Job title: Quality Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Salary from: USD $75,000.00
Salary to: USD $95,000.00
Location: Mason City, IA
Job ID: 32204

Job Description

Quality Engineer

Location: Mason City, IA

Direct-Hire & Full-Time

Growth Potential, Great Benefits & 401K


Searching for a Quality Engineer for product launches and the enhancement of the Quality Management System. The candidate will apply customer requirements, APQP/PPAP processes, and ISO 9001 QMS to advance product launches and foster continuous improvement at supplier sites. The ideal candidate will be hands-on, with a strong foundation in quality assurance processes and tools, combined with an unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.



  • Experience in APQP processes, especially in product launches.
  • Proficiency in ISO 9001: 2015 quality systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing and overseeing supplier quality assurance systems.
  • Solid background in continuous improvement using Six Sigma and/or Lean methodologies.
  • Skilled in blueprint reading and grounded in GDT principles.
  • Proven problem-solving expertise using Six Sigma and Lean principles.
  • 2-5 years of hands-on experience with quality measurement equipment in a production setting.
  • Knowledge of foundry processes is desirable.
  • Familiarity with CNC machining processes is advantageous.
  • Acquaintance with CMM, laser scanning, x-ray, and LPI measurement systems.
  • Certified Quality Engineer certification is a valuable asset.


Essential Duties:

  • Product Launch Support: Guide product launch activities by incorporating quality principles, including APQP (PFMEA, Control Plans), PPAP, and safe launch processes.
  • Customer Liaison: Act as the primary contact for quality-related issues within the company and across the supply chain.
  • Supplier Quality Assurance: Spearhead efforts related to sustaining and enhancing Tier 2 supplier quality.
  • Continuous Improvement: Lead and sustain initiatives centered around customer satisfaction and internal process refinement.



  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.