Quality and Continuous Improvement Engineer

$63K - $73K ($60K - $70K base + 5%)
Posted on 08/16/17
Confidential Company
Sallisaw, OK
Less than 5 years experience
Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous
$63K - $73K
($60K - $70K base + 5%)
Posted on 08/16/17

State of the Art Fort Smith, Arkansas Consumer Products Manufacturer is seeking a "HANDS ON"  Quality and Continuous Improvement Engineer to join their team of Professionals

  • Monitors production quality results to ensure 1st grade quality production, proactively monitors production and follows up to prevent reoccurrences
  • Manages CI Program (Kaizen, training, identify improvement opportunities, 6 sigma, CSP implementation, Lean Manufacturing
  • Contributes to the reduction of non-quality costs
  • Produces quality index reports and follows these indices for the purpose of optimization of the quality of the products
  • Assists EQHS Leader and acts as a back-up for EHS Specialist and Quality Technician
  • Assists EQHS Leader in management systems implementation and audit preparation (internal and external)
  • Challenges investigations (customerclaims and non-conformities) and follows up
  • Reviews and analyzes quality trends/capabilities
  • Identifies QA problems, analyzes and participates in corrective action development and implementation and ensure follow-up
  • Manages quarantine and release decisions
  • Monitors & analyzes data on processcontrol equipment
  • Follows changes, supports validation program 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Preferably ME or IE)
  • 3 years of "Hands On" related experience in quality in a manufacturingenvironment 
  • ISO 14001, ISO 9001 preferred
  • Knowledge and practice of continuous improvement and the LSS (Lean Six Sigma) highly preferred
  • Strong Troubleshooting Experience
  • Strong Negotiating Skills
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