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Quality Engineer in Lenexa, KS at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 10/14/2018

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Job Description

For 70 years, Smith & Loveless has cutting-edge environmental engineering ingenuity and quality craftsmanship to the water industry by pioneering superior pre-engineered pumping, treatment and headworks systems. Smith & Loveless' pre-engineered water and wastewater treatment and pumping systems have paved the way for municipalities, developments, industry, governmental, and military facilities. Smith & Loveless' energy-efficient and durable systems deliver unrivaled life-cycle cost savings.

A true pioneer in the water and wastewater pumping industry, Smith & Loveless manufactures cost-effective, operator safe and efficient pump stations for municipal and industrial applications across the globe. Smith & Loveless maintains market leadership in lift station design and manufacturing, grit removal systems for municipal headworks and industrial process streams, and a complete range of wastewater treatment systems. With tens of thousands of installations in more than 70 nations on all seven continents, our innovative wastewater/reuse engineered products are Above All Others™.

The Quality Engineer position is responsible for the various phases of inspection from receiving to loadout, the testing of pumping stations and electrical panels, and the maintenance of corresponding records, to ensure that engineering specifications and high standards are met throughout the manufacturing process. We prefer an engineer for this position, but keep in mind this is a very hands-on position on the production floor working with and testing equipment as well as interfacing with the design engineering team and the production team.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Responsible for providing complete inspection throughout the various phases of manufacturing, the incumbent accepts or rejects manufactured and purchased products by ensuring adherence to customer specifications and engineering standards.
  • Perform testing on pumping station equipment and electrical panels to ensure proper functionality before loadout.
  • Perform final visual inspection of finished products before they ship to end-users.
  • Compile and maintain records of all inspections and testing, including pictures and all related paperwork to provide future references.
  • Investigation and research of quality related problems and other special activities as assigned.
  • Consult with Engineering and other internal departments to ensure proper interpretation of plans and specifications.
  • Assist in training and informing Engineers of inspection procedures.
  • Assist Manufacturing and suppliers in upgrading their performance reports and recommendations.


  • 4-year Manufacturing/Technical Engineering degree required or equivalent experience.
  • Previous experience in electrical, welding, fabrication and painting is required.
  • Experience with electrical panels and how they are wired.
  • Previous inspection experience in a manufacturing environment is highly preferred.

We are proud to offer our employees:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Vacation & Sick/Personal Time
  • Annual Bonus
  • 401K w/Match

A Great Place for Your Career

Be a part of the Smith & Loveless team, which develops smarter and more efficient ways to solve the world's environmental challenges. Based in metropolitan Kansas City, with offices and affiliates in suburban Denver, Los Angeles, Atlanta, London and Auckland, we design, engineer, manufacture, install, and service industry-leading solutions for the transfer, purification and conservation of our world s most precious resource, water.

As an industry leader in water treatment and pumping system solutions, Smith & Loveless offers challenging careers across various business and technical functions in diversified regional, national and international markets. Our careers provide opportunities for all kinds of people, from those in the beginning stages of their career all the way to experienced professionals.

With a diverse product line of solutions and equipment installed in more than 75 nations globally, Smith & Loveless employees enjoy our strong company reputation, innovative brands and a proud legacy of success of making the world a better place.

Our world headquarters are located in Lenexa, Kansas, a convenient drive from anywhere in the Kansas City area.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.