Quality Engineer

8641 County Road H, Delta, Ohio 43515

Full time

Establishment: Nova Tube & Steel

Job Type: Quality Engineer

Description of the Company

Nova Steel USA is a family-owned company that is known as an excellent employer with over 40 years of expertise in the processing, manufacturing, and distribution of steel.  We serve the automotive, mining, agriculture, transportation, plumbing and heating, HVAC, waste equipment, rail and other related industries across North America.


We are seeking a dynamic candidate to join our Delta, OH location as a Quality Engineer.


The ideal candidate would have experience in working in an ever-changing, fast-moving, and evolving environment. Candidates who have worked within a manufacturing/distribution environment are highly preferred.


Why Join Our Team?

  • Competitive Pay.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans.
  • Deferred Compensation (401k) Plan with a company match.
  • No-cost Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability overages.
  • Paid Time Off.
  • Team Events.
  • Employee Perks
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion.

Job Description

The Quality Engineer develops and implements process inspection and quality plans to ensure compliance with customer requirements. Review and analyze product data to provide corrective actions for manufacturing process or inspection issues. Participates in quality improvement teams to identify and solve quality problems, conducts audits of company quality, material, process, and technical requirements, and identifies discrepancies.

Leads in follow up for corrective action with areas at fault and supports manufacturing activities through auditing/monitoring of quality processes.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Foster a culture of safety awareness and safety
  • Develops product quality planning for parts processing, determining inspection method and gage suitability for inspection processes.
  • Creates, Implements, and analyzes product and process metrics to determine where projects should be focused for improvements. Works hand in hand with assigned manufacturing engineers on process improvement projects.
  • Reads understands customer specifications and drawings to become the deciding authority on compliance of parts.
  • Serves as point of contact for customers on all quality related issues.
  • Functions as the manufacturing quality lead to resolve product or process problems on the manufacturing line.
  • Trains and assists manufacturing personnel, and inspection personnel with the interpretation of complex part prints and specifications, ensuring that the team clearly understands the customer requirements.
  • Maintains all material testing plans for customer compliance and develops testing plans for receipt of raw materials.
  • Performs regular process, product, and dock audits. Ensures that audit results are communicated and used to drive improvement.
  • Communicates and corresponds with management within the company regarding quality issues, problems, and complaints. Formulates and presents data to key stakeholders and advises action to take for improvement.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.



  • Bachelor’s (preferred)
  • High School diploma/GED or equivalent (required)


Experience & Certifications

  • At least five years of Quality experience in a manufacturing assembly operation is required.
  • Tube Mill experience a plus
  • Will have the practical knowledge and ability to apply problem solving / statistical analysis; train and / or reinforce manufacturing associate skills in the basic fundamentals of drawings, GD&T, Shop Math, and SPC.
  • Experience using different types of gages (CMM operation and Programming) and gage calibration is required.
  • Basic blueprint reading skills are required.
  • Strong organization skills are required.
  • Strong math skills are required.
  • Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must be able to work in a team orientated environment.


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs and moving the whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Close mental and visual attention required, coordinating manual dexterity with mental and visual attention for sustained periods of time.
  • Pass initial drug test and physical.

Additional Information


Nova Steel USA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Nova Steel USA complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Nova Steel USA expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Nova Steel USA’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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