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Quality Engineer

Company: Wilton Brands Inc
Location: Naperville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Were passionate about bringing the love of baking and decorating to everyone, everywhere, every day. Our message is simple we know you love baking (because we do, too) and were constantly evolving to bring you quality products that make baking and decorating fun and easy. Were not just for the decorators of wow-worthy cakes, were for cupcake makers and cookie bakers who love to say, I made that! Wilton Brands LLC (Wilton) is owned by Dr. August Oetker KG, a privately held company based in Germany. Dr. Oetker is a global leader in the food and beverage industries. Learn more about Wilton . Wilton Brands is a craft and celebration leader, where great people deliver innovative products and exceptional customer service. The position of Quality Engineer reports to the Quality Manager. Goals/Mission: Support Wilton Quality Management to develop quality processes and implement within Wilton organization and across Wilton suppliers. Support Wilton Quality Management to develop supplier quality processes and implement across Wilton supplier base. Essential Responsibilities: Participate in supplier qualification for new suppliers Plan and perform supplier quality audits, process audits, and product audits Monitor supplier performance trends and report statistical analyses, e.g. LRR/ PPM trend Support supplier quality continuous improvement plan Lead quality problem root cause analysis, timeliness of CPAR, and verification of the Corrective Action effectiveness Train and develop supplier Quality personnel in best practice, tools and processes to deliver World Class Quality Management Systems. Hold regular quality review meetings with suppliers. Work with Compliance team, PM, and Sourcing teams to define Product Testing Specification and ensure specifications will be followed by Wilton suppliers. Manage engineering changes and product qualification for new and changed product across suppliers to ensure effective implementation Actively support NPD process and implement quality gating for new product development Develop inspection criteria and reporting for products or components. Lead and coach Quality Technician and Quality Inspectors to ensure effective and efficient product inspection process implementation Education and Experience: Bachelors Degree; above 3 years related experience and/or training/ or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Solid work experience on consumer product design / quality / engineering discipline Quality Management in a Manufacturing/Engineered Product environment. Interfacing and collaborating with suppliers and customers Six Sigma / Lean manufacturing experience a plus Certified Quality Engineer a plusKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Detailed understanding of World Class Quality Management principles and their application within complex industrial environment. High degree of initiative, accountability and ability to work with minimal instruction. Strong leadership / Teamwork / Interpersonal skills and desire to succeed Change management and control skills. General analytical and problem solving ability High degree of collaboration with global quality teams Expertise in standard desktop applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities. Wilton Brands LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, individuals with disability or veteran status as provided by law. Wilton Brands LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. If you need accommodation to access the information provided on our website, please contact us at 630-810-2416 or send an e-mail to: We will be happy to help you! Response to COVID-19: On behalf of all of us at Wilton Brands, we hope this update finds you well during these unprecedented times. As an iconic brand, our top priorities remain keeping our associates healthy and ensuring our ability to serve our retailers and customers. Our recruitment efforts will continue and be conducted in ways that safeguard both the health of our associates and candidates. We hope that you, your family, and your friends stay safe and healthy.

Keywords: Wilton Brands Inc, Naperville , Quality Engineer, Other , Naperville, Illinois

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