The Quality Engineer will lead, identify, and implement the Morgan quality system at the factory and corporate level using lean techniques for quality improvement. The role will identify best practices, processes, and standard work for the integration into Morgan’s quality / manufacturing strategy to ensure consistent high quality results.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with customers to determine expectations to assist in execution of complex and/or high quantity orders
Ensure the quality standard of Morgan in raw material and products produced by Morgan
Monitor the production and machinery to ensure quality
Responsible for the formulation of the testing procedures for quality checks
Collect and analyze data
Allocate responsibilities to staff and supervising employees
Record quality test results and present to various levels of management
Collect data, analyze, and report on performance of quality systems at factory level.
Ensure utilization of quality system procedures and processes to maintain high standards of quality and reliability.
Communicate and implement Morgan’s lean foundational strategies (engage the work force, straight through flow, single piece flow, cycle time variation reduction tools/strategies).
Develop/revise Quality Standards and standard work
Conduct internal audits and initiate corrective actions
Meet with customers at start-up of builds to refine customer requirements
Assist in first article inspections and paper pilots of complex and/or high quantity orders
Visit Morgan plants to ensure consistency of results for multiple builds
Work with plants to put in place preventive measure to mitigate risk of defects
Communicate results of customer audits and internal audits to Morgan stakeholders
Test pilot new Quality Standards at different plants to ensure consistency
Work with Engineering to improve methods of operation
Conduct problem solving events at different Morgan plants when not working in PA location
Assist plants in problem solving warranty claims
Coordinate with Operations Directors to deliver training as needed
Bachelor’s Degree preferred – Engineering, or equivalent work experience
Minimum 3 years quality engineering experience
Strong communication, interpersonal, and writing skills
Exceptional analytical and decision making skills
Must have the ability to read blue prints and or drawings, tape measure, and other quality measuring equipment
Ability to plan, organize, communicate, and motivate employees
Must be able to prioritize own work schedule
Keen eye for detail work
Exceptional problem solving skills
Up to 20% travel, some outside the country but mostly local
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This job operates in a manufacturing plant environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms, and lift and carry objects up to 30 pounds.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Morgan Truck Body LLC
Morgan Truck Body is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America. Founded in 1952 as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, Morgan has experienced tremendous growth and continues to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world. Morgan operates a total of 15 plants and six service facilities strategically located across the US and Canada, to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.
A subsidiary of JB Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Truck Body offers a wide variety of career opportunities, both internally and across the J.B. Poindexter a family of companies. We offer competitive salaries and attractive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401(k), paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We pride ourselves on team-member development, performance recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect. Whether you are just beginning your career, or taking the "next step", joining Morgan's winning team means you'll have the support of an "extended family" as you work toward the future YOU choose!