Quality Engineer III

Melbourne, Florida, United States View on Map
Apply Before : December 31, 2022
Job Description

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The Product Quality Engineer is responsible for managing design and production relationships to ensure product integrity and continuously improve manufacturing performance and customer satisfaction throughout the life cycle of Sun Nuclear Corporation (SNC) products. Responsibilities also includes improving the Quality Management System, and general quality support in both development and production environments.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Manage design and production relationships to ensure product integrity and continuously improve manufacturing performance.
  • Partner cross-functionally within Operations as well as with R&D to drive continuous improvement, eliminate known issues, and reduce potential risks.
  • Provide guidance to Quality Inspectors, conduct product inspections, and process audits.
  • Assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining procedures and manuals for the Quality Management System.
  • Identify and lead Continuous Improvement opportunities, such as Lean Process Improvements (elimination of waste), 5S Improvements, and Mistake Proofing.
  • Manage nonconforming material including containment/communication, dispositioning, approval, and timely closure.
  • Analyze and report on quality metrics (ex: Quality KPIs) to identify trending issues and develop improvement opportunities.
  • Participate in and drive adequate Root Cause & Corrective Action (RCCA) for necessary hardware and process issues.
  • Review and analyze product designs and critical requirements to identify and minimize potential manufacturing risks through mistake proofing, process controls and inspection methods.


  • Bachelor’s degree in either Industrial Engineering, Quality/Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or similar technical field, with a minimum of 5 years Quality related work experience.
  • Lean and/or Six Sigma experience (Six Sigma Greenbelt or Blackbelt certified is preferred).
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills are a must. Working knowledge and experience in effective problem-solving methods for Root Cause / Corrective Acton (RCCA) and investigative techniques such as 5-Why analysis, Fishbone Diagram, 8D method, and data analysis.
  • Basic understanding of risk assessment techniques such as DFMEA/PFMEA, Control plans, and SPC.
  • Ability to perform trend analysis and transform data into information to assist leadership into making impactful decisions.
  • Familiar with IPC, ISO, and FDA standards.
  • Capable of interpreting mechanical drawings (machined, cast, and injection molded parts).
  • Working knowledge and understanding of GD&T (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing).
  • Experience with First Article Inspections (FAI).
  • Proficient in data automation and metric development through applications such as Microsoft Excel and Access.
  • Proficient in the use of manual and visual inspection equipment.




  • Knowledge of geo-dimensional mechanical inspection and electro-mechanical inspection including proficiency in the use of manual and visual inspection equipment (including programming of Micro-Vu Vision Measurement Equipment); calipers, micrometers, digital indicators, surface plates, optical comparators, microscopes, CMM, AOI equipment, and profilometers.



  • Bachelors or better in Mechanical Engineering or related field

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Detail
  • Experience 3-5 years experience
  • Education Bachelor's degree