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Quality Engineer

Company: Loparex LLC
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: July 28, 2022

Job Description:

Loparex LLC is the world's largest manufacturer of extrusion base and silicone-coated release liners for the converting industry. We have manufacturing operations throughout the U.S., Europe, China, Thailand, and India. The Iowa City facility has been in operation since 1970 and annually supplies three billion square feet of release liner worldwide. Job Description The Quality Engineer supports functions of the technical and quality groups.Job Responsibilities:Promote safety by leading by example, participating in safety engagements, and encouraging the team to work safe each day and to follow all safety guidelines and procedures.Cultivate a culture focused on continuous improvement in safety performance.Lead by personal example with a positive attitude, setting the standards for the team.Statistical analysis of large complex data sets. Developing programming projects with the assistance of process engineering (ie: RDS, formula tracking, SOC & SOG database).Customer complaint investigation and resolution. Technical report writing. Lead lean six sigma projects. Serves as quality mentor. Spearhead implementation and provide ongoing support of control charting on the production floor. Able to effectively operate all quality lab equipment. Calibrate many of the instruments in the quality lab. Provide process engineering support on assigned machines. Assist with customer quality audits of the facility. Work with R on new product developments.Reliable and consistent attendance. Projects and tasks assigned by manager. Desired Skills & Experience:Bachelor's degree, preferably in engineering. Two (2) to five (5) years of related experience.Knowledge of the converting industry (web handling, extrusion, coating, slitting) preferred. Solid computer skills, with knowledge of statistical software packages (Minitab preferred). Strong knowledge of statistical techniques, including but not limited to; process capability, ANOVA, gauge R, design of experiments and SPC. Background in Lean/Six Sigma strongly preferred. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.Loparex offers a competitive compensation and full benefit package. Candidates must be able to pass a post offer drug screen and background check.We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Loparex LLC, Iowa City , Quality Engineer, Engineering , Iowa City, Iowa

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