• Quality Engineer

    Location US-MS-Batesville
    Job ID
    2018-9781
  • Overview

    Insituform Technologies, LLC is seeking an experienced Quality Engineer for our Manufacturing Plant in Batesville, MS.

     

    Insituform Technologies, LLC, an Aegion company, is a leading worldwide provider of cured-in-place pipe (CIPP) and other technologies and services for the rehabilitation of pipeline systems. Insituform's businesses consist of sewer, drinking water, and energy and mining pipeline rehabilitation and protection. The company provides cost-effective solutions to remediate operational, health, regulatory and environmental problems resulting from aging and defective pipelines. Insituform's technologies allow its customers to avoid the extraordinary expense and extreme disruption that can result from traditional "dig and replace" methods.

     

    POSITION SUMMARY

     

    Provides quality engineering and technical support to design, production, and construction; in the application of quality assurance tools, techniques, and processes.  Leads breakthrough projects and continuous improvement initiatives leading to the elimination of defects and waste.

     

    This position has the potential for significant and measurable impact on profitability, customer satisfaction, productivity, and failure costs for its supported business units, and assumes significant responsibility for leading targeted efforts to reduce the total cost of quality and specifically, the cost of nonconformance.

    Responsibilities

    • Formulate quality assurance strategies
    • Design, install, and evaluate process control and improvement systems, tools, and statistical techniques.
    • Initiate / coordinate tools and processes to manage quality information and the generation of summarized and conclusive reports and action plans
    • Execute improvement projects to achieve breakthrough results in various areas of the business, including product design, manufacturing, operations, applications, transactional, and business process management
    • Provide training, consulting, and mentoring to team members in the development of quality improvement skills and the application of statistical tools appropriately across the organization
    • Coordinate the deployment and integration of targeted changes across identified work populations
    • Perform internal and external (supplier) product, process, and quality system audits. Report findings and corrective action requirements and conduct follow-up to ensure appropriate responses and follow-through
    • Support the advancement of business excellence initiatives, including support of corporation-wide ISO compliance and the deployment of targeted tools and practices. Collect, organize, monitor, and distribute information related to process management and improvement functions, including documentation of quality management standards
    • Study, investigate, and recommend new technologies, methods, tools, and procedures in the areas of process improvement, defect and waste elimination, change management, and operational excellence
    • Provide advance quality planning support in the development and launch of new products, processes, and services and the evaluation and selection of new technologies, suppliers, and product-related services
    • Develop quality reports for the leadership team
    • Conduct ISO 9001 internal audits, follow-up on corrective actions
    • Maintain Quality Management System documentation
    • Oversee physical property testing and maintenance/calibration of lab equipment

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree in engineering, technology, or other related field
    • 1-2+ years experience in quality assurance, 3-5+ years preferred
    • Knowledge of statistical quality assurance and continuous improvement processes, tools, and applications
    • Specialized training or certification in one or more of the following preferred: Statistical Process Control, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and/or ISO 9000. 
    • Technical/engineering, project coordination, communications, facilitation, and interpersonal skills required.
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures; draft reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
    • Strong presentation skills
    • Ability to perform calculations and apply basic statistical, algebraic, and geometric concepts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, volumes, etc. 
    • Ability to collect data, establish facts, and solve practical problems with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists. Interpret various documents in written, oral, pictorial, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Ability to travel 10% (nationwide, Canada)
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Competency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

     

    We offer a competitive salary with career growth opportunities and a full benefits package including medical, dental, and vision Insurance, prescription drug coverage, annual bonus potential, 401k matching, tuition assistance, overtime pay, paid time off, and much more.

     

    Aegion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Aegion is firmly bound. Aegion will not engage in discrimination against, or harassment of, any person employed or seeking employment with Aegion on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

     

    VEVRAA compliant – priority referral Protected Veterans requested

     

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