HYDAC is a fluid power leader that specializes in the design and development of custom solutions for the mobile and industrial markets. We are currently seeking a qualified Quality Engineer to join our Compact Hydraulics team located in Glendale Heights to perform the following duties and tasks.


  • Collaborate with customers’ quality and engineering personnel to determine critical part features and review      manufacturability of design.
  • Make recommendations to modify customer part specifications and tolerances as necessary to support cost effective production.
  • Provide engineering support to operations ensuring consistent application of quality techniques
  • Resolve quality issues of capability, tolerance, and materials related issues.
  • Resolve quality issues by identifying problems, examining solution options, implementing action plans, and providing resources.
  • Effectively communicate and reinforce HYDAC commitment to quality improvement efforts
  • Develop and submit PPAP documents for new product launches to meet customer requirements.
  • Determine when process stability and capability studies should be performed on existing processes. Review  and analyze results. Recommend changes to processes based upon findings and perform follow up to verify effectiveness.
  • Participate in the Advanced Product Quality Planning activities to determine appropriate use of existing and new measurement systems during new tool or process design and startup.
  • Coordinate pre-launch production trial run process monitoring.
  • Participate in the development of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).
  • Maintain Control Plans and FMEA’s throughout the life of the part.
  • Facilitate and promote use of appropriate problem solving techniques for effective root cause analysis and successful corrective action.
  • Perform duties in accordance with quality system requirements as the voice of HYDAC’ customers.
  • Coordinate with Sales, Purchasing, Engineering, and Production, to resolve customer complaints and concerns.
  • Lead PPM improvement plan for strategic customers.


  • BS degree in Engineering, Science or Mathematics.
  • Familiarity with APQP, PPAP, methodology and implementation.
  • Experience with leading continuous improvement projects.


  • 3 or more years of relevant Engineering experience.
  • Understanding and exposure to Lean and/or Six Sigma concepts a plus.
  • Internal auditor experience is a plus.

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