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Quality Engineer 1

Company: HNI Corporation
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

HNI Corporation -is a global family of brands for the workplace and home dedicated to enhancing the spaces where we live, work, and gather. We -pride ourselves on fostering an environment where we make a positive impact on others; upholding our beliefs in integrity, inclusion and belonging.What We Need:We are looking for a Quality Engineer to join our HNI Workplace Furnishings team in Cedartown, GAEssential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Record and report information to management to support continuous improvement and quality initiatives
  • Develop and maintain quality control processes (Layered Process Audits, Out of Box Audits, Certified Inspection) - -
  • Support production on quality standards / systems and communicate constraints effectively
    • Work directly with suppliers on Production Part Approval Process, quality standards and root cause/corrective action for any nonconforming material
    • Train and provide quality direction for members over finished product audits and process improvement
    • Coordinate and work cross-functionally with Operations, Quality, Engineering, Sales, customers and members assisting in process and product improvement plans and status
    • Lead Rapid Continuous Improvement events while instilling quality culture
    • Participate in projects efficiently and with high-quality expertise in accordance with established deadlines.Education Required and/or Preferred:
      • Bachelor's degree required, preferable in engineering.
      • In rare exceptions, based on employment market and/or company need around a specific niche skillset; a combination of experience, responsibility and prior professional accomplishment will be considered as equivalent to a four year degree.Experience Required and/or Preferred:
        • Level 1: - College graduate - no appreciable experience or less than 3 years of engineering experience.
        • Level 2: - 2 years of progressive HNI engineering experience or advancement through the HNI developmental program or 3 years of external engineering experience. - Promotion to this level will be based on performance and potential.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -
          • Strong interpersonal skills with attention to detail
          • Demonstrated successful implementation of continuous process improvement programs
            • Experience with Project Management encompassing start-to-finish planning and execution
              • Strong Communication skills with ability to motivate and influence others, as well as interact productively with members within all levels of the organization and external suppliers and customers
              • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
                • Proficient understanding of capability studies, Production Failure Mode Effect Analysis, A3 and 8D tools
                • Resourcefulness in problem solving
                • Knowledge and experience with Production Part Approval Process
                • Ability to read Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing prints -Reporting Relationships:
                  • This position may have hourly and/or salaried direct reports across multiple shifts.Physical Conditions:
                    • Climbing stairs to access office and attend meetings is required
                    • The operations environment has extreme fluctuations in temperature, humidity and dust
                    • Sitting/standing at a work station for up to an entire scheduled work day
                    • Moderate need to move/lift heavy items, up to 40 lbs.
                    • PPE required for the shop floor of safety shoes, ear plugs and eye protection/safety glassesTravel Requirements: - Limited travel as required, less than 10%HNI Corporation -(NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments. - The -workplace furnishings segment -is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands. - The -residential building products segment -is the nation's leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products.As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation was recognized in 2018, 2019, and 2020 for the diversity of our Board of Directors and was named in 2020 and 2021 as one of America's Most Responsible Companies by Newsweek. -How we act today protects how we live tomorrow. - Check out our 2020 CSR Report here: -Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), are not just core beliefs at HNI - they are operational imperatives. - We value each other's differences in experiences and ideas to solve problems and better serve our customers. -Take a look at our DEI goals here: -We offer Benefits on Day 1!Daily Pay - we offer a voluntary benefit to gain immediate access to a percentage of your next paycheck without having to wait until pay day!To learn about all the benefits HNI has to offer visit We also invite you to visit us at - -to learn more!

Keywords: HNI Corporation, Marietta , Quality Engineer 1, Engineering , Marietta, Georgia

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