United States, Brandon, SD, Adhesive Technologies

Quality Engineer - Audit Manager

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Job Summary: A Quality Engineer is responsible for maintaining and improving Henkel's quality systems. The quality engineer is responsible for assisting in the management of customer specification reviews, customer requirement reviews, customer complaints, corrective actions, maintaining & creating quality procedures, mathematical analysis, capability analysis, statistical process and quality control, document control approvals, internal and customer quality audits. Additionally, the quality engineer may be involved in raw material changes, product development, ADP qualification process, supplier quality assurance and the initiation and control of changes to customer process control.


 Act as site Audit Manager, including scheduling, coordination and execution of internal and external system, product, layered process and customer quality audits.
• Lead continuous improvement projects using Lean Six Sigma and A3 problem solving methodologies.
• Manage material specifications and customer requirements for assigned products and processes.
• Support management of change, MOC, including processing customer requirements review.
• Support the set-up and maintenance of quality master data.
• Facilitate problem solving teams to resolve customer complaints and internal nonconformances.
• Support the development of product special characteristics identification and capability analysis in the production environment.
• Drive actions related to production quality concerns including determining root cause and corrective actions related to audit findings, process deviations, out of trend analysis and out of specification analysis.
• Use process and data driven analysis to improve quality and customer satisfaction.
• Operate and maintain information in the assigned technical and quality databases, successfully achieving the objectives for the assignment.
 • Lead others, including delegation of activities, to successfully complete projects and investigations.



• Bachelor’s Degree required (Engineering or Chemistry preferred).
• 2+ years of Quality experience in a manufacturing environment, aerospace, automotive, electronics or closely related industry.
• Understanding of ISO 9001 and IATF 16949.
• Lean Six Sigma experience preferred.
• Strong problem solver using 8D, A3 and root cause problem solving methodology.
• Strong Microsoft Office skills and proficient in use of SAP, with knowledge of the Quality Module.
• Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Must possess strong communication skills and the ability to lead and coordinate efforts between various functional groups to address customer requirements and requests, and to complete projects related to the achievement of established quality improvement objectives.
• Willing to spend time on the manufacturing floor gaining knowledge as well as developing solutions with input from operators.
• Ability to work in a team environment and work on multiple projects.
• Solid communication and interpersonal skills.
• Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies and members of the business community. Ability to write technical and customer specific reports that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management as well as operations personnel.
• Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
• Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract variables.

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

JOB ID: 22032723
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067
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