Quality Engineer IV

<p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinkerers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> <p><strong><em>"We build more than furniture out here. We build a lot of relationships with our employees, and we want to provide our customers with a unit they can be proud of."<br />-&nbsp;Eric Arnold, La-Z-Boy Continuous Improvement Technician<br /><a href="https://vimeo.com/171757925" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Watch the full experience here</a>.&nbsp;</em></strong></p>

Dayton, Tennessee

La-Z-Boy Manufacturing

<p><strong>Not many companies can say that they are both a household brand and one of the most innovative organizations in their industry. La-Z-Boy can. Ninety years after our first recliner, we&rsquo;re still re-inventing the industry.</strong></p> <p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. Our people are what drives us forward. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> https://www.la-z-boy.com/

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Overview: Come join our team and help us Build Something Amazing.
Responsibilities: &bull; Manage the development, implementation, and consistency of process control tools/techniques across critical stakeholder functions &bull; Collects and validates data of top failures and defects through Cost of Failure (COF) initiatives at both division and plant levels &bull; Collaborates with the research and development to help facilitate the successful execution of the NPD process and launching of robust products. Provide expertise in the areas of Quality Assurance, Design Controls, Risk Management, and Statistical Techniques. &bull; Leads and promotes the continuous improvement process &bull; Leads root cause analysis and problem solving efforts in functional areas &bull; Analyzes customer product satisfaction feedback and identifies and leads projects to drive improvements &bull; Identifies/implements engineering fixes for routine manufacturing/QC for continuous process/equipment improvement, and supports implementation of strategy with cross-functional alignment &bull; Functions as quality technical lead for product development teams and/or process improvement projects &bull; Train peers and managers in basic quality tools and their application &bull; Planning and executing product, process, and quality system audits &bull; Manages projects as directed by supervisor SCOPE &amp; IMPACT: Ensures that quality processes and procedures are documented and are being adhered to from design and development to manufacturing and delivery with the goal of shipping defect free products to customers. Responsible for monitoring internal and external concerns and quickly reacting to resolve them to minimize the impact to the customers and La-Z-Boy's expenditures and brand reputation.&nbsp;
Requirements: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: &bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Engineering or a technical discipline with 6-8 years of relevant work experience or equivalent &bull; Six Sigma Green certification &bull; Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook). &bull; Strong organization, presentation and communication skills &bull; Subject Mater Expert in applying PFMEA's, Control Plans, Work Instructions, Process Flow Diagrams, Capability Studies, Advance Problem Solving/Decision Making, and Lean Manufacturing and Value Stream Mapping &bull; Up to 30% travel PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: &bull; Black Belt certification &bull; Full understanding with AQP/APQP, ISO 9000, and or QS 9000 and auditing those systems &bull; Experience as a lead quality auditor &bull; ASQ CQE/CQA certification SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Often required to sit, repetitive hand motion (such as typing), hear, listen, talk, stand, walk, bend, stoop, climb stairs, crawl reach overhead push/pull and lift up to 30 pounds. Seldom required to Climb ladders, kneel, squat, crouch, balance or lift up over 50 pounds. CORE ATTRIBUTES: Communicate Transparently Lead the Team Impact and Influence Deliver Results Coach and Develop OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.