Senior Quality Engineer

  • 2600 S 29th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Manufacturing

Job Description

Under the direction of the Quality Manager, the Quality Engineer is responsible for supporting Milwaukee Operations manufacturing functions, the Quality elements of the New Product Introduction process and in process Quality which includes customer complaints and process nonconformities. Emphasis is on the design, implementation and improvement of established processes following APQP, Six Sigma and problem solving.  This position acts as a quality liaison between Milwaukee Operations manufacturing departments, Nogales Assembly Operations, and the Oak Creek quality functions.



  • 3-5 years of experience in a quality engineer, quality assurance, reliability engineering or related field in manufacturing environment (primary or secondary manufacturing and/or assembly of plastic, metal, or sheet metal parts).
  • Application of Lean, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement tools. Solid statistical skills and working knowledge of process capability principles. Strong understanding of quality concepts and programs (PPAP, Six Sigma and FMEAs).
  • High-energy and strong skills in communication, analytics and problem-solving
  • Proficient in Minitab, or similar statistical program.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical discipline


  • Metals manufacturing background and technical knowledge (machining, fabrication, stamping, etc.)
  • Certifications/training with Lean, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, CQE
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change and execute change management processes
  • Experience working in a union environment, with a focus on continuous improvement of team efficiency
  • Proven experience developing and implementing ISO certification process and procedures, Six Sigma and Continuous Improvement programs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills especially in leading problem solving and root cause analysis.

Additional Information


  • All the Insurance coverage you’d expect including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, wellness programs, 401K all effective on your date of hire, and a bonus program plus generous PTO
  • Scholarship program for children of employees
  • Charitable gift matching
  • Associate appreciation/recognition programs
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Associate Purchase Program on All Fortune Brands Products
  • Culture committed to work life balance with hybrid work schedules available

Fortune Brands Outdoors & Security (Fiberon/Master Lock/Therma-Tru Doors) is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, marital/family/caregiver status, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local low. Fortune Brands Doors & Security also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.

Candidates for positions with Fortune Brands Outdoors & Security must be able to present proof of identity and work eligibility post hire. Immigration visa sponsorship is not available for this position and accordingly this position is not appropriate for foreign students who will require sponsorship in the future, including assistance with an Optional Practical Training (OPT) F-1 extension.

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