Owens Corning Quality Engineer in Starr, South Carolina
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The Quality Engineer demonstrates teamwork and commitment to the success of Owens Corning. The Quality Engineer is a recognized leader that demonstrates Owens Corning’s values and a commitment to high performance. The Quality Engineer plans, strategizes and evaluates quality assurance process through examining the systems, measures and statistical techniques. She/he will participate in creating and analyzing operations and restrictions regarding services. Individual will participate in auditing, generating and executing training on quality assurance concepts and equipment. Quality Engineer will collaborate with other engineering business-partners within the Owens Corning organization, along with customers and suppliers. She/he will inspect quality equipment and recommend improvements.
Join an organization that believes that every employee owns a piece of our bold growth goals and ultimate success. We are a market-leading innovator that has placed on the Fortune 500®. Owens Corning is devoted to delivering sustainable solutions across our three business segments while striving to ensure our people and products make the world a better place. We take pride in having an inclusive and diverse workplace with employees around the globe. A holistic sense of community exists across our entire organization as our talent grows globally. We are a company that fully recognizes the importance of paving a path to a sustainable and safe enterprise through investing in our people. Our desire to make an impactful difference in the world flows from top down to all levels of the organization. By being a company that instills pride within every employee, we aspire to build market-leading businesses; global in scope - human in scale.
Reports to : Quality Leader
Knowing the Asset Base & Manufacturing Processes
Continuously builds an intimate insight and knowledge of fiberglass technical processes, production lines and their products
Passion for understanding what is necessary for the asset to be productive and the value that our current and future assets bring to the business
Knowing Our Customers
Has the responsibility to ensure customer satisfaction is paramount in designing, implementing and maintaining processes and quality systems.
Identifying and understanding the critical product characteristics required to provide our customers with a quality product
Developing and implementing procedures and systems to ensure products consistently meet or exceed customer expectations
Supporting experiments or trials for new and existing products to ensure they meet customer’s fitness for use
Customer complaint support including service exceptions and claim dollars
Responsible for supporting investigations of all customer complaints, determining root causes, and implementing corrective actions.
Live the Safety stand, adhere to the safety responsibilities
Safe, clean and environmentally friendly work environment, and becoming and maintaining to be compliant with company and local regulation
Ensuring that all control plans, work instructions, and other procedures related to the technical operation of the production lines ensure the safety of employees
Building a culture where safety is a true condition of employment
Implementing a personal safety action plan
Leading and Developing Talent
Provides leadership of all quality initiatives in the Plant
Leads the development, implementation and evaluation of quality processes and procedures in the Plant, all working toward achieving the quality goals of the Plant and delighting the customer
Managing the training of primary employees in the quality lab
Training employees in process control procedures
Works to develop and implement quality control plans
Works in a team environment where accountability for compliance of all quality systems and customer satisfaction is incumbent on both the leadership team and the individual.
Partnering with maintenance to develop and implement total productive maintenance plans for equipment to ensure employee understanding and ownership
Individual quality goals and objectives
Executes/participates capital projects related to quality, TPM, Improvement projects or others as needed
Provides QM Pillar Leadership for the QM Pillar team
Driving Process Management
Driving progress towards process optimization by studying and analyzing performance data then developing and deploying engineering solutions
Prepares product and process reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
Participate in Product Quality Planning (impact analysis, preliminary capability, FMEA, Quality Plan, training needs)
Applies hands on technical troubleshooting skills to existing processes with quality problems
Ensures customer requirements are met by reviewing specifications and internal work instructions
Develop and report metrics to drive improvement efforts, govern the training process, and oversee record retention and documentation control
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field, preferably in chemical, mechanical, or material engineering
A minimum of 1-3 years of technical experience in a variety of roles such as engineering, maintenance or manufacturing
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE :
Six Sigma or lean manufacturing experience
Familiar with ISO 9001 type quality systems
Knowledge and experience in project management
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES :
Influence through personal power
- Ability to interact and lead to achieve objectives
Strong listening and comprehension skills
Collaborate and foster teamwork.
- Partners with people both within and outside the immediate work team to generate ideas, solve problems, and garner different perspectives
Builds cooperation and commitment to establish and achieve mutually determined plans and decisions
Communicates to ensure clarity around goals, objectives, and expectations
Celebrates team success
Project management skills
- Change agent: comfortable with ‘what could be’ mindset, innovative and able to drive change by fostering teamwork and engaging others
Act on analysis: data driven, ability to integrate information into a conceptual whole and acts after conducting an insightful analysis and an in-depth evaluation of the pros/cons of alternatives
External perspective and understands that all business opportunities start with the knowledge of how to create value for the customer
Manage work: Organizes, plans and sets priorities based upon deadlines, timelines and what is considered most critical and beneficial for the company
Sets the best course of action and aggressively implements plans to achieve timely and efficient results
Promotes reliability and dependability by following-through and verifying the needs of others are satisfied
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2014 sales of $5.3 billion and employs about 14,000 people in 25 countries. It has been listed as a Fortune 500® company for more than 60 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com .
A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.
We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2020 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 66 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com .
Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.