Quality Engineer

  • Cedar Rapids
  • Hni Corporation

This position would require relocation to the Eastern Iowa area and is not a remote opportunity. We are open to providing assistance to any candidates that may consider relocation. We are also not accepting any candidates with sponsorship requirements at this time.

HON and Allsteel , industry leaders in workplace furnishings, are in search of a Quality Engineer to our HNI Workplace Furnishings team in Muscatine, IA!

As a Quality Engineer, you will be responsible for performing a variety of engineering activities centered on quality controls in our processes, equipment, and product output. You will investigate, analyze, and implement solutions to positively impact manufacturing operations across the organization. 

As a preferred candidate for this role, you will have at least 2 years of experience from within a manufacturing or production environment, with a focus on Quality Control or Operations. You will have working knowledge of manufacturing processes and equipment with a proficient understanding of lean processes and concepts, rapid continuous improvement, and strong aptitude for data analysis, waste reduction, warranty costs, and PPM (parts per million). In addition, strong communication and presentation skills are critical for productive member and customer interaction.

Some of the essential aspects of the Quality Engineer position include:

  • Lead quality improvements in manufacturing operations
  • Investigate and provide solutions to productivity, quality, and delivery issues.
  • Coordinate processes and drive proactive corrective actions
  • Champion quality expectations and collaborate with related groups to reach quality goals

What it takes:

  • Bachelors’ Degree, preferably in engineering or industrial technology. Business degrees will be considered.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, equipment operations, and product development with an emphasis on lean principals, cost containment, and rapid continuous improvement
  • 2 years of manufacturing experience with emphasis on quality

If you are interested in the Quality Engineer role in the HON and Allsteel LFO group, please apply using the link provided, or on . 

We look forward to hearing from you! 

Why HNI Corporation?

HNI Corporation (NYSE: HNI) is a manufacturer of workplace furnishings and building products, operating under two segments. The workplace furnishings segment is a leading global designer and provider of commercial furnishings, going to market under multiple unique brands. The residential building products segment is the nation’s leading manufacturer and marketer of hearth products, which include a full array of gas, electric, wood, and pellet-burning fireplaces, inserts, stoves, facings, and accessories. 

As one of the larger employers in Iowa, HNI Corporation has been ranked by  Industry Week magazine as one of the “Top 100 Best Managed Companies in the World”, by  Fortune  magazine as “The Most Admired Company” in the furniture industry; and named by  Chief Executive Magazine as one of the world’s best companies for leadership development.

HNI Furniture Operations is the branded name for our furniture manufacturing and operations structure. This encompasses all roles in manufacturing, plant engineering, supply chain, distribution and logistics, as well as some roles in finance and accounting, and human resources. By centralizing these key functions, we enhance our efficiencies, reduce costs, and ultimately improve our customer’s experience with HNI! When you accept a role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on both our future and yours with work that matters, empowerment and autonomy, and growth without limits. 

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