• QUALITY ENGINEER - De Witt, Iowa

    Location US-IA-DeWitt
  • Overview

    Based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Guardian Industries is a diversified, global company with a vision to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 17,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian Glass is a leading international manufacturer of float, value-added coated, and fabricated glass products and solutions for architectural, residential, interior, transportation and technical glass applications. SRG Global is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of advanced, high value coatings on plastics for the automotive and commercial truck industries, providing solutions for greater surface durability, structural integrity, functionality, vehicle efficiency and design flexibility. Guardian Building Products is a leading U.S. based distributor of specialty building products. For more information, visit


    Guardian is an entrepreneurial environment for results-oriented individuals with a unique culture that focuses on results, playing to win and rewarding employees for their commitment to excellence.



    • Support Quality Management systems in the plant, to profitably fulfil customer expectations.
    • Participate in driving achievement of Quality assurance objectives in manufacturing excellence, continuous improvement, and implementing best practices.
    • Model our Corporate Guiding Principles (MBM), maintain and grow the culture, strive for Operational excellence in product, process quality and reliability.
    • Interact with all processes and with cross functional teams to implement the necessary quality tools in all aspects of the organization such as, but not limited to PFMEA, Control Plans, Gauge R&R, Equipment PFMEA and Validation, Advanced problem solving, and 6 Sigma.
    • Support and facilitate structured containment measures with the use of problem solving methods ( 8D, DMAIC, 5WHY, Cause mapping…) and implement permanent corrective actions.
    • Support proper implementation of standards equivalent to ISO 9001 requirements and discipline.
    • Maintain proper Measurement systems and all necessary statutory and regulatory compliance.



    • Bachelor of Science Degree Required – preferably in Engineering or a closely related discipline.
    • Certified QE a plus, or at least 3-5 years of related experience in the manufacturing quality field.
    • Proficient in all basic quality tools, i.e., problem solving such as 8D, DMAIC, root cause analysis, 5Why, Ishikawa, and cause mapping.
    • Proficient in creating and interpreting data reports
    • At minimum Green Belt level of statistical knowledge - (if not certification then at least training on SPC, DOE, other statistical tools).
    • Excellent verbal and written skills in order to develop proper quality training and documentation.
    • Proficient in ISO 9001:2008 requirements

    What do we have to offer?

    Why work for Guardian?


    • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
    • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
    • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
    • Competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD and optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%.


    For more information about Guardian Industries Corp., visit us at


    Guardian Industries Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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