Sportworks Global LLC Quality Assurance Engineer (Manufacturing) Woodinville, WA · Full time

Sportworks believes quality is everyone’s business, not just a quality department. Therefore, we view this role as promoting and advancing Quality Assurance using the principles of Lean Manufacturing and Total Quality Management.

Description

Sportworks Global, a Silver Falls Capital operating company, is a fast-paced growth company passionate about making the world more accessible and bike friendly and is in search of a like-minded Quality Assurance Engineer!  


Sportworks believes quality is everyone’s business, not just a quality department.  Therefore, we view this role as promoting and advancing Quality Assurance using the principles of Lean Manufacturing and Total Quality Management. 


Role Responsibilities: 

  • Be the champion, setting a high bar for Total Quality Management and continuous improvement through education and collaboration.   
  • Partner with Customer Service to resolve external quality concerns from customer complaints.  Investigating, at Gemba, under the conditions that create the problem.   
  • Lead a factory quality initiative to make visible the overall number of issues, highlighting how each team builds quality into their processes and whether they need help.   
  • Proactively understand and countermeasure emerging problems where they occur in the production process.  Work with the area supervisors to identify root cause and implement corrective actions. 
  • Lead problem solving sessions making sure the problem-solving approach (PSA) is rigorously applied.  Contribute to solving problems through rigorous observation and hypothesis testing. 


Qualifications for Success: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering; OR Associate Degree plus previous experience that demonstrates your engineering knowledge and ability.  
  • Five plus years of Quality Assurance experience with emphasis on Total Quality Management, both hands-on and analytical experience. 
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, Quality Improvement Associate, or equivalent. 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead through influence, mentorship, and coaching. 
  • Voracious, curious, and active learner. A strong bias for action and a result focused, independent self-starter not afraid to challenge the status quo. 
  • Organized, detail oriented, strong project management skills, yet humble.  
  • Possess strong communication skills and work extremely well with others


Sportworks and Silver Falls Capital employees enjoy benefits that include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, simple IRA with company match, and more!


More about Sportworks:

Founded in 1990, Sportworks is an industry-leading manufacturer of commercial bicycle infrastructure products. Our bike racks for buses are preferred by cyclists and transit operators, and transport more than 2 million bikes per month Worldwide. Suppling an end-to-end solution for sustainable mobility, we also supply innovative bike parking products for public and private-sector clients. Learn more here: https://www.sportworks.com/about-sportworks.


More about Silver Falls Capital:

Founded in 2018, Silver Falls Capital focuses on the acquisition and successful operations of small to medium size local businesses in Western Washington. The company has acquired five unique businesses that contribute to a diversified portfolio but consistent in having environmental health and sustainability missions.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age (over 40), or disability (including AIDS, and cancer-related medical condition).


Please note that we are not accepting inquiries from agencies or recruiters for this position.


Salary

$85,000 - $125,000 per year