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Quality Engineer

Date: May 21, 2022

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US, 19154

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Requisition  ID : 312181 

Job Description

 

Tastepoint by IFF is growing and we are looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to join our Quality Control team.

 

As the Quality Engineer, you will be integral to the team for process and product improvements, root cause analysis and a primary responsibility to meet our customer expectations. You will be responsible for developing the operating instructions for our formulas and improvements to these. You will work with manufacturing site stakeholders to ensure the site meets its key performance indicators.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to drive positive changes in operations that lead to operational excellence and reduced operational costs. You will teach, train, and mentor other members of the operations staff on quality management best practices.


Additionally, you will be a quality ambassador for the manufacturing site, facilitating a culture that is conducive to ensuring final products are safe and meet customer expectations.

Job Requirements

 

 

As the Quality Engineer, your responsibilities include:

 

 

  • Working to Identify and champion opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives, OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) improvements, etc. Incorporate principles of lean manufacturing such as 5S, key TPS , TPM  elements, etc. in coordination with the Maintenance and Production Coordinators, manage the TPM implementation schedule.

 

  • Complaint handling: Receiving complaints from customer service department, analyze process-oriented complaints, making decisions that could influence a process,  coordinating the process of root cause analysis of the complaint with other disciplines, and implementing corrective and preventive actions to eliminate causes for complaints.

 

  • Implementing and tracking operational key performance indicators (KPI) in relation to quality. Team member in driving excellence of other goals in the plant. Ensures all quality and safety practices are followed always. Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

 

  • Complying to local and government regulations, ISO standards and customer requirements by maintaining document management system, assessing the risk of site process,  and updating local policies and procedures as necessary.

 

  • Internal Auditing: Work with site operations team to develop and execute risk-based audit plans to mitigate quality risk.

 

  • Fostering and maintaining good employee relations through all the appropriate methods of communications and positive employee relations practices.

 

Required Skills 

 

 

•    Preferred experience in Food Industry


•    3 years experience in a variety of disciplines including quality, manufacturing, and/or cross functional teams


•    Microsoft Excel


•    Mathematical/Statistics Skills


•    CAPA

 

 

Preferred Experience:

 


•    Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt preferred


•    CQE


•    HACCP Certified


•    Prior experience in continuous improvement initiatives and Lean implementation a plus


•    SAP

 

 

Required Experience 

 

 

4 Year Degree preferred in Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, or related discipline

 


At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability. Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more… 

We are a global leader in taste, scent and nutrition, offering our customers a broader range of natural solutions and accelerating our growth strategy. At IFF, we believe that your uniqueness unleashes our potential. We value the diverse mosaic of the ethnicity, national origin, race, age, sex or veteran status. We strive for an inclusive workplace that allows each of our colleagues to bring their authentic self to work regardless of their religion, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, or disability.

Visit IFF.com/careers/workplace-diversity-and-inclusion to learn more.


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia