Quality Assurance Engineer – South Boston, VA

RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, Minn., is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has over 20 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Europe, Singapore and China. RTP Company’s engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.

This position is responsible for the supervision for personnel and activities in the quality assurance department. Additionally, this position is responsible for maintaining the ISO 9001/IATF 16949 certification requirements for the site and participating globally in RTP Company’s internal audit program.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure quality objectives are met (on time shipment, conforming product, and customer satisfaction)
  • Develop, implement, and maintain site quality management system (ISO 9001/IATF 16949)
  • Perform the function of host and local expert for customer and 3rd party quality system audits
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of the test equipment and procedures
  • Provide training of quality assurance lab employees on all lab related activities
  • Provide support for all areas as it relates to the site quality system
  • Internal and external quality system audits as assigned
  • Coordinate the continuous refinement of systems used in the lab
  • Perform specification reviews (both internal and external) as required
  • Manage project work as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be capable of multi-tasking and working both as a team and independently
  • Must be well organized and have a strong attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate courtesy, tact, and confidentiality when dealing with customers (internal and external)
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication
  • Must be able to communicate with people in various positions and levels within the company
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to research and interpret employment regulations
  • Must demonstrate a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Must have the ability and willingness to work under tight deadlines and support multiple projects at once
  • Must be well organized and have a strong attention to detail
  • Must have strong interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Must have a safety focused approach to work
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English

Education and Experience:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or scientific field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • ISO 9001 knowledge preferred/li>

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Regularly required to sit for long periods of time as well as look at a computer screen
  • Occasional travel to other locations may be required

We offer a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience. For immediate consideration please apply online.

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