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Associate Quality Engineer

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.

Role Summary                                                          

The Associate Quality Engineer assists with quality systems implementation for consumer complaint investigations, product design, and manufacturing by performing data analyses, evaluating product returns, writing reports, and maintaining records to support the Global Quality Management System.    Works with Consumer Relations, R&D, Manufacturing (in-house and contract manufacturing) and Suppliers to investigate complaints.  

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities  

  • Evaluates and closes consumer complaints or corrective action reports with appropriate documentation.  Communicates and follows-up with Quality Engineers, Manufacturers, or Suppliers, as directed.
  • Evaluates and investigates consumer product returns. Writes investigation reports.
  • Assists with root cause investigations for CAPA (Corrective Action / Preventive Action), using quality tools.
  • Performs data analysis (trend analysis, Pivot tables, basic statistics)
  • Documents actions taken in response to a complaint or nonconformance with rationale (for example, CAPAs, Corrective Action Reports, and consumer complaint evaluations).
  • May assist with new product startup (for example, may assist with FMEAs (Failure Mode Effects Analyses) and manufacturing capability analysis).
  • Works cross-functionally with Manufacturing, Purchasing, Global Mfg. Services and R&D.

Education and Experience                                                          

  • BS degree in related field (pursuing Quality Engineering certification desirable)
  • Experience in the consumer products, medical device, and/or pharmaceutical industries desirable.
  • Experience in a Quality function desirable.

Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of QE, auditing of manufacturing operations for medical devices, OTC and /or pharmaceutical industries.
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt knowledge desirable
  • High initiative with demonstrated results achievement and orientation.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.


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

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

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