Textron 2019 Associate Quality Engineer - Thief River Falls, MN in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

2019 Associate Quality Engineer - Thief River Falls, MN


About Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc.

Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. is a leading global manufacturerof golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles, snowmobiles,side-by-sides, all-terrain vehicles, professional turf-care equipment, andground support equipment. Textron Specialized Vehicles markets products underthe E-Z-GO®, Cushman®, Arctic Cat®, Textron Off RoadTM, Jacobsen®, DixieChopper®, Ransomes®, TUG™, DouglasTM, Premier™ and Safeaero™ brands. Itsvehicles are found in environments ranging from golf courses to factories,airports to planned communities, and theme parks to hunting preserves.


TheQuality Engineer’s role is responsible for the overall Quality for assignedproduction parts. The Quality Engineer plans and directs activitiesconcerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standardsfor inspection processes and materials.


  • Conducts fieldaudits and vendor evaluations.

  • Investigates/reportson manufacturing and field problems as required from the PACT Team, Warranty,Service Parts and 1N Process.

  • Develops andinitiates standards and methods for inspection, testing and evaluation.

  • Implementsprocedures in accordance with the Contract partner Certification Program.Provides statistical and graphical analysis of data.

  • Maintains qualityassurance objectives to maximize product reliability and minimizecorm.in the following areas

  • Defects/Car,

  • Field Failures,

  • Scrap and Rework

  • Job performancewill be strongly measured in these areas. Individual is responsible forcorrections in these areas as well as when quality results are below standardsor management expectations.

  • Facilitate the deployment ofcorrective and preventive actions (CAPA) in response to quality issues as wellas customer complaints through the coordination of cross-functional team



Bachelor'sdegree Engineering and 2 to 3 years related experience and/or training orequivalent combination of education and experience


ASQ Certification as CQE, CQA, orCQM;Green/Black Beltpreferred


  • Regularlyrequired to sit and talk or hear.

  • Occasionallyrequired to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools,or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Specific visionabilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjustfocus.


Direct Reports: None

Travel Requirements: 10-30%

Relocation Benefits: TBD

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Quality

Primary Location US-Minnesota-Thief River Falls

Recruiting Company Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 266694