Quality Engineer
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

Job Description


  • Provide leadership and initiative to improve quality performance and best meet customer requirements.
  • Develop and implement quality action plans to achieve 99% First Pass Yield.
  • Champion and lead kaizen activities to achieve quality, delivery, and productivity goals.
  • Develop and execute process necessary to prepare, submit, and manage  PPAP or similar part qualification packages with customers.
  • Insure all quality risks are contained and resolved with effective problem solving techniques.
  • Work directly with customers to manage quality issues with responsive and effective support.



Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop and implement quality process action plans, quality procedures, and initiatives to achieve and maintain a state of the art quality system.
  • Apply technical knowledge in the areas of quality and lean manufacturing to maximize productivity and quality performance.
  • Initiate and monitor corrective actions to sustain desired results.
  • Work with manufacturing and design engineering to innovate and improve both product and manufacturing processes.
  • Project manage major quality initiatives
  • Identify and implement permanent corrective and preventative actions for targeted quality problems.
  • Lead and participate in project team activities involving design reviews, product development, startup, and new product introductions. 


Job Requirements


  • BS in Engineering, is required.
  • Professional Engineering Certification is preferred (ASQ, PE).
  • Experience with QS9000, AS9001, and ISO9001 quality systems is preferred.
  • Previous quality engineering experience is preferred
  • Thorough understanding of electric motor and electronics manufacturing is preferred.
  • Lean manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of associates ranging from assembly technicians to Management.
  • Experience with Oracle is preferred.


EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: 


Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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