Quality Project Engineer

Published
February 18, 2024
Location
Kohler

Description

uality Project Engineer Work Mode Hybrid LocationHybrid at Kohler, WI Opportunity As a Quality Project Engineer, this role serves as a product/process expert in providing comprehensive purchased product Quality support to products being sold in the Global market. This role makes appropriate decisions using decision support tools and critical thinking.Specific Responsibilities Lead the cross-functional Print & Process Review process for purchased products for local market product including understanding product and process key characteristics, expected process controls, and mitigating product/process risks. Conduct product and design validation procedures for local market purchased products/drawings changes including DFMA, robustness tests, process flow, FMEA, MSA, capability studies, dimensional conformance, AAR, performance testing and documented control plans in accordance with the Product Policy requirements. Identify and pursue opportunities for supplier development in quality systems, products, and processes. Utilize proven methodologies such as ISO, SPC, Lean and Six Sigma to drive recordable improvements in quality, cost, and delivery. Lead and develop a group of technical staff in product and design validation procedures to ensure the parts are both designed and manufactured with robustness. Ensure the Kohler quality systems and quality processes are adhered in general and specifically CA/PA action are carried out efficiently and effectively. This position may require up to 20-30% travel domestically and internationally to support Procurement and Quality initiatives. Skills/Requirements A minimum of bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline from an ABET accredited program required. A strong problem solver with experience in the application of corrective action and preventive action methodologies such as 8D, Six Sigma, PDCA etc. Preferably, at least 1-3 years of experience in the field of quality, design engineering or operations. Strong understanding of manufacturing processes such as injection molding, casting, plating, PVD and Machining. Possess leadership skills and preferably has experience managing a direct report in the field of engineering, quality, or operations. A change agent and a solid time management planner with the capability of applying fundamental quality techniques across multiple projects, and shall be actively developing skills in product, process, and system related techniques. Good oral & written communication skills, as well as proficient computer skills in Microsoft office products are needed. #LI-SW1 #LI-Hybrid 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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