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IE program at SIUE is looking for a qualified quality engineer who can teach a senior level course, titled Six Sigma, Quality & Process Improvement (IE 462) from fall 2019. Below is course objective that can be revised/customized depending on the needs:

This course will provide a comprehensive understanding of the role and value of Six Sigma as an integrated approach to solving process-based problems in Quality. It will also demonstrate the relevance of DMAIC to process improvement, as students apply its key tools to real-life processes. As an advanced topic, Design of Experiments may also be introduced.

Currently, class time of IE 462 is at 5 – 7:50 on Thursday. The class size of IE 462 is about 40. Please note that there is some flexibility in the class time and one TA will be provided. If you are interested, please send me your CV. Also, please let me know if you have any questions about this opportunity. Thank you.


Sohyung Cho, Ph.D.
Professor and Program Director
Industrial Engineering
Southern Illinois University
Edwardsville, IL 62026
Phone: 618-650-2817 | E-mail:

Quality Engineer – Siemens Manufacturing

Siemens Manufacturing Co., Inc. is the premier electronic manufacturing supplier in the region specializing in the manufacturing of printed circuit board assemblies. We are family owned and operated located in the Metro East area of St. Louis. Our company is growing and we are looking to expand our team.

Job Summary
This person has full responsibility for ensuring the quality system at the Freeburg, IL site, is maintained consistent with the overarching company Quality Management System. The position is responsible for all customer, production, and supplier quality issues impacting the Freeburg, IL site. This entails coordination with Customer Service, Production, and Purchasing departments and the Quality Manager. The position ensures the site maintains ISO compliance while working with the Quality Manager.
The Quality Engineer would also work proactively on continuous improvement projects at the Freeburg site in coordination with the Director of Continuous Improvement.
The Quality Engineer role requires the individual to work a minimum of 40-50 hours per week and additional hours as needed to meet deadlines and effectively address unplanned quality issues, which arise, in a timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist in development, implementation, monitoring, and effecting corrective actions of key metrics for your assigned area of performance and ensure ISO 9001 compliance on site
• Lead, manage and drive corrective actions and continuous improvements within assigned facility of our manufacturing operations and suppliers for that facility.
• Work effectively with cross functional teams, Siemens Management, and Customers to get positive results and bring closure to quality issues.
• Lead and implement Lean Manufacturing tools & techniques (workshops, kan-ban, visual management, 5S, total productive maintenance, set-up reduction, etc.)
• Oversee and conduct quality inspections of incoming raw materials to include assisting with physical measurements, phasescope readings, and raw pcb cross-sectioning.
• Facilitate resolution any quality related issues at incoming inspection
• Coordinate with Production to resolve any production quality issues using customer requirements, IPC 610 and IPC 620 standards.
• Implement and maintain process controls through advanced quality planning techniques (FMEA, key characteristics management, mistake proofing, etc.)
• Complete Root Cause analysis and implement Corrective Actions using formal problem solving techniques including Lean Six Sigma tools.
• Complete PPAP, FAIR, First Article and other various customer and internal quality documentation and ensure appropriate storage of such documents for future reference and retrieval.
• Provide status of ongoing issues, projects and communicate progress through written reports and regular quality meetings assigned or scheduled.
• Travel to suppliers or other Siemens facility to assist in resolving quality issues or assessment of capabilities as required.

• Five (5)+ years experience in a manufacturing Quality Assurance role
• BS degree in Quality, Engineering or other related field
• CQE or other related quality certification
• ISO Internal Auditor certification desired
• Six Sigma green-belt Certification (preferably ASQ or equivalent may be considered)
• Customer and Quality focused with exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, both written and oral.
• Self-starter with ability to use own initiative to ensure company quality standards are maintain and culture of Continuous Improvement re-enforced.
• Skilled at team building and demonstrated experience in effectively working with cross functional teams, within/outside the organization, including the ability and desire to work with a diverse group of people.
• Solid understanding of Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical), principles with ability read and interpret drawings including dimensional and electrical tolerances.
• Ability to implement and monitor process controls to ensure actual productions is maintained within the specified tolerance limits.
• Ability to Collect and analyze data statistically to solve problems and proactively make recommendations for improvements
• Lean Manufacturing and 6S experience
• Lean Six Sigma experience to include designing and executing Design of Experiments
• Accomplished in MS Word and Excel, as well as a working knowledge of PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, & Minitab.
• Color Vision
• Proven ability to collect the right data, analyze data using statistics, and implement improvements and corrective actions based on data
• Ability to analyze, challenge, and change process, as needed, to create a more efficient, more positive environment and culture
• Honesty, integrity, and a strong desire to succeed and establishing high standards for direct reports and peers, including interacting with others in a respectful and professional manner.
• Creative problem solving skills
• Proven ability to recognize opportunities and to improve quality
• Able to work on very tight timelines while maintaining excellent attention to detail

For position consideration, please e-mail your resume and salary requirements/history to

Please note that no relocation package is available for this position.


Quality Technician – SAF Holland Warrenton Manufacturing site

Greg Keling, Quality Manager of SAF Holland has requested we post the opening described below for a Quality Technician. Greg is an ASQ certified CQE and CQA and we are glad to be able to help support another ASQ member as well as providing an opportunity for a member looking for work.

The Warrenton facility manufactures trailer axle / suspension systems and other components for the heavy truck and trailer industry.

SAF-Holland is an established and growing global manufacturer of truck and trailer parts with operations throughout the Americas and Europe.  We are looking for talented, enthusiastic people to help us maintain our reputation for excellence in our industry.   We offer a competitive benefits and compensation package in an exciting and friendly work environment.


We are currently accepting applications for a Quality Technician in our Warrenton, Missouri location.


This position requires a high school diploma, two year degree from college or technical school preferred; two years related experience; ASQ CQI and/or ASQ CQT preferred; ability to use a personal computer with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; good attendance and ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Summary of Job Duties:

Tests and inspects products at various stages of production process, compiles and evaluates statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products, and monitors the conformance of production process to a documented process.


Send resume to:



Human Resources

308 West Walton

Warrenton, MO  63383


or e-mail resume to:



Quality Assurance Manager – VIA Jon

Krisa Whaley  advised on 9/8/15 that the position had been filled.

I am glad that she wanted to let Section 1304 Members know that she has transitioned out of the the QA Mgr role at VIA-JON into a new Compliance role in their legal department which has created this opening. She can be contacted at for more insights. If you are interested and qualified, she has offered to provide introductions.

The job is posted at under Career Opportunities


QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER ? Help Please fill in the information below and use the navigational buttons to continue. Warning: Using your browser’s Back and Forward buttons may produce undesirable results. POSITION SUMMARY: Manage all aspects of the Quality Assurance Function. Ensure compliance with FDA and GMP regulations. Direct compliance of government regulations; advise, instruct and recommend policies to ensure compliance. Responsible for overall quality system implementation and management, including the TQM program. FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: Essential Functions 1. Behavior: Exhibit team player qualities of cooperation and coordination; professional interaction in all business contacts, all day, every day 2. Attendance: Present for work when scheduled is a mandatory function. 3. Safety: Your compliance with all company safety rules, procedures and guidelines is essential. 4. Develop, implement, and maintain quality specifications and standards for components and finished goods. 5. Ensure GMP required documentation and compliance with governmental regulations such as FDA. 6. Estimate departmental personnel needs, interview job applicants and recommend candidates for employment. 7. Train departmental employees, conduct timely performance evaluations, provide coaching/mentoring, and assist employees with work related problems. 7. Provide technical assistance and interface with other departments in connection with the purchase of raw materials, supplies and equipment. 8. Review complaints received from customers to determine where quality emphasis should be placed to eliminate the problems. 9. Perform investigation and evaluation of the non-conforming materials, processes and system. Present problem areas or issues as they arise, providing recommendations for solutions. 10. Monitor and interpret Federal Register and other sources including interaction with regulatory department that provide information on laws pertaining to Food, Drugs and Cosmetics industries. Advise and inform management on state and federal regulations, recommend procedures and policies to ensure compliance with government regulations. 11. As requested, check documents for compliance with state and federal law; verify accuracy. 12. Recommend, conduct, and/or oversee all employee training on GMP, FDA and SOP. 13. Continually evaluate and analyze all phases of the production process, which are related to quality, in order to ensure adherence to applicable standards and specifications. 14 Conduct internal facility audits and prepare necessary reports. 15. Provide trend analysis for non-conforming and preventative issues, complaints, corrective actions, deviation processes, results of internal/external audits, quality system and improvements. Marginal Functions None identified. Physical Activities: Standing, sitting, walking, grasping, talking, hearing, and stooping. Physical Demands: Light physical work. Employee required to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Visual Acuity: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less, with the ability to distinguish colors and adjust the eye to bring objects into sharp focus. Prolonged mental attention. Environmental/Atmospheric Conditions: Worker exposed to typical office conditions. Exposed to extreme heat and cold with temperatures sufficiently high or low to cause marked bodily discomfort. Exposed to sufficient noise to cause worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level. POSITION QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge: Thorough working knowledge of chemistry and quality systems. Bachelor’s degree in chemistry and/or related science. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Thorough knowledge of pertinent laboratory instrumentation. Experience: Requires five to seven years progressive quality control experience performing a variety of chemistry and quality functions. A minimum two years quality control management working in a FDA environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical or cosmetics industry. Machines, Tools, Equipment and Work Aids: PC, Word-processing and spreadsheet software, Calculator, Federal Register, Rose Sheets, CTFA, Technical Regulator Notes, Cosmetic Ingredient Review, USP/NF, other standard laboratory and office equipment. License(s)/Certification(s) Required: Certification in Quality Assurance preferred.

QC Technician – Lighthouse for The Blind



Responsible for in-process and finished production inspections at the Berkeley facility

Generating inspection reports, recording relevant data

  • Using gauges and scales for quality checks
  • Set up and calibrate measurement equipment
  • Provide guidance to production personnel


Performs inspections throughout all phases of manufacturing to ensure quality assurance from incoming raw materials to finished products at the Berkeley location.

Reviews documentation (work instructions, labels, assembly specifications, etc.) to be sure it meets customer specifications, ISO 9001.  Record non-conformances for entry into our QMS.


Other duties as assigned.


Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Ability to read labels and documents with or without accommodation. 


Possess fundamental understanding of a quality system and its development, documentation, and implementation with respect to ISO 9001 standards. 


High School diploma required. Associate’s degree or equivalent in a technical area (Biology, Chemistry, etc.) preferred.

3-5 years’ experience in aerosol industry or quality.

Experience in ISO 9001 requirements and their application in a manufacturing environment.

Experience with gauges, scales and other inspection equipment normally found in a production environment.    


Computer skills and ability to use Microsoft Office Products including Word and Excel.

Independent coordinating, problem solving and prioritizing skills, detail oriented and thorough.

Ability to work well with people of varied backgrounds and abilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.

If you meet the qualifications for the position please e-mail your resume and cover letter to 

We appreciate your interest in Lighthouse for the Blind (LHB Industries). LHB offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation during the application process may contact the Human Resources Department.

Quality Manager

Walker Products, Inc., manufacturer of Automotive Fuel System Components and Engine Management Devices, is seeking a Quality Manager in its Pacific, MO facility.  This position will direct the company quality program in accordance with customer requirements, ISO 9001 and TS16949 guidelines and maintain certifications.   

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World Wide Technology, Inc. has an opportunity available for a Director of Quality to be located in our Edwardsville, IL operation.  This position will oversee a team of approximately 30 Quality Managers, specialists, auditors and quality control technicians supporting a supply chain operations team of over 1,000 people worldwide.  This position will oversee the development, implementation, auditing and maintenance of quality management systems supporting integration, distribution, procurement and transportation operations.  This includes striving towards 100% customer retention through continual improvement.  Key objectives tied to this role include increasing customer satisfaction, reducing non-conformance, customer impacting issues and rework along with increasing on time delivery and reducing cycle times.

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Senior Manager, Accreditations and Compliance

Senior Manager, Accreditations and Compliance
Maryland Heights MO – 63043 – St Louis 1 – 14100 Magellan Plaza
Columbia MD – 21046 – 6950 Columbia Gateway Drive
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Job Summary:

Manages accreditation and compliance function for Magellan Network. This includes Network policy development, research of applicable federal, state, accrediting body, and client requirements. Prepares and manages external and internal audits. Monitors and manages the provider sanction and provider appeals functions for Network. Coordinates and provides oversight for credentialing delegation as well as developing and mentoring research and audit staff.

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Quality Engineering Manager – Integration Technology Center

World Wide Technology, Inc. has an opportunity available for a Quality Engineering Manager to support our Integration Technology Center (ITC) team located in Edwardsville, IL. This individual will provide leadership within a business operations environment that supports major WWT Fortune 100 customers.

World Wide Technology (WWT) is a global technology integrator and supply chain solutions provider that brings an innovative and proven approach to how organizations around the world discover, evaluate, architect and implement technology.

Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders such as Cisco, HP, EMC, NetApp, Citrix, VMware and Dell, focusing on three market segments: Fortune 500 companies, service providers and the public sector. WWT employs more than 3,000 people and operates more than 2 million square feet of state-of-the-art warehousing, distribution and integration space strategically located throughout the world.  WWT is proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE “100 Best Places to Work For®” list for the fourth consecutive year.

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Quality Specialist

World Wide Technology (WWT) is a global technology integrator and supply chain solutions provider that brings an innovative and proven approach to how organizations around the world discover, evaluate, architect and implement technology.

Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders such as Cisco, HP, EMC, NetApp, Citrix, VMware and Dell, focusing on three market segments: Fortune 500 companies, service providers and the public sector. WWT employs more than 3,000 people and operates more than 2 million square feet of state-of-the-art warehousing, distribution and integration space strategically located throughout the world.  WWT is proud to announce that it has been named on the FORTUNE “100 Best Places to Work For®” list for the fourth consecutive year.

World Wide Technology, Inc. has an opportunity available for a Quality Specialist to support our team located in Edwardsville, IL.

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