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Actalent Quality Engineer in Dubuque, Iowa

Quality Engineer

Location: Dubuque, IA

This quality engineering

position is responsible for understanding customer feedback and driving quality

improvement in the manufacturing process. Areas of focus include quality

improvement, customer satisfaction, project support, and ensuring product conformance

to specification and performance standards.


Provide quality

leadership for value stream/ product lines including quality systems, data

analysis, project prioritization and project management.

  • Possess ability to make critical decisions in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

  • Drive corrective action through root cause identification and structured problem solving

  • Owning the quality metrics of the production line

  • PDCA, A3, DOE, 5-Why, Fish Bone Diagram, Lean Sigma, DMAIC

  • Expertise in both using and coaching others in approaches

  • Strong knowledge of quality management and lean manufacturing principles

  • Document control, product and process qualification, and audit processes

  • Error Proofing, Eyes for Waste, Visual Management

  • Ability to gather and analyze data through statistical techniques

  • Usage of computer software tools, such as Excel or Minitab, to analyze data to detect trends and abnormalities

  • Able to read and interpret drawings, specifications, and standards and convert into manufacturing control plans and work instructions

  • Responsibility for PSW requests, First Article, and PPAP submittals for new product development projects

  • Leading and participating in Process Failure Mode and Affect Analysis (PFMEA) and dimensional engineering strategies


  • BS degree in Engineering or Technology

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a manufacturing, continuous process environment required

  • Functional AutoCAD skills and geometric tolerancing

  • Knowledge of PFMEA, quality programs, SPC, process capability and lean manufacturing principles

  • Working knowledge of measurement tools and systems

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.