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Quality Engineer (Manufacturing Quality Assurance)

95,000 – 105,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description:

Reporting to the site Quality & Technical Manager, youll interact with the production team working to improve product quality and reduce/rework while also supervising the Quality Laboratory staff.

The work:

Work activities will be focused in two areas: 1) Leadingactivities in the quality lab and 2) working to solve plant quality problems

  • Lead the Quality Testing Lab, including:
    • Promoting safety, leading by example and encouraging the team to follow all safety guidelines and procedures
    • Scheduling and managing hourly staff
    • Reviewing out of spec test results
    • Performing capability analysis on current testing equipment; gauge Repeatability and Reproducibility (R&R)
    • Manage the calibration program for all plant measuring tools
    • Recommends new technology or equipment that would provide improvements to the current quality lab.
  • Partner with manufacturing process engineers on continuous improvement activities focused on product quality improvements.
  • Participate in new product trials and qualifications
  • Accountable for the resolution of problems with product quality
    • Initiating customer Complaint Investigation
    • Participating in troubleshooting with root cause analysis
    • Tracking internal Corrective Actions and follow-ups
    • Flagging for Internal Rejects and Reworks to ensure that defective material does not get shipped to the customers.
  • Provide leadership within the ISO 9001 and Quality Management system and support internal and external audits
  • Utilize various Company databases such as Finishing Specifications, Customer/Product Specifications, QDMS (Quality Data Management System) and SAP


Applicant Background Requested:

Were searching for a Quality Assurance professional working directly to support a manufacturing facility. The best applicants will have some supervisory experience, be comfortable interacting with manufacturing plant employees, and are familiar with ISO 9001.This client is more interested in a proven history of problem solving than any particular degree.

  • Minimum Associates Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Polymer Science, or related field
    • Preferred B.S. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Polymer Science
  • 2 + years hands-on experience in a Quality Assurance Lab needed to mentor Quality Lab Techs
  • Experience troubleshooting plant problems related to product quality.
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques and root cause analysis including experience with statistical analysis software such as MiniTab.
  • Best with:
    • Background in Lean/Six Sigma.
    • Knowledge of the converting industry and slitting machines (paper, plastic films, foil, liners etc.)
    • Previous customer facing responsibilities
  • Must be authorized to work without sponsorship now or in the future.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Why they are a great company to work for:

  • Expect career stability due to a diversity of products including one product line that is associated with personal care needed in every economy.
  • They are in an exciting growth mode with an ongoing expansion underway.
  • There are many long-term employees onsite who are choosing to stay even after being eligible for retirement.

Locatedin Chester County PA, in a great school district and commutable from various Philadelphia suburbs.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 95000

Salary Max : 105000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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