United States, Rancho Dominguez, CA, Adhesive Technologies

Sr. Quality Engineer


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Develop and execute assigned Quality Improvement plan projects and deliverables to plan o SQC implementation at the site o Lessons learned transfer within other Henkel locations 
  • Apply statistical knowledge, technical knowledge, and problem-solving expertise to achieve success and become the example to follow 
  • Be the local expert and go to person for new processes, systems, and solutions being implemented as part of the Global Quality Improvement Plan and the site quality improvement plan 
  • Aid in the development of the Site Quality culture 
  • Lead SQC Implementation at the site 
  • Ensure documentation and validation of key processes; control plans, quality planning documentation are in place 
  • Work with manufacturing and other functional groups to troubleshoot customer problems/complaints, plant issues, and reject batches 
  • Lead Cross-functional Quality Improvement Teams/Projects. 
  • Develop plans for continuous improvements for the plant, and product lines and ensure all team memb


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Chemistry or within a relevant discipline 
  • 3+ years of experience in ME, PE or QE role 
  • Proven experience with utilizing Six Sigma, 8D, and A3 tools (minimum 6 sigma green belt) 
  • Working knowledge of standard quality tools and methods applicable to automotive industry (APQP, SPC, FMEA) 
  • Working knowledge of quality standards and requirements of automotive industry and OEMs (IATF 16949, CSRs) 
  • Proven success troubleshooting difficult problems within a manufacturing environment 
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization, and to manage cross functional teams • SAP proficiency preferred 
  • Ability to travel occasionally 10-20%

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel’s request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

JOB ID: 200000M6
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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