Job Title
Director Quality/Reliability Eng -Optical,Optoelec
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Job Description


Director, Quality and Reliability Engineering-Optoelectronics

MA 150-175k base + bonus +package




Rudzinsky Associate’s client is a fast-moving technology company combining patented MEMs (Micro-Electrical-Mechanical- Systems) devices, modules and proprietary Micro-Optic technology with a highly scalable, automated assembly processes to enable the highest performance optical engines for Medical Imaging, Industrial, and Telecommunications applications.


In this role you will make vital contributions to our cutting-edge products in the rapidly growing field of Medical Imaging for cardiology and ophthalmology. You will initiate, support, and/or lead activities related to quality, continuous process improvement, product qualification, and reduction in cost of quality. Work with engineering leadership to drive company level problem-solving training and discipline.


Role and Responsibilities

 Provide engineering leadership and technical guidance to promote the achievement of reliability, quality, cost, and delivery goals for Rudzinsky Associate’s client optical module and engine products.


    • Work with the product engineering and design teams to teach and perform early-stage risk assessments (DFMEA etc.) and establish reliability testing programs for products and critical components (electrical, opto-mechanical, opto-electronic).
    • Lead quality and supply chain teams in developing sourcing strategies and qualification requirements for new components
    • Coach the product development and engineering teams on design for manufacturability and reliability. Lead the company level activities to assure Engineering is properly incorporating elements of reliability in the early design stages of product development.

Work with Engineering NPI and the manufacturing engineering teams to perform FMEA, write work instructions, and establish quality check-points to drive towards zero-defect quality in production.

  • Drive component and design failures back to the earliest point of detection in the process.
  • Troubleshoot product issues by reviewing engineering drawings and design requirements.
  • Drive a rigorous resolution process for product quality, reliability and design issues.

Oversee company-wide Quality Management System compliant with ISO 9001.

  • Perform/drive data-driven root cause failure analyses for design and manufacturing problems.
  • Work with staff to oversee Nonconforming Material Reports, Quality Alerts, and Corrective Action Requests, and to ensure and verify corrective action effectiveness and timely closure.
  • Work with staff to coordinate, plan and implement process audits to monitor, continuously improve, and sustain superior product quality.
  • Participate in review and approval of process and product changes.


Skills and Experience:

  • More than 10 years of increasing responsibility in the areas of Quality, Test Engineering and Reliability
  • Understanding and working knowledge of the key elements of:
    • Reliability Engineering, (e.g., MCF, MTBF, MTT, etc.)
    • Manufacturing Statistical Process Control, (SPC, Process Capability, DOE).
    • Problem-solving methodology such as six-sigma Black Belt, 8D, or Global Problem Solving.
    • Familiarity with metrology, calibration, and Gage R & R’s.
  • Experience in product phase-gate, NPI and technology transfer.
  • Experience implementing company-wide ISO 9001 procedures and related process documentation including Quality System Auditing. Practical working knowledge of process capability and control requirements, methods and systems.
  • MS or PhD in Materials Science, Electrical, Mechanical or Optical Engineering.