Quality Engineer II

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Date: May 18, 2024

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Colder Products Company (CPC) is the leading provider of quick disconnect couplings, fittings and connectors for plastic tubing. At CPC, we believe that fluid handling should be safe and easy. We engineer our connection solutions to improve the overall functionality and design of  equipment and processes for the life sciences, industrial, and chemical handling markets. Special features of our products include precise hose barbs for superior grip, built-in shutoff valves for preventing spills, and easy-to-use, push-button thumb latches for quick connecting and disconnecting. CPC is a Dover company based in St. Paul with global offices and operations in Europe and Asia.

Do you want to share your passion for collaboration and dedication to customers? Are you looking for your next challenge? Join us in partnering with our customers to create the best connections in the world.


This is an amazing opportunity to contribute to a growing organization. Your role as a Quality Engineer will allow you to serve staff and leaders and help provide creative solutions to drive CPC's short- and long-term goals. You'll join a creative and passionate team of individuals. This role offers plenty of opportunities to grow your skills and expand your knowledge!


The Customer Quality Engineer is responsible for resolving released product quality issues. This role will collaborate across CPC Quality, Product Management, Operations and Engineering to investigate and resolve customer complaints. This individual will work with the Customer Quality Manager to verify customer claims, drive to root cause, identify potential corrective actions, analyze complaint data to highlight trends and make recommendations for continuous improvement projects all within the defined KPI’s.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate responses to product quality customer complaints:
      • Own assigned customer complaint cases.
      • Issue initial report to customer with investigation plan and seeking any needed additional information.
      • Prioritize customer complaint cases and trends
      • Verify product defect claim being made by the customer.
      • Determine appropriate action for customer complaint processing based upon claim verification
      • Partner with other functional groups to implement corrective actions as needed.
      • Maintain all records and documentation of complaint investigations.
      • Write complaint preliminary and final reports to be sent to the customer
      • Partner with sales/marketing team to resolve customer inquiries.
  • Work with customers and CPC cross functional teams to ensure system-wide response to customer needs.
  • Authors and maintains quality policies for customer quality complaints
  • Ensures customer quality complaint processes functions effectively and meets KPI goals.
  • Functional supervision of technicians for processing of customer complaints.
  • Partners with our supplier quality engineering team to resolve supplier-related issues.
  • Support of external audits including customer and ISO certification audits.
  • Develops and improves inspection plans/methods for new or existing processes.
  • Support efforts to evaluate, manage and improve measured Quality performance throughout CPC.
  • Keeps current in the field with internal and external education and training.
  • Adheres to all safety regulations.
  • Demonstrates support of CPC core values.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned to meet business needs.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent technical field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in quality, manufacturing, or continuation engineering roles (1 year for master’s degree).
  • Understanding of up-to-date quality theories, methods and approaches, including ISO9001:2015
  • Experience working with data and statistical analysis software.
  • Passion for improvement and drive for change to meet customer needs.
  • Experience with automation assembly processes.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Experience with problem solving tools.
  • Experience with Excel, Microsoft, statistical Software.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in engineering, business, or equivalent field.
  • Experience in molding and machining processes.
  • Lean Six Sigma green or black belt certified.
  • Experience with ISO13485:2016.
  • ASQ participation and CQE certification.


Physical Demands:

  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. While performing the duties of this job, sitting is regularly required; use of hands and fingers, and talk or hear. Reaching is frequently required with hands and arms. Occasionally required to stand, walk, and/or stoop.


Work Environment:

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


CPC Culture
Here are CPC, we are committed to respecting and valuing people, collaborating, and having high ethical standards. We have a passion for creating the best connections in the world.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting and empowering new team members. Our team has a wide range of experience levels and tenures. We are focused on building an environment that supports knowledge-sharing and mentorship.

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. Finding the right balance between your personal and professional life is important. We offer a Monday-Friday schedule. Our business hours are from 8am-4:30pm. We also provide paid holidays and PTO.


We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Quality Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Product Manager, Engineering, Customer Service, Marketing, Operations

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