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Quality Engineer

Company: Famous Supply
Location: Akron
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

If you want to work with a purpose-driven organization that has a family culture, keep reading! Famous is a place for positive, growth-oriented, high-performers, not someone who's just interested in another "job" where time is traded for pay.

If this resonates with you, click "Apply" and find out why Famous has been named a Top Workplace every year for over a decade!

The Quality Assurance Specialist is responsible for co-developing and leading Famous' product quality, compliance, and supplier quality processes. Focuses on ensuring quality programs are in place and compliance requirements are met through our suppliers.

Essential Responsibilities

Develop or co-develop quality processes including:
Internal quality processes that will be used to define and manage product and supplier quality.
Product quality specifications, quality plans, and inspection plans that will be used by third party inspectors or by internal teams (on an as-needed basis).
Processes to manage supplier quality and to "lock in" quality plans to maintain consistent products with consistent quality.
Processes to identify and manage product compliance requirements.
Internal inspection processes and methods.
Supplier and product audit methods.
Internal and supplier quality KPI's

Own and lead quality processes:
Collaborate with sales, marketing, and purchasing to develop product specifications and manage the product approval process
Assist sourcing team with supplier selection
Determine compliance needs and assess supplier compliance based on competitive products, market & regulatory needs, sales needs, etc.
Review and approve supplier quality and inspection plans
Review and approve suppliers' compliance to key product standards defined by product specifications (such as UPC, ISO, TUV, ANSI, etc.)
Lead problem resolution activities including containment and segregation, corrective action (8D/4D) activities
Audit suppliers either on-site (international) or via desk-audits
Conduct and/or coordinate internal inspection activities
Monitor, and regularly communicate internal and supplier KPI scorecards

Preferred Experience & Skills:
2+ years' experience in quality and/or supplier development
Experience with product compliance standards
Strong technical quality and manufacturing background including a Bachelors degree (B.S.) in a technical/engineering field or equivalent experience
Experience with multiple types of manufacturing and inspection methods
Experience with different manufacturing and compliance requirements
Experience conducting and leading quality audits
Experience leading activities with international suppliers
ASQ certification
Strong computer skills including WMS and/or ERP systems, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Zoom, etc.

What Makes Us Famous!
Family Atmosphere
Strong Culture through our 40 Fundamentals
Bonus Opportunity
Health and Wellness Coaching
Learning and Development Opportunities
Leadership Development Program
Career Growth Opportunities
Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
401K Employer Match
Paid Time Off (Vacation and Holidays)

Famous Supply is a wholesale distributor committed to serving contractors, builders and remodelers in the HVAC, Plumbing, Building Products, Lighting, and Industrial/PVF segments.

Since 1933, Famous has been a family-owned business that treats its associates like family. Our 5 Core Values are Family, Trust, Communication, Teamwork, and Continuous Improvement. We bring those Core Values to life every day by practicing our

To Learn More About What Makes Us Famous, Visit

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