Quality Engineer

Cast Products

Norridge, IL


  • **CPI pays 100% of the cost for employee vision, STD, LTD, and Life Insurance as well as 75% of the premiums for medical insurance.**
  • All employees are 100% vested upon entry into our 401k plan, which matches up to 6% per paycheck
  • We also provide 10 paid holidays, personal time and vacation

Cast Products offers excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability, life insurance and an excellent 401K match! We also provide paid holidays, personal time, and vacation. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a great working atmosphere. Great employees and great leaders!

We are currently looking for a skilled Quality Engineer to join our manufacturing team. The independent, self-starter we seek must demonstrate: the ability to trouble shoot, basic math, reading, writing, comprehension skills and computer proficiency. This position is accountable for the overall quality of product manufactured here at Cast Products and this position also requires that the part quality meets customer specifications.

 Support production and inspectors on quality related issues

 When required by customer, input part specific information into the MDS system and update revision when necessary

 Assist with maintenance of the quality system

 Develop all aspects of PPAP documentation including control plan, PFMEA, and balloon print

 Develop inspection plan as, well as, gage and GP12 work instructions

 Part inspection including layout and in-process, using all types of mechanical inspection

 Preparation of inspection reports

 Develop and order gages for all operations as established by control plan

 Perform process capability studies for PPAP submissions

 Develop SPC charting per CPI/customer requirements and monitor data weekly from mechanical inspections

 Maintain QC project list

 Perform weight studies on new product and issue change router for weight changes

 Schedule control plan and PFMEA review meetings per timeline

 Assist with creation and distribution of performance metrics as directed by the Quality Manager

 Assist with quality system training as direct by the Director of Quality

 Conduct training on the use of various inspection equipment

 Root cause analysis training

 ISIR training

 Minitab training

 Quality alert training

 GD&T training

 Corrective Actions

o Support the development of corrective and preventative actions for rejected material and customer returns

o Control of non-conforming material

o Interact with customers regarding customer complaints

o Develop preventative action

 Liaison with customer service, production, and engineering to resolve customer, supplier, and process related issues

 Backup to quality department for Phase Product Rollout (PPR) when needed

 Backup to Quality Engineer I for CMM programming and running of parts requiring inspection

 Assist in CMM fixture design

Experience Required:

 Bachelor of Science in Engineering or equivalent. Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering, with relevant Quality experience is preferred

 Quality Control experience, minimum 8 years

 Experience in Manufacturing, practical experience in high pressure die-casting, a plus

 Effectively communicate with all levels in an organization, suppliers and customers

o Proficient with the use of: Micrometers, Calipers, height stands, and indicators, etc.

o Extensive knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing and CMM capability

o Proficient with the use of Mini-tab software or other SPC software equivalent

o Knowledgeable with Si Sigma practices and statistical mathematics

 CMM and PC DMIS experience

 CAD experience, a plus

 Experience in MS office products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint, etc.

 Excellent organizational and analytical skills

 Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

 Ability to perform under pressure of changing environments

The potential employee we are seeking will have:

 Desire to learn

 Able to solve technical problems

 Comfortable with multi-tasking

 Self-motivated, creative and innovative

 Decisive and prone to action

 Works to a high standard

If interested in this position- please visit us at www.castproducts.com

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Cast Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

You should be proficient in:

  • GD&T
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Quality Inspection Experience
  • Programming Machine Vision Systems
  • Quality Control Data Analysis

Machines & technologies you'll use:

  • CAM Software
  • CAD Software
  • ERP Software
  • Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)