QUALITY ENGINEER – SACRAMENTO

Alta Vista Solutions provides quality management and process improvement services for several government agencies in the Sacramento region. The Quality Engineer will improve business processes and drive change in and across our client’s organizations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop processes, procedures and work instructions 
  • Identify and resolve process variations, inefficiencies and non-conformances using a variety of continuous improvement/structured problem solving methodologies including Lean Six Sigma
  • Develop and monitor performance metrics and KPIs for processes and create dashboards
  • Coordinate, prepare and conduct internal audits of various programs and projects
  • Develop and review documentation for compliance with internal and external policies and regulations
  • Facilitate meetings and workshops to determine roles and responsibilities (RACI)

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Solid understanding and experience in problem solving and process improvements through Six Sigma, Lean and ISO 9001
  • Professional, self-motivated, team player with strong collaboration skills
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills with the ability to contribute effectively as part of a team involving staff, clients, and outside agencies
  • Strong problem-solving, workload management, and organizational skills with limited supervision

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S in Engineering, Quality Management or related field; MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of professional or academic experience in quality, project management or business analysis 
  • Experience participating in and leading process improvement projects
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Six-Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) or Certified Six-Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, Project and PowerPoint)