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Acushnet Company
Newbedford, MA
Posted: 2/23/2021

Supplier Quality Engineer
New Bedford, MA, United States


Acushnet Company is the global leader in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of performance-driven golf products.  Today, we are the steward of two of the most revered brands in golf – Titleist, one of golf’s leading performance equipment brands, and FootJoy, one of golf’s leading performance wear brands.


We believe we are the most authentic and enduring company in the golf industry. Our mission - to be the performance and quality leader in every golf product category in which we compete.

The Quality Assurance Engineer will ensure execution of Acushnet Quality Systems and conformance of both raw materials and products to Acushnet Quality Standards. This job consists primarily of manufacturing support.

  • With suppliers and Acushnet staff, monitor the use of appropriate testing procedures, control to specifications and quality reporting for raw materials and identified operating supplies. Provide analysis of performance and trends.
  • Monitor the proper execution of Acushnet Quality Systems to continuously audit and report the process control capability of the manufacturing facilities. This will include sampling plans, testing methods, data collection and reporting.
  • Investigate quality issues and/or process problems identified.
  • Assist the R&D Department in defining the requirements for new materials to be introduced in manufacturing. Similarly assist Manufacturing in the evaluation of substitute raw materials and identified operating supplies.
  • Assist with supplier qualification and certification programs.
  • Develop new or improved specifications and testing procedures for raw materials and products.

Education: BS in Chemistry or Engineering required.


  • 3 years Quality/Manufacturing Engineering experience is required.
  • Must be have project management experience.
  • Must be familiar with QA methods related to raw materials and process analysis.
  • Desired Certifications: CQE, CQM, CSQP.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 quality systems preferred.

Physical Requirements/Environmental Factors:

  • Must pass Health Services screening including accurate color vision.
  • Must not be adversely affected by chemicals in the laboratory, golf ball manufacturing or golf course environment.
  • Job will involve inspection of vendor facilities.
  • Must be able to comply with vendor PPE requirements and any additional safety measures needed to conduct responsibilities.
  • Must be capable of lifting 40 lbs and routinely conducting product and/or material moves dictated by numerous sampling plans.
  • Daily travel is required and overnight travel both domestic and international will be required; occasionally on short notice.
  • Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
  • Must become familiar with Acushnet Company Safety Policies and Practices.
  • Must become familiar with Acushnet Company Hazardous Waste Compliance Policies and Practices.

Acushnet Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.  


Acushnet Company offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package consisting of medical & dental; 401 savings plan; tuition assistance; life & disability insurance; vacations/holidays; on site wellness facility; and generous product discounts. Visit the Acushnet Company employment website for more information (http://employment.acushnetgolf.com).

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Position: Quality Engineer
Interplex Etch Logic
Posted: 1/28/2021

Interplex is a leading multi-technological solutions provider trusted by top-tier companies across a multitude of industries. For 60 years and counting, we have played a major part in providing the highest quality customized solutions to tackle our valued customers’ most demanding problems. Amidst fierce global competition, what makes us stand out and consolidate our leadership position is our technology. Our ability to design, develop and produce mission-critical products and solutions tailored to specific end applications stems from our long-standing commitment to technology and innovation.

Headquartered in Singapore, our team of about 13,000 employees embark on a daily journey to design, engineer and deliver advanced applications development and high-precision engineering solutions for customers in at least 30 locations across 14 countries.

Interplex in Attleboro, MA is currently searching for a Quality Engineer to join the team! The Quality Engineer's responsibilities include designing quality standards, inspecting materials, equipment, processes, and products, developing quality control systems, and determining corrective actions. You will also work with managers and supervisors to implement quality measures.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

•        Communicate with Customers on Quality problems, information (data / reports), and coordinate and/or resolve those issues in a professional, timely manner with all personnel.

•        Responsible for coordinating and resolving Quality related issues as they arise on the manufacturing floor (utilize SPC & Defect management systems).

•        Responsible for establishing Work Instructions based on Customer prints and quality procedures for acceptance. 

•        Responsible for Statistical Analysis using Company databases.  Report findings and recommendations for Corrective Action to the Quality Manager & Management Team as required.

•        Quarantine suspect / defective parts from the product that meets customer specifications & requirements.

•        Facilitate corrective action and improvement teams when assigned and identify high cost quality problems.  Notify the Management Team with your results.

•        Issue and follow up on Quality alerts for customer complaints

•        Report all customer concerns/complaints to the Quality Manager and the appropriate Dept. Manager in a timely manner.

•        Responsible for maintaining knowledge of AIAG Core tools.

•        Ensure product containment practices are being followed.

•        Participate in System and Customer Audits as required. 

•        Responsible for performing Process and LPA audits as assigned.

•        Enforce Quality policies and procedures throughout the Organization.

•        Available for Customer / Supplier visits as required.

•        Responsible for issuing RMA’s to customers as required.

•        Responsible for facilitating MRB meetings as required.

•        Responsible for maintaining Supplier monthly performance reporting.

•        Responsible for supporting manufacturing with supplier quality issues. Obtaining RMA#s for the return of material and corrective action from suppliers as required.

•        Maintain quality records.

•        Participate in Program Management activities as required.

•        Ensure calibrated instruments are being used and report any discrepancies as required.

•        Prepare PPAP documentation as required.

•        Collect data, organize and evaluate data for capability as required.

•        Capable of completing First Article Inspections and programming an OGP as required.


To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree (preferred) and job-related experience, including strong experience and background of quality systems and their mechanics in an automotive and medical manufacturing environment. 

Automotive manufacturing experience required including competency in AIAG core tools, LPA’s, Lean manufacturing, A3 problem solving techniques

Medical manufacturing experience required.

Six sigma green belt and lean experience / certification (preferred). 

Interplex is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

Please apply by sending resume to Denise Guzman, HR Manager at: denise.guzman@us.interplex.com