Quality Engineer Job Description

We’re looking for a Quality Engineer to test our products and procedures and ensure they meet safety and quality standards. To be successful in this role, you should be familiar with various inspection techniques and be able to act as an auditor for all of our internal systems identifying issues and recommending solutions. If you hold a degree in engineering or quality assurance and have a great attention to detail, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you’ll help us build products that address customers’ needs.

Quality Engineer Responsibilities

  • Set detailed guidelines on what needs to be checked and what the quality standards are

  • Update our Quality Management System (QMS) with incidents, fixes and improvements

  • Audit our systems based on ISO 9001:2015 requirements

  • Determine quality metrics for all manufacturing procedures

  • Monitor the entire production cycle and perform regular tests to identify potential malfunctions as early as possible

  • Inspect product materials and electrical systems for defects and durability

  • Identify the root of technical issues and recommend fixes

  • Prepare reports on malfunctions and corrective actions (e.g. number of defective raw materials per order)

  • Review current blueprints and quality documentation

  • Set and track quality assurance goals (e.g. reduce average turnaround time for quality checks by 20%)

  • Coordinate with external quality assurance auditors and technicians to ensure legal compliance

  • Work with internal teams to increase customer satisfaction by improving the quality of the products

Quality Engineer Requirements

  • Previous work experience as a Quality Engineer or similar role

  • Hands-on experience with Quality Management Systems (QMS) and testing methodologies

  • In-depth understanding of technical documentation

  • Familiarity with statistical analysis

  • Great attention to detail and problem-solving abilities

  • Team spirit

  • Good analytical skills

  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or relevant field

  • Additional certification in Quality Assurance is a plus

How to Hire a Quality Engineer

The interview process provides hiring managers and professionals the opportunity to assess the candidates for these high-achieving qualities. In addition, HR professionals can delve deep into topics related to the candidate’s education, experience, and skills.

Ask your candidates the following compelling interview questions to start the discussion:

  1. Why do you work as a Quality Engineer?

  2. Why do you want to work for our company?

  3. What are your career goals?

  4. How would your references describe you?

  5. What kind of CI project have you been working on?

In the end, there are numerous Quality Engineer interview questions you could ask. So don’t limit your questions to these five. Ask the candidate questions tailored to your specific business to see whether they could perform well in your company or whether or not they would be an excellent cultural fit.

Quality Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Quality Engineer is $80,779.

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