs such as vehicle efficiency, safety, and quality. Deep market knowledge and strong manufacturing process capabilities allow ITW’s automotive businesses to be nimble, niche problem solvers for their sophisticated customers.