Job Opportunity: Quality and Process Improvement Engineer

Client: Award-Winning Global Corporation

Job ID:3165187

Location: Brandon, South Dakota

Our esteemed client, a globally recognized industry leader, is seeking a dynamic individual to join their team as a Quality and Process Improvement Engineer. This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to a renowned organization with a track record of success.

Fulltime Onsite with Paid Relocation

Your Role:

  1. Act as a change agent within a collaborative team, influencing and facilitating the application of effective quality tools and problem-solving techniques.
  2. Fulfill the role of an Engineering Team Facilitator when assigned.
  3. Lead cross-functional continuous improvement projects to enhance processes, involving internal and external stakeholders.
  4. Utilize the 8D process and reports to troubleshoot and resolve issues such as customer complaints, internal product/process failures, equipment malfunctions, and other plant support matters.
  5. Resolve challenges using advanced statistical analysis and innovative problem-solving techniques.
  6. Coordinate change management activities (PWP, FWP, and Implementation).
  7. Design and manage experiments to drive process enhancements.
  8. Oversee complaint resolutions for key customer accounts and critical issues.
  9. Develop a deep understanding of manufacturing and quality equipment, processes, and technology.
  10. Direct critical internal product and process issue resolutions.
  11. Mentor and train engineers and technicians.
  12. Lead various audits, including vendor, customer, internal, and certification audits.
  13. Facilitate mediation discussions to achieve inter-department consensus for issue resolution.
  14. Coordinate and execute self-directed projects, encompassing Safety Improvement, Cost Reduction, Efficiency/Productivity Improvement, Quality Improvement, and New Equipment/New Process Technology Implementation.
  15. Develop formal reports detailing disciplined root cause and corrective action.
  16. Enhance business systems to reduce conflict and ambiguity.
  17. Prepare sanitized reports for external consumption by key accounts.
  18. Coordinate and update documentation, such as manufacturing, equipment, test method, and other instructions.
  19. Facilitate plant activities between functions to ensure the shipment of samples and problem products.
  20. Direct new product transfers into the plant, coordinating all aspects of manufacturing validation with product development teams.
  21. Characterize and validate raw material and product changes.
  22. Participate in risk assessments (HAZOP, JSA, MOC, etc.).
  23. Present metrics and reports to management and external customers.
  24. Initiate, develop, and execute projects developed from your own ideas (with management approval).

Your Skills:

  • BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering preferred (Electrical or Industrial Engineers will be considered).
  • 5-10+ years of engineering experience in Project Management, Process Engineering, Quality Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering in semiconductor packaging or chemical processing; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in mixing, coating, converting, and punch press operations.
  • Certified Quality Engineer by a recognized professional organization preferred.
  • Six Sigma Green belt certification; Black belt preferred.
  • Practiced and Trained in Lean Principles.
  • Leadership training and/or experience leading projects and small groups of professionals.
  • Up-to-date in the field via literature, technical meetings, and professional organization memberships.
  • Background in statistics and quality tools preferred. Familiarity with SPC principles and application to batch processes. Competent in problem-solving techniques such as DOE, SPC, FMEA, PPAP, MCA, etc.

Job ID: 3165187

Note: Our client has received numerous awards globally and is known for its commitment to excellence. Please review the position requirements carefully before submitting potential candidates for consideration.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Brandon
State: South Dakota

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