Manufacturing Quality Engineer
Company: Viavi Solutions
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: November 20, 2022
Job Description - Manufacturing Quality Engineer (220000GO) Job
Description Manufacturing Quality Engineer - ( 220000GO ) Primary
Location : US-CA-Santa Rosa Description VIAVI (NASDAQ: VIAV) has a
90+ year history of technical innovations that have evolved to keep
pace and address our customer's most pressing business issues. We
make equipment, software, and systems that help to plan, deploy,
certify, monitor, and optimize all kinds of networks - like those
for mobile phones, service providers, large businesses and data
centers. VIAVI is also a leader in high performance thin film
optical coatings and engineered diffusers, providing light
management solutions to anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics,
automotive, defense and instrumentation markets.We are the people
behind the products that help keep the world connected - at home,
school, work, at play, and everywhere in between. VIAVI employees
are fierce about supporting customer success and we welcome people
who bring their best every day to the company - to question, to
collaborate and to push for solutions that will delight our
customers.We are seeking a line manufacturing quality engineer
whose primary job will be to support the various product lines at
VIAVI OSP in Santa Rosa, CA. If you thrive in a high pace
environment, multi-tasking to support a variety of customers in
different markets, all the while utilizing your experience base in
all things quality systems this is the place for you. We work in a
high-mix low-volume environment that serve many customers from
consumer electronics to defense. Our ITAR facility will require
that you study and understand customer critical requirements and
ensure there is floor-level understanding of these
requirements.This individual will be responsible for ensuring
customer requirements are met throughout product realization to
produce optical filters; this means correctly realizing customer
products and minimize opportunities for errors. These errors of
accuracy/correctness/interpretations can occur beginning with
understanding of customer requirements and ending with product
routing and shipping documents.This person is expected to
completely understand customer expectations and Critical to Quality
(CTQ) requirements and convert these into Viavi specifications and
instructions leading to compliant products. This person will lead
or participate in continuous improvement efforts, participate in
the quotation process, and may support new product development
teams. This individual must possess the technical capabilities for
these skills and responsibilities including: good verbal and
written communication skills, computer skills, and data analysis
abilities. As a VIAVI employee, this person is expected to be a
role model relative to safety best practices.Responsibilities---
Participate in the production planning of new orders.
--- Understand customer requirements and convert these into Viavi
specifications and instructions to correctly realize products.
--- Collaborate with customer facing employees (Sales, Application
Engineers, etc.) and possibly the customer to elicit full
understanding of customer requirements.
--- Perform critical review of customer requirements, internal
requirements and product realization documents to eliminate
opportunities for error.
--- Define and ensure Quality Checkpoints, instructions and tests
to meet or exceed customer requirements are clear and correct.
--- Correct and prevent quality issues. Proactively address quality
issues both internally and externally with the customers.
--- Drive or participate in the non-conforming material review
board (MRB) processes, create Waivers for customer approval.
--- Proactively identify, develop, and analyze quality metrics to
drive continuous improvement. Create, report and present quality
--- Utilize data analysis, statistical tools, SPC, RC/CA, FMEA and
DOE methods to support/drive continual improvement.
--- Be a technical resource for measurement systems and
--- Provide Quality Engineering support for current production
--- Support and maintain integrity of the Viavi OSP Quality
Management System (Document Control, NCMR, CAR, Customer Complaint,
- Qualifications Required Skills/Qualifications--- Bachelor or
Master's Degree in Engineering or related sciences
--- Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Manufacturing or Quality
Engineer in a production environment
--- Requirements Management experience, skills, and tools. (e.g.
--- Data analysis skills to transform and load data from multiple
sources (databases, Excel files, other systems).
--- Solid foundation in statistical analysis; working knowledge of
Minitab desired; experience with JMP is a plus.
--- Experience with Measurement System Analysis (e.g. Gage R&R)
methods and interpretation. Working knowledge of how to create and
understand flow charts, FMEAs, Control Plans, Control Charts,
Pareto Charts and Histograms.
--- Ability and experience with 8D (root cause/corrective action)
or equivalent process and tools.
--- Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles, Six Sigma Green
Belt or Black Belt certification highly desirable.
--- Competent computer skills including use of Microsoft Windows
and Office tools - especially Excel.
--- Excellent communication/presentation skills and ability to lead
and work with teams.
--- Able to prioritize and complete projects and tasks on time
often under pressure, ability to multi-task is imperative.
--- ASQ certification(s) are a plus (e.g. CQE, Internal
--- Working knowledge of AS9100 and IATF16949 a plus
--- Fluent in English, must be ITAR eligible.This position requires
access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is
controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible, you
must be either a US Citizen or Permanent ResidentDuring the rapidly
changing Covid situation, VIAVI continues to monitor the situation
to keep our employees safe. We continue to adhere to CDC
guidelines, strong safety protocols for sites performing essential
duties, limiting travel to essential travel etc. We rely on strong
benefits programs to provide our employees with support for both
their medical and emotional wellness during this difficult time.The
VIAVI leadership team strongly encourages all employees, current
and new, to get fully vaccinated and boostered.
If you have what it takes to push boundaries and seize
opportunities, apply to join our team today.VIAVI Solutions is an
equal opportunity and affirmative action employer -
minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.
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