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Saint-Gobain Quality Engineer - Extrusion in Beaverton, Michigan

At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world. Within its Life Sciences division, teams are solving critical problems for customers who are getting life-saving medical devices to the frontlines of healthcare, discovering essential medications, and nourishing and connecting the world through consumer, industrial and electronics applications. As one of the world’s leading producers of high-performance polymer products, we improve lives by making simple experiences better and being there in life’s critical moments.

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.

Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.

Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain Life Sciences; and together, we’ll create a better life.

The Quality Engineer I will be responsible for ensuring products conform to established requirements and standards through appropriate audit, inspection, and test activities. Interacts with multiple cross-functional departments, customers, suppliers, and experts outside of Saint-Gobain to implement Saint-Gobain quality objectives.

Formulates procedures, specifications and standards for Saint-Gobain products and processes. Understands how to investigate and determine root causes for nonconformances, taking that knowledge to develop and implement corrective/preventive action plans. Collects and analyzes data to ensure the quality system is in compliance with standards and regulations. Will have a basic understanding of ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820 regulations, quality systems, design assurance, FMEA, product testing methods. Previous experience in a clean room environment a plus.

Promotes a safe working environment, complies with proper use of PPE, reports incidents, and participates in functional department safety meetings. Exhibits good environmental practices and procedures consistent with job(s) performed and EMS (Environmental Management System) requirements .

  • Bachelors Degree – Life Sciences or Engineering required.

  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in a quality role. Can include coop/internship experience required.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, products, and product applications required.

  • The ability to work with a wide range of people required.

  • Strong in use of statistical techniques and Six Sigma/WCM tools.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and build relationships outside the department as well as outside the company (suppliers, customers, regulatory agencies, etc) required.

  • Ability to deliver, meet deadlines, and be results oriented required.

  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and written form to multiple levels of the company.

  • Basic knowledge and ability to apply QSR/ISO regulations to ensure compliance preferred.

  • Investigate nonconformance’s, determine root cause and create corrective/preventive action plans.

  • Write technical protocols, reports, and procedures.

  • Work with customers/suppliers to ensure needs are met from a quality perspective.

  • Assist with manufacturing process improvements.

  • Develop inspection methods to analyze product quality.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.