Quality Engineer

Date: Jul 11, 2024

Location: Mason, OH, US, 45040

Company: Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the engineering, design, and manufacturing of advanced arc welding solutions, automated joining, assembly and cutting systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment, and has a leading global position in brazing and soldering alloys. Lincoln is recognized as the Welding Expert™ for its leading materials science, software development, automation engineering, and application expertise, which advance customers' fabrication capabilities to help them build a better world. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric is a $4.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ:LECO) with over 11,000 employees around the world, with operations in 71 manufacturing and automation system integration locations across 21 countries and maintains a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices serving customers in over 160 countries.


Location: Mason - Mason, OHUnited States (US)
Employment Status: Salary Full-Time
Function: Engineering
Pay Range: ($72,325.00 - $108,487.00)
Target Bonus: %
Req ID: 24787



Position overview:


As a Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for working with all departments, suppliers, and customers to achieve a Total Quality culture throughout the organization.  You will collect and analyze processes, and supplier and customer data by using the Six Sigma process and recommend corrective actions.  The Quality Engineer will visit suppliers and customers to validate and promote HPG quality initiatives and ensure quality processes are communicated and followed by all entities.


  • Provides Quality engineering leadership and support in the manufacturing environment
  • Analyze process data and recommend engineering changes to improve quality
  • Perform audits and inspections to ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies and customer requirements
  • Supports daily issues; protect flow and respond to daily customer demand
  • Design, install, and evaluate quality control systems, procedures, and statistical techniques that are critical to quality
  • Formulate or help formulate quality policies and procedures
  • Provides Quality engineering services to moderately complex and specialized projects which lead to new or improved systems, constructions, materials or manufacturing processes in accordance with sound engineering principles, policies and controls
  • Ensures all processes conform to specifications (ISO 9001, 14001 & 17025, External Specifications, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain product process control documentation
  • Performance data gathering & analysis, inspection/quality planning
  • Design tests / gauges to validate process and product specifications
  • Lead cross-functional teams to facilitate new product introductions, process and procedural changes using DMAIC and Kaizen to identify and eliminate root cause of process issues
  • Analyzes and resolved customer complaints. Develops and implements solutions for existing products and processes through collaboration with other engineering, operations and technical personnel
  • Completes customer or supplier PPAP testing and documentation.
  • Analyzes product and performance data issues timely, writes report and recommends corrective actions


Qualified candidates must be goal-driven sales professionals who possess:


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Metallurgy, or other related disciplines
  • 3 + years of quality experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Quality tools and Six Sigma statistical analysis, ISO 9001 or TS-16949 & 14001 a plus
  • Auditor certification to ISO 9001 or TS-16949 a plus
  • Excellent computer skills; effective written and verbal communication
  • SAP and Minitab knowledge a plus
  • Introducing and implementing Lean tool use, selection and applications in a manufacturing environment (Lean Sigma Certification and experience a plus)
  • APQP and AIAG Core Tools a plus
  • Some overnight travel may be required


Lincoln Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunity for applicants, without regard to their race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.

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