Kappa Search | Chicago Recruiters | Quality Assurance Engineer Job

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, technology, sales and supply chain recruitment and placement. Our client, a Fortune 100 manufacturer, seeks a talented QA professional for the following opportunity.    


The Quality Assurance Engineer manages process improvements in the areas of Quality Assurance, Production and Manufacturing. Also provides Quality Management Systems support, supplier qualification and monitoring, Process Improvements and Corrective and Preventive actions.


  • Conduct analysis and develop proposals for product and processes related continuous improvement projects
  • Manage quality metrics and take actions to address undesirable trends. Coordinate Customer Satisfaction Surveys.
  • Audits of quality procedures and functions. Writes procedures and work instructions.
  • Work Closely with Production Engineering, Materials and Manufacturing to address issues
  • Establish methods for improving Quality through the development and review of Standard Operating Procedures, Quality Standards and Process and Production Control techniques Application of Six Sigma Methodologies such as Process Mapping, FMEA, DOE, Gage R&R
  • Conduct internal and external Quality System investigations and audits
  • Develop and implement Manufacturing improvements and methodologies, Kaizen
  • Maintain Corrective and Preventive action system, Approved Supplier List, Certifications, Specifications, Calibration Systems, etc.
  • Develop and analyze statistical data in order to provide recommendations to achieve favorable yield levels and product conformance to specifications
  • Review and monitor Quality Control inspections and tests for trend analysis
  • Publish statistical data for management review


o BS degree in Engineering.

o Minimum five (5) years experience QA/QC in manufacturing /assembly environment.

o Working knowledge of E/M products

o Proficiency utilizing MS Access, PowerPoint, Excel and Word o Working knowledge of relational data bases and Quality Information Systems

o Lean, 5S and Six Sigma certification highly desired.

o ASQ CQE Preferred