Join the Kurt J. Lesker Company (KJLC) in Enabling Technology for a Better World. We are seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking individual to join our Quality team located at our Global headquarters in Jefferson Hills, PA. KJLC is a growing global manufacturer and distributor of vacuum technology and we are looking to expand our quality and improvement team.
The Quality Specialist is responsible for driving continual improvement through the use of quality and improvement methodologies such as corrective actions, auditing, supplier management, and data-driven analysis. The Quality Specialist works closely with KJLC’s customers, suppliers, and internal business divisions and departments to identify areas for improvement and facilitate change. The Quality Specialist supports the Quality Manager and business divisions in maintaining KJLC’s ISO 9001 Quality Management System certification as well as ensuring KJLC continues to exceed our customers’ expectations with regard to quality and process control.
Key Job Elements:
Work with Supply Chain and Product Management to qualify and monitor suppliers; including supplier audits
Drive root-cause analysis of quality issues and development of long term solutions (CAPA)
Produce reports and KPIs to analyze quality trends and identify opportunities for improvement.
Participate in the internal audit program, auditing work processes against KJLC’s operating standards and ISO 9001
Evaluate controlled documents for consistency and clarity in accordance with ISO 9001
In conjunction with cross functional teams process map current / future states and coordinate the implementation improvement opportunities
Apply and train out Lean, Quality, and Continual Improvement concepts (i.e. 5S, root-cause analysis, ISO 9001, etc.)
Understand the responsibilities and processes for customer returns and customer satisfaction
Complete customer quality surveys
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering or related field
Good communication skills
Detail-oriented and strong analytical skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Domestic travel may be required
Knowledge / Experience in Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Access
Knowledge / Experience in ISO 9001 Quality Management System (or similar Quality standard)
Knowledge / Experience in vacuum technology
Knowledge / Experience in Root Cause Analysis tools and methodologies
Knowledge / Experience in Continual Improvement tools
Kurt J. Lesker Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disability