Quality & Continuous Improvement Engineer

System One - South Gate, CA (30+ days ago)3.7

Job description

Sr. Quality & Continuous Improvement Engineer located in South Gate, CA. Responsible for the effective management and coordination of all aspects of Quality and Process support to production. Supports plant efficiency and profitability by reducing waste through application of lean principles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides direction on quality testing process, specification, quality claim investigation and response
Coordinates the efforts of process support personnel to investigate, solve and improve production related process and quality problems
Leads plant activities to support design of new products, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures
Provides engineering, technical solutions and training that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts
Maintains a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations, and develops recommendations accordingly
Drives CAPEX projects that are in the quality scope (CAT-II)
Develop solid working relationships with CIT, Corp. Quality, Product and Sales group

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
Minimum of 5 years engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
Excellent communication skills with all levels of the organization
Experience with Quality Systems and optimization in a manufacturing environment
Knowledge of process improvement techniques, such as Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
Must be able to complete the Ishihara test for color blindness and the Farnsworth-Munsell 100-hue color test as well as administer both tests to employees as required.

Desired Qualifications:
Master's degree
Previous experience with Statistical Process Control and Team Facilitation
Experience with Minitab
Experience with a Customer Service or Customer Interaction

Other Skills and Abilities:
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal as well as the ability to present to multiple levels of the organization
Excellent organizational and teamwork skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to follow established policies and procedures
Proficient computer skills including MS Office and Minitab