Quality Engineer (Onsite)

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/10/2023 3:29 PM)
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Knowledge Services is actively hiring a Manufacturing Quality Engineer for a direct hire/onsite position in Princeton, IL.  Ideally looking for candidates with background in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Machinist.  


Benefits Offered:

  • Health, dental and vision insurance coverage, helping you “be safe, be healthy”  
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • A commitment to your future with a 401K plan, which currently offers a 6% company match and no vesting period 
  • Health Savings Accounts – Tax-advantaged savings account used for healthcare expenses
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Tax-advantaged spending accounts for healthcare and/or dependent daycare expenses
  • Disability Insurance –Short-Term and Long-Term coverage, paid for by Allegion, provides income replacement for illness or injury
  • Life Insurance – Term life coverage with the option to purchase supplemental coverage
  • Tuition Reimbursement  
  • Voluntary Wellness Program – Simply complete wellness activities and earn up to $2,000 in rewards
  • Employee Discounts through Perks at Work 
  • Community involvement and opportunities to give back so you can “serve others, not yourself” 
  • Opportunities to leverage your unique strengths through CliftonStrengths assessment & coaching 


  • Lead problem solving, root cause analysis and implementation of corrective action for process related concerns using statistical tools.
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement activities to enhance the quality system, such as 5S, Rapid Improvement Events, Six Sigma, lean methodology, etc.
  • Develop and provide training to build quality awareness.
  • Assist in establishing, implementing and maintaining the quality management system.
  • Create and maintain company quality documentation, such as quality manuals, quality procedures, etc.
  • Interface with suppliers, engineering, and operations to provide feedback and data for products and processes.
  • Lead and support the quality technicians to ensure that our products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system.
  • Develop and maintain manufacturing audit strategies for processes, products and systems.
  • Responsible for issuing, tracking and verifying root cause solutions of corrective actions.
  • Assist in vendor surveillance of purchased materials, finished parts and processes.
  • Determine inspection and test equipment required to evaluate product quality and reliability.
  • Lead and manage projects to improve cost and quality of manufacturing processes, products and purchased components.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical field.
  • Trade school with machinist experience
  • 1+ years quality and engineering or related experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer Certification preferred.
  • Sound engineering and leadership skills.
  • Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, ISO or related experience preferred.
  • Strong math and analytical skills.
  • Strong organization and attention to detail skills along with the ability to handle multiple projects at once.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with ability to build strong and sustainable relationships.
  • Skilled in team building and experience in effectively working with cross-functional teams.
  • Understanding of applicable computer systems, such as Microsoft Office and function specific software.




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