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Quality Engineer in Santa Ana, CA at Brasstech

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

The Quality Engineer perform quality design reviews for new and existing products, ensuring the product provides a high level of quality meeting customer expectations. The engineer will put in place a system to measure the department’s performance and report on its findings, liaise with team members and coordinate procedures to address any deficiencies.


  • Lead performance improvement projects to increase the company’s capabilities and requirements. Projects may include: process analysis, value stream mapping, process capability and throughput analysis, 6‐Sigma, 5S and Kaizen events.
  • Develop and maintain standardized processes for measuring, reporting, and improving supplier quality performance, supplier auditing, including process auditing and finished-goods auditing.
  • Establish processes, plans, and schedules to support supplier-proposed process changes.
  • Develop and implement process performance criteria to evaluate the readiness of new products to move from New Product Introduction status to Sustaining Production status.
  • Analyze, identify, and establish business process improvements to increase the organizations capability and performance.
  • Create and maintain company documentation, such as quality manuals and procedures.
  • Maintain and update supplier audit system and schedules; and conduct supplier audits to drive process standardization, waste elimination and continuous improvement.
  • Troubleshoot problems or flaws in the product process or methodology to eliminate recurrence of non-conformance.
  • Collaborate and partner with cross functional and departmental teams to identify and implement process improvements.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Educations and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field; or 4 years related experience in manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • 2 years’ experience in manufacturing field.
  • Experience in defect prevention concepts and SPC
  • Ability to train and develop teams
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and organizational skills
  • Understanding of Project Management
  • Knowledge of Quality System Methodologies (e.g. 8D, Lean, 5 Why’s, Pareto Analysis, Six Sigma, PPAP8)
  • Strong active listening and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in cross functional/departmental teams
  • Ability to work with a diverse workforce

Computer Skills

  • Advanced MS Excel (VLOOKUP function, Pivot Table, sorting and filtering data)
  • Microsoft Office applications

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)
  • Bilingual preferred (English / Mandarin – read, write, verbal)

Mathematical Skills

  • Intermediate math proficiency

Other Skills

  • Ability to travel without restriction to China, Taiwan, Indonesia as required (25% of the time)
  • Capable of lifting, up to 20 pounds
  • Able to work extended hours, weekends or holidays if needed
  • Familiarity with Asian business culture and practices a plus
  • Ability to legally work without sponsorship for employment visa status


While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. The employee uses computer or telephone equipment. The employee will sit or stand for frequent periods.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in a warehouse and shop floor environment and an office environment. Will have frequent standing and walking. The ambient conditions in the warehouse/shop floor are moderate, and the noise level in the work environment is moderate.  The employee will be working near or around machinery.


Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasstech is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

Brasstech is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.