Advanced Quality Engineer

Job ID
Operations Engineering

Company Overview

Humanscale is the premier designer and manufacturer of ergonomic products that improve health and comfort at work. Our award-winning office products –seating, sit/stand desks, technology support and lighting – have led the industry in performance and simplicity for over 30 years


The Advanced Quality Engineer is the primary interface with industrial and product design engineering in the early stages of product introduction through the manufacturing transfer. The AQE will provide guidance and expertise for all aspects of validation, test plan creation, FMEA guidance, specification callouts, inspection criteria and reliability requirements during the new product development life cycle. This position is also responsible for the same level of interface with the product management team with regards to cost saving opportunities and supplier change process requirements.


  • Provide guidance for development and execution of validation and reliability testing requirements.
  • Assist in the development of stage gate requirements and definition.
  • SME for FMEA development in conjunction with NPI, SQE and Product Engineering
  • Write, review and approve plans and reports that document the testing activities within the guidelines of the HS quality system.
  • Champion the planning and scheduling for both new product launch requirements and legacy testing.
  • Ensure that proper systems are utilized and maintained for the creation of accurate records, inspection documentation, control plans and sample size requirements for all aspects of validation and reliability testing.
  • Proficient with the set up, programming and maintenance of all required test and measurement equipment.
  • Work directly with ID, product engineering and new product development to develop and maintain process and procedures for product lifecycle management.
  • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow for all aspects of qualification from NPI to supplier changeover.
  • Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency.
  • Capable of performing all Quality Engineering functions at a high level of proficiency.
  • Performs all special assignments and complex level projects assigned by manager.
  • Assists in the creation and management of the Humanscale quality system


  • College degree or equivalent in experience
  • A minimum of 8+ years of quality engineering and validation experience required
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
  • Six Sigma Green belt desired, Black belt a plus.
  • CQE a plus  
  • Bi lingual (Spanish/English) a plus
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs when required


  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • 401k with company matching
  • Paid-time-off

Humanscale is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/Disabled/Veteran)


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