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Quality Engineer

Company: Ecolab
Location: Tyler
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Ecolab is seeking a Quality Engineer to join its medical devices manufacturing plant in Tyler, TX. The quality engineer is the primary Quality Assurance resource for inspection of all incoming products. The position designs and recommends processes for efficient and quality manufacturing.

What's in it For You:
The opportunity to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food and healthy environments
The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a company that is passionate about growth
The support of an organization that believes it is vital to include and engage diverse people, perspectives and ideas to achieve our best

What You Will Do:
Assures consistent quality of production by developing and enforcing good manufacturing practices (GMP's) systems; validating processes; providing documentation; managing and handling the nonconforming process.
Assists Quality department with complaint investigations (training, documentation).
Monitor and measure key QMS metrics for trends and performance against objectives.
Conduct internal audits to ensure compliance to established Quality Standards.
Provide leadership by observing and practicing the Ecolab safety policy.
Promote continuous improvement in quality, process control, and material efficiency through use of statistical techniques to quantify and analyze plant or systems capabilities.
Generate and implement ideas that improve quality indicators, in line with cost, investment and service goals. Implement Lean concepts and practices.
Work with Manufacturing, Logistic, R&D and Corporate Quality to identify root causes of quality issues and implement processes to resolve and prevent issues, working to continuously improve process and testing capabilities. Drive complaints and other quality indicators results.
Effectively support the development and revision of applicable standard operating procedures and work instructions specific to responsibilities within the Quality department as needed.
Supervise site level management of quality system elements for: Incoming Inspection, In-Process (WIP) Inspection, Finished Goods release for distribution, Control of Non-Conforming Materials/Products and Quarantine Inventory, Calibration Program, Preventive Maintenance.
Serve as the primary quality assurance contact for all issues pertaining to the quality of the product from incoming inspection of supplier's material to the final inspection of products.
Ensure proper inspections have been performed to ensure product quality. This will include the inspection of incoming material as well as in process and final inspection of completed product.
Interface with supplier and customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality assurance and assure that effective corrective action is implemented.
Serve as the quality assurance representative to the Materials Review Board.
Review and maintain calibration certificates/records for compliance and accuracy to ensure calibration was performed per established requirements.
Achieve quality assurance operational objectives by contributing information and analysis to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing quality, and customer-service standards; identifying and resolving problems; completing audits; determining system improvements; implementing change.
Validate quality processes by establishing product specifications and quality attributes; measuring production; documenting evidence; determining operational and performance qualification; writing and updating quality assurance procedures.
Prepares quality documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends including failed processes, corrective actions, and re-validations.
Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or technical related field.
2+ years' experience in quality, healthcare, medical device or science related role
Experience in medical device or pharmaceutical Quality, Manufacturing, R&D, or Engineering function.
Experience in an ISO13485/ FDA GMP manufacturing background.
No immigration sponsorship available

Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced degree in a technical field, including engineering, biology, microbiology, or chemistry.
Project management experience
2+ years' experience in a lean manufacturing environment, Lean Six Sigma, or 5S experience (certification preferred).
Possess the ability to be self-directed and simultaneously manage multiple projects and objectives.
Outstanding team building skills are necessary, as the position will be required to work with suppliers, engineering, plant manufacturing, and purchasing to ensure the Ecolab deliverables are met.
Demonstrate experience in standardized quality tools such as FMEA, SPC, problem solving, and statistics.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Excellent interpersonal communication (written and verbal) skills; preferring some technical writing skills.

Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. Click here to see our benefits.
If you are viewing this posting on a site other than our Ecolab Career website, view our benefits at jobs.ecolab.com/working-here.

US Federal Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate
Due to legal requirements applicable to federal contractors, applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated (i.e., 14 days past the final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine regimen) and provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Ecolab will provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with our application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require accommodation assistance in this application proces s, please call Ecolab Recruiting Support at (866) 841-6682 for assistance.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.
In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.
We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Ecolab, Tyler , Quality Engineer, Professions , Tyler, Texas

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