Reference : 583225

Quality Engineer

  • Technical Production
  • United States
    Garden Grove
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/28/2020

Position description

With the support of the Quality Assurance Manager, the Quality Engineer will be responsible to: 

  • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of ISO 9001 & IATF 16949 certifications for our Garden Grove, CA facility.
  • Perform benchmark audits (gap analysis) within the business unit and coordinate corrective actions 
  • Analyze all company KPIs and request for new ones where a gap may exist.
  • Hold training sessions with Management and Supervisor Teams in presenting the quality vision and mission statement as well as to present Internal Audit results
  • Leads the participation of Agile projects during corrective action (8D), root cause analysis Responsible for monitoring the performance of warehouse activities, from receiving, supplying product, return of product (RMA)
  • Other Duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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     Bacherlos Degree on Engineering or ralted field required

  • 3-5+ years Related Manufacturing Industry experience

    2+ years Quality experience in high intensity manufacturing environment

    2+ years Training or experience in statistical analysis and Statistical Process Control is required.

    5+ years Lean Manufacturing experience

    4+ years Must have industry-recognized quality certification ISO 9001, ISO/TS:16949, Self-Release Delegate, CQI, CQT, or equivalent.  

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  • MAIN ACTIVITIES

  • Reviews urgent matters regarding Receiving Inspection or Quarantined Inventory and follows through to a satisfactory disposition. 

  • Maintains receiving inspection and vendor’s status and Quality Performance 

  • Collects, reports and maintains nonconforming material records from both, internal and external sources. 

  • Prepares supplier performance reports. 

  • Facilitates the training of individuals doing outside work or rework/sorting of nonconforming product. 

  • Schedules outside work or rework activities to meet priorities based on the 

  • customer’s requirements. 

  • Stages materials for outside work or rework as required. 

  • Monitors completed reworked parts. 

  • Effectively controls all non-conforming raw material. 

  • First article updating of final audit history cards, evaluation of customer returned material and compiling inserts & resins materials electronically or data for submission with shipments. Maintains Certificates of Analysis/Conformance for 

  • Must be proficient at reading and interpreting drawings and specifications 

  • Follow up on corrective actions in production line of any issues brought up by the client 

  • Apply the 5S methodology 

  • Follow the EHS rules and regulations pertaining to Personal Protective Equipment and SG’s Environmental policies.  

  • Verify all instruments of measurement are calibrated and used appropriately  

  • Other duties as required,  

Additional description

60%

  •  Bring the company to Quality standard compliance.

  • Review quality information; including scrap, first pass yields, and complaints; to develop and prioritize action plans to improve product quality.  Solicit feedback from Product and CRS to identify strategic quality improvement opportunities. 

  • Executes quality projects; utilizing tools like Design of Experiments and Statistical Process Control.

  • Analyzes process variations; develops solutions and implements corrective actions by using advanced statistical tools in identifying and resolving the root causes of the variations in the process.

  • Review, manage, and respond to customer quality complaints.  Integrate actions into quality improvement plan

30%

  • Develop and maintain process and product specifications to ensure material is produced consistently to meet customer requirements; utilize Statistical Process Control methods.

  • Automate quality data collection throughout the process.

  • Routinely review process data and develop actions to reduce variation.

  • Work with Plant Process Engineer to investigate and troubleshoot anomalies 

10%

  • Promote activities that foster a proactive safety culture

  • Provides technical direction to less experienced professionals within the business.

  • Shares best practices and interacts with other Saint-Gobain locations.

  • Documents and communicates progress of work.

  • Completes continuous education on emerging technologies relevant to role and responsibilities.

 

Who are we ?

Modern vehicles are more than a means of transportation – they’ve become a living space where many people spend a significant amount of time. As part of the Saint-Gobain family of companies, Sekurit has evolved its innovative technologies for over 80 years to manufacture glazing that optimizes drivers’ view, enhancing their comfort, safety and security for a better driving experience.

Today, one of every two European cars is equipped with automotive glazing from Saint-Gobain Sekurit. We provide high-value products and services to three key markets:

  • Automotive glass installed by automakers
  • Automotive glass replacement
  • Glass for transport vehicles

Focusing on the intersection of people, innovation and purpose, Saint-Gobain’s family of companies helps to address the needs of today and the challenges of tomorrow – offering employees the opportunity to invent themselves and reshape the world.

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