Quality Systems Engineer

Operations | Uniontown, PA, United States
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We’re Hiring for a Quality Systems Engineer!    


If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark

THE ROLE: The Quality Systems Engineer will be responsible for contributing to developing and maintaining the Quality strategy, policies, processes, standards, and systems for the Sensus Uniontown, Pennsylvania manufacturing operation and its supply chain. In this role, the incumbent will be responsible for auditing to ensure process integrity and compliance and may at times be assisted by a third party. We offer a full benefits package to include Flexible Time Off (FTO) for salaried positions, health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and additional miscellaneous benefits.     

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  

  • Oversee effective implementation of the Quality Management System throughout the company, including any business accreditations.
  • Maintain the Quality Manuals and Quality Procedures and ensure contents are appropriate for the business.
  • Establish and Maintain CAPA System according to ISO requirements.
  • Review Quality complaints and make sure investigations and actions are taken timely.
  • Prepare Management Review Meetings and collect data as required.
  • Organize and manage the plant internal audit system and the corrective action reporting system.
  • Conduct Quality Systems audits and assist in training/guidance to other auditors.
  • Host and coordinate external Quality System audits. Ex. ISO, NSF, UL, etc.
  • Provide training on Quality issues and business processes.
  • Coordinate the review of Quality procedures associated with the plant.
  • Perform RCCA’s and help resolve those issues.
  • Liaise and communicate with other departments, customers, suppliers, and other service providers.
  • Communicate efficiently throughout the shop floor and with own management.
  • Report Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)to adhere to process and prevent occurrence of any non-conformity relating to product, process, or system.
  • Involvement as a team member on Continuous Improvement/Kaizen teams.


B.S. degree in Quality Assurance, Mechanical Engineering or related technical field required. 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in manufacturing, new product development, engineering, and quality systems.
  • Familiarity with all facets of operations and engineering processes.
  • Strong math, computer, organizational, people, and engineering skills required.
  • Capable of reading and understanding mechanical, electrical, and electro-mechanical drawings, diagrams, schematics, PPAP reports, and other design related documents.
  • Strong and demonstrated Continuous Improvement/Lean manufacturing background.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Should have a working knowledge of ISO 9000, statistical techniques, gauging and calibration, SPC, inspection systems and PPAP process.
  • Experience in a machine shop environment, with mechanical ability, and drafting experience preferred.
  • Experience in the areas of plastics injection molding and metal castings is a plus.
  • Experience with automated measuring equipment. ex. CMM’s, Vision systems, etc.
  • ASQ-CQE or ability and interest in obtaining this certification is preferred.
  • 6-Sigma Black Belt or Greenbelt Certification desirable.
  • Excellent computer skills (including, but not limited to: Windows, Office, Visio, Project Manager, Windchill, Salesforce, BPCS, ShopVue, Workday, PC-DMIS and Internet
  • Ability to work independently and proactively.


In this role, the working environment is both office and manufacturing shopfloor where PPE and safety protocols are observed. The physical demands may include but are not limited to sitting, standing, reaching, bending, and moving about the facility; potential occasional medium lifting of 25-35 pounds.  In addition, this role may require extended hours to meet customer requirements. 

At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG).  Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace.  Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.   

The estimated salary range for this position is $68,000 to $80,000.   Starting pay is dependent on multiple factors, such as skills, experience and work location, and is not typically at the top of the range.  At Xylem we offer a competitive compensation package with a generous benefit package, including Medical, Dental, Vision plans, 401(k) with company contribution, paid time off, paid parental leave and tuition reimbursement. 

Join the global Xylem team today!  Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. 

Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed. 

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