Methode Electronics, Inc Quality Engineer in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Hetronic is seeking a detailed oriented Quality Engineer who will work with Operations and engineering to understand, analyze and resolve quality issues.

Hetronic, is a division of Methode Electronics, Inc., develops and manufactures wireless safety radio remote controls for machines and equipment, providing both standard and customized solutions. Hetronic employs more than 400 people worldwide in the United States, Malta, the Philippines, and Germany. Further information can be found at Hetronic’s website:

In this role, the main objectives will be to investigate and coordinate customer concerns, monitor quality related costs and champion internal activities aimed to address and close outstanding customer complaints. The position also requires hands on experience with root cause analysis and troubleshooting.

Quality engineering includes:

  • Identify, implement, monitor and report key quality metrics like FPY, line failures, warranty failures and zero time failures

  • Work on Corrective and Preventive actions for both internal and external failures

  • Initiate and facilitate improvement teams such as PIT, CAR and Kaizen teams

  • Identify opportunities for improvements in current production and quality practices

  • Create work instructions, visual aids and other process documents as required

  • Aid in the deployment of Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Work Cellular Flow, Mistake Proofing and other lean methods

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement activities and document them

  • Aid in the collection and analysis of data, including but not limited to material complaints, field failures, process time studies and other relevant data

  • Develop plant layout, work on productivity improvement and cost reduction

  • Identify, document and implement best practices across the plant

Root cause analysis includes

  • Work with production and engineering team to understand functional tests and analysis

  • Work with QC and service team to understand failure modes and troubleshooting methods

  • Troubleshoot field failures to determine the root-cause at PCB component level and record the data

  • Work with quality department in collection and analysis of the data

  • Report trends and work with quality department on the root cause analysis and corrective actions

  • Act as liaison between engineering, production and quality

  • Other duties as assigned by the quality manager

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical, Industrial or Quality engineering highly preferred (Associate degree will be considered)

  • Experience of 3-5 years in a manufacturing facility with electrical, electronics, automotive or aerospace background

  • Ideal candidate will have a strong electrical engineering background with hands on experience with troubleshooting at component level

  • Experience working with lean and process improvement tools and teams

  • Lean six sigma green belt certification preferred but not required

  • Experience with data collection and root cause analysis strongly desired

Methode Electronics is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: EEO Poster, if you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (708) 867-6777 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Requisition ID: 2018-1572