• Quality Engineer

    Location US-PA-Jeannette
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Overview

    The Quality Engineer ensures adequate quality of all products, including purchased product, through the review of customer specifications during and after quote stage, the development and maintenance of component plans, quality plans, procedures and specifications, performance of internal and supplier audits and the investigation and correction of causes for nonconformance.


    The preferred candidate will have experience with classification society and maritime regulations, rotating equipment (compressors, turbines, pumps) and cryogenic equipment.


    This position will support the Cryodynamic Products business unit.  Frequent travel (estimated 2-3 weeks/month) to Sparks, NV will be required for the first six months.  Travel thereafter is approximately 15% of the time and could be domestic or international.



    • Review customer specifications as requested by Applications Engineering and provide Elliott comments and exceptions to quality, inspection, and testing related items.
    • Develop and maintain quality plans and component plans for standard parts and components.
    • Write and submit contract deviation requests on quality requirements for Project Managers’ submittal to customers.
    • Plan, write and issue procedures to meet the requirements of Elliott quality initiatives, including reviews of department standard procedures.
    • Assist Applications and Project Engineering in development of Special Engineering Instructions for Elliott products.
    • Participate on Product Action and Problem Prevention Teams for the development of requirements for standard products.
    • Lead audits of supplier quality systems, Elliott quality systems, and Elliott processes.
    • Work to prevent recurring problems by recommending and initiating corrective action requests based on nonconformance reports.
    • Create, review, approve and/or act upon various reports for purchased and manufactured products, i.e. – nonconformance reports, purchase order quality requirements, Corrective Active Requests, inspection records, manufacturing data books, etc.
    • Facilitates customer witness of testing and inspections activities.


    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Quality, Engineering or other related technical field, with 4 years’ experience, or an Associate’s degree with 7 years’ experience.
    • Obtains and maintains at least one Quality Certification such as American Society for Quality (ASQ) CQE, CQA, CQT, CQM, CRE, Six Sigma Black Belt or NDE Level III (various disciplines).
    • Broad knowledge of manufacturing processes, inspection methods and procedures, inspection equipment, nondestructive testing techniques and quality engineering including analytical skills.
    • Thorough knowledge of Elliott product specifications and features including design/manufacturing principles.
    • General knowledge of the principles and processes of quality initiatives.
    • Strong knowledge of operational processes in defined area of work and knowledge of industry practice and standards.




    Elliott is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state or local laws of the United States. Elliott is a drug free workplace.


    No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Elliott Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Elliott Group recruiting team will become the property of Elliott Group and no search fees will be paid.


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