Wellington Steele and Associates

Production/QA Engineer

Location US-NY-Rochester



Title: Production/QA Engineer

Pay Rate: $29-$41 ($60k-$85k)


We are looking for someone who has experience in a manufacturing and/or depot environment.

The ideal candidate would be a person who is looking for the opportunity to create quality processes from the ground up as, over the last 18 months, the client has converted from a predominately depot repair organization to a predominately product assembly organization. 


We are looking for someone who has experience with implementing quality and manufacturing processes as we need to remodel our environment to fit our remodeled organization.  


Position Summary

  • As a member of a highly motivated global team that manufacturers document scanners, the Production Engineer will act as the primary liaison between Development Engineering and Manufacturing.
  • In this capacity, the candidate will provide direct engineering support to local manufacturing floor personnel.


Key Responsibilities

  • Implement newly commercialized products or changes in Manufacturing.
  • Represent Manufacturing on product commercialization teams ensuring Manufacturing and Depot readiness.
  • Sign off and coordinate implementation of all ECOs (Engineering Change Orders) for Rochester Manufacturing.  
  • Create and maintain Manufacturing Sequence of Events and ISO related documents.
  • Collect and report on Manufacturing metrics data.
  • Participate in ISO audits.
  • Coordinate and track Change Requests and Problem Reports for local manufacturing.
  • Work with Worldwide Manufacturing Quality and various manufacturing sites to coordinate actions.
  • Maintain latest firmware and software versions for all products supported in Rochester Manufacturing.  
  • Implement process, quality and reporting improvements.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Firm understanding of various manufacturing processes across the entire range of equipment components, including plastic and metal parts made by various manufacturing processes, circuit boards, harnesses, packaging, documentation, etc.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and the ability to distill and communicate complex data in a clear and simplified manner to aid in decision making. 
  • Quality conscious with an attention to detail and ability to follow through and deliver as per agreed upon commitments.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, across cultures and organizational boundaries.
  • Proficiency in developing work instructions for assembly and test.
  • Familiarity with Phase/Gate Processes for product commercialization 
  • Knowledgeable in lean manufacturing principles and optimizing production lines.
  • Must be a self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Must be organized, be able to multi-task effectively and prioritize project work.
  • Proficiency with computer software tools such as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment.


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent related field.- or - 1-5 years of experience in Production Engineering, Product Development, Manufacturing or other related experience, 5+ years desired




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