Quality Engineer

Position Type
Full-time permanent
Business Area / Division
USA - Akron, USA - Cleveland
Job Advert Description

Survitec is a global leader in critical safety and survival solutions, with over 3,000 employees worldwide covering 8 manufacturing facilities, 15 offshore support centers and over 70 owned service stations. It is further supported by a network of over 500 3rd party service stations and distributors. Across its 160-year history, Survitec has remained at the forefront of innovation, design and application engineering and is the trusted name when it comes to critical safety and survival solutions.

As well as manufacturing and servicing some of the leading products throughout the survival industry, we are partners with some of the best names in the industry to ensure we offer the fastest, highest quality service possible.

We have an exciting opportunity within Sharon Center, Ohio manufacturing facility for a Quality Engineer

The Quality Engineer will provide independent assurance to the business, customers and third parties that all manufactured pilot flight suits meet the specified requirements through the deployment of planned stage and final inspection.

What Will You Do?

  • Assist Quality Manager in maintenance and continual improvement of the QMS
  • Interface with Technical and Operations to ensure transfer of new products are in accordance with approved data
  • Conduct audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audits finding reports and determining proper corrective and preventive actions
  • Analyze failures and corrective and preventive action in response to customer complaints
  • Create and maintain company quality documentation such as quality procedures, instructions, forms and logs
  • Continuously improve inspection / testing processes and procedures
  • Ensure timely resolution of supplier Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Actions
  • Participate in the management of suppliers’ performance and supplier quality audits
  • Interface with Supervisors to ensure effective Quality Assurance procedures are implemented throughout all departments
  • Preparation of Quality Engineering and Audit reports.
  • Responsible for internal audits
  • Ensure discipline to standards such as ISO 9001:2015 and internal documentation are maintained
  • Participate in Continual Improvement activities to enhance the quality of product and services, such as 5S and Lean methods, etc.
  • Review Manufacturing and Vendor quality performance, including the analysis of scrap and rework.
  • Assist in the development of training to build quality awareness.
  • Responsible for supervising, planning, organizing and managing the overall activities of inspector / tester functions.
  • Conduct First Article Inspection reports to ensure product is conforming to Technical Data Package

What Do We Need from You?


  • Bachelor’s degree in Quality, Industrial Engineering or related field OR equivalent work experience - Required
  • Previous successful experience as a Quality Engineer - Preferred
  • Experience or understanding of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing- Preferred
  • Basic understanding of statistical applications


   Experience of creating in and working with the following applications:

  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
  • Form development
  • Instruction writing

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Dental & Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off/ Sick Days, Vacation and 10 Holidays
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth, with company match and contribution

Must pass a pre-employment drug screening.

E-mail your resume along with salary requirements

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Survitec not to discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or because he or she is a protected veteran.




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