Quality Engineer
at Dwyer Instruments

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

Job Description


The Quality Engineer for the Michigan City, IN plant reports directly to the Quality Manager and will have the primary responsibility of representing, and supporting, Dwyer Instruments, Inc. in all aspects related to Quality. This position will be responsible to support Dwyer Instruments, Inc. Corporate Quality initiatives and will act as a liaison between Dwyer Instruments, Inc. Corporate departments (Engineering, Product Managers, Manufacturing, Purchasing and Quality Management) and Dwyer Instruments, Inc. Manufacturing Plants when dealing with Quality related subject matters.

A successful candidate will:

  • Monitoring the Quality of all products produced using Quality tools / Quality related inputs: Warranty Reports, Scrap, DMR’s, Returns etc.... 

  • Monitoring the Quality impact of Suppliers to Dwyer Instruments, Inc. Manufacturing Plants to include DMR’s, Incoming inspection etc...

  • Support the development and maintenance of required Dwyer Instruments, Inc. QA / QC documentation with the aid of Corporate Engineering, Product Management, Corporate Quality and Plant personnel. Documentation can include but is not limited to: Assembly instructions, Inspection instructions, Visual management aid’s etc...

  • Be proficient in the use of Quality tools such as 8D problem solving, Root cause analysis, Quality planning / APQP, FMEA, Control plans, MSA, and SPC.

  • Work with Plant Personnel, Corporate Engineering, Product Management, Corporate Quality on root cause analysis and corrective action measures relating to Warranty / RMA’s, Internal processes, Internal Audit findings, DMR’s etc....

  • Provide support to maintain and improve Dwyer Instruments, Inc. Quality Management System (QMS) in accordance with ISO 9001 and Dwyer Instruments, Inc. requirements.

  • Provide support to applicable departments (Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Product Management etc... to ensure deadlines and objectives are met for NPD (New Product Development) initiatives.

  • Identify and support Dwyer Instruments, Inc. continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Provide Quality support, as warranted, to aid Dwyer Instruments, Inc. in meeting or exceeding all Quality related metrics (reference KPI’s below).

  • Support as needed to ensure Dwyer Instruments, Inc. Audit programs (Internal, Supplier) are sustained.

  • Perform other Quality related duties as assigned.

  • Support Corporate Quality training initiatives as necessary to include being the primary trainer for applicable subject matters. 


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Science, Engineering, or a related technical field or equivalent education / experience. 

  • 5+ years of Quality Assurance experience in a manufacturing environment certified to ISO 9001 or similar standard.

  • Knowledge of development and implementation of Quality Management Systems such as ISO 9001, IATF, 17025, ISO14001 etc...

  • Technical aptitude, preferably with instrumentation.

  • Proficiency in G Suite and / or MS Office, including Word and Excel.

  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written.

  • Ability to multitask on a day to day basis.

Job Snapshot

About Us

History of Growth

At Dwyer Instruments we continually strive to be the best in our industry. In order to achieve this, we must design and manufacture record numbers of new products, as well as make improvements and cost reductions to our existing products. Therefore, we are looking for employees who are self-motivated, willing to take on responsibility, and who want to make a difference. The future is very bright at Dwyer." - Steve Clark, President

Founded in 1931, Dwyer is the leading manufacturer in the control and instrumentation industry covering the HVAC, chemical, food, oil and gas, energy generation, and pollution control markets. As we continue to grow, we’re looking for dynamic talent in Sales, Engineering, Accounting and other function to join our expanding team.

Our success is based on total quality, service, price stability, and responsive availability – providing total value to our customers. We’re proud to say our annual growth rate has exceeded 10 for over 30 consecutive years. Through acquisitions, we have expanded both our product base and we expect this to continue.

Our employees gain valuable knowledge and experience dynamic career opportunities as our size allows us to offer flexibility career assignments to accommodate evolving career interests and emphasis. In addition to career opportunities, we offer competitive pay and outstanding benefits including health, dental, tuition reimbursement and more.

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