Quality Control Jr. Engineer

Date: Sep 9, 2021

Location: Fall River, MA, US, 02720

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

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Quality Control Jr. Engineer


This Role In Summary:


Whirlpool is currently seeking a qualified candidate for a Quality Control Jr. Engineer. This position is located at our Fall River, MA site. This role will manage customer quality initiatives, field data analysis and drive activities to improve our quality level in field and will act as the problem-solving lead, using Quality Emergency Work Orders (QEWO) and other tools for it to solve root causes.


Your Responsibilities Will Include


  • Countermeasures effectiveness tracking 
  • Standards creation correlating design-customer-manufacturing capabilities and requirements. Deploy with the internal team.
  • Create, improve, and implement the processes and controls to ensure the Quality level of our products and processes.
  • Standard and criteria creation/update/deployment and training
  • Proper communication of issues with the manufacturing team.
  • Leadership, deployment, control, and implementation on actions plans for the plant Quality KPIs improvement 
  • Problem-solving execution and deployment in assigned areas
  • Corrective actions follow up and validation
  • Create, approve, and update control plans, active participation on Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA-WI) and any tool required for our manufacturing. 
  • Design changes evaluation with cross functional teams.
  • Non-conformance material evaluation and disposition.
  • Product Hold trigger and release, in plant and in warehouses
  • Develop poka-yokes and error proof systems for assigned processes
  • Inspectors team managing and coordination
  • Testing Systems, active team member or leading
  • Identify the proper characteristics to test in our products/components and develop the best methods for it.
  • Online and Offline testing strategy for assigned areas
  • Fixtures development, quote, approval with internal and external 
  • Measurement System Analysis / Evaluation management 
  • Direct participation on World Class Manufacturing (WCM) Quality Control (QC) Pillar as QC Specialist or team member.
  • Quality Assurance (QA) matrix creation, update, deployment and follow up
  • WCM Kaizen lead and support for Quality
  • Kaizens integration and benefit tracking
  • Tools deployment, update, and support to owners Occurrence and Release (O&R) and QA network
  • Product audits scheduling, lead and actions follow up
  • Support on Layer Process Audits execution


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Quality or Engineering
  • 1+ years using Statistical Process Control (SPC), Control Plan (CP) and Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) 
  • 1+ years of experience using statistical and process improvement tools or methodology (i.e.. excel, minitab)



Preferred Skills and Requirements:


  • Master’s Degree in Quality or Engineering
  • Six Sigma Green belt
  • WCM Methodology knowledge, Quality Control Pillar
  • Experience with testing equipment and testing procedures, usage and/or design
  • Strong data acquisition, analysis, and knowledge building skills
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Knowledge and exposure to manufacturing processes
  • Strong communication skills
  • Sense of urgency and highly creative.
  • Resourcefulness in accomplishing objectives and completing tasks


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