La-Z-Boy Quality Engineer I in Neosho, Missouri

Quality Engineer I

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JOB SUMMARY: Assists with implementing and maintaining robust quality system processes for design control and risk management across all manufacturing facilities globally; driving resolution of quality issues by monitoring quality metrics, and implementing effective corrective and/ or preventive actions. This position will provide statistical analysis, quality engineering governance and proper documentation practices according to the Quality Management System (QMS). Partner with product design teams, manufacturing, procurement, and customer service stakeholders to share ownership for the quality systems and ensure compliance and other relevant standardsKEY RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties as assigned):• Executes the implementation and consistency of process control tools/techniques across multiple manufacturing sites • Collects and validates data of top failures and defects through Cost of Quality (COF) initiatives at both division and plant levels • Addresses quality concerns regarding new products and processes throughout the development cycle.• Promotes the continuous improvement process • Supports problem solving efforts in areas such as COF, Product Failure, and Warranty reduction• Participates in product, process, and quality system audits• Supports projects as directed by supervisorSCOPE & 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.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a technical discipline with 0-2 years of relevant work experience.• Microsoft Office skills (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook). • Strong organization, presentation and communication skills • Awareness of PFMEA's, Control Plans, Work Instructions, Process Flow Diagrams, Capability Studies, Problem Solving/Decision Making, Gage R & R's, and Lean Manufacturing and Value Stream Mapping• Up to 30% travelPREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: • Awareness PFMEA's, Control Plans, Work Instructions, Process Flow Diagrams, Capability Studies, Problem Solving/Decision Making, Gage R & R's, and Lean Manufacturing and Value Stream Mapping• Knowledge of Quality Operating System• Six Sigma Green certification • Awareness with AQP/APQP • ASQ CQE/CQA certification or equivalentSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: NonePHYSICAL 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 TransparentlyLead the Team Impact and Influence Deliver ResultsCoach 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.


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Neosho, MO

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QA - Quality Control

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Things have really evolved since La-Z-Boy first introduced the recliner in 1928. Over the subsequent decades, our product line has grown to include a myriad of pieces and styles, and our brand name has become highly recognized across the country and around the globe. But throughout our history, one fact remained constant: The La-Z-Boy brand name is synonymous with comfort and quality.

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