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Global Quality Systems Engineer

Job ID 9555 Greenville, Texas, United States; Wrexham, Wales, United Kingdom; Heanor, England, United Kingdom; Piedmont, South Carolina, United States; Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States; Alpharetta, Georgia, United States; Anaheim, California, United States;

Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and partner with customers in diverse global end markets. Solvay Composite Materials combines 50 years of technology heritage to bring a comprehensive product portfolio, expertise in material design, and extensive process engineering solutions to our customers. As the partner of choice for advanced materials development, we deliver optimal material solutions to address our customers’ most challenging demands for new high-performance materials to improve durability and production, while offering weight savings for the end application.


Job Overview and Responsibilities:
The incumbent is responsible for leading improvement efforts across the GBU (Global Business Unit) with specific emphasis on Quality systems and data integrity.  This may include technical and project management support to improve systems impacting Customer Satisfaction levels, cost of poor quality and minimize quality risks that could result in lost revenue, high consequence quality escapes or negative impact to Solvay reputation. 
The incumbent will interact with multiple disciplines/functions within the GBU to lead improvement activities including streamlining systems, digitalization and support to new and legacy QMS (Quality Management), inspection and instrumentation systems including a LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System).  This individual will streamline Quality KPI metrics generation and ensure its data integrity.   The incumbent may also lead RCCA investigations, quality audits and provide support as assigned. 

The incumbent will:
Collaborate with various GBU Directors to identify quality improvement opportunities,
Provide project management leadership to drive these improvement efforts and communicate as required,
Establish tools and techniques for systematic generation of Quality KPI metrics and data to drive improvement opportunities,
Lead projects designed to drive digitalization of legacy process and automation of quality systems,
Work to streamline process and procedural workflows within a QMS,
Actively lead and participate in quality risk assessments and audits.  Ensure timely, effective address of findings
Position will handle ITAR and NIST controlled documentation along with Customer proprietary information.

Education and Experience:
Required Education/Experience
BS in Engineering with an ideal focus in Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering with IT background preferred (information systems).  Equivalent experience may be substituted for some or all of the educational requirements.  
5 years minimum working knowledge as a Quality, Manufacturing or Process Engineer within an Aerospace environment or other highly regulated industry (pharmaceutical or food – FDA; automotive – TS 16949)
Working knowledge of relational database systems, programming, architecture and security
Due to ITAR regulations, must be a US citizen or have Permanent Resident status.  
Knowledge of Six Sigma tools – both lean and technical – including value stream mapping, 5S, process control and Measurement System Analysis or Gauge R&R
Good computer skills including Google docs, MS Office, Statistical software (SAS, Minitab, JMP, etc.) and report writing such as Web-reports and Crystal Reports
Demonstrated experience in data analysis – statistical and inductive/deductive reasoning
English as a primary language


Required Core Competencies
Good personnel engagement skills
Good oral and written communication skills – concise presentation, easy to read and understand standards and technical documents
Possess strong, pro-active leadership and project management skills to achieve results

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