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Quality Engineer

Date: Apr 25, 2022

Location: Menomonee Falls, WI, US

Company: W.C. Bradley Co.

Your Purpose

Lamplight Farms, home of the TIKI® Brand, is seeking a motivated, “hands on” Quality Engineer to play an integral role in driving a culture of continuous improvement and learning. 

Participating in a variety of projects and activities, this is an exciting opportunity to achieve personal growth, while contributing to the success of the organization’s goals and objectives.  This position is a critical team member on our New Product Development (NPD) team, playing a key support role to Production and Manufacturing, and will have the opportunity to make a global impact through interaction with our international team and supply chain. 

Your Responsibilities

  • Core NPD team member as the Quality representative to own and manage new product qualifications through the Production Part Approval Process (PPAP).
  • Support daily manufacturing processes and warehouse operations to resolve issues and implement improvements.
  • Drive global quality initiatives by coordinating quality projects across domestic and international teams, facilitating effective communication with global team, suppliers and technical partners.
  • Participate in key risk reduction platforms such as the FMEA and Product Integrity Committee processes.
  • Prepare technical and non-technical reports as required or requested for review by management.
  • Identify, resolve and monitor non-conforming material issues using Non-Conformance Reports, Deviations, and Root Cause Corrective Actions generated through suppliers and internal operations.
  • Develop and maintain supplier source and incoming Test and Inspection standard protocols. 
  • Drive Continuous Improvement initiatives that align with business needs and strategy using Lean & 6 Sigma.
  • Gatekeeper of document control process and records for procedures, test methods, inspection plans, forms, work instructions, and others.

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, or similar technical degree
  • Minimum 3 years previous work experience, preferably in a Consumer Products / Manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) preferred
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Additional Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience working in Quality Management Systems
  • Experience working with Consumer Products
  • Experience working as the Quality owner on a New Product Development (NPD) team
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong demonstrated use of quality tools and principles such as 6-Sigma, APQP, FMEA, DOE, and SPC
  • 8D principles or other root cause corrective and preventive action tools
  • SAP system experience
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt and learn new skills and concepts to support business needs
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with all cross-function personnel at multiple levels
  • Technical writing and the ability to map the flow of a process to clearly document key processes
  • Attention to detail and analytical approach is necessary, as well as demonstrated oral ability to present information effectively in group and one-on-one settings. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite: Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Benefits and Success Attributes

Lamplight Farms, Home of the TIKI® Brand is located in Menomonee Falls, just off I-45. This position allows for hybrid and remote work opportunities, with occasional in-office requirements.

This position is eligible for the complete benefit package offered by our parent company, the W.C. Bradley Co., and includes paid time off for holidays, vacation, illness, and volunteering; medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401k with generous company match; and much more!


Team Player                                         Problem Solver                         Forward Thinker          Hands On

Great Interpersonal Skills                      Professional Attitude                Results Oriented           Driven

Analytical & Action Oriented                Great Communicator                Sense of Urgency         Ability to Learn


For employment within the United States, Lamplight Farms Incorporate, a division of the W.C. Bradley Co., uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired team members.  To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service at


Lamplight Farms Incorporated, like all divisions of the W.C. Bradley Co.
is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, or veteran status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination where we do business.

Federal law requires Lamplight Farms Incorporated, like all divisions of the W.C. Bradley Co. to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. If you are interested in applying for employment with Lamplight Farms Incorporated and require special assistance or accommodation to complete any part of the application and pre-employment process, please contact our Human Resources Office at 262.790.8616 or visit us at W140N4900 Lilly Rd, Menomonee Falls, WI 53051.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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