Shakopee MN

ENGINEERING: Quality Assurance Engineer – Mechanical

Job Description

KEB America, Inc. has an open opportunity to join our Engineering department as a Quality Assurance Engineer. is responsible for coordinating medical device customers’ needs and requirements, as well as handling Major Quality Miscue (MQM) forms. The position reports to the Quality Assurance Manager.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Work closely with customers to address complaints or concerns
  • Handle customer returns and change requests
  • Create control plans
  • Create, update, and modify PFMEAs
  • Troubleshoot and analyze internal failures
  • Assist in testing and validation activities
  • Create and document Major Quality Miscue (MQM) forms
  • Create corrective action reports
  • Document and analyze in process failures and rejections (MRB)
  • Analyze and report production and test system data
  • Perform random inspections
  • Create forms, templates, work instructions, or testing procedures
  • Coordinate with and assist other departments
  • Follow safety rules and keep clean/orderly work area
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Advanced computer skills
  • Basic knowledge of SAP*
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office to create various documents
  • Ability to follow work instructions accurately
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively (written and verbal)
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to proficiently read and write in English
  • Ability to follow all safety rules
  • Knowledge of KEB products and functions*
  • Basic understanding of inspection equipment (calipers, micrometers, etc.)*
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical data, instruction manuals, test procedures, etc.
  • Ability to think analytically and problem solve
  • Ability to analyze data and come to conclusions
  • Ability to troubleshoot effectively
  • Ability to prioritize, balance, and execute several tasks concurrently
  • Ability to effectively manage one’s own time
  • Ability to exhibit high integrity
  • Knowledge of SPC
  • Ability to speak on phone for extended periods of time
  • Ability to build customer relationships and rapport
  • Ability to effectively resolve conflicts and maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Ability to effectively manage one’s own time and others

Education / Experience

  • BS in engineering or similar level of education and/or experience


Physical Demands

  • Majority of time is spent sitting in an office environment
  • Occasional travel to customer sites


Working Conditions

  • Office environment
  • Quality Assurance Lab
  • High-technology manufacturing environment
  • The manufacturing area uses steel, aluminum, epoxy, adhesive, lubricants, solder, paint, etc. Appropriate PPE is provided for dealing with any potential hazards
  • Occasional travel to customer or vendor sites



  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) and match
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account (FSA)
  • Health saving account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and long-term insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO) and paid holidays
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Flexible schedule
  • Educational assistance
  • Growth opportunities
  • And more!


Why KEB America?

KEB America is a leading manufacturer of industrial automation solutions. Product examples include electromechanical clutches and brakes, electric motors, VFDs, PLCs, and Motion Controllers. KEB works closely with our customers to design and program highly engineered products and systems. If you see yourself working with quality engineered products and like challenges, KEB is a great fit for you!


** Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.**

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