In this role, you will be reporting directly to the Plant Quality Manager. This position focuses on product quality, improving processes and cost reduction and supports the introduction of new products and process changes to meet plant goals. We look for you to work closely with other functions within the organization (Engineering, Operations, Development and Procurement) and be responsible for the processes for all product lines.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Knowledge and application of ISO Quality Standards
Ensures adequacy of product Quality and compliance to requirements.
Drives continuous improvement in Quality, manufacturing and cost reduction for the site.
Optimize sampling plans and sampling methods for QC and manufacturing
Collaborates with plant and division innovation teams to evaluate new product needs and translate them to meaningful plant specifications.
Work with plant engineering group in Support of the Master Validation plan
Authors and/or performs reviews of various user documentation, SOPs, and specifications.
Develops and maintains a high level of product, analytical, and process knowledge
Performs internal and external auditing
Provides training to employees, as needed (new procedures, technical training, etc.).
Ensures changes to process meet product quality, compliance, cost and productivity targets.
Leads peers and/or departments in the performance of investigations and resolutions of customer complaints and other root cause investigations that affect product or process performance
Lead and/or support projects and apply PEx tools to yield process and flow improvements with the purpose of reducing cost, process optimization, increasing capacity, or reducing complexity. Lead Lean exercises to find opportunities to improve through data analysis, experimentation, and collaboration with experts.
Develop & execute project plans to achieve the Future State.
Some Travel may be required (5-10%).
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
M-F / Typically 8 am - 5 pm/ Overtime support as needed (Supporting a 24/5 facility)
Do you have excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and communication skills and focus on networking and relationship building? This role also needs:
Strong talent development/people leadership skills and demonstrated ability to coach, mentor, and grow talent.
Ability to interact with individuals from various cultural backgrounds, regions, and levels in the organization.
Ability to negotiate, influence, and lead.
This position does not support immigration sponsorship.
We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technical field (Industrial or Mechanical Technology) or related degree.
Required Years and Area of Experience:
Minimum 5+ years’ quality engineering experience in related industry/field.
Previous Quality Engineering experience in a manufacturing or technical function.
Experience with internal and external auditing.
Demonstrated use of root cause and problem-solving skills to resolve technical issues.
Experience with procedure and work instruction development.
Project management experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Knowledge or experience with ISO 9001 and/or regulated products.
Experience with Performance Excellence (Six Sigma) Green Belt or Black Belt.
Knowledge of 21 CFR 820 and ISO 13485.
ASQ Certified Quality Assurance Engineer.
ASQ Certified Quality Auditor.
Demonstrated leadership experience in project and personnel management.
Proficiency with problem solving software (Minitab, Apollo, etc.).
Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.