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Quality Engineer Job


Middleton, MA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Engineering & Technology
Posting Date:  Aug 28, 2021

Quality Engineer

Situation in organisation 

Reports to Quality manager, no direct reports

Job dimensions
  • Lead continuous improvement projects to drive improvement and meet key site quality objectives.
  • Supports Middleton plant and champion site operational excellence and continuous improvement processes.
  • Supports Middleton quality team to ensure customer receives quality product and their needs are met.
  • Participates in key departments continuous improvement teams.
  • Practice and Reinforce Environmental, Health, and Safety in all activities
  • Support  management and proper orientation of Document Control System, Corrective Actions, Non-conforming Materials and other Quality systems
  • Participates and leads Kaizen Events, Project Management, and Strategic Development Initiatives with progress toward leadership role.
  • Support continuous improvement teams in various departments in the plant and assist in driving initiatives to completion
  • Monitor progress toward KPIs with trend analysis and statistical analysis of product performance.  Utilizes data analysis to identify gaps and prioritize opportunities.
  • Supports and leads RCA on the floor, using techniques such as FMEA, Is/Is not, 5 why, Fishbone diagrams, pareto, etc. to facilitate a culture where getting to the root cause is the norm
  • Ensure that corrective and preventative actions are properly defined, implemented and verified.
  • Support plant to achieve KPIs through onsite process improvements and employee development
  • Participate as a part of internal audit team for Middleton facility to support AS9100 registration
  • Support Quality Control lab as back up as necessary and in sustainment of QC equipment.
  • Partner with quality manager and continuous improvement specialist to implement key quality initiatives and work processes.
Context and environment
  • Capable of delivering results in management  meetings, on MFG floor, and in Training rooms
  • Must be comfortable and capable of interacting with CEO thru Operators on the floor
  • Ability to identify, assess, prioritize, and manage Risk
  • Ability to facilitate conflict and rapidly hammer out agreements



  • Deliver COPQ savings and execute projects to achieve site quality goals.
  • Assist Leaders and Managers with improvement initiatives through effective data analysis and engagement on the shop floor.
  • Educate, facilitate, and support the organization in implementation of a Continuous Improvement Culture (CI) that has a never ending focus on improving business results

Qualifications / experience required

  • Strong leader skills with manufacturing experience, with minimum BS in Engineering (chemical or mechanical).   Coatings and/or extrusion experience is a plus.
  • Strong Project Leadership skills and history of successful completion of large, complex, urgent, and cross function initiatives
  • Solid knowledge of statistics (control charting, SPC, Cpk, Cp, St. Dev, etc)
  • Professional level presentation skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal 1 on 1 or group); able to influence  change from operators to executive level





A career with Bostik offers a collaborative work environment and supportive development to reach your career goals, with benefits starting day one as part of our competitive total rewards strategy.  Bostik, an Arkema company, is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €2 billion, the company employees 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. www.bostik.comThe diversity of our employees is an asset we value and commit to from recruitment through career management.  Bostik is an EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace.  The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications

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