Supplier Quality Engineer in Winston-Salem, NC at Liberty Hardware

Date Posted: 8/29/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

As a growing Masco company, Liberty Hardware Mfg. Corp. has built its reputation by offering high quality decorative and functional hardware products. Our product lines include bath hardware, bath safety, shower doors, decorative and functional cabinet hardware, hooks, hook rails and wall plates and are available under the Liberty, Delta, Brainerd, and Franklin Brass brands.

We offer our extensive line of hardware products through retailers (including The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Menards, Target and Walmart), online (including Amazon.com), kitchen and bath design showrooms, builder and hospitality, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) distribution channels across the country.

Liberty has a unique organizational culture that employees cite as one of the things they like most about working here. One of the reasons for this is that we embrace diversity – of people, backgrounds, thinking and experiences. We want our employee population to mirror our communities and consumer population.

We are proud of our talented employees who make up one of the most collaborative and winning teams you’ll find in any workplace! When you join Liberty Hardware, you join a team of professionals who work hard, support each other, and enjoy delivering results that make a real difference for our customers and one another. Since 2017, Liberty Hardware has annually been awarded the Great Place to Work certification! While this certification recognizes our complete package of benefits, compensation and employee programs, it is our people and teamwork that truly make Liberty Hardware great.  #GreatPlaceToWork #LibertyHardwareTeam

Summary:

Develops quality assurance programs designed to ensure process control of products consistent with established standards to meet customer expectations. Reviews process to propose effective process control plans. Organizes and develops systems to assure that all products meet mandated regulations and product requirements. 

Responsibilities:

  • Effectively proposes Quality Planning activities to ensure effective consistency of product and ensure regulations are met.
    • Works with Marketing and or Engineering to ensure requirements are well defined.
    • Works with the New Product experts to review product requirements and ensure all required testing or other activities are covered in the project plan.
    • Effectively proposes benchmarking activities to ensure products are placed as intended in the market.
    • Assure Quality objectives are being met that are consistent and complementary to corporate policies and goals.
    • Proposes expenditures that may be required to ensure product requirements can be met
  • Reviews Process Control Plans (PCP) of suppliers to ensure the plans can meet the objectives of the organization.
    • Applies tools such as statistical process control (SPC) methods for analyzing data to evaluate the current or similar process changes.
    • Proposes events, such as Kaizen, or DOE trials that can focus effort on generally chronic issues based on ongoing production results.
    • Pareto charts top non-conformances and develops a method for solving the issues though effective corrective action plans
  • Develop new approaches to solve problems identified during quality assurance activities and propose them to the Quality Assurance Manager.
    • Works with other members of functional areas to assure process control methods can meet expectations.
  • Compliment actions with New Product Development activities

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university in Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics with at least 2-5 years of related quality experience. Quality Assurance experience in an Engineering or Supervisor role preferred. Experience with metalworking, plating and coatings, extrusion, anodizing, stamping, forging and forming, plastics molding are all desired.

Computer Skills:

  • Corrective Action report development skills in software such as Q-Solve.
  • Microsoft applications for Office Environments Required (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • JDE/PKMS and Minitab a plus

Shift

Shift 1 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

Liberty Hardware (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.

Liberty Hardware 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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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.