JOB OPENINGS - Two new jobs at LORD Corporation in Williston VT as of 6/23/2017

Quality Assurance Manager  - LORD Corporation

1. Quality Manager ; Lord Corp.
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Job Description:
This position is responsible for the implementation, maintenance, audit, and continuous improvement of the facility’s quality system and processes. Incumbent is responsible for product quality, including inspection/testing processes and product acceptance. The position requires a detailed knowledge of manufacturing processes and related process controls.
Incumbent performs in an environment of increasing customer expectations regarding quality improvement and cost reduction; ensures compliance to customer quality requirements, and LORD quality policies; proactively leads quality process improvement initiatives using technical/statistical problem solving and prevention-oriented quality principles and practices; represents the Company during customer audits, quality system audits, and direct interactions with customers & suppliers regarding product quality matters; interacts directly with Sales, Marketing, Sourcing, Manufacturing, and Engineering to assure first-time, on-time product conformance to requirements at minimum quality cost. Incumbent must approachable and able to effectively communicate advanced quality concepts, plans, and technical data, internally and externally at all levels.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: BS in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline plus a minimum of 5 to 8 years’ quality experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment with the demonstrated ability to assume increasing responsibility (or equivalent combination of education and experience). Demonstrated leadership ability. Strong analytical, computer, oral/written communication, and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated process management/lean manufacturing/continuous improvement experience. Knowledge and experience with quality system standards.

This position is restricted to US Citizens, Permanent Residents or Green Card Holders

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Proficiency in the application of problem solving and statistical analysis tools. ASQ Quality Manager or Quality Engineer. Advanced degree in a Technical or Business related field. Familiarity with LORD Quality Systems and Product Commercialization (AIM) process. Black Belt, Green Belt, or Six Sigma training/experience. Working knowledge of SAP Quality Module.


Senior Electrical Engineer  0- LORD Corporation

2. Sr. Electrical Engineer; Lord Corp.

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Job Description:
This position is responsible for developing, integrating, testing, and supporting electrical systems for LORD Sensing. Projects may include both embedded and non-embedded applications. The group proves the feasibility of the technology through laboratory and customer-related demonstrations, and leads the electrical oriented product development efforts. The electrical group provides all the electrical development support, test functions and design for high reliability possibly including supporting analytical support documentation. Close coordination with the mechanical engineering teams is critical.


Job Responsibilities

· Ability to work with core sensing engineering teams to define, develop and improve sensing systems product line

· Work closely with mechanical engineers to ensure that program deliverables are met

· Engage with key vendors to develop technology and align with product roadmap

· Plan, track and maintain program deliverables at every phase of the Product Life Cycle

· Provide project and individual leadership

· Provide innovative solutions to problems

· Create valuable and commercialized LORD intellectual property

· Stewardship of the product development and Design to Cost process

· Timely and effective completion of all assigned individual, team and personal goals

· Application of technical principles, theories and concepts to provide a wide range technical solutions

· Maintain frequent contact with the project team, peers and sometimes customers.

· Foster the LORD brand personality attributes of: Approachable - Being accessible and open-minded. Listening well. Innovative – Having the technological and intellectual know-how required to create and apply new solutions to customer problems. Investing in the technology and human resources required for developing breakthroughs. Responsive – Having an understanding and appreciation for others' unique requirements. Demonstrating a consistent commitment to delivering customer-oriented solutions. Valuable – Being recognized for our consistent performance by providing measurable value for LORD and our customers. Agile – Responding quickly to market demands. Demonstrating a keen understanding of the nature and value of LORD products and services and understanding when value can be achieved for our customers and LORD.

· Participate in defining engineering approaches, and in planning and scheduling work

· Prepare appropriate documentation, including reliability analysis, when appropriate for assigned projects on time

· Review assigned projects, deliverables and schedules within the project management system

· Make commitments based on customer need, resource availability and project risk; complete commitments on time

· Maintain awareness of and adherence to project schedules, resource commitments and financial commitments

· Assist and/or lead the technical effort in preparing and submitting value driven technical proposals

· Prepare and present project data per applicable SOW

· Assist and/or lead in developing and using statistical data required for evaluation of product reliability, maintainability, supportability, and producibility

· Develop engineering and technical data to meet compliance to standards

· Minimal Travel may be Required
Competencies Required

· Working knowledge of software development process including requirements definition Programming and code development in languages like C, C++.

· Experience with electrical circuit design, circuit board level debugging and verification, electrical integration and test platform development, application level RF communication system design and verification, writing embedded C code, writing C++ and Python code for non-embedded applications, and Linux are required

· Direct experience in electrical circuit and software test and integration, verification/validation.

· Experience with test platform design and implementation including configuration of TCP/IP based data acquisition instrumentation and controls.

· Knowledge of textbook solutions to electrical engineering problems

· Knowledge of industry trends and customer needs

· Maintain proficiency in the respective field of expertise and related areas through formal and self study, professional society affiliation, professional certification, participation on cross functional improvement teams, special assignments, etc.

· Fundamental knowledge of vibration and acoustics analysis and measurement techniques.

· Fundamental knowledge of control theory and implementation techniques (analog and digital controllers).

· Work experience with MATLAB and dynamic signal analyzers

· Work experience of approximately five years (or equivalent education such as a Master’s Degree) in an engineering environment

· B.S. in Electrical Engineering (or related discipline with 0-5 years of Design, Analysis, or Test Engineering experience) from an accredited university

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