Avery Dennison Quality Engineer in Peachtree City, Georgia
Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
Avery Dennison is currently hiring a Quality Engineer to join our PTC plant located in Peachtree City , GA. In this role, you will be focused on leading the Complaint Handling, Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA) processes as well as Implementation of Quality Systems. This position requires the ability to drive improvement across multiple functional areas, through committed root cause discovery and analysis. Good judgment skills are necessary to ensure the appropriate balance of quality, compliance, and business needs.
Primary responsibilities and essential functions:
Handle customer complaints and customer communication from receipt to closure
Coordinate quality matters related to customer quality such as product complaint, customer claim (credit note), 8D report evaluation and submission, follow-up to assess the effectiveness of corrective actions and preventive actions.
Provide internal production quality support related to issue resolution, product quality/risk assessment and product disposition.
Provide plant quality support and representation in new product development, spec reviews and approvals, scale up, design transfer, and facility validation activities.
Ability to work across functional boundaries and interface with these business disciplines in a significant manner - laboratory, manufacturing, engineering, sales, and marketing functions as needed to carry out assignments.
Provides production support of a quality/statistical data analysis nature.
Provide monthly quality indices and lead monthly Quality meetings.
Prepare and submit monthly quality reports to keep track of all meaningful quality indexes and quality improvement activities for all outsourced suppliers.
Develop necessary quality standards (procedures) and requirements for suppliers.
Lead and commit to zero quality incidents for outsourced suppliers.
Generate and provide quality metrics for management review.
Plan and lead MSA study for all measurement and attribute inspection.
Other duties as deemed necessary.
Support Document Coordinator for quality documents
Provides training and quality support to the production areas
Conducts quality audits for products, processes, and if required suppliers
Leads problem solving and continuous improvement projects
Develop systemic improvements to the plant quality system
Provide guidance into the development and maintenance of the Site Quality Management System (QIS)
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field.
2-5 years experience in Quality or similar fields.
Experience handling multiple responsibilities with minimal direction.
Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills.
Able to effectively work with various functions and levels within the organization.
Strong analytical skills
Knowledge of ISO 9001
Six Sigma Training or certification
Statistical background with Minitab knowledge
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled