Horton, Inc.

  • Quality Engineer

    Job Location US-MN-Roseville
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/25/2018 11:30 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Company Information: Horton, Inc., a global airflow industry leader in reliability, service and innovation has an opening for an Quality Engineer to work in our Roseville, Minnesota location.


    Position SummaryResponsible for global quality continuous improvement projects using quality core tools and problem solving best practices. Provides input and support to the operations team at all manufacturing sites.  Projects are measured as key process indicators to measure project success and performance.    


    Evaluates manufacturing and quality processes to deliver quality improvement and meet customer requirements. Provides recommendations to the operations team and executive staff on methods and best practices to improve product quality. Requires the use of quality tools to achieve results and monitor improvement.   




    Participates in Quality best practices.

    1. Provides input to design and manufacturing engineering department regarding quality improvements
    2. Manages and deliver global lean projects at three manufacturing locations.
    3. Evaluates new and current global suppliers to meet quality requirements
    4. Provides risk assessment for key suppliers and makes recommended actions. 
    5. Uses Quality core tools to deliver project results.


    Project Leader For continuous improvement Projects To Deliver Quality Improvement.

    1. Alignment of IATF 16949 requirements, customer requirements and process improvements.
    2. Project leader for product traceability, shipping improvements, error proofing and PPM reduction 
    3. Works with outside professional organizations on key projects. 
    4. Travels to all manufacturing sites to align process efficiency and best practices.
    5. Participates in special projects to reduce PPM, COPQ and improve OTD to meet customer requirements.


    Uses Data And Problem Solving Skills To Recommend Quality Improvements

    1. Provides 8D problem solving to determine root cause and preventative action.
    2. Uses Quality and APQP core tools.
    3. Submits formal project charters to initiate quality improvement projects and manages projects until completion.
    4. Other duties apply





    Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering, or equivalent, and broad experience in production or manufacturing engineering (7-10 years). Prefers Green Belt certification with emphasis in Industrial machining, metal forming and plastic injection molding experience.


    Ability to travel up to 40% including International travel.


    Must have legal authorization to work in the United States.  Relocation allowance may be provided if the individual has all of the necessary qualifications.


    We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  To apply, qualified candidates should log onto https://careers-horton.icims.com


    Horton Holding, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.   EOE.  Veterans/Disabled


    For more information on Horton, Inc. please visit our web site at www.hortonww.com


    No recruiters and no phone calls, please. 


    VEVRAA contractor/subcontractor Requesting Priority Referral of Protected Veterans



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