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Quality Engineer 1

Yankton, SD, United States of America | Quality

Job Description

We are seeking great talent to help us build The DNA of tech.®

Vishay manufactures one of the world’s largest portfolios of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components that are essential to innovative designs in the automotive, industrial, computing, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. We help the world’s most in-demand technologies come to life. Every day our products touch your life and the lives of people across the world, though you likely do not know it. Come join us and help us build The DNA of tech.™

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. is a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH).  Learn more at

Do you want to help us build the DNA of tech?  Vishay, Yankton, SD, is currently seeking a full-time Quality Engineer responsible for under supervision, develops, evaluates, revises, and applies technical quality assurance protocols/methods to inspect and test in-process raw materials, production equipment, and finished products.  Ensures activities and items are in compliance with both company quality assurance standards and applicable government regulations.  Performs analysis and identifies trends in the inspection of finished products, in-process materials and bulk raw materials, and recommends corrective actions when necessary. 

Job Location:

This position is located on-site Yankton, SD.  We are situated in Southeast South Dakota: on the banks of the Missouri River and minutes from Lewis and Clark Lake where you can enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational activities.

What you will be doing:

  • Under supervision, responsible for definition and specification of quality criteria, test equipment and methods, and inspection requirements.
  • Maintains liaison between departments typically–Engineering, Inspection and Production to coordinate product quality and process efficiency.
  • Develops product and process performance measurements including generating monthly quality reports for management review, performing trend analysis of quality data, generating special quality reports for customers.
  • Handles/reviews corrective actions, determines responsibility and assigns for completion.
  • Assists in ISO-9001 and IAFT16949 audits.
  • Reviews procurement documents for adequate delineation of quality requirements to vendors through Purchasing and for adequate Receiving Inspection instructions.
  • Seeks out areas of refinement of materials and methods for cost reduction and quality improvement.
  • Assists with quality surveys by customer or government teams requiring an intimate knowledge of existing quality systems, and the ability to describe applications in terms of various customer specifications.

What you will bring along:

  • 1 – 3 years experience with knowledge of quality specifications such as ISO-9001, IAFT16949, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline.
  • Excellent communication skills necessary (verbal, written)
  • May occasionally travel to customers to resolve quality issues and to other Vishay facilities to assist in internal audits and to develop standardized procedures.

What can we offer you for your talent:

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.   

We also offer paid vacation to enjoy your out-side of work passions as well as personal time to take care of those doctor visits we usually like to put off until later.

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

Vishay committed to a workplace free of harassment and unlawful discrimination. We do not engage in discrimination or harassment based on race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, political affiliation, union membership, covered veteran status, protected genetic information or marital status in hiring and employment practices.

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” as defined by 22 C.F.R. §120.15 is required. “U.S. Person” includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

It is the policy of Vishay to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Vishay is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact assistance.

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