Position Description

Corporate Quality Engineer
Location Savage, MN
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Working at Fabcon

Do you want to work at the top tier pre-fabricated concrete wall manufacturing and construction company in the East Coast and Midwest?

Do you see yourself at a company on the cusp of rapid growth due to creative products, lean manufacturing expertise, and market dominance?

Do you dream of being on a team that values leadership development and career growth opportunities?

If so, a career at Fabcon may be for you.

We are the precast wall panel industry leader in the United States.

Corporate Quality Engineer

Purpose/Scope:

The Corporate Quality Engineer will provide support for all QA and ISO Processes. They will be involved in a variety of activities, including investigations, continuous improvement projects, problem solving and action items designed to improve quality and customer satisfaction

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Regional ISO Manager (see job description)

  • Work with Quality Managers to provide information to improve quality checks and standardize and improve processes impacting quality.

  • Work with the Quality Field Engineer to develop a keen understanding of field processes with an ability to factor in field conditions when evaluating product quality and tolerance issues.

  • Works with Manufacturing to solve in-house quality concerns.

  • Audit Quality and Production Processes and support root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process related concerns.

  • Act as a trained observer to collect and analyze data

  • Devises sampling procedures and designs and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.

  • Review quality trends to prevent and/or reduce defects, determine problem causes, and initiate actions to correct them

  • Implement new techniques for the control of quality as directed.

  • Liaison with internal parties on matters relating to plant quality. (engineering, production, project management and drafting)

  • Understand the customer’s quality expectations and assists in determining significant characteristics and appropriate controls.

  • Involved in continual improvement activities within the Fabcon Way structure.

  • Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities.

  • QA Responsibilities as needed

  • Performs all aspects of the pre-pour check, the structural check, the finish check, the jig check, and the testing of the material

  • Strips the product off the bed and enters tagged or scrapped material into the computer

  • Inspects material and product for meeting quality requirements

  • Reports quality problems to production personnel and Quality Assurance Manager

  • Perform Concrete Testing

  • QA Reporting

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Manager

Basic Qualifications:

  • College degree in engineering, manufacturing or related field

  • Knowledge of MS Office suite– manipulate data in Excel

  • Demonstrated understanding of Quality tools, SPC, CPK, Gage R & R and inspection tools and procedures

  • Demonstrated understanding of inspection techniques including ACI and PCI requirements

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a cooperative and team oriented environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to work and make decisions independently

  • Ability to coach and train QA Techs and plant workers

  • Data Analysis Skills and figuring out root cause to Quality Concerns

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PCI Certified - Level 1,2 + 3

  • Knowledge of CSA, Transportation DOT & ISO standards

  • ACI Certified

Physical Requirements:

  • Plant/Yard: Move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception to interact with heavy machinery and hazardous obstacles, walk, climb, bend at the waist, reach, forceful use of hand tools, vocal projection, sufficient balance to work on a slow-moving surface

Work Environment:

  • Plant/Yard: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles, vibrations from machinery and vehicles, loud noises, little to no climate control, varying amounts of light, stairs, narrow walkways

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or our plant locations in Ohio, Kansas and Pennsylvania during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-verify

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