Quality Engineer

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Quality, the Quality Engineer is responsible for driving continual improvement in KVH Quality management system processes


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

•       Write reports to pull data from various sources, filter information, identify trends, make conclusions

•       Report on product quality, reliability issues

•       Write failure analysis reports

•       Drive corrective and preventative action, continual Improvement

        *Interface with manufacturing, engineering, service to solve issues

•       Measure and report on complex geometric parts

       *Setup and Program CMM for measurement of complex custom parts

        *Review, approve or correct mechanical drawings before release

        *Communicate with suppliers regarding performance

•       Advise on disposition of nonconforming products

•       Audit Business Processes to ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System

•       Assist as required in all Quality department processes



Prefer that candidates have a Bachelor’s degree in  EE ; PQE Certification is desirable.

Four-plus years of experience working as a Quality Engineer

ISO 9001:2008 lead auditor certification desirable



Desired Competencies:

Data Analysis Skills, proficiency in Excel, Crystal reports, etc.

Knowledge of Statistical Process Control Methods

Excellent Communication Skills

Good interpersonal and relationship management skills

Technical problem solving and business issue management skills

Good to Excellent Understanding of:

Quality Inspection methods, procedures

Mechanical inspection methods

CMM operation and programming skills

Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

Reliability Assurance Methods; MTBF Calculation

Mechanical/Electronic Assembly Standards


Enhanced design validation techniques


Six Sigma

Lean Manufacturing

Problem Solving


U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.


Benefits - Full 
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes 
Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes


Candidate Details
5+ to 7 years experience
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Skills and Certifications [note: required]

Screening Questions
Candidates must be US citizen or Permanent resident. Does candidate meet this requirement?


Ideal Candidate

Ideal candidate will match our job description as posted.  However, we would also consider a senior electrical/software/hardware engineer who is smart and could be trained in Quality.  We would also consider a QC Design