Quality Control Engineer

Kinefac is a world leader in precision metal forming and processing technology providing innovative solutions to customers in the automotive, aerospace, medical, power generation and other industries. The company develops and manufactures metal forming machinery and dies from its world class facility located in Worcester, Massachusetts and has sales offices in Shanghai, China and Chennai, India.

We are seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer for a newly created position overseeing company-wide quality. Position involves a top-down understanding of what we do and our technology, assessing design and assembly processes, and providing improvement recommendations that increase efficiency and reduce cost. Reporting to the Director of Research & Development, initially, the Quality Control Engineer will be trained in the different engineering divisions and product lines at Kinefac through hands-on participation in these areas.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with engineers and manufacturing personnel on the quality control and inspection of various precision products and processes across the company.
  • Conduct critical parts inspections using an optical comparator, video microscope, profilometer and CMM on machine components and dies and special tooling to identify and address quality issues and generate corrective actions.
  • Perform root cause analysis of design and service-related issues, maintain inspection records and equipment and review manufacturing, inspection and packaging processes while monitoring effectiveness.
  • Perform final pre-shipment inspection of machinery/tooling and close-out documentation.
  • Oversee and implement the Kinefac ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System including audits, monthly reporting of quality metrics (such as non-conformances, complaints, RGA’s & CAR’s) and tool/instrument calibrations using measuring tools and instruments (such as CMM).
  • Participate in safety committee and coordinate of OSHA requirements companywide.
  • Serve as point person for quality control throughout the organization and perform additional mechanical engineering tasks as required.


  • 1-2 years of mechanical engineering experience and 2+ years in a quality control engineering or quality assurance role
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or advanced technical degree with related coursework
  • Proficient in reading manufacturing drawings, using basic measuring tools and operating a Zeiss Prismo or similar CMM
  • Working experience with ISO 9001 quality management systems preferred
  • Attention to detail with strong organizational, communication, problem-solving, analytical and PC skills including Microsoft Office, SPC tools, SolidWorks, and AutoCAD software proficiency
  • Ability to effectively manage deadlines, coordinate multiple projects, and work independently within a team-oriented environment

Kinefac Corporation offers a competitive salary plus bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance starting on the first day of employment, worker’s compensation, short and long-term disability insurance and life insurance. In addition, we provide high-level, hands-on training, tuition reimbursement program, 401(k) tax deferral plan, cutting edge technology and a family-owned and oriented, vibrant, dynamic, and collaborative work environment. The successful Quality professional will be able to take advantage of fantastic professional growth and advancement opportunities.

This is an on-site position at our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Worcester, MA.

If you are looking to build a career with an award-winning family-owned global manufacturer, please submit your resume.

Kinefac Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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