Vacancies Quality Coordinator
Surface Solutions Segment | Brunswick

Position: Quality Coordinator

Location: Brunswick, OH

Looking for opportunities with a global, industry leader? Oerlikon Balzers is the leading global supplier of PVD coatings and other surface technologies that significantly improve the performance of precision components as well as metalworking and plastics processing tools.

The Quality Coordinator will ensure customers are fully satisfied with the company’s service through maintaining all aspects of the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System. The Quality Coordinator will report to the Quality Manager, with a dotted-line relationship to the Production Manager.



  • Drive continuous improvement, corrective and preventive actions as a result of data analysis, customer complaints, internal failures, audit findings, etc. with a focus on effective root-cause analysis.
  • Support quality planning activity to ensure customer requirements are met. Interface with customer and production personnel to establish acceptance criteria, processing methodologies and resolve non-conforming conditions.
  • Provide product quality analysis via various testing methodologies to include X-ray Fluorescence (XRF), Rockwell Hardness and visual inspection. Support Material Review and disposition of non-conforming product.
  • Provide effective document and data control to include development of local work instructions.
  • Manage gauge inventory and coordinate out-sourced calibration services.
  • Facilitate internal and external audit activities.
  • Regular reporting of quality system status and key process indicators to facility management.
  • Train production personnel in quality system requirements, processes and procedures as required.
  • Champion Oerlikon Operational Excellence initiatives using LEAN strategies for continuous improvement.


We expect

  • Associates Degree in Quality, Business or Technology is preferred.
  • Professional certification (ASQ or similar) in relevant quality disciplines.
  • Two years in manufacturing tool or coating field or in a technical quality position.
  • Demonstrated experience in the application of quality theory and tools.
  • Well versed in ISO 9001:2015 QMS requirements.
  • Computer proficiency to include Windows, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Blueprint reading is highly preferred


About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 13,500 employees at more than 170 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.7 billion in 2015. The company invested CHF 103 million in R&D in 2015 and has over 1,350 specialists developing innovative and customer-oriented products and services.

Oerlikon Balzers develops processes and systems for the coating of tools, components and decorative plastic elements. Comprising 106 locations in 34 countries, Balzers global network of coating centers is daily dedicated to further improving component performance and tooling productivity through coating technology. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team!

We have a great benefits package including medical insurance, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness benefits, and 401(K). If you want to operate in a business environment that gives you the freedom to imagine what is possible - then you should send us your application!

Statement of Equal Opportunity: Oerlikon Balzers is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or marital status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. The company also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local laws. If you require an accommodation during the application process, please notify a Human Resources Representative.



Advertised Since
Cecilia Vocke
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