Quality Engineer

3+ months agoFremont, CA


Kforce has a client in search of a Quality Engineer in Fremont, CA.Key Tasks:

  • Lead cross-functional problem-solving teams to drive process and product improvements; Use of QA methodologies to manage and facilitate issue resolution including root cause investigations and the development, implementation and monitoring of effective corrective and preventive actions
  • Develop and release product/process control plans, inspection standards, quality and testing plans and instructions, visual work instructions, technical specifications, and various manufacturing validations
  • Develop and implement quality standards to assure products meet expectations of our target customers
  • Contain defective products through ownership of problem definition (8D's), Root Cause Analysis (RCA's), dispositions review, tracking of resolution effectiveness, and Containment coordination
  • Support the development of product specifications and tolerances, design and process FMEAs and DVAs
  • Establish and maintain control plans and inspection standards to assure critical features are controlled through the assembly/production processes
  • Lead/facilitate review and disposition of discrepant materials identified for control of nonconforming product
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area; follow daily housekeeping and 5S standards
  • Promote and maintain a culture and attitude of continuous improvement, working within the team to make it more efficient, safer and an enjoyable place to work


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Electrical, or other Engineering disciplines
  • Quality systems experience in a manufacturing environment (automotive, semiconductor, or power electronics preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of GD&T and understanding of its application
  • Knowledge of quality problem solving methods including, but not limited to, fishbone diagrams, FMEA, process capability analysis, hypothesis testing, DoE, SPC, Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma; Additionally, evidence of the application of these methods to solve complex problems in a manufacturing environment
  • Minitab, JMP, Tableau, or other statistical/visualization software capabilities are preferred
  • Database and basic programming proficiencies are preferred (SQL, Python, etc.)
  • Design software (Adobe Creative Suite, CATIA. SOLIDWORKS)
  • Experience with broad variety of measurement and inspection techniques
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills
  • Ability, willingness to travel domestically, and internationally (5% to 10%)
  • Must be detail oriented, effectively handle multiple priorities, have a strong quality mindset and have the ability to meet tight deadlines
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."