Quality Engineer in NH

CPS, Inc. (Food & Beverage Division)
Title: 
Quality Engineer
Date: 
05/25/2022
Job ID: 
561.22MR
Location: 
NH
Degree: 
B.S./B.A.
Salary: 
Not Specified
Relocation: 
No
Job Types:
Food Safety, QA/Lab Supervisor, Quality Engineer
Employment Type:
Full Time

Quality Engineer

Quality ingredient and packaging suppliers, manage company-wide supplier corrective action request process (SCAR), qualify Co-manufacturers, and lead continuous improvement projects as needed throughout the supply chain.

Essential Function and Responsibilities:

Work with ingredient and packaging suppliers, co-manufacturers, 3rd party warehouses, and co-packers to:

  • Qualify new facilities and/or new materials to include on-site auditing as necessary
  • On-site auditing of facilities
  • Identify root cause, and corrective action processes to address non-conformances, driving the SCAR program
  • Drive continuous improvement
  • Tracking and monitoring of performance through development of key metrics/scorecards
  • Build collaborative relationships to drive reliable performance and value for company
  • Conduct internal (company facility) qualifications (pilot runs) of new or revised ingredient and packaging supplies interfacing with the supplier, R&D, Purchasing, and Manufacturing as necessary to properly evaluate suitability
  • Work in partnership with company Process Engineer to build improved Manufacturing and Packaging processes that enable quality system improvement
  • Implement and champion a Quality Control Point system using HACCP and Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA) principles in company facilities
  • Perform other functions as assigned by the supervisor. For example: Train personnel in problem solving, troubleshooting, statistical and team building methods
  • Conduct internal audits of internal operations to assess effectiveness and compliance to company and FDA expectations

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Education/Experience: B.S. in science or engineering; 5 or more years in Quality role in the consumer products industry
  • Auditing: Experience performing on-site audits of suppliers and/or contract manufacturers required
  • Travel: Job requires up to 20-25% travel with potential for international travel as the company grows
  • Quality Engineering: Knowledge of continuous improvement tools such as statistics, Lean methods, Six Sigma concepts, and other Quality Engineering methods. Certification in techniques preferred (e.g., ASQ certified)
  • Leadership – Ability to lead and influence others internally and externally to achieve quality goals
  • Consumer Products: Working knowledge of GMPs in FDA regulated consumer products, HACCP systems, and plant operations
  • Communication: Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated skills presenting to small groups and responding effectively to questions. Well skilled in writing reports to convey information and persuade others
  • Problem Solving: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • People Development: Takes opportunities to develop individual competencies to ensure skills are aligned with evolving roles in the organization
  • Open, curious and willing to learn new skills. Owns individual development
  • Business Planning: Keeps self-informed of key business operations that impact the team and role; asks questions to ensure sufficient context and knowledge. Effectively manages time and priorities
  • Results Orientation: Delivers on commitments with a dedication to quality and process. Supports team objectives outside the routine responsibilities
  • Problem Solving: Takes initiative to proactively identify problems; provides suggestions for improvements within the scope of the role
  • Collaboration: Effectively listens and communicates with team members, leadership and internal customers. Open to feedback

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Mary Harris-Rigas at maryr@cps4jobs.com.

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