Pre-Employment Application

Quality Engineer
Vernon Hills, IL  

Precision Resource seeks an experienced Quality Engineer to join our well-established organization at our state-of-the-art Vernon Hills facility.  We are a leading global supplier of precision metal components and assemblies using a fineblank production method. The Quality Engineer will be provided a customer-specific business portfolio and the expectation of delighting each customer with fast, problem-solving responses. To this end, the Quality Engineer will be responsible for supporting new program launches (APQP), completing PPAP documentation, reviewing process data for continuous improvement opportunities, and coordinating corrective actions in a team-based environment to quickly address any customer quality concern.  Participating in daily layered process audits and periodic safety walk-throughs are also integral expectations for all our team members.  Precision Resource is registered to the ISO/TS 16949:2009 QMS standard with a goal of successfully transitioning to the new IATF 16949:2016 QMS standard in 2018. Precision Resource is also registered to the ISO14001 environmental accreditation standard.
In these roles, you will enjoy a collaborative, fast-paced manufacturing environment in a mature and profitable organization that specializes in manufacturing challenging and intricate safety-critical parts. This position does require minimal travel as dictated by customer needs, approximating 10% of your time.
To the Quality Engineer we offer:
  • Annual salary up to $80,000 commensurate with experience plus bonus potential
  • Benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with match and profit sharing
  • Vacation and holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement and paid training
  • Work with an established team of long-term employees
  • Career opportunities
Family-owned for nearly 70 years, Precision Resource, Inc. is a dynamic and growing company with a global presence that specializes in batch repetitive, high volume fineblanking of metal components of tight tolerance and minimal process variation. A world leader in fineblanking technology, we provide cutting edge solutions to customers in a variety of industries, primarily automotive, along with off-highway equipment, cutlery, hand tools, hardware, and medical equipment. The toolmakers, machine operators, engineers, and professionals that make up our family have been with us for an average of 10 years, with several employees surpassing 25 years of service. For more about us, please visit
Position Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical discipline preferred.
    • 5+ years experience in quality and/or manufacturing engineering in lieu of degree
  • Certified Quality Engineer a plus
  • Working knowledge of ISO/TS 16949:2009 QMS and ISO14001 Environmental standards
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills; bi-lingual Spanish speaking skill a plus.
  • Completion of ISO / TS lead auditor training a plus.
We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening.

To be considered, please complete the information below.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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