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Quality Engineer - Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Company: Associated Materials
Location: Cuyahoga Falls
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description
Associated Materials, is the parent company for leading residential building product brands such as Alside, Gentek, Alpine and Preservation. With a legacy of over 70 years in business, we create, develop, manufacture, extrude and distribute beautiful siding, windows and more throughout our network of North American company-owned distributors.Headquartered in Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Associated Materials has over 4000 employees across its U.S. and Canadian manufacturing footprint and our extensive North American distribution center network (120+ locations!). We are a charter member of the Vinyl Siding Institute, the American Association of Architects, the National Association of Home Builders, and the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.This combination of established brand recognition, manufacturing capacity and distribution reach makes for an exciting and rewarding employment value proposition. Join us, and discover the next step in your career journey.
Job Description
SUMMARY: The Plant Quality Engineer is responsible for plant quality compliance, product quality improvement and manufacturing process capability. This position leads continuous improvement activities to improve product and process quality and leads root cause and corrective action activities to resolve field and in-plant quality issues.OBJECTIVES:

  • Improve Quality KPIs in Glass, Vinyl, internal remakes and external remakes.
  • Lead timely root cause investigations and corrective actions to resolve quality related issues.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through routine review of field performance data and corrective action.
  • Support plant quality compliance, product quality improvement and manufacturing process capability. As well as support the successful passing of external audits.DAY-TO-DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Analyze data streams to identify potential opportunities for quality improvement.
    • Define and lead engineering projects to improve product quality and process capability.
    • Promote analytical problem solving through sound statistical application.
    • Incorporate the use of Lean/Six Sigma tools and methods in team activities and business problem solving.
    • Improve process discipline through deployment of basic quality tools (ex. Standard work, Layered Process Audits).
    • Drive process capability through deployment of quality control tools (CpK analysis, SPC, etc.)
    • Locally champion corporate initiatives in quality and operational excellence
    • Expand the quality system infrastructure using ISO principles to ensure robust, reproducible, high quality manufacturing processes.
    • Must exhibit hands on, plant floor "bias for action" approachKEY RELATIONSHIPS:
      • Position reports to the Plant Quality Manager.
      • Relationships with: Plant Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Line Supervisors, Maintenance Team, Quality Technicians and Auditors, Corporate Quality Team, Senior Operations Leadership
        Qualifications
        EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
        • BS in Mechanical, Chemical, Polymer or Materials Science Engineering. BS in Applied Sciences may be considered depending on experience.
        • 3-5 years of quality/process engineering with a minimum of 2 years experience in which candidate had responsibility for the qualification and implementation of product and/or process quality, with experience using typical quality gauges and instrumentation plus the ability to understand engineering drawings
        • Experience in Engineering Change control, including supplier PPAP and non-conforming material disposition a plus.
        • Expertise in quality systems is required. Proficiency with Excel, Minitab, Access and PowerPoint is expected.#AM-CentralPlant
          Additional Information
          All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.Recruiters: Please note that Associated Materials, Alside and any of its affiliated companies does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or offers of recruiting service associated with any published or unpublished employment opportunities. Any unsolicited information sent to AMI or any of its employees will be considered as unencumbered and free from any fee or charge whatsoever. Only members of our Human Resources Team have authority to engage or authorize recruiting services. Any questions regarding recruiting services of any kind must be sent to jobs at associatedmaterials dot com

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