Quality Engineer I

Quality Lincoln, Nebraska


Position at Lincoln Industries






The Quality Engineer will work to ensure products meet customer requirements. They are a hands on engineer who can build relationships, work with and lead groups focused on quality performance, error proofing, controlled process, and quality systems compliance. 


WAGE TYPE: Salaried Exempt. FLSA Exemption: Administrative Exemption.



          Leads and owns quality and process problem resolution events.

          Coordinate with various departments to resolve customer complaints and concerns. Verify effectiveness of corrective actions.

          Monitor and report performance against customer quality metrics.

          Take preventive action as necessary to prevent issues.  This may require the use of engineering principals and statistical techniques.

          Responsible for ensuring compliance with ISO 9001

          Assists and trains team members in the proper processes and procedures.

          Responsible for developing travelers and/or visual work instructions.

          Completes process steps to ensure work instructions are correct.

          Handles “Special” requests for internal and external customers.

          Identifying deficiencies in mechanical processes and developing improvements

          Serve as a resource for new product launches.

          Participate in the development and submission of PPAP documents for new product launches to meet customer requirements.

          Provide engineering support in the areas of MSA, pFMEA, Control Plans, calibration, inspection, testing, etc.

          Provide engineering support to Operations ensuring consistent application of quality techniques.  This includes analyzing problem areas/processes and identifying and implementing improvements.

          Executing the duties of the position such that the focus is largely proactive versus reactive.

          Could potentially come in contact with hazardous chemicals.

          Proper disposal of waste such as recyclables, standard waste, hazardous waste, etc. is expected.

          Any other tasks as required fulfilling Lincoln Industries' Beliefs and Drivers

          May serve as a supervisor.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be substituted for the expected levels of education and experience required.




Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a four-year college or university. 

          Exception: Non-Engineering Bachelors degree AND 5+ years in Manufacturing AND 1+ years in Quality AND Certified Quality Engineer (ASQ)/ Certified Manufacturing Engineer (CMfgE)

0-5 years of experience in Quality related field

A technical aptitude to analyze defects and problem solve driving to root cause

Able to read engineering prints. 

Green Belt certification and ability to use statistical software




Apply basic knowledge of GD&T and manufacturing processes.

  • Ability to solve problems with supervision

Can communicate engineering specifications

Execute designed experiments. 

Execute tasks in projects

Ability to assess risk in manufacturing processes.

Working closely with cross-functional teams

Ability to research problems

Treats others with respect. Drives teamwork and unity.

Seeks feedback actively and invests in personal growth

Proficient at Microsoft Office Programs (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc).


Communication Skills:

Must be able to read, write and comprehend the English language

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, suppliers, or internal stakeholders.


Physical Requirements:

Must be able to perform physical functions equivalent to Category E.


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