Quality Process Engineer - 90258644 - Washington

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, US, 20018

Company: Amtrak

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

The Quality Process Engineer through quality management and process techniques, leads the practice of controlling exactly how a mechanical process delivers maintenance aligned with customer requirements. This position will lead continuous improvement initiatives ensuring a high level of quality that meets mechanical expectation regarding established KPI’s.


• Proactive review and improvement of systems and processes to ensure satisfaction of predetermined quality standards
• Analyzing, identifying and implementing production process improvements which will enhance capability and performance
• Meeting with production teams to offer recommendations on efficiencies and quality enhancements
• Facilitating Solution Focus Team agendas to help make necessary improvements and changes to process related issues in the production environment
• Manage / facilitate multiple projects cross functional and cross department.  
• Ensuring safety requirements are met at all points of the production process


• Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Engineerging Management,   or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Demonstrated experience and documented success in achieving productivity and/or quality improvements through quality and process engineering techniques
• Minimum of 3 years experience in Industial, Process or Quality Engineering or relevant experience (minimum of 7 years relevant work experience in lieu of degree).
• Creative problem-solving skills and strong quantitative and analytical skills
• Project management knowledge with proficiency in MS Project
• Ability to manage multiple projects/processes effectively to timely conclusions
• Proficient in MS Office applications including Access and Project software
• Ability to learn new tasks (both complex and routine) in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities
• Excellent written/oral communication skills
• Flexibility to work extended hours if required


• Simulations (AnyLogic,Tableau) and operations research
• SQL programming, Python

• PMP certification
• Demonstrated experience with Process Management implementation and Control
• Working knowledge and experience with Reliability Centered Maintenance, Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing techniques
• Demonstrated experience/working knowledge of various data management business systems including SAP, Ariba and WMS
• Some experience in railroad related or similar transportation industry
• Some knowledge of various fleet and equipment nomenclature to include transportation industry style vehicles
• 8 or more years of relevant work experience.

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:76016
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia
Job Family/Function:Mechanical 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:Up to 25% 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use.  Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire.   Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation.  Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR § 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

POSTING NOTES: Mechanical || Engineering & Mechanical