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Manufacturing Quality Engineer (Charlestown, MA)


Newton Scientific Inc. (NSI), a subsidiary of Rigaku Corporation, a global supplier of innovative analytical instruments for cutting-edge applications in biotechnology, is currently looking for an experienced Manufacturing Quality Engineer. The perfect candidate will be a team player with relevant experience who will be able to hit the ground running. If youre interested in taking on a new challenge at a growing company, we encourage you to apply today.


  1. Maintains the Quality Management System
    • Creates and maintains BOMs for company products.
    • Documents and implements ECOs.
    • Creates and maintains product and process database and documentation in QMS / ERP system.
    • Performs employee training associated with documentation release.
  2. Improves Manufacturing Processes
    • Evaluates existing manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.
    • Develops new manufacturing processes by studying product requirements, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment. Works with R&D staff to transition new products to production.
    • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
    • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; establishing standards and metrics; confirming manufacturing processes.
  3. Communicates quality issues to suppliers, identifying, prioritizing, and resolving quality issues.
  4. Performs internal and external Quality Audits
  5. Manages NCRs, CARs, SCARs, and RMAs
  6. Job responsibilities may change with business needs.


  • Required: Bachelors Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering (or related field)
  • Required: 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Required: In-depth experience with quality management systems and procedures. Experience in continuous improvement, process control, structured problem solving, root cause analysis and corrective actions.
  • Required: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced manufacturing environment without sacrificing attention to detail.
  • Required: Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
  • Preferred: Working knowledge of CAD software.

The Location: Located in the Schraffts City Center in Charlestown, MA the building is conveniently located and offers many additional amenities such as a Free Shuttle to various T Line Stations, a Cafeteria, a Coffee Bar, an on-site Fitness Center, and a large FREE parking lot.

Must be able to meet minimum qualifications to apply.

Rigaku offers a rewarding work environment and excellent benefits. All applicants are kept in strict confidence. Benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Life insurance, section 125 flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan and more. Rigaku is an EEO/AA Employer Disabled/Veteran. Applicants must be able to prove they can legally work in the US.