Quality Engineer

Job Duties & Requirements (included but not limited to the following):

  • Plan, direct, and analyze studies, experiments, projects etc. to improve process capabilities, process controls, product performance, and reliability.

  • Develop and implement inspection and sampling techniques, control plans or process control procedures that will insure that finished products meet specifications.

  • Interact with the appropriate departments to compile and analyze information for resolving complex issues and problems that arise.

  • Research and evaluate new technology, techniques, etc. for improving process capability, process controls, and product quality.

  • Provide technical support to manufacturing engineering, production, customer service, Product Development, etc. regarding the use of appropriate data gathering and problem-solving techniques.

  • Help establish effective methods of determining and measuring customer satisfaction.

  • Help maintain an audit program that accurately gages the quality of products leaving this facility.

  • Visit with prospective vendors/suppliers of raw material and equipment.

  • Visit customers and suppliers when necessary to investigate specific quality problems.

  • Design, specify etc. gauging, measuring equipment and teach the use thereof as required.

  • Continually promotes a safe and harmonious working environment, demonstrating strict adherence to the ASSA ABLOY Code of Conduct and ASSA ABLOY Health & Safety Policy


To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet expectations of each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering required


  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in quality control/quality assurance in areas of increasing responsibility (should include process capability studies, process control plan creation, PFMEA, SPC, and other statistical techniques).  Design of experiments would be a plus.


  • Experience with ISO 9001or or other quality management system requirements

  • Good personal computing skills (word processing, spreadsheet and automated drawing)

  • Must have very good interpersonal/communication skills

  • Able to tolerate shop environment

  • Able to stand or walk for most of shift

  • Certification as a quality engineer/analyst preferred

  • Green Belt and or Black Belt certification preferred

  • Familiarity with APQP principles and techniques a plus

  • Must be willing to work in a fast paced, intense environment, with the ability to complete assignments with a sense of urgency.

  • Must value and demonstrate continuous improvement.

  • Must be willing to be personally responsible and accountable for the quality of work performed.

  • Must be willing to learn and upgrade skills.

  • Must demonstrate a good work ethic.

  • Must be results-oriented.

  • Must demonstrate initiative and innovation.

  • Must be willing to travel as required.

  • Must be safety conscientious of self and others


*This position may be staffed at an alternate level within the job family to align with the selected candidates skill set and experience.




AADG, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran







Tennessee, USA

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