Plant Quality Engineer, Orangeburg, SC


General Summary:

Develops, applies, and maintains quality requirements and standards for manufacturing products and testing.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement methods for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection
  • Monitor effectiveness of inspection function and implement changes as required
  • Investigate customer complaints, yield issues, and other process failures and initiate corrective and preventive action as appropriate.
  • Lead problem-solving teams to achieve improvements.
  • Conduct system audits, process audits, and audits related to specific corrective and preventive actions
  • Analyze data to identify improvement opportunities and initiate actions for improvement
  • Provide training as needed to quality personnel and operators
  • Participate in new product development 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Four year Engineering degree, ME preferred
  • Two or more years of experience in a quality position
  • Significant experience with statistics, SPC, manufacturing problem solving
  • Diverse knowledge of inspection and control methods, techniques and documentation
  • Must have 20/20 eyesight, corrected vision is acceptable provided that with corrective lens, eyesight is 20/20.

 Knowledge, skills, and abilities desired:

  • Automotive Quality experience – 8D, Kanban, Kaizen, Shanin
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt or Blackbelt
  • Previous, Accredited test lab experience Polymer testing and evaluation experience
  • ISO Audit experience
  • Oracle proficient
  • ASQ CQT or CQE certification

Disclaimer Statement:  Job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties and/or knowledge, skills, and abilities required, but a description of the job’s most important elements.  Nothing in this description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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Posted on

January 15, 2018

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