Job Name:
Strategic Quality Engineer I/II/III

General information

Location: Locust Grove, GA
Date:
14-Feb-2024
Company:
Renewal by Andersen
Posting City: 
Ref #:
4571
Job Category:
Quality
Posting City:
Locust Grove
State:
GA

Description & Requirements

 Strategic Quality Engineer I/II/III

*Requires training and onboarding for 6 to 12 months in the Cottage Grove, MN area. Followed by relocation to the Locust Grove, GA area.*

Andersen Corporation is a privately held, nationally recognized, and market leading manufacturer of premium quality windows and doors. Renewal by Andersen is the wholly owned Window and Door replacement division of the Andersen Corporation.

Renewal by Andersen (RbA) is united by the common goal of making a difference in the lives of our homeowners, our colleagues, our families, and the communities we serve.  We believe that we can make the world a better place by living up to the promise that everyone benefits from their association with Andersen.  We wake up every day, inspired to push the status quo and continuously set a new standard in the home improvement industry by solving today’s most challenging problems and continuously redefining what it means to deliver a World Class Homeowner Experience.  Renewal by Andersen is looking for an accomplished, driven, and collaborative Quality Engineer to help perfect our customer’s experience in upgrading their homes.  Want to join our team?

Position Overview:

This engineering position will provide quality expertise for large new product and capacity expansion projects with the goal of launching differentiated products and processes that exceed our customer's expectations.  The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, curious, action-oriented individual who drives a "built-in" quality, error-proofing, data-driven mindset within the commercialization teams to ensure that only the highest-quality products reach our end customers.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop quality assurance and quality control processes and implement them on new / updated manufacturing lines
  • Advocate for Quality interests, including Quality 4.0 concepts, in process, equipment, supply chain, and information flow designs
  • Lead Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (PFMEA) and develop mistake proofing solutions to address high risk (RPN) processes
  • Conduct Measurement System Analysis (MSA) and Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility (Gage R&R) studies
  • Support Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT) and Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) of manufacturing equipment
  • Analyze fabrication and assembly equipment capability in Minitab or similar software (Cpk, Ppk)
  • Develop and execute product and process validation plans throughout commercialization lifecycle for individual equipment asset and full manufacturing line qualifications
  • Work with component suppliers on Part Submission Warrant (PSW) requests, First Article, and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) submittals for new product development projects
  • Lead Control Plan and Work Instruction documentation development and implementation on the manufacturing line
  • Implement Statistical Process Control (SPC) for critical to quality characteristics on the manufacturing lines
  • Partner with Manufacturing Engineering to develop / update operator interfaces for manufacturing and quality inspections

 

Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering or Technology
  • 3-5 years of day-to-day support experience in a manufacturing, continuous process environment required
  • Intermediate to advanced blueprint/Computer Aided Design (CAD) reading skills
  • Applied experience with PFMEA, SPC, process capability and lean manufacturing principles
  • Hands-on working knowledge of measurement tools and systems
  • Demonstrated record of building strong relationships and collaborating with others to achieve a shared objective 

 Work Requirements:

  • Must be willing to travel up to 25% when required (primarily domestic, occasional international)
  • Requires training and onboarding for 6 to 12 months in the Cottage Grove, MN area. Followed by relocation to the Locust Grove, GA area.

 Benefits include, and are not limited to:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account contributions
  • Paid holidays plus PTO
  • 401(k) plan & contributions
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities
  • Charity contributions
  • Nationwide career opportunities

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today.

In 2024, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.  

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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