Kappa Search | Chicago Recruiters | Quality Assurance Engineer

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.

  • Senior Quality Engineer is responsible for the implementation of customer quality requirements and the integrity of internal quality processes and procedures.
  • Assure product, process, and system quality requirements are determined, planned for and achieved during new product development, launch, or at design or process change.
  • Utilizes Change Management System for all product or process changes.
  • Problems investigated, defined, analyzed and resolved effectively and responsively.
  • Product and process quality assured and continuously improved; records maintained.
  • Respond to Customer in expedient and professional manner.
  • Company policy and procedures followed.


  •  BS Degree in related field.  MS Degree preferred.
  • Above average organizational skills.
  • Above average PC Skills: Operating Systems (Windows 95/98/NT/XP), MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Database (Access, dBase), etc.
  • Quality Engineer Certification preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills Ability to multi-task
  • Hands-on skill set with decision-making capability
  • Quality data analysis skills
  • 5+ years of Quality Engineering experience, automotive industry experience preferred.

Experience with:

  •  Continuous Improvement
  •  Lean Manufacturing
  •  TS 16949
  •  Manufacturing principles and methods
  •  Manufacturing processes:  FMEA, APQP, PPAP, MSA, Process Flow, Corrective Action Process, etc.
  •  Problem Solving Methodologies (5-Why, 8D, etc.)