United States, Bay Point, CA, Adhesive Technologies

Plant 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.


  • Utilize statistical analytical techniques (SPC/SQC) to identify sources of variation and opportunities to improve.
  • Determine key causes of out of spec batches and work to implement effective countermeasures to reduce/eliminate over time.
  • Work in cooperation with process engineering to drive operational quality.
  • Report monthly progress on metrics.
  • Assist with projects to streamline lab operations.
  • Assess testing workloads and understand key labor requirements in the lab. Identify areas of waste (resamples, retest, excess processing, etc.) and implement efforts to improve processing to eliminate waste.
  • Drive actions related to production quality concerns including determining root cause and corrective actions related to non-conforming products, audit findings, process deviations, out of trend analysis and out of specification analysis.
  • Lead projects for improvement within lab and between key functional groups for timely, correct sampling and reporting results.


  • Bachelors of Science in Chemical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • 2+ years of quality/engineering experience in manufacturing environment is required. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization, and to manage cross functional teams.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills,
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office suite, Minitab is preferred. Lotus Notes, SAP, and other database experience preferred.

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JOB ID: 20007762
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067