Quality/Sr. Quality Engineer

Department: Engineering

Senior Quality Engineer / Quality Engineer (based on experience)

At Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of small household and commercial appliances, our culture is one of hard work, ethical behavior and team work.  We roll up our sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes health, dental and vision insurances, along with 401(k),  paid vacation, a paid charitable day off to share your talents with the non-profit of your choice, “summer hours” which is a great opportunity for long weekends all summer long, a quarterly subsidy to help cover the costs associated with staying fit, standing desks, the ability to purchase our products at a discounted cost, employee recognition, team building activities, a casual dress code, and flexible hours just to name a few of the advantages of working for this dynamic company.

We are seeking qualified Quality Engineering candidates to work within some of the best product teams in our industry at our Corporate Headquarters in Glen Allen, Virginia.  HBB’s product teams are responsible for providing innovative products and supporting them throughout the product life cycle.  This Quality Engineer will be responsible for ensuring and improving product quality and consumer satisfaction. 

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Monitor and improve quality of products, increase consumer satisfaction, and reduce returns.
  • Work with product development teams to establish quality specifications and drive continuous improvements for new and existing products.
  • Use quality tools, engineering knowledge, and data analytics for issue identification, root cause analysis, and corrective action implementation.
  • Work with manufacturers and HBB Quality staff in China to implement product quality improvements
  • Travel to China as needed to fulfill the responsibilities of the position

Basic Qualifications:

  • A BS in ME, EE or related discipline is required; graduate degree preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years’ applicable experience for the Quality Engineer or a minimum of 5 years’ applicable experience for the Senior Quality Engineer is required. Applicable experience includes quality engineering work or related product assurance work, preferably with exposure to both manufacturing and corporate environments
  • Education or training in statistics and other quality tools is required; Six Sigma, Green Belt or Black Belt certification, and/or CQE certification is desired
  • Strong computer skills are required; experience with data analysis tools (such as Tableau and/or R) and experience with CAD are desirable
  • Must have demonstrated outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have the proven ability to set, balance and change priorities to reflect customer requirements 
  • Must be a self-starter with proven accomplishments and strong problem solving abilities
  • Must have demonstrated an above-average ability to participate in a team environment
  • Design engineering experience is preferred

Our employees enjoy working in a tobacco-free and drug-free environment.   We do not consider candidates who use tobacco products.  Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

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