Quality Engineer, Manufacturing

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it's helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview


Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:
The Quality Engineer, Manufacturing is responsible for the overall quality performance of the Richardson plant. Key responsibilities include:
  • Develops, maintains, and reports on plant quality Metrics/KPIs relating to stated Goals and Objectives.
  • Prepares and presents plant quality performance results on a regular basis to plant leadership.
  • Identifies plant quality concerns (product, process, supplier) based on data and other inputs, assesses the associated operational risk and failure costs, and implements appropriate actions to drive improvement.
  • Applies relevant Quality tools and techniques to facilitate the resolution of identified quality issues, determining root causes, and initiating appropriate corrective actions.
  • Leads NPI efforts at the plant level to ensure a smooth transition of stated quality requirements from product development to mass production.
  • Coordinates all plant related recovery activities in support of any Stop Build or Stop Ship scenarios.
  • Champions quality improvement projects as required to reduce product and process quality failure costs and facilitate overall 'Cost of Poor Quality' reduction.
  • Manages the MRB process for plant related material dispositions.
  • Drives 'Delivered Quality' improvements at the plant level to ensure that outgoing quality performance is optimized to provide an exceptional customer experience.
  • Ensures that processes and techniques employed are lean, reliable, and cost effective, supportive of LEAN/CI manufacturing principles and optimization of process/product flow.
  • Collaborates closely with the Manufacturing Engineering team to drive plant production test yield improvements.
  • Provides direct quality tools/techniques training and support to manufacturing staff, encouraging a Six Sigma culture and data-based approach to quality improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Specific Knowledge/Skills :
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • 5 or more years' experience working in a manufacturing environment with electro/mechanical products.
  • Highly organized, good attention to detail, capable of multi-tasking and following through on tasks to completion.
  • Possess strong communication skills (both written and verbal), able to interact with all stakeholders and act as a professional representative of the corporation.
  • Eagerness to operate in a dynamic fast paced environment with an ability to drive change.
  • In depth working knowledge of 8D methodologies, establishing root cause and corrective actions.
  • Good understanding and ability to apply various Quality tools such as; APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, SPC.
  • Strong background in Lean Methodologies in a high-tech production environment.
  • Experience with Surface-mount technology and PCBA production/testing.
  • Good understanding of integrated management system principles, ISO9001 / ISO14001.
  • Proficient in MS Office App, Google Apps, Statistical Software (such as Minitab) and a willingness to learn and utilize new tools within the organization.
  • Knowledge of SAP, Agile/PLM preferred.
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt preferred.

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline.
  • 5 or more years' experience.

Travel Requirements

Under 10%

Relocation Provided


Position Type


Referral Payment Plan


Our U.S.Benefitsinclude:
  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, VisionbenefitseffectiveDay 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • GenerousPaidTime Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PaidParental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


Richardson, TX (TX141)