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Quality Engineer

Company: Weatherford
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation. We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition. Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team. When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger --- a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other---s successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford. Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provide you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course. The Quality Engineer (QE) is responsible for developing and implementation of manufacturing quality improvement plans to drive manufacturing facilities toward ZERO DEFECTS and ZERO QUALITY ESCAPES. In addition to striving for reduction of company Cost of Quality (COQ) while standardizing quality best practices across the Weatherford Global Manufacturing footprint. A successful candidate will collaborate closely with Engineering, Product Lines, Manufacturing and his/her supervisor on a regular basis as well as present to internal teams plans and updates. SAFETY & COMPLIANCE Follows all safety and compliance procedures; maintains compliance and safety as first priorities when working across all areas of the business In case of concerns with safety, quality non-conformances, or integrity concerns, exercises ---Stop Work Authority--- to suspend operations Maintains the highest standards of corporate governance, ensuring that all activities are carried out ethically and in compliance with company policies, relevant laws, regulations, standards and industry practices in the applicable country Ensure controls are in place to guarantee compliance with government regulations in relation to quality OPERATIONAL CAPABILTY Assist the development and implementation of Quality Improvement Plans to drive manufacturing facilities toward Zero Defects and Zero Quality Escapes as well as reduction of Cost of Quality (COQ) Develop and standardize procedures, quality control plans, sampling plans, inspection test plans, work instructions, and quality template/forms across manufacturing facilities Collect, analyze, and summarize quality performance data, apply statistical tools and reports to identify opportunities for improvement Apply techniques and tools to improve the output quality of processes by identifying and removing the causes of defects and minimizing variability in manufacturing related processes Identify, document, communicate and standardize best practices to reduce defects Implement systematic approach to NCR performance management, tracking, trending, and reporting Identify technical competences required by different manufacturing trades to build products per Engineering technical documentation Assist in the implementation of quality related systems, process, and tools Coordinate and perform internal process audits Prepare inspection test reports Interpret Design Engineering data (including blueprints, Bills of Material, specifications), and customer requirements Develop positive relationships and work closely with Engineering, Manufacturing leaders, and shop floor personnel to manage and implement changes related to quality improvements Identify and report any quality concerns and take immediate corrective action as required CLIENT COMMUNICATION Interacts with both internal and external customers regarding manufacturing quality Interacts closely with Manufacturing and Lean Continuous Improvement to drive toward Zero Defects and Zero Quality Escapes REQUIRED Bachelor---s degree in Engineering 5 years of experience in Quality or Engineering (with Quality focus) in an industrial related business 5 years demonstrated experience with quality related continuous improvement programs PREFFERED Root Cause Analysis Incident Investigation Training Lean & Six Sigma Training Knowledge, Skills & Abilities REQUIRED Ability to interpret engineering drawings, technical notes, procedures and specifications Demonstrated skills related to problem-solving, decision-making, judgment, leadership, root-cause analysis, and team collaboration to lead and influence others to drive change Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English Demonstrated report-writing skills Strong communication and facilitation skills between functions --- verbal and written Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook) Ability to travel domestically and internationally 20-30% of time Able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to evoke critical thinking PREFFERED Weatherford enterprise and management systems knowledge Document management and control experience Experience using JDE Experience leading in a matrixed organization Work Environment & Physical Demands Work Schedule: Generally, Includes Standard Business Hours Work Atmosphere: Generally, includes an Office setting Work Type: Indoor / Outdoor Work Travel Time: 20-30% Requires International Mobility: Yes Other Requirements Will include working on shop floor at manufacturing sites

Keywords: Weatherford, College Station , Quality Engineer, Engineering , Huntsville, Texas

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