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State of the art laboratories and rapid modeling tool room to fuel creativity
Growth & development opportunities for promotion and stretch assignments
Deeper technical development, opportunities for special projects
Opportunity to perform testing on all Panduit products in state-of-the-art labs
Tuition assistance to attend college or obtain an advanced degree
3 weeks paid vacation + 5 sick days + 1 volunteer day + 11 holidays
401K match (no vesting) + profit sharing
What We Are Looking For
The Senior Reliability Quality Engineer will maximize customer experience and assure customer loyalty by driving integration of quality principles and techniques into all phases of the product lifecycle through advanced quality planning for optimized processes and systems, collection and analysis of data, structured problem solving, lean techniques, complaint resolution, quality training, coaching and conducting of audits. They will drive continual improvement to reduce waste in processes, solutions, and systems. Under general direction, this role will apply defined procedures and criteria in carrying out quality related engineering or operations projects, tasks, and deliverables. The right candidate will be capable of leading/managing small to medium projects in scope from start to finish in accordance with the company's policies, including developing, executing, and reporting results on test plans to specifications and technical standards to assure the resulting offering meets requirements and are fit for the intended use cases.
What You Will Do
Apply advanced quality planning tools such as FMEA, boundary diagrams, interface analysis, process capability analysis, control plans (including optimized statistical sampling plans), mistake proofing, design for X (DFx e.g. manufacturability, assembly, test, servicing), product lifecycle planning, measurement system analysis, supplier qualification and PPAPs (Production Part Approval Process), where required to assure requirements are met or exceeded
Incorporate reliability principles into specifications, test plans, and other relevant documents
Consider the human factor components and their impact on quality initiatives e.g. the change acceleration process (CAP) ergonomics, appropriate corrective and preventive actions for inadvertent human errors, etc
Develop, operate and maintain quality control systems (inspection and test methods) which assure approved quality levels and standards to meet or exceed customers' requirements
Lead and/or participate in quality audits (internal and external) of processes and solutions
Perform supplier quality management activities including supplier performance assessment, dispositioning purchased product and supplier certification
Apply statistical methods for product & process control
Resolve quality problems (e.g. customer complaints, supplier problems, internal failures) and reduce quality costs using structured problem solving with closed loop corrective and preventive actions
Apply metrology and statistical measurement to problem analysis and proposes metrology and statistical methods improve quality
Analyze data relevant to quality inspections and initiatives and generates improvement conclusions and reports
Drive use of analysis, testing, and performance evaluation to improve product and process reliability and system effectiveness. This includes planning, analysis (allocation, prediction, substances, design, design margin, and derating), FMEA (design and process), testing, field data collection and analysis, and system effectiveness
Work with design and manufacturing (including buyouts, as applicable) on reliability improvement projects in support of complaint reduction and yield improvement
What You Will Bring
Required Degree: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
Required years of Experience: 5-7 years experienced working in relevant position, preferablyreliability and/or engineering with exposure within quality environment
Required experience: Reliability testing. Use of test chambers. Thermal, Vibration, Drop, Step Stress, Accelerated Life Test
Preferred Experience: Statistical analysis: fitting distributions, DOE, ANOVA, SPC. Experience in manufacturing or design environment.
Certifications preferred: ASQ CRE (Certified Reliability Engineer), must obtain within 18 months of hiring if currently not certified
We thank all those interested in joining the Panduit team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.
Panduit is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
The need for connectivity drives Panduit employees to innovate beyond the ordinary. We are continually elevating industry standards, and delivering today’s most powerful, scalable, and profitable physical infrastructure solutions that positively impact the way we live: increasing the safety and sustainability of our cities, making travel more seamless, putting new technology into users’ hands faster, helping institutions protect and save lives, and making our connected world possible.
As a world-class manufacturer of high-performance network and industrial electrical infrastructure, Panduit helps customers rethink what their infrastructure can do – turning connectivity into a competitive advantage. Headquartered in Tinley Park, Ill., USA, and operating in 112 global locations with more than 4,500 employees, Panduit’s proven reputation for quality and technology leadership, coupled with a robust partner ecosystem, help support, sustain, and empower business growth in a connected world.
Panduit’s Cultural Beliefs – Earn Trust, Be Focused, Own Results, Think Differently, Collaborate, and Simplify – define who we are, what is most important to us, and shapes the overall culture o...f our company. We believe that when we act in ways that are consistent with these beliefs, we can solve infrastructure challenges for our valued customers and partners by innovating.