Knoll Inc. Quality Engineer in East Greenville, Pennsylvania

Quality Engineer

Tracking Code 1328-056

Job Description


Knoll is a constellation of design-driven brands and people, working together with our clients to create inspired modern interiors. Since 1938, we’ve been thinking about how people interact with their environments, and how their environments impact what they do. Our strength in office systems, seating, furniture, textiles, leather, architectural accessories allows us to compose integrated solutions from products and services that naturally work together.

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Work with various functional groups to sustain and improve quality of products, processes, and services to our customers. Implement, as required, a combination of appraisal and prevention efforts to improve correctness and completeness of customer orders. Reduce Cost of Quality for Knoll. Maintain compliance to Quality Management System Requirements. Over time, direct efforts to achieve process stability, process capability and process efficiency, in that order.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum three years in a quality related work function

  • Seven to ten years of practical manufacturing experience

  • Demonstrated record of some project accomplishments, knowledge of quality management systems, knowledge of organized methods to make systems predictable

Required Experience

  • Implement quality control in specific areas such as Suppliers Management, Fabrication, Finishing, Assembly, New Product Introduction and other areas of supply chain as required

  • Lead and participate in problem solving efforts working with other engineers and Technicians

  • Work on Projects to improve process stability, capability and efficiency

  • Direct development of aesthetic, dimensional, and functional quality specifications for each product and manufacturing process

  • Maintain and revise existing specifications

  • Train Knoll Associates in the understanding of Knoll specifications, in the use of measuring equipment, and in the use of Quality problem solving techniques

  • Audit internal or supplier manufacturing processes to verify conformance to Knoll specifications

  • Monitor reported non-conformance and completion of required corrective action

  • Monitor and recommend improvement activities to reduce cost of poor quality (COPQ) costs

  • Review rejected materials, component parts, and finished assemblies as to their final disposition; make decision as to whether they can be used “as is”, reworked, scrapped, or sent back to the supplier for replacement

  • Adopt Lean Manufacturing Principles

  • Assists in program launches

  • Assures integrity of manufacturing processes. Assures the Integrity of manufacturing processes is maintained and improved after program launch by developing process checks/controls, and a method to trigger a response when the checks/controls indicate a deviation from established parameters.

  • Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives

Job Location East Greenville, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.