Quality Engineer - Rock Island, IL

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00018147
Date Posted:May 24
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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We are currently searching for a Quality Engineer for a long-term contract assignment in Rock Island, IL.

The Quality Engineer position is a contract position whose primary responsibility is to support the Rock Island Arsenal project from start-up through production. The Quality Engineer will work through the PPAP process, perform all aspects of Quality Control to assure compliance and coordinate cross-functional problem solving activities. Will conduct in-process inspections / audits and inspect the US Government trucks and final product and make sure they meet a documented quality level / standard. Incumbent will be required to interface with Government personnel, suppliers, and Engineering.


  • Work through PPAP approval process.
  • Evaluate and accept / reject criteria.
  • Perform build / audits and quality problem solving - parts & processes..
  • Review manufacturing process and specifications to assure contract compliance.
  • Complete inspection forms for final product.
  • Complete daily progress reports.
  • Program analysis of quality data.
  • Review, log and track non-conformances.
  • Perform root cause analysis.
  • Interface with staff, Quality personnel, Engineering and Government personnel.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical field preferred.
  • 2+ years experience in Automotive, Defense or manufacturing related field preferred.
  • Automotive inspection experience highly preferred.
  • Must possess strong communication skills in order to communicate with a local team lead as well as a long-distance manager.
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma a plus but not mandatory.
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Word and Outlook.

Limited required physical activity. Individual must be able to carry a laptop and backpack around work stations. Travel - Travel up to 20% may be required. Working conditions include the ability to work both outside and inside in all weather conditions.

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume in Word format to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

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