• 01-Mar-2023 to 31-Mar-2023 (CST)
  • Elgin, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Dynacast, LLC, a Form Technologies Company, is a leading global manufacturer of engineered precision components utilizing proprietary multi-slide die casting technology and tooling techniques. We currently have an opening for a Jr. Quality Engineer at our Elgin, IL facility.

Pay: $50,000 annually and up, based on experience


Responsible for organizing, completing, and maintaining PPAP submissions to customers. Ensure that Dynacast meets all customer requirements for their PPAP submissions, while assuring that we meet our ISO 9001 and IATF 16949 requirements. Responsible for internal notification of approved PPAP. Continuous improvement of processes and products are an ongoing function of this position. Support the organization's business strategy by knowing/understanding internal/external expectations, complying with the quality and environmental systems, and implementing/executing/maintaining continual improvement activities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Coordinate/prepare PPAPs [Production Part Approval Process] for new projects and engineering changes.

Request additional information from customers when needed (through Dynacast engineering, sales or directly from customer)

Communicate PPAP problems as soon as they are identified to get clarification or changes.

Coordinates all aspects of PPAP elements including first article inspection, dimensional layouts, Gage R&R's, capability studies and MSA studies.

Submits IMDS as required

Maintains PPAP master samples

Ensure that PPAPs meet customer and ISO 9001 / IATF 16949 requirements when submitted for approval.

Coordinates PPAP Annual Revalidations as required

Coordinate Supplier PPAP submissions

Aid suppliers in attaining the required documentation needed for submissions

Contributes to team success by accomplishing related results through the meeting of deadlines.

Understanding of problem-solving tool methods such as: brainstorming, 8D methodology, CAPA, 5 Why, Fishbone Diagram, Pareto Charts

Identify, investigate, and analyze root cause(s) for product/process quality issues and/or improvement events.

Identify, evaluate, and verify corrective/preventive action(s) for product/process quality issues, and/or improvement events.

Ensure compliance and assist with adherence to the Quality Management System.

Create, implement, and document quality acceptance requirements according to site procedures.

Ensure Control Plans, FMEAs and associated documentation are implemented effectively and maintained.

Monitoring and documenting quality assurance activities and data.

Participate in multi-functional teams in the development of new products or changes related to current products in meeting customer requirements. Work closely with Program Manager and APQP process to ensure successful PPAP launches.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes:

Two medical plans to choose from - standard PPO and high deductible HSA plan

Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance

Basic Short Term Disability Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance provided at no cost

Basic Life with Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance provided at no cost; additional life insurance can be purchased at an additional cost

401K with generous employer match

Flexible Spending Account

Wellness Program

Vacation and Paid Holidays


Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university (preferred); or 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Internal auditor experience a plus.

Knowledge and understanding of Core Tools: MSA, SPC, Control Plans, FMEA, APQA, and PPAP.

Understanding of a quality related software system.

Must be well-organized and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.

If you are ready to take on a new challenge, we want to meet you. Come join a dynamic group of people and learn from industry leading experts...come build your future with Dynacast, LLC.

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