Sr. Quality Engineer 

LOCATION: Riverside / Missouri (US-MO), United States | BRAND: New York Air Brake | REQUISITION ID: 5259 | JOB GRADE: 15  | ON-SITE/REMOTE: Hybrid 


Since 1890, New York Air Brake has been an innovative leader in the heavy-haul railroad industry. As a member company of Knorr-Bremse –the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles--New York Air Brake is recognized worldwide as a Center of Competence for heavy-haul freight railroad control systems. From multiple locations, we serve customers across the United States, Canada, and Mexico—reaching clear across the globe to South America, Africa, the Middle East, China, and Australia. Our talented, diverse, and dedicated teams develop innovative solutions to the challenges facing our customers. Join us in our next steps.



Job Title:   Sr. Quality Engineer


Job Location:  701 NW Parkway Rd., Riverside, MO, 64150


Work Hours: 40 hours per week; M-F.


Job Duties:  Effectively use product and process knowledge in all aspects of Quality Engineering; lead company projects including Six Sigma projects; review and approve Engineering drawings ensuring adherence to per ANSI Y14.5/Y14.5M, AAR, or IEEE or other Regulatory requirements; lead development of suppliers to ensure and improve quality of purchased products, manage quality inputs during development phase, and manage quality activities during realization phase; SAP reporting BW / QM, ability to change and write queries and macros for analysis; compile, write, and deliver training material and mentor quality personnel on quality tools including Green Belts; design & develop process and product validation protocols and reports & equipment qualifications; design & develop test plans and test cases for process/products, validation protocols, reports, and equipment qualifications; evaluate independent test results and reports, including Engineering test plans, test reports, and third party material and failure analysis reports; represent quality by performing customer visits as required, and interface with regulators and auditors during inspections/audits; work closely with senior management in managing the inspection or audit process; facilitate Risk Management activities (FMECA, DFMEA, PFMEA); lead / complete capability and gage R&R studies as directed; use statistical tools to analyze data, make acceptance decisions, and improve process capability (Six Sigma, SPC, DOE); manage others in the development of effective quality control and associated risk management plans; and support all Quality, Product Safety, and Health/Safety/Environmental/Energy policies.


Required Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering (or related) and 5 years of experience as a Quality Engineer or related.


Required Skills: Experience with APQP/PPAP/FMEA and relevant Quality control tools and processes, including knowledge of or education in Quality Engineering, design control, and verification and validation (V&V) tools and methodologies; experience with developing and implementing Quality standards; KPS or lean behaviors and applying these to processes; experience with Metallurgy / Materials Testing Experience, Use of Inspection / Measuring Machines and Tools: (CMM, micrometers, calipers, gauges); PFMEA (Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis); experience with SAP, Quality tools (8D, 5Why, Ishikawa) and experience with completing internal/external corrective actions; experience with defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, drawing valid conclusions, and using data and experience to provide solutions, and interpreting engineering drawings; experience with performing internal audits, and leading customer audits and leading 5S program.



From Engineering to Test Laboratory; Manufacturing & Skilled Machine Operation to Sales and Marketing; Field Service to Customer Service; Quality to HR to Finance to Software Development, our team-based approach is built on inclusion, opportunity, development, social responsibility and rewards. You are afforded the chance to grow personally and professionally through challenging assignments, commitment to continuing education, exposure to a variety of projects, and international travel. Our benefits are cutting edge as we offer student loan repayment assistance, lucrative 401k program, company assisted stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, wellness program, onsite workout facilities & classes along with competitive salary and incentive compensation, generous paid time off programs and a full array of medical, dental and vision options. We’ve got the right stuff, do you? Let’s find out together.


Then join us! We look forward to receiving your online application!


New York Air Brake LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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