Crane Merchandising Systems Quality Engineer in Williston, South Carolina

Quality Engineer


Location:SC, Williston

Req No.:


Position Summary:

Safely perform root cause investigation and problem solving for internal and external quality issues. This position will interface directly with internal and external suppliers as well as customers to assure that quality concerns are fully understood and addressed.


  • Safety – Wear required safety equipment at all times; notifies Quality Manager if additional PPE is necessary.Inspect assigned work area daily for potential hazards and report to Quality Manager.Identify and drive correction of all hazards found. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Responsible for maintaining work station to 5S guidelines and following all plant and safety rules.Participate in TOPS program.

  • Quality – Perform Supplier audits, Internal System Audits and quality analysis as defined. Identify and communicate quality issues in assigned area. Support production with problem solving activities.

  • Delivery – Perform part evaluations and sorts in a timely manner.Notify Quality Manager or VSM immediately if there is a problem that will jeopardize the daily production rate.Maintain quality reports and records as required. Must be able to work overtime hours as business needs necessitate.

  • Cost – Perform Supplier Quality analysis. Provide suggestions for improvements and assist with implementation.

  • Standard Work & Cross Training – Perform training as required or instructed.Support the focus of continuous improvement through the application of CBS (Crane Business Systems) principles.Participate on (2) Kaizen events per year.Cross train on Quality Specialist and Quality Technician positions.

  • Teamwork – Attend and participate in shift huddles. Assist and supports Quality Manager in achieving department objectives and goals.Provide constructive feedback to Quality Manager and Management team.

  • Adhere to all Company policies, safeguard the company's interests and act in an ethical and legal manner as well as report all violations of Company policies and procedures to appropriate management.


  • A 4 year degree is required (Technical Degree preferred) and/or ASQ Certified Quality Engineer.


  • Perform FAI validation activities (issue, inspect, review, and approve or reject).

  • Use standard mechanical measuring devices (i.e.; calipers, micrometers, tape measure, and protractor).

  • Interpret specification instructions.

  • Collect and enter data into computer.

  • Perform analysis as required on nonconforming product and customer returns.

  • Conduct Internal System Audits per schedule.

  • Coordinate calibration of test equipment.

  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings and technical specifications.

  • Basic shop math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and measurements.

  • Communicate clearly both written (email) and verbally with suppliers and Crane personnel on supplier issues.

  • Must be able to follow written and verbal directions.

Physical/visual activities or demands that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, talk, hear, and sit.The employee is occasionally required to bend, stoop, push, pull, feel and grasp with hands and arms.

  • Employee must exert up to 35 pounds of force occasionally and/or a light amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.

  • Employee must be able to stand for long periods.

  • Employee must be able to lift up to 35 pounds regularly.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include concentrated attention, close vision, far vision, depth perception, color vision, and the ability to bring object into sharp focus.

License(s)/Certification(s) Required: None

Preferred Certification: ASQ CQE (Certified Quality Engineer) or CQA (Certified Quality Auditor).

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws.

Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

"Commonly associated" is not intended to meanalwaysoronly. There are different experiences that suggest other ways or circumstances where reasonable changes or accommodations are appropriate.

“In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Merchandising Systems requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check and pass a drug/alcohol screen prior to employment.

It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.”