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Quality Engineer in Portland, OR at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 9/9/2018

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Quality Engineer

City: Portland / State: Oregon                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

We are seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer to join our dynamic manufacturing team in our Portland, Oregon location. The successful candidate will resolve process and product quality problems to prevent re-occurrence and to facilitate the management of customer complaints through effective internal and customer communication. This individual will work with the Quality and Operations teams on day-to-day quality management improvements and the divisional quality team on broader issues. This position reports to the Manager of Quality Assurance.

 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct or coordinate product and process analyses (often in coordination with upstream suppliers and R&D) to synthesize complex technical information into meaningful conclusions and prepare comprehensive reports related to improvement initiatives
  • Manage on-site customer quality complaints and the communication with the customer and the company sales and technical teams
  • Coordinate and manage the continual improvement process utilizing structured problem solving within the corrective and preventive action processes
  • Perform periodic process audits to ensure conformance with documented work procedures. As well participate in internal and external quality audit functions
  • Monitor and trend daily/weekly key quality metrics and communicate issues to mill management as part of effort to identify improvement opportunities
  • Assist in the administration and improvement of the quality system to maintain compliance with quality standards



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, prefer Metallurgical or Materials Engineering
  • 5+ years of work experience in a high volume manufacturing facility
  • Experience facilitating and solving quality problems including, 8D with Root Cause Analysis, bringing in ideas and buy-in from interdepartmental groups
  • Experience developing, reporting and presenting ideas and projects to various levels of management and customers
  • Demonstrated experience working with customers, inspectors, bargaining unit members and management staff within a production environment
  • Experience in statistical data analysis and process analysis
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Trained and certified in quality auditing
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of programs
  • Good communication, time management and report writing skills
  • Mechanical, metallographic or chemical testing lab experience, an asset
  • Six-sigma green belt or better qualifications, an asset

 

Preferred:

  • Advanced Degree in Metallurgical, Materials or Welding Engineering
  • Previous experience in pipe/tube mill

 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.


 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, prefer Metallurgical or Materials Engineering
  • 5+ years of work experience in a high volume manufacturing facility
  • Experience facilitating and solving quality problems including, 8D with Root Cause Analysis, bringing in ideas and buy-in from interdepartmental groups
  • Experience developing, reporting and presenting ideas and projects to various levels of management and customers
  • Demonstrated experience working with customers, inspectors, bargaining unit members and management staff within a production environment
  • Experience in statistical data analysis and process analysis
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Trained and certified in quality auditing
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of programs
  • Good communication, time management and report writing skills
  • Mechanical, metallographic or chemical testing lab experience, an asset
  • Six-sigma green belt or better qualifications, an asset

 

Preferred:

  • Advanced Degree in Metallurgical, Materials or Welding Engineering
  • Previous experience in pipe/tube mill