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Quality Engineer I

Raven Industries
paid time off, 401(k)
United States, Sioux Falls
205 East 6th Street (Show on map)
June 28, 2023

At Raven, we help farmers serve the world. This purpose guides the work and passion of our team members, who operate at the intersection of agriculture, technology, and innovation. For over 65 years, we've dedicated ourselves to learning more so we can grow as individuals and as a team. Today, we are united by our mission to develop a better and more sustainable planet for each of us.


Identify, implement, and administer quality functions to ensure product quality and conformance to customer and industry specifications.

Essential Functions

  • Review processes (internal or supplier) for quality conformance issues, to identify improvement opportunities. Facilitate or lead improvement activities.
  • Perform analysis of quality data to identify defect causes. Investigate root causes of issues and implement improvement plans.
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining internal or external specifications and technical data sheets.
  • Assure conformance with division's ISO quality management system. Conduct quality system audits.
  • Assist with the product development design process by identifying and communicating specifications. May propose and qualify suppliers.
  • Provide engineering assistance to internal teams or external customers.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the fields of engineering, methods, and applications.
  • For positions in supplier quality, may negotiate price and contracts for high dollar volume purchasing.
  • Has knowledge and skills in the engineering discipline.
  • Uses prescribed techniques and procedures within established criteria.
  • Tasks are well-defined.
  • Performs technical work that does not require previous experience.
  • Works independently, as well as with a team.
  • Work is performed under supervision.


  • Entry level or early career engineer with Bachelors' degree or Master's degree in engineering field - Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of an internship in related field is preferred.
  • Specific skills, proficiencies, and knowledge in field related to position, as identified by department leadership.
  • Understanding of ISO principles and manufacturing processes are preferred.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance techniques is preferred - such as APQP or PPAP.
  • In supplier quality positions - knowledge of procurement, strategy, and market drivers.
  • Depending on position, a professional certification in quality assurance may be required (CQE, PE), or obtained in a reasonable timeframe.
  • High level of customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing techniques is preferred.
  • Well-developed problem analysis and problem solving techniques.
  • Proficiency with a computer, including use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Team player who is self-motivated, and has ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
  • Travel may be necessary, based on position.
  • US Citizenship may be required, based on position.

Not all benefits are created equal, but we've got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k. We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit. Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.

EEOC Statement

Raven is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.