Guardian

  • QUALITY ENGINEER - Coriscana, TX.

    Job Division Guardian Glass
    REF. 2018-3134
    Location
    US-TX-Corsicana
    Category
    Quality
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Guardian Glass, a major business unit of Guardian Industries, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float, coated and fabricated glass products. At its 25 float plants around the globe, Guardian Glass produces high performance glass for use in exterior (both commercial and residential) and interior architectural applications, as well as transportation and technical products. Guardian glass can be found in homes, offices, cars and some of the world’s most iconic architectural landmarks. The Guardian Glass Science & Technology Center continuously works to create new glass products and solutions using the most advanced technology to help customers see what’s possible™. Visit guardianglass.com for more information.

     

    Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs around 18,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian’s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products; the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries. Guardian’s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit guardian.com for more information.

     

    Responsibilities

    Guardian offers an entrepreneurial environment and a unique culture that focuses on results, playing to win and rewarding employees for their commitment to excellence. We are presently recruiting for Quality Engineer who will thrive in our culture. This position will be located at our Corsicana, TX Float Glass facility, just South of Dallas, Texas.

    Reporting directly to the Quality Manager, the Quality Engineer supports the quality programs and activities designed to ensure quality control and quality reliability of manufactured Flat Glass products consistent with established standards and within the MBM Framework and Guiding Principles. He/She understands the role/impact of the plant and is attached to a constant integration of customer focus.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    • Develop a thorough understanding of glass manufacturing (float) and fabrication (coating, tempering) fundamentals.
    • Coordinate with the Quality Manager and/or department management in addressing plant and customer quality concerns through containment, remediation, root cause analysis, and corrective actions.
    • Identify opportunities for quality-related process improvement within the plant, and lead / work with department managers and engineers on developing those improvements.
    • Support the Quality Manager in exceeding quality KPI and COPQ goals according to the facility’s business plan in coordination with Regional OPEX and to Global Quality initiatives.
    • Provide monthly quality performance reports, including COPQ reports, to plant and regional management.
    • Advance the plant’s Layered Process Audit program and report on the program’s progress on a weekly/monthly basis.
    • Develop and share best/proven practices amongst peers in the Region.
    • Administer the plant’s measurement and calibration systems. Aide in supporting the plant’s document control system.
    • Support the development of the Supplier Quality process.
    • Support compliance to the ISO 9001 standard.
    • Advance the MBM Culture through the Challenge Process, Principled Entrepreneurship™, and knowledge sharing activities.
    • Contribute to the safety culture of the plant, including participating the STOP program.
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    EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

     

    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or a closely related discipline.
    • Certified Quality Engineer or at least 2-4 years of experience in the quality field.
    • High level proficiency using MS Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Must be well versed and proficient in all standard quality tools (8D, DMAIC, multiple RCA techniques)
    • Knowledge and experience in statistics preferred – solid experience in Six Sigma or Lean is desired.
    • Demonstrated success in measuring and improving processes to meet organization goals.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience.
    • Ability to communicate and coordinate with other departments and managers.
    • Excellent oral communication skills. Excellent written communication skills in order to develop proper quality documentation.
    • Experience in supporting and auditing to the ISO 9001 standard.
    • Must be willing to travel up to 15% within the United States.

    What do we have to offer?

    If you have been looking for an environment where people are valued, entrepreneurial spirit is boundless and opportunities for success are based on merit, and if you want to add value to your company, then Guardian Industries may be the place for you.

     

    We offer 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 visit us at www.guardian.com.   Guardian Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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