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Staff Engineer, Quality

Company: KOHLER
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Staff Engineer, Quality

Work Mode: -Onsite

Location: - -Onsite at Huntsville, ALOpportunityDirect, support and develop the quality and quality system initiatives including statistical process control (SPC), multivariable design of experiments (DOE), ISO 9000 certification and development, advanced product quality planning (APQP) support, and Kohler quality management system (KQMS) development and implementation.Coordinates and is responsible for ISO - 9000, KQMS, Gage track, receiving, process improvement. Specific Responsibilities

  • Actively coordinate is be responsible for New Product Launch Activities.
  • Support New Product Launch activities and milestones with a focus on quality, cost, delivery, safety, and morale metrics.
  • Use the ISO 9000 standards to improve day to day process variation by coordinating the seamlessly integrating the necessary systems into existing manufacturing process.
  • To conduct management review meetings in accordance with ISO 9000 standards.
  • Work with the Plant Manager and department heads to develop forward thinking plans to grow the effectiveness of the Quality System.
  • Monitor Cost of Quality results and engineer changes which will help the plant surpass COQ objectives.
  • Directly and through subordinates, effectively oversee traditional Quality Control functions. -
  • Oversee implementation of calibration systems for inspection and process testing procedures/equipment used in manufacturing operations in accordance with ISO 9000 standards.
  • Scheduling and conducting frequent audits of finished products, reporting the results and monitoring trends
  • Restricting products from shipment, as necessary, in accordance with established procedures
  • Communicating with customers, other plants, and with consumer affairs and field sales, to resolve problems reported.
  • Continually strive to prevent/reduce claims and warranty.
  • Maintain ANSI, CSA, etc. certification status.
  • Drive warranty and UFR initiatives.
  • Develop database and lead yield enhancement initiatives.
  • Support process engineering functions by overseeing the preparation of process documents for designated operations in manufacturing, auditing operations for conformance to established procedures, recommending added or altered process-controls which will improve manufacturing results using techniques such as statistical process control and multivariable design of experiments.
  • Work with management to develop programs to further integrate the use of SPC and DOE to eliminate process variation.
  • Direct the efficient administration of the department, and carry out the management responsibilities of planning, controlling, leading subordinated, and reporting. - Submit recommended budgets and capital expenditures.
  • Trained in all applicable SOPs, LOPs, policies, and procedures.
  • Coordinate quality training for new employees
  • Coordinate internal and external ISO 9000 audits
  • Develop plan to implement KQMS
  • Gage Track control and update
  • Vendor claim and performance


    • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET accredited engineering program, or a PE license. -
    • Three or more years work experience or an advanced technical degree with 6 or more years work experience.
    • Past results should include successful technical leadership on a major project.#L1-DS1#L1-Onsite

      salary range for this position is $98,900 - $125,600. 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 Choose Kohler?

      We empower each associate to #BecomeMoreAtKohler with a competitive total rewards package to support your health and wellbeing, access to career growth and development opportunities, a diverse and inclusive workplace, and a strong culture of innovation. With more than 30,000 bold leaders across the globe, we're driving meaningful change in our mission to help people live gracious, healthy, and sustainable lives.

      About Us
      It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified applicants 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 . - Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. -

Keywords: KOHLER, Huntsville , Staff Engineer, Quality, Engineering , Huntsville, Alabama

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