SR. PRODUCT QUALITY ENGINEER Belkin Corporation
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED What you?ll do
As a Sr. Product Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for driving the execution of quality goals and objectives with a strong emphasis on New Product Introduction (NPI). The ability to leverage prior experience and expertise during the early stages of product design to contribute in terms of Design for Reliability, Durability, Manufacturability/Assembly and Testability is essential. Also key is the ability to implement necessary processes and steps during New Product Introduction phase and early product launch in support of continual improvement and achievement of internal and external customer quality goals.
How you?ll do it
Proactively drive actions internally and externally throughout the Belkin supply base, including manufacturing partners and tier one suppliers.
Collaborate with internal organizations including product management, engineering and program management to identify causes of potential product failures during NPI phases
Drive corrective and preventative actions internally and/or with supplier factories as needed
Serve as a key member in the New Product Development team to anticipate and proactively manage product quality, durability and reliability issues and improvement opportunities
Develop plans for preventing and addressing quality, durability and reliability issues and drive key lessons learned into the NPI process
Work closely with product engineering teams to define quality goals
Utilize quality analytics tools to validate resolution of any issues to ensure quality goals are met and sustainable
Lead cross functional teams in early field failure analysis through closed loop corrective action and implementation of appropriate permanent solutions.
Estimate impact of failures on return and field failure rates to drive informed and appropriate technical and business decisions
Spearhead and actively contribute to the FMEA (Failure Mode and Effect Analysis) process on new designs
Develop and review product quality plans for new products
Drive identification and implementation of effective solutions to business / quality problems across the organization, including supplier, NPI and initial launch product quality
Participate in supplier/ODM quality management assessment and qualification of new partners relative to their impact on new product introduction
Ensure adherence to Belkin quality practices. Contribute to the development of key quality procedures leveraging industry best practices.
Articulate and effectively communicate quality-related issues in terms of risk and potential impact to the Belkin brand, financials, schedules and other business objectives.
What you?ll need
BS in Engineering; BSEE preferred.
At least 10 years of previous Quality Engineering experience required; consumer electronics experience highly desirable.
Certification as a Quality or Reliability Engineer or Six Sigma Green/Black Belt is desirable.
Detailed oriented with strong presentation, communication and organizational skills.
Proactive, self-motivated personality with leadership skills required to drive ongoing quality improvements on a project as well as organizational level while working across a diverse group of departments and organizational levels.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
What you?ve done
Define and facilitate implementation of product quality plans and utilize quality tools to identify and address potential failure modes in anticipation of successful product launches
Ability to work well with others as part of a team, excellent verbal communications and interpersonal skills and critical attention to detail (strong follow-up and follow-through).
Experience in product design for quality and reliability, including electrical and mechanical components.
Experience defining and implementing testing strategies for wireless networking products (WiFi) is highly desirable.
Familiar in implementing ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems. ISO Lead Assessor experience preferred.
What you?re getting into
We?ve got big collaborative spaces for your big ideas, so bring an open mind and leave your suit in the closet. We all are committed to creating unique and rewarding consumer experiences. Everyone is interested in succeeding ? for the team, for themselves and for the business. Cross-functionally and across the company, everyone has common goals and aspires to be their best.
You will learn something new or at least look at things differently every day. There are so many smart and creative people around that you?ll be motivated to pursue the ideal.
Team spirit is infectious. Belkin is an extremely open workplace, where communication is essential. Not every idea will be accepted, but you?ll be asked for your point of view. Innovation thrives on multiple and varied levels. At Belkin we challenge conventional wisdom and refuse to accept that something cannot be done.
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