Quality Engineer

Quality Assurance Methods Dyersburg, Tennessee

Position at Nortek Global HVAC

Position Title:           Quality Engineer

Location:                   Dyersburg, TN 

About Nortek Global HVAC

Nortek Air Management is comprised of three businesses, Nortek Global HVAC, Nortek Air Solutions, and StatePoint with annual sales of close to $1 billion across three market segments: Residential, Light Commercial and Custom Air Solutions.  Our Company’s mission is Creating a Better Tomorrow Every Day.  By living our core values of Safety, Integrity, Performance Driven Culture and Teamwork, we are a premier HVAC Company offering energy efficient and sustainable products and solutions that exceed customer expectations through employee’s commitment to quality, customer service and operational excellence. 

Position Summary:  The Quality Engineer will support and improve the manufacturing processes through the use of analytical tools, software, and cross-functional teams.  

Position Key Attributes:

  • Ability to personally live safe and hold themselves and other team members accountable by having their back in support of our Safety core value.
  • Has integrity, works transparently and recognized for treating others with respect.
  • Takes accountability to create and execute solutions that deliver desired results, and can “own it” in a Performance Driven Culture.
  • Works collaboratively as one team in a Teamwork culture.
  • Enjoys embracing and igniting change as a catalyst for improvement.
  • A “builder” who is comfortable in a continuous improvement culture.
  • Can thrive in a “legacy now” culture in which we strive to do the right thing for the company today, even if it is the hard thing, and leave behind a stronger company for the next generation of employees.


Why is this a great opportunity?

  • This individual will have the opportunity to thrive in an environment where initiative, decision-making, and forward-thinking are valued.
  • Opportunity to enhance operation improvements using a team-based problem-solving approach.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop and analyze statistical data, recommend, and implement process/quality improvements.
  • Lead and/or participate in cross-functional teams (corrective action, Kaizen, process improvement, etc.).
  • Generate Corrective/Preventive Actions and Quality Alerts for customer issues.
  • Assist with development of modified or new Quality procedures, work instructions and applicable forms as required.
  • Participate in scheduled meetings (CQI, Quality Mirror, others as assigned).
  • Provide accurate detailed month-end reports in timely manner.
  • Assist Supplier Quality Technician with supplier issue resolution and corrective action when requested.
  • Provide goals, daily direction, and regular development feedback to Quality Assurance Technicians.
  • Ensure adherence to calibration schedules and maintenance of calibration database.
  • Promote plant wide culture of Quality and Continuous Improvement.
  • Maintain integrity of test systems and equipment, including replacement and preventive maintenance plans.
  • Train other employees on basic quality-related topics (leak testing, corrective action/problem solving, print reading, etc.).


Position Qualifications


  • Minimum three years of experience in a related position.
  • Excellent written, verbal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to interpret various types of data.
  • Technical aptitude and skills for typical Quality Assurance analysis.
  • Proficient use of MS Office Products; specifically, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to learn, utilize, and manipulate other software systems (Radius22, SAP, Calibration database, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience leading and utilizing a cross-functional team approach to enhance problem solving and corrective action development.
  • Strong supervisory skills.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and develop work plans. 


  • Four-year degree



Nortek Air Management and its divisions offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. To learn more about Nortek Global HVAC, please visit our company website at http://www.nortekhvac.com/.


Nortek Global HVAC and Nortek Air Solutions are equal opportunity employers and do not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex national origin, age disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by federal or state law.