Reference : 584205

Quality Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United States KANSAS CITY
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 12/06/2020

Position description

The Quality Engineer will work with Manufacturing, R&D, Central Engineering, Product Management and other critical functional areas on key business projects with a specific focus on product quality through process engineering activities and tools. 

  • Analyze quality data using Minitab Statistical software, create run charts and monitor process trends and capability
  • Conduct Measurement System Analysis studies like Gage R&R, Flow charts, DOE.
  • Manage Lab supplies – order all the supplies (track inventory, create requisitions, send Purchase Orders to suppliers, receive Purchase Orders in SAP system once order is received)
  • Send Lab and floor equipment for calibration and repairs – contact Suppliers and arrange for them to be onsite for calibration, repairs. Send equipment out- complete Material Transfer Requests
  • Assist troubleshoot quality measurement equipment (viscometer, thermal machines, weigh scales) issues
  • Create work orders in SAP software for Maintenance support to inspect equipment, review/troubleshoot equipment
  • Create Requisitions in SAP system for all equipment calibrations /repairs, send PO’s to suppliers and receive purchase orders in SAP
  • Manage Return Material Disposition Request (RMDR) process- Create RMDR, notify purchasing and provide support as needed.
  • Support with daily, weekly and monthly Quality reports
  • Review daily BI, MBI, ISSP Production Quality reports and report key parameter quality concerns
  • Create/update work instructions, one point lessons and posters for the inspectors on the floor.
  • Assist in training of Inspector/Packer and other product inspectors on the floor
  • Collaborate with MIC and other plants for new product development, trials, sample shipments and sample testing
  • Review quality measurement methods/procedures and standardize across all shifts


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent.
  • 6+ years Manufacturing industry experience
  • 6+ years Quality Engineering experience in a fast pace manufacturing environment
  • Experience with Business (Quality and Environment) Management Systems preferred: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, APQP, PPAP, IATF 16949
  • Six sigma DMAIC and Lean manufacturing experience.  
  • ISO internal auditor certification a plus.
  • Strong PC skills with experience using MS Office and Statistical software.
  • Team Player with ability to function efficiently in a multi-tasking fast pace environment.
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized and able to prioritize workflow daily.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter and able to learn and work independently.

Who are we ?

Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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