Quality Engineer II - St. Louis, MO

12001 Lackland Rd, St. Louis, MO 63146, USA Req #1530
Tuesday, February 15, 2022

An Opportunity to Grow with Us

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a great living and be part of a thriving cross functional community? Do you welcome challenges that allow you to leverage collaboration and autonomy to create opportunities leading to great products? Would you enjoy working in the world of fast-paced industrial technology? If so, we have an outstanding opportunity for you to join our Watlow team where we serve many of the world’s largest companies with leading technology and solutions.


Why Work at Watlow

Watlow is a global technology and manufacturing leader who provides world class engineering expertise through innovative thermal products and systems, enabling our customers to thrive. We are making a positive impact every day as our solutions enrich the lives of people everywhere. We have been providing breakthrough thermal solutions for nearly a century. Our corporate values guide us uncompromisingly to always do the right thing, continually learn and improve, respect everyone and lead with service and humility.

About the Role

In the role of Engineer II, you would be located at our Advanced Technology Center in St. Louis, Missouri and report to an Engineering Manager. As part of the Quality function you will collaborate with other functional team members supporting production lines to ensure products and services, at a minimum, adhere to applicable customer, regulatory, statutory, quality management system and Watlow business system requirements.  You will also coach and mentor technicians, less experienced Engineers, and other team members in Quality Management System and Watlow Business System processes. Working within our constructive culture as an Engineer II you will advance and develop your autonomy, mastery and purpose, through coaching and leadership provided by your team leader.


Your Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, execute, and evaluate project plans, identify gaps, and work with internal and external customers to develop their capability to meet expectations
  • Understand and follow all organization and department safety policies and procedures
  • Read and interpret customer specifications and drawings for complex products and implement into business processes, products and processes.
  • Lead Material Review and Corrective Action Boards
  • Participate in and Lead Internal, Agency, and Customer Audits and Plan and Schedule Audits
  • Frequent interaction with suppliers and customers, present corrective action results to Customers and coach Suppliers on Issue Resolution and Corrective Actions
  • Lead, Facilitate, and/or Train others on Problem Solving Methods/Activities (PPS, A3, 8D)
  • Ensure the maintenance/upkeep of the sites calibration program and perform Measurement System Analysis.   
  • Attend weekly ECR/ECO meetings to ensure Watlow’s change control requirements conform to requirements
  • Complete Product Failure Analysis completion and reporting.
  • Provide coaching and feedback to less experienced engineers and technicians
  • Partner with other functional team members to ensure products and services are delivered to customers defect free
  • Lead actions to eliminate waste (defects, scrap, rework)
  • Provide quality leadership and support to production cells and business processes.
  • Identify and Implement Improvements to Quality Management System and Watlow Business System Processes
  • Other responsibilities as required


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or two-year degree and related experience, or equivalent experience (5-8 years)
  • Mastery in the use of various measurement tools/gauges, electrical equipment, temperature & power controls, temperature sensors, and fluid control devices



Desired Qualifications:

  • Understanding and application of lean product development tools and methods
  • Auditing Experience
  • Experience working with suppliers to drive corrective actions
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts and tools
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience developing Product Control Plans and developing complex testing and inspection methods.
  • Experience with Error Proofing Methodologies
  • Well organized and maintains a detail-oriented mindset
  • Work Well within Team Environment and can lead project teams formally or informally.
  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Able to be work under immediate supervision of a more experienced employees or manager and directly or indirectly lead less experienced employees.
  • Demonstrated ability to use advanced problem-solving tools



Benefits: The Watlow Total Compensation Plan

The health, well-being and financial stability of you and your family is a high priority to us.  The Watlow Total Rewards Plan includes competitive compensation and a full range of life and career enhancing benefits:

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k) plan that includes a company match on your contribution and an annual company contribution that is tied to company performance
  • Onsite wellness clinic
  • Employee Personal Assistance Program
  • Dental, medical, vision and short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid holidays, personal time, and vacation
  • Annual Achievement Award


Diversity & Inclusion

We proactively embrace diversity in all its dimensions across our company and cultivate a culture of inclusion and forward thinking that respects and reflects each team member’s individual strengths, views, and experiences. Watlow takes pride in being an inclusive equal opportunity employer and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



We salute veterans for their service to our country and respect the valuable skills, teamwork and leadership experiences they have acquired during their tours of duty.  We encourage veterans to join Watlow and work alongside the many other veterans that we proudly call team members today.


COVID & Safety

Watlow is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all of our current and prospective team members. Your safety is our top priority. Our hiring process is a combination of virtual telephone, in-person interviewing and onboarding activities. Please let us know confidentially if you need or require any special accommodations to participate in our recruiting process by emailing us at accomodations@Watlow.com.



Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • 12001 Lackland Rd, St. Louis, MO 63146, USA