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Title:  Quality Engineer


Make Your Mark in a Broad Role Supporting Unique Products for Military, Aerospace and other Customers


Build a progressive career home at a growing global industry leader with a positive culture


If you have quality expertise, project management skills and the ability to lead change, this position offers you some great opportunities. You will:

  • Make an impact as you contribute to ongoing continuous improvement efforts as well as major corporate initiatives.
  • Support unique products, most of which go to major-name military and aerospace customers, incorporating ceramic and silicon-based elements.
  • Expand your skills in a broad role that will include improving product quality, investigating and resolving issues, interacting with an array of internal and external contacts, and more.
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and advance within QTI Sensing Solutions or other areas of CTS Corporation.
  • Take advantage of multiple opportunities for leadership training; we are committed to supporting employees in their professional growth.


QTI Sensing Solutions, a CTS Company, is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality temperature sensors serving original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with mission-critical applications in the industrial, aerospace, defense and medical markets. CTS Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of sensors, actuators, and electronic components for OEMs. We have over 20 locations in 12 countries and more than 3,500 employees. Our innovative sensing, connectivity, and motion solutions offer a diverse range of products across many industries. We are at the forefront of innovating life-changing technology, focusing on quality to keep people safe, healthy, and happy.

The Requirements


To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer. In addition, to be a good fit for the Quality Engineer opportunity, you will have:

  • BS in Engineering, or technical quality discipline
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in quality engineering is preferred but not required
  • Good mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with design of experiments
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt preferred


Please see the More Insights section, below, for additional information.


The Role


You will join a team that also includes Manufacturing and Compliance Engineers. You'll work in conjunction with this team, as well as operators and others, to improve customer satisfaction, and reduce cost of quality through waste reduction, plan and implement continuous improvement activities. Responsibilities will include problem-solving, continuous improvement, establishing quality standards and more.


Please see the More Insights section, below, for additional information.


More Good Reasons to Join Us


Own the impact

We'll look to you to take autonomous ownership of your responsibilities while also collaborating with other engineers, production operators, customers and vendors. In addition to day-to-day activities, you'll play an important training role in CTS's Operational Excellence 2025 initiative.


Professional development

CTS has a talent review process by which we help people develop and move along in their careers. We offer plenty of skill development programs, such as leadership and communication trainings, including spending time at other locations. Once you have proven yourself you might set your sights on multiple career paths within the company.


Great environment

You will join a team that includes dedicated, smart, talented and mutually supportive professionals. The team is lean, and the pace is fast, but we believe in strong communication and are all dedicated to meeting our goals and objectives. While we work hard, we also enjoy strong work/life balance.


Growth orientation

Across QTI and CTS, we are pursuing growth initiatives, looking to double over the next few years. That means adding key resources and providing room for strong performers to make a name for themselves.

Excellent compensation

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a slate of benefits including medical, dental, vision and other insurances; a 401(k) plan; flexible spending accounts; and more.


More Insight


More about the Requirements

In addition to the qualifications described under The Requirements, you will need:

  • Good computer, typing skills, and technical writing skills (composition).
  • Sufficient computer knowledge to develop, improve methods for tracking and retrieving information.
  • The ability to:
    • Assimilate instructions and information in procedures to achieve independent decisions.
    • Work through a project with the end result in mind.
    • Manage personal work schedule and prioritize workload.
    • Delegate expectations and duties.
  • Strong verbal/written skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of chemistry or material science is a plus


More about the Role

In addition to the responsibilities described under The Role, you will:

  • Lead and participate in problem solving activities to address deficiencies in production performance vs. established goals. This will include customer and internal issues and supplier quality issues. Activities are short and long term, formal and informal.
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement activities. These activities will be proactive rather than reactive in nature as much as possible. Activities will include value stream mapping, cost reduction through VA/VE, suggestions to eliminate waste in process, and quality improvement/variation reduction initiatives.
  • Provide significant direct everyday support and guidance to manufacturing personnel.
  • Establish quality standards and communicate them to involved personnel. This will include a wide range of activities, from establishing visual standards to disposition of MRB’s.
  • Communicate with both customers and suppliers on quality-related concerns, quality system improvement, and continuous improvement projects. You'll represent the company in this regard, including negotiation of quality standards, establishing mutual action plans, and making presentations.
  • Create and maintain quality system documents as required by ISO9001 and our own company needs. These activities will include preparation of PPAPs, creation and revision of control plans, flow charts, gage studies, SPC charts, and other assigned documentation.
  • Gather data and prepare reports for management on quality metrics and other company quality activities/issues.


More about your success

While your quality expertise will be essential, just as important will be your leadership skills, particularly in driving change. Continuous improvement is embedded in our culture, but you'll need to help people understand and buy in on changes. The more you can engage stakeholders in solving problems, the more effective the solutions will be.


The engineering group at QTI is smaller, and everyone wears multiple hats. You can look forward to a good deal of diversity -- no two days will be the same. Those who thrive in our organization are friendly and approachable team players, but also self-driven to deliver their best work daily and inspire the best work from their colleagues. They are skilled and curious natural thinkers who are compelled to increase their knowledge and continually add value through their contributions.

United States EEO Statement 
CTS Corporation is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer who complies with all applicable federal, state and local employment laws. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at CTS Corporation will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. It has been and shall continue to be both the official policy and the commitment of CTS Corporation to further equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of, among other characteristics, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristics protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.
We fully comply with all applicable Department of Labor and EEOC rules, regulations, guidelines, and orders including but not limited to Executive Order 11246 and 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4, 60-250.5(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). The parties hereby incorporate the requirements of 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-1.4(a)(7), 29 C.F.R. Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A, 41 C.F.R. § 60-300.5(a) and 41 C.F.R. § 60-741.5(a), if applicable.
Except where prohibited by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a background check and drug screening.
United States Additional Considerations 
It is unlawful in all states where the Company operates, including Massachusetts, to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates applicable laws may be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability. The Company does not require a lie detector test as a condition of employment nor continued employment.  

Applicants must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

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Boise, ID, US, 83709

Job Type:  Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian

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