Sr Project Engineer, Quality

Published
February 19, 2024
Location
Kohler

Description

r Project Engineer, Quality Work Mode Onsite LocationOnsite at Kohler, WIOpportunity Under the direction of the Plant Quality Manager – Cast Iron, Senior Quality Engineer is responsible for maintaining, updating, and enforcing the company’s quality standards and improving process’s reliability and performance. Senior Quality Engineer is also responsible for identifying and raising quality issues and for speedily resolving them to ensure zero impact to the customer. Support new product introductions to ensure the robustness of product builds.Specific Responsibilities Stress and enforce all safety codes and regulations. Ensure products adhere to company and industry quality standards and improve product quality by making recommendations for change when applicable. Work together with relevant teams and departments to Identify root cause and instigate permanent corrective actions for product quality issues. Document results and findings after inspections are carried out. Work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve quality issues that arise as quickly and efficiently as possible to prevent compromising quality and safety standards Actively participate in, and lead scrap reduction teams in the foundry and enamel shop. Participate actively in the annual cost reduction program to maintain and improve the margins of our product line. Collaborate and engage with all departments and associates to maintain, improve, and control the documented procedures, work instructions, reference documents, forms, training documents, and other aspects of the QMS. Oversee and administrate Process Auditing, which includes issuing and following up on Corrective Action Requests (ICAR) into the access database. Participate and lead internal audits and drive recommended improvements in each process area. Responsible for writing and updating of ISO procedures, when necessary. Undertake special projects as required. Skills/Requirements Bachelor’s Degree on Engineering from a four-year college or university is required. Strong knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) Lean Manufacturing knowledge Knowledge of ISO9000 is required, of TS16949 is desired. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Knowledge of SPC and Statistical Tools, Six Sigma Green Belt or similar is desirable. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to lead cross functional teams formulated to problem solving and improve manufacturing processes. Proficiency in Power-BI and SQL database processing is desirable. Knowledge of metallurgy as it relates to casting iron is desirable. Able to work efficiently in a team environment. Excellent verbal and written communication skills Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. The salary range for this position is $81,050 - $102,400. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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