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Production Quality Engineer II

Company: RFA Engineering
Location: Dubuque
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

RFA Engineering - (www.rfamec.com) -is seeking several growth-oriented early to mid-career candidates to be part of our engineering team at our customer's facility in Dubuque, Iowa. You will work with our experienced engineering staff and our customer's staff to provide quality engineering support for off-road equipment using state of the art engineering tools.
This position is on-site at John Deere's world-class engineering and manufacturing center. These are full time positions that are indefinite in duration with opportunity for professional growth, direct hire by our customer, and opportunity within our own organization.
This position will require 100% on-site support at John Deere Dubuque Works and pay will be negotiable based on applicable experience and credentials.

  • Conduct quality investigations, containment actions and recommended actions to prevent line down situations

  • Work with product line to identify, prioritize, and document reliability trends to resolve quality issues

  • Provide improvements to product reliability and customer satisfaction through support of new product introduction programs.

  • Provide quality representation to applicable meetings and reviews

  • Participate in quality planning

  • Create/monitor quality documentation and drive resolution to factory quality issues

  • Track quality metrics and provide feedback to design teams on gap analysis

  • Identify improvements or deterioration in product quality levels

  • Identify internal manufacturing process improvements

  • Complete process verification audits and document results and corrective actions

  • Work with assemblers on operator training certification

  • Lead/participate in SCRUM/AGILE projects to improve line quality

  • Drive product RGA's and develop recommendations for field action

  • Monitor/manage dashboard reports


    • Technical, Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Engineering or related field required OR equivalent industry experience

    • 100% On-site support at John Deere Dubuque Works

    • Basic understanding of construction / off-road equipment

    • Basic Microsoft Office skills

    • Must be a self-starter, have good communication skills, and be able to work as part of a team

    • Must have a valid Drivers License

      Desired Attributes

      • Ability to convey topics at both a technical and high level effectively -

      • Previous experience in a manufacturing or assembly environment

      • Welding, fabrication, sheet metal, hydraulic, electrical or paint experience is a plus - -

        About RFA Engineering
        RFA Engineering has provided machine design and engineering services to industry leading customers since 1943. Our primary focus is engineering of off highway equipment including agricultural and construction equipment, engine and drive train development, consumer, recreational, industrial, and special machines.
        RFA Engineering is domestically owned and operated exclusively by engineers who have spent their careers in the industry. - Our engineering staff is located both at our Engineering Center in Minneapolis, and at numerous customer sites throughout the U.S.
        Employee Benefits

        • Health and Dental Insurance Programs

        • Extra Time Bonuses

        • Company Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurances

        • Retirement Savings Account (401k)

        • Flexible Spending Plan for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care

        • Paid Time Off (PTO)

        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

        • Education Assistance

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Keywords: RFA Engineering, Dubuque , Production Quality Engineer II, Professions , Dubuque, Iowa

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