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Quality Engineer

Company: Masco
Location: Vista
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

We are hiring a Quality Engineer to join our Quality Assurance team!
Do you enjoy solving problems and driving process improvements? As a manufacturing-focused Quality Engineer, you will use technology to level-up our quality processes and help us become a world-class supplier. By designing, installing, and evaluating process sampling systems, procedures, and quality standards, you'll play a key role in assuring the quality of our industry-leading Endless Pools -, Hot Spring - Spas, Caldera - Spas, Freeflow Spas -, and Fantasy Spas - products.

  • Are you mechanically-inclined ? In this position, you will define and qualify measurement systems using the latest technology available. Our measurement systems help to identify, detect, and prevent defects in the manufacturing processes.

  • Are you a problem-solving expert ? Leading a variety of problem-solving projects and using formal problem-solving methods such as 8D and DMAIC, you'll impact our organization and drive manufacturing excellence to ensure our customers' needs are met.

  • Are you good with statistics ? You will use data and experimentation (capability studies, hypothesis testing, and ANOVA) to make decisions with high confidence. Your insights will inform the development of robust process controls that assure customer satisfaction.

  • Do you have a continuous improvement mind set ? You will pursue the quality vision by making incremental, sustained process improvements over time, using Lean, Six-Sigma, and the Theory of Constraints. We'll look to you to follow a corrective and preventive action process to track, fix, and prevent the recurrence of quality problems.

  • Can you analyze risk ? You will play an important role in process design by translating the voice of the customer and identifying product and process characteristics that are critical to quality. The use of pFMEA and a risk matrix are key to the success of our quality strategy.

  • Do you enjoy working cross-functionally ? You will lead a great team dedicated to Making the BestBetter! Communication, collaboration, and mutual respect are the foundation of our teams.

  • Can you train and empower others ? We'll look to you to conduct training on quality concepts and tools, lead 8D problem solving teams, and facilitate Kaizen events.

    Research shows that candidates often don't apply to positions unless they meet 100% of the job criteria. We are looking for active learners and people who care about taking advantage of the opportunities provided. We encourage you to apply even if you feel you do not meet all of the requirements for this position.

    • Bachelor's degree from a four-year university or college strongly preferred. Minimum of 2 years' experience in Quality Engineering or related role (e.g., Process Engineering). Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

    • Experience working in a manufacturing environment required.

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365; Power BI experience preferred.

    • Experience using statistical software (e.g., Minitab) desired. Able to prepare reports, worksheets, charts, schedules, procedures, and other data as necessary.

    • Cloud-based ERP system experience (SAP, Oracle) a plus.

    • information to a group of co-workers, supervisors, managers, or higher-level executives. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with and present

    • Ability to work well both independently with minimal supervision and within a team environment.

    • Six Sigma, Lean, ASQ CQE certification preferred.

    • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

      At Watkins Wellness, we believe everyone should 'Feel good. Live well.' We offer employees the opportunity to join a dynamic, growing industry leader with an outstanding and well-deserved reputation for leadership and commitment to our employees, customers, and community. Our employees are eligible to receive exceptional health and wellness benefits, paid time off, company bonus, profit sharing, 401k match, education assistance, and much more. We are proud of the people we are and the products we make -products that make a difference to the health and well-being of others.
      We look for candidates that exhibit The Watkins Way (always Ethical, endeavors to be Transparent, embraces Inclusion, welcomes a diverse set of backgrounds and perspectives, Accommodating, believes in Work-Life Balance, puts Safety First, Accountable, values Relationships, Passionate, Team Player, and Goal Driven).
      The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      Hiring Range: $66,500-$104,544
      Many factors affect actual compensation including but not limited to experience, education, skills, and geographic location
      Company: Watkins Manufacturing
      Full time
      Watkins (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company's policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.
      Watkins is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.
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Keywords: Masco, Vista , Quality Engineer, Engineering , Vista, California

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