United States, Rancho Dominguez, CA, Adhesive Technologies

Senior 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.


  • Leads the resolution of customer and internal issues regarding product quality, with the aim of achieving zero defects.
  • Generates formal reports for disciplined root-cause analysis and corrective actions (i.e.8D methodology)
  • Leads the resolution of internal non-conforming materials through the use of advanced quality tools and problem solving techniques while adhering to established policies and procedures.
  • Conducts internal or supplier auditing when required
  • Executes experiments and implements process/raw material/specification changes through Change Control activities to resolve supply chain problems & customer issues and reduce process/material variation and cost.
  • Leads major and minor projects related to continuous improvement and other initiatives which requires cross functional team
  • Interfaces with Research & Development, Product Management & Process Development Engineering in Stage Gate process for transfer of newly commercialized products to high volume ma 


  • BS Chemical Engineering preferred (Mechanical or Industrial Engineers will be considered)
  • Three - Five plus 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.
  • Computer literate – MS Office, Lotus Notes, Minitab and SAP
  • Good communication skills - verbal and written
  • Certified Quality Engineer by American Society of Quality preferred
  • Six Sigma Green belt certification
  • Training in Lean Principles.
  • Ability to interface with suppliers, manufacturing personnel, business groups, Henkel international sites and customers
  • 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
  • Must be customer focused, action oriented and able to handle multiple

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.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 20003285
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067


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