Starting range depending on experience relevant to the QAE role. Bonus, Gym, Professional Pickle Ball Court, Onsite Wellness Center
4 Year Degree
Leatherman is the world leader in the design and manufacturer of innovative, high quality, compact, multi-purpose tools. We employ over 500 team members in our 90,000 square feet facility. Please visit our website at: www.leatherman.com
Provide meaningful information about both risk and performance over the entire supply chain through the application of a QMS system, data acquisition, and standardized reporting. Provide Quality Engineering solutions to maximize the benefits or gains to the organization from the Quality Management System and Continuous Improvement activities.
Contribute to Supplier Qualification and Reporting activities, including onsite supplier system reviews.
Contribute to New Equipment Qualification, including definition and validation of inspection methods, and travel to manufacturers to perform runoff validation (FAT).
Identify metrology strategies to meet GR&R requirements.
Design custom gages and fixtures as necessary to support both legacy and new products.
Identify and implement new metrology technologies in support of current and proposed manufacturing processes.
Establish and manage plant-wide standards for applying Statistical Process Control including standards for calculating control limits and reporting process capability.
Advise QA Technicians for the proper alignment of specific SPC techniques with specific work cells.
Contribute to a plant-wide strategy for process inspection SPC and records; software enhancements and reporting standards.
Define and implement improvements to the Quality Management System as necessary through creation and revision of controlled Procedures and Work Instructions.
Lead and Participate in CAPA projects applying structured problem-solving techniques and root cause analysis.
Create and develop Acceptance Test Plans which align with quality standards or expectations of the organization.
Experience and Education Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering or other related discipline required.
Five or more years of experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment which provides knowledge of Quality & Engineering Principles such as: process capability, advanced dimensional measurement, SPC, and root cause analysis.
We believe that with the right tools in hand, anyone can achieve greatness. We value perseverance, ingenious design and changing the world through innovation. We grow and support our employees. We create global solutions our competitors cannot copy. We believe in integrity, authentic collaboration, honesty and humility. We fuel growth from our failures. We build a culture that celebrates diversity, develops respect, and cultivates a community to solve any problem.
When Tim Leatherman built the first American multipurpose tool, there were no CAD files, no blueprints. Just perseverance, imagination, and a little ingenuity. The result is a product that customers around the world have come to trust and use to solve problems big and small.
That same spirit flows through our company today. It's a place where you can help create solutions that improve the lives of our consumers and our communities. Where you can work with amazing folks who care for each other, learn from one another, and laugh—a lot. It's a place where you can help build a better brand, and a better you.