Careers at Qnnect

Qnnect (pronounced: “Connect”) is on a mission to seek and solve critical connectivity challenges. We're looking for talented team players who are committed to pushing the boundaries of interconnect technology performance and innovation. Here are just a few of the many opportunities to join us and connect your career to the future.

Quality Manager

Joy Signal Technology, a growing designer and manufacturer of custom high-density connectors and wire harnesses is looking for an independent, self-motivated, Quality Manager to join its growing team and provide leadership in delivering breakthrough and continuous improvement in the quality of Joy Signal’s products and services to customers. Specifically the Quality Manager plans and directs activities to develop, implement, manage, and maintain quality systems and standards. Working in conjunction with the Engineering, Manufacturing, Planning, Procurement and Sales, this individual is responsible to deliver high quality products and service that meet customers’ specifications. The Quality Manager must be able to resolve issues, develop a robust corrective and preventive action system, manage and contain non-conforming products, track quality data, perform laboratory services for the organization and interface with customers directly.

Essential Functions

  • Implement and sustain a Quality Management System that assures compliance to the company’s mission and all applicable laws, regulations, standards and contractual obligations.
  • Develops and manages procedures for monitoring, evaluating and reporting quality and reliability data.
  • Develops and manages programs to calibrate and evaluate the precision and accuracy of production equipment and the testing, measurement and analytical equipment.
  • Develops and manages procedures for disposition of non-conforming material, and devises methods to assess root cause, cost, responsibility, and corrective action.
  • Directs team engaged in measuring and testing product and tabulating data concerning materials, product, or process quality and reliability.
  • Interfaces with procurement, engineering, manufacturing, customers, and suppliers to lead, coordinate and resolve quality-related issues.
  • Provides reports describing progress and performance related to inspection activities, nonconforming items, and/or other items related to the quality of the process, material or product.
  • Complies and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality assurance activities.
  • Lead, mentor and coach a team of Quality Technicians and Inspection personnel.
  • Leads Material Review Meetings and Processes.
  • Assist engineering, manufacturing, planning and procurement to ensure organizational compliance to customer contractual and regulatory requirements.
  • Leads corrective action procedures internally and with customers.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with major customers.
  • Participate in preparation of proposals for new and existing business.
  • Leads customer, internal and third-party audits.
  • Track Quality Performance Metrics and participate in quality reviews with customers and internal program reviews.
  • Support operations to improve product quality and process capabilities.
  • Critically evaluates and continuously improves processes.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree with 7-10 years’ experience in a Quality Organization and 5 years’ experience in a leadership position. Hands-on manufacturing process experience are required. Must have a working knowledge of quality systems for Defense, Aerospace, and Medical Customers, and experience working directly with such customers.
  • A working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor quality practices.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, and proficient use of common Quality methodologies.
  • Ability to read and understand prints, technical packages, specifications, and product performance criteria.
  • Experience in implementing and sustaining an effective internal controls environment.
  • Highly capable in leading, implementing, and evaluating Statistical Methods for experimental design, and process control/capability.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, team building and facilitation skills in day-to-day practices.
  • Mentoring teams and individuals. Lead, coach and motivate others.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral – able to effectively interact across all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency with ERP, MES, applications and software such as spreadsheets, email, presentation, text processing.
  • Unquestioned integrity, strongly analytical and enthusiastic leadership style.
Physical Requirements
  • Occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
  • To inspect parts both with the naked eye and under the magnification and utilize tools such as calipers.
  • Operates computers and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and printers.

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Organization

Joy Signal Technology

Location

Chico, California

Work Type

Full Time

Automation Engineer

The Automation Engineer will design, develop, and qualify all tooling and processes to meet the Company’s quality and production standards. In addition, the incumbent will document all processes and tooling, support supply chain to verify supplier compliance and capability, initiate and implement programs to continuously improve quality, cost and cycle time and adhere to all appropriate specifications, regulatory requirements, and customer requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Work with vendors to develop, set up/debug automation processes
  • Provide timely feedback and solve the problem to ensure the progress of the project
  • Responsible for the electrical design of automatic modification of our current machine, responsible for the electrical design of automatized machine improvement
  • Design about the machine layout which should cooperate with the mechanical engineer and software engineer
  • Provide automatic control equipment programming according to the production needs;
  • Provide digital solution to implement site digital factory projects to improve process control real time
  • Problem identification and trouble-shooting a wide range of complex electrical problems for automation line
  • Responsible for the following of outsourcing parts, solve the parts problem of machine
  • Responsible for build assemble work instruction, manual, and training of assembler, operator and maintenance of the machine
  • Line maintenance/change over together with/guiding the technicians to make sure automation machine run smoothly

Qualifications

Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Engineering, preferably Electronic, Electrical, or Industrial Automation
  • Must be familiar with electrical control theory and design
  • 5+ years of experience with automated machines maintenance and electrical design
  • Proficiency in English, both oral and written
  • Familiar with the product develop procedure, know the input and output of different design stage.
  • Experience specifying, programming, & trouble shooting for control systems
  • Proven strong analytical and problem-solving skills, good interpersonal skills, and solid project management skills

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Organization

Meritec

Location

Painesville, Ohio

Work Type

Full Time

Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (PF&A)

The Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for the coordination, preparation, and development of the annual budget, consolidated financial performance analysis, annual operating plan, periodic reforecasting, and capital expenditure planning processes.

Essential Functions

  • Supports monthly forecasting and annual budgeting; providing revenue and cost ad-hoc analyses to support the budget from the bottom up
  • Partners internally or with other departments on special projects that drive performance, efficiency and customer service
  • Responsible for revenue and expense variance analyses
  • Develops monthly, quarterly, and year to date managerial reporting performance package
  • Identifies, assesses and implements improvements in the financial planning process to gain efficiencies, accuracy, and timeliness both at the corporate level and in the operating units
  • Develops and implements standard planning and operational reporting including the development of financial and non-financial reporting measurements or key performance indicators
  • Prepares ad-hoc financial analyses as requested to assist in assessing company financial performance
  • Coordinates with departments and business units on company-wide on financial master data, reporting changes, communication and analysis of impacts due to change
  • Manages the completion of the Company’s corporate annual and quarterly reforecasting process of capital expenditure
  • Communicates to executive management any projected accounting and financial issues identified in the consolidation of planned results and, where appropriate, resolves and/or contributes to the resolution of such issues and ensures appropriate representation of the issue in the Company’s financial projections
  • Provide guidance to direct report regarding managerial reporting performance package and variance and ad hoc reports

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics required, MBA preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in a private-equity environment
  • Experience with mergers & acquisitions, preferred
  • Must be intimately familiar with financial statement analysis, including sources and uses of cash flow and how changes to the financial statements impact cash flow
  • Ability to manage multiple, highly complex tasks with limited direction and within limited time schedules
  • Combines detail-oriented focus and big-picture perspective
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related information in a confidential manner
  • Advanced Excel & financial modeling skills required including Lookups, Pivot tables, Arrays, and Macros

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Organization

Qnnect Corporate

Location

Remote

Work Type

Full Time

Process Engineer (Manufacturing)

The Process Engineer is responsible for supporting engineering, quality and manufacturing to effectively translate new product requirements and processes to the manufacturing floor. This position is also responsible for identifying, developing and delivering improvement solutions for existing product while maintaining or improving quality standards.

Meritec is seeking talented team players in our Painesville, Ohio facility who are committed to pushing the boundaries of interconnect technology performance and innovation. Join us and connect your career to the future.

The Process Engineer is primarily responsible for supporting engineering, quality and manufacturing to effectively translate new product requirements and processes to the manufacturing floor. This position is also responsible for identifying, developing and delivering improvement solutions for existing product while maintaining or improving quality standards.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Review customer drawings, specifications and requirements to ensure manufacturability of developed items and optimization of production processes.
  • Partner with the design review team to develop processes for prototypes and further scale it to production requirements.
  • Establish sampling plans and test methodologies/requirements for new product development with QA.
  • Establish manufacturing routings and labor standards for new products and update existing routings as needed to accurately represent the actual manufacturing process.
  • Aid in the new product development process by assisting engineering and quality with Process Flow
  • Diagrams, PFMEAs, Control Plans and associated documentation to ensure proper translation of requirements to the manufacturing floor.
  • Design and develop processes and work instructions to optimize efficient process flow and reduce process and/or product variability and improve process capability.
  • Drive continuous improvements by developing and implementing systems and process improvements that optimize all phases of the manufacturing process. Share lessons learned proactively and train other engineers on process improvements.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Industrial/mechanical engineering, electrical engineering preferred)
  • Minimum of 2 years of prior applicable experience
  • Experience with 3D modeling software (SolidWorks preferred) and eagerness to learn new software
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Ability to interpret customer drawings, specifications, models (CAD), and layout reports
  • Manufacturing automation and/or PLC programming abilities/knowledge a plus
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and the ability to interact with all company functions including Engineering, Quality and Production
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas, concepts, and procedures to all levels within the organization, from employees on the shop floor to peers on cross-functional teams
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and excellent time management skills
  • Self-motivated, innovative, creative, and resourceful

Benefits

  • Healthcare benefits effective day-one of full-time employment
  • Fully paid life insurance effective day-one of full-time employment
  • Health Savings Account with company contribution
  • 401(k) employer match 100% vested at 3 months
  • On-Site Fitness Center
  • Paid Vacation and Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Growth and Development Opportunities
  • Positive culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion

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Organization

Meritec

Location

Painesville, Ohio

Work Type

Full Time