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Quality Engineer I

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Vishay in Niagara Falls, NY is hiring for a Full-time Quality Engineer I. The Quality Engineer supports the plant by providing problem solving and lean know-how to further improve product quality and overall plant efficiency.  


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the “Quarterback” for Customer Corrective Action Reports (CARs).
    Coordinates and drives CARs through completion and verifies the effectiveness of the actions. Works with Engineering, Production & Suppliers to find root cause, Corrective 
     Action and Process Improvement. Applies Lean & 5S whenever possible.
  • Responsible for supporting the plant in developing and implementing effective LEAN tactics including Continuous Improvement and 5S methods.
  • Provides Technical Assistance to Quality Technicians & Customer Service in the areas of  Inspection, RMAs, First Article Inspections and Source Inspections.
  • Participates in Internal CARs with a Team and facilitates process improvement.
  • Performs Internal Audits and participates in External Audits.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or a related field required.
  • Extensive experience in lieu of education may be considered.
  • Certifications in LEAN or Six Sigma highly preferred.


Experiences and Abilities:

  • Minimum of 3 years in a manufacturing environment, with relevant experience required.
  • Use of Lean methodologies, process control, and constraint theory desired.
  • Lead others to adopt and adapt to Continuous Improvement as a result of Lean application.
  • Analyzes and resolves problems relating to topic, individual and in team collaboration.
  • Capable to design learning aids and topic material for training application.
  • Effective time management and organizational behavior.
  • Strong analytical proficiency with process focus.
  • Comfortable in high volume interaction with teammates and others that have various Lean competency understanding.
  • Demonstrated conflict management aptitude.
  • Confidentiality required.

This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.

Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo