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Sr Quality Engineer - $2,000 Sign On Bonus - Vancouver, WA

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sr Quality Engineer at our Vancouver, Washington manufacturing plant. This position is responsible for onsite supplier quality oversight, R&D trials and CAPA system.

The programs must be in compliance to FDA Regulations, Global Food Safety Standards and customer requirements. The daily work involves leading or supporting investigations, assembling data and writing reports, process monitoring, and data trending.

The Senior QE will assist in data collection and analysis for new and marketed product support including new launches, line extensions, and cost saving projects.  As Senior QE, the role will demonstrate a high level of Quality Engineering skills in root cause analysis, statistics and leadership.  May direct Quality Technicians.

Newly hired employees will receive our $2,000 sign on bonus in $1,000 increments after 6 months and 9 months completion of employment! 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), company policies, safety policies and practices, quality standards, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

  • Ensure all tasks are performed according to safety, quality and regulatory procedures.

  • Supervise all customer/consumer complaint investigations to determine root cause.

  • Drive continuous improvement for Suppliers through application of quality tools, Quality System metrics, and surveillance programs.

  • Perform analysis and evaluate QMS to meet C&D and regulatory requirements, including Food Safety initiatives.

  • Support the Global Supplier QMS and Supplier Quality Metrics. 

  • Drive the timely closure of complaints files.

  • Supervise, develop, and coach quality engineering associates.

  • Ensure Quality System complies with requirements outlined in the C&D Global Quality Manual, Global Food Safety Standards, and FDA cGMP regulations.

  • Apply Quality Engineer skills to oversee the plant validation program, to perform Statistical Process Control (SPC) tests for line capability understanding and monitoring, and to lead plant-relevant input into FMEA’s and lessons learned for new and marketed products.

  • Facilitate problem-solving (root cause analysis and CAPA). 

  • Run the CAPA Board providing metrics to ensure investigations are properly conducted meeting assigned timetables, (internally and at suppliers).

  • May work cross-functionally with Manufacturing, Purchasing, and R&D.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

BS/MS degree in related field (Quality Engineering certification desirable), minimum of 8 years quality experience in the consumer products, manufacturing and/or pharmaceutical industries, and experience effectively partnering with operations while working in a plant environment and/or equivalent combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt preferred, Black Belt a plus.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of cGMPs, 21 CFR Part 111, 117, or Global Food Safety Standards, or other ISO type manufacturing systems.

  • Knowledge of Quality Engineering.

  • High initiative with demonstrated leadership, results orientated.

  • Excellent influence, persuasion, verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Ability to maintain punctuality and predictable attendance.

  • Ability to wear appropriate personal protective equipment and clean room attire; perform moderate physical activity, requires standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day and up to twelve (12) hours per shift and lift and carry items weighing 50 pounds; and perform work onsite in a light industrial environment, including some exposure to non-toxic dust.

COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.

*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ

On November 4, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) issued an order (the ETS) requiring, among other things, companies such as Church & Dwight with 100+ employees to ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 and/or that unvaccinated employees undergo testing for COVID-19 at least once per week.  In compliance with the ETS, Church & Dwight implemented a mandate to comply with the ETS applicable to all employees who are not fully remote*. Beginning February 9, 2022, as a term and condition of employment, all employees who are not fully remote will be required to be fully vaccinated or test weekly. For additional information, please contact TAQuestions@churchdwight.com

*Applicable for U.S. Plants, Waukesha, Regional Sales, and Waterpik 

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/


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Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

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We care - about our people, our products, our consumers and our environment. To honor these priorities, we’ve built our culture around the tenants of courage, determination and team spirit. We’re united by our small company feel and inspired by opportunities to make our mark.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to jobs@churchdwight.com. Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to jobs@churchdwight.com or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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