Quality Engineer in Memphis, TN at K.T.G. (USA)

Date Posted: 1/20/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Quality Engineer position provides support to ensure the quality system requirements are met across the facility. This position focuses on improving quality throughout all departments in the facility from raw materials to finished product sent to customers. This position coordinates all quality efforts to ensure product is meeting or exceeding customer expectations with regard to product performance, data accuracy, workmanship, and product specifications.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Provides trial support and coverage, including qualification of suppliers, raw material trials, graphics changes, chemical and adhesive trials, and any Product Development initiative
  • Responsible for die line development and modifications through the AIM process
  • Manages the COPQ process and data accuracy.
  • Responsible for managing the process for the disposition of finished product and parent roll holds including the communication and coordination with Converting, Paper Machine, and Warehouse leadership. All dispositions must be tracked on the COPQ report
  • Partners with the Planning Department and Operations to ensure that raw materials and vital defects are identified, contained, and resolved
  • Performs regular calibration of all quality-related instrumentation, including the coordination of any necessary vendor calibration
  • Ensures all quality-related standards and physical samples are available and in good supply in both the Paper Mill and Converting areas. Additionally, responsible for the collection and validation of all customer, consumer, sales, marketing, trail and claim-support samples that may leave the site
  • Responsible for daily data review of basepaper and finished product results to ensure testing frequency and protocol is followed, data is accurate, and specifications are respected
  • Manages and/or conducts necessary audits to include such items as the quality system utilization, accuracy of data, workmanship, cross-auditing efforts with the central lab, external compliance audits, and any others as necessary

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Quality Management or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Quality Engineering/Management or similar role required, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Certification as a quality auditor, ISO auditor and/or quality engineer desired

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description. 

Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Quality Management or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Quality Engineering/Management or similar role required, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Certification as a quality auditor, ISO auditor and/or quality engineer desired

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description. 

Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.