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Quality Engineer

Posted: 06/16/2024

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Summary of job contents
Festo is a driving force in automation technology.  Today, we have more than 20,000 employees all over the world working towards our vision of inspiring customers with intelligent and intuitive industrial automation solutions.

We want to keep the world moving, so we’re looking for colleagues who can make a real contribution. We look forward to receiving your application and getting to know you better!

The Plant Quality Engineer is responsible for applying advanced quality planning within the transition of projects from Design Engineering into manufacturing, thereby ensuring product and process quality.

Key accountabilities 

  • Advanced quality planning within new product development/transfer projects (APQP, control plans, inspection plans, etc.).
  • Defines the quality-relevant acceptance criteria and acceptance conditions for new machines in the specifications.
  • Supports the release of manufacturing/assembly processes and production release.
  • Responsible for the creation, maintenance and release of control plan and inspection plan.
  • Participates in the definition of quality targets of a project.
  • Supports the selection of test and measurement equipment and procedures in the development (including experimental design).
  • Supports the exchange of information related to quality planning across plants in parallel production projects and transfer projects.
  • Monitoring problem & error analyses and reflect this information to the team.
  • Support PFMEA activities and the definition of special characteristics.
  • Responsible for the selection and application of quality methods and tools to monitor the quality targets necessary to achieve functional safety.
  • Authorization of decisions to check quality KPIs required to achieve the properties related to functional safety.
  • Planning and implementation of quality assurance measures within serial production (endurance run, proof of capability, suitability for test processes, FPY, ...) and monitoring during the NEP project.
  • Responsible for the complete quality releases of manufacturing and assembly processes, considering applicable specifications.
  • Working under limited supervision for non-routine situations and may be responsible for leading daily operations.
  • In the plant contact person for all Quality planning/project related activities.


Knowledge and Experience

  • 2-3 years of relevant quality business experience.
  • Technical university degree or professional equivalent experience.
  • Sound knowledge in understanding customer requirements, specification sheets, technical drawings, and measuring.
  • Sound knowledge in core tool methods (APQP, FMEA, Control Plan, Inspection Plan, PDCA, SPC, …).
  • Knowledge in problem solving (Corrective / Preventive Action, 8D, 5-Why, A3, Ishikawa, …)
  • Knowledge of Process Management, Quality Management Systems, certifications (ISO9001, VDA6.3) and Project Management and Basics in Economics.
  • Knowledge of production processes.
  • Common understanding of KPIs and trends.
  • IT skills such as SAP, Office.
  • Local Language, English fluent.
  • Optional: ISO 9001 Internal Auditor; Six Sigma green belt or higher.

Festo Corporation offers a robust benefits package, which is designed to help employees and their dependents stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. This is just one way we strive to provide employees with a rewarding workplace. As an effort to keep pace with healthcare trends, Festo Corporation is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits package to its employees which includes...Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Programs, Short-term and Long-term disability, 401k, Pet Insurance, Paid Holidays, Paid time off, Educational assistance and many more.

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