Amerex - Quality Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Trussville
Day shift (and as needed)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Under the direction of the Quality Manager, this position will aide in the planning, directing, and coordinating the Amerex Quality Program.  This position will aide in formulating quality control policies and control quality of laboratory and production efforts.


This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, and may involve exposure to moderate noise levels.  This position may involve potential exposure to hazardous materials, environmental changes (heat/cold), and the employee must be able to work under stress occasioned by production requirements, personnel, and the needs of other departments, utilizing proper body mechanics. Ability to work long hours in emergency situations, overtime or alternating shifts.




Directs the work of all employees in the Quality Lab and Leak Detect Departments.

Departmental Continuous Improvement / Lean Manufacturing Projects.

Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) for products supplied to the Government.

Implementation of Corrective Actions relating to Customer issues.

Governmental Quality Compliance Audits and documentation.

Registrar 3rd Party Certification Audits.

Root cause analysis of component failures / issues on manufacturing floor.

Analyze historical production and quality data and implement programs for continuous improvement.

Maintain quality standards by establishing and enforcing company policies, procedures, and work instructions.

Analysis of Material Review processes and procedures.

Develop Control Plans per Customer request.

Participate in the development of Process Flows and PFMEA’s.

Apply appropriate use of statistical techniques.

Supplier audits and validation of corrective actions.

Mentor to Jr. Quality Engineer.

Fill in for Quality Manager during their absence.

Other duties as requested from Manager.


Bachelors’ degree in Engineering, Business, Quality, or related field.

Previous experience working in a Quality Department.

Previous experience or knowledge of Lab testing equipment.

Ability to multi-task and motivate groups to meet performance and production goals.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certified (preferred).

ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor (preferred).

Previous experience / knowledge with DOT cylinder re-qualification and manufacturing process (preferred).

Proficient in Microsoft Office to include, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word.

Experience with Microsoft D365 are a plus.

Should possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and effective organization skills.

Must be self-motivated and have the ability to accomplish tasks with little Supervision.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job. Employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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