Quality Auditor


Knoxville, TN, US

Req ID:  4266
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Job Title:                           Quality Auditor

Division/Department:     Quality 

FLSA Status:                      Hourly



Purpose of Position:

Use documented work instructions and procedures, measuring, test equipment and blueprints to audit material, product, and processes from incoming to final inspection to verify conformance to documented specifications and standards.  Report results of audits performed and use data analysis and problem-solving skills to help achieve continuous improvement.


Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Procedures:


  1. Have a working knowledge of all incoming and blade manufacturing processes
  2. Perform audits on processes and report the results to appropriate management
  3. Obtain material & product samples per the applicable sample plan and inspect them to determine conformance to specifications and standards
  4. Assist Operations in interpreting process/product standards correctly
  5. Calculate sample averages and ranges and organize and chart data in Excel
  6. Construct pareto & trend charts, cause & effect diagrams to analyze audit findings, to assist Operations in continuous improvement efforts
  7. Segregate and clearly mark all suspect and non-conforming product/material. Complete applicable documentation and process in accordance with documented procedures
  8. Obtain disposition of non-conforming material with assistance from the QA Lead person and Manufacturing Team Leader
  9. Recommend corrective measures through departmental group leads and team leaders
  10. Assist in keeping quality system documentation up-to-date
  11. Record, file and maintain quality records, charts and files


    1. Must be able to read and Interpret Work Instructions.
    2. Must be able to correctly calculate basic mathematic equations. (addition, subtraction, division and percentages)
    3. Prior auditing/inspection experience – min 1 year



Prior quality experience

Computer literacy:  Microsoft Office – Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint (Proficient or ability to learn)


    • Broad knowledge of ISO 9001 and Lean Manufacturing
    • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills required.
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
    • Teamwork/collaborative style a must.
    • Ability and knowledge to utilize standard testing and measurement devices.
    • Demonstrates Excellent Quality Awareness and Attention to Detail
    • Demonstrates general mechanical ability



Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, climb stairs, bend stoop, twist, use hands to fingers, handle or feel certain object, or controls, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands or arms; kneel or crouch. The employee must lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Employee may be required to perform repetitive motion with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


This description is based on management’s assessment of the requirements and functions of the job as of the date this description was prepared.  It is a general guideline for managers and employees, but it does not purport to be an exhaustive list of all the elements of the job.  Management reserves the right to modify the description at any time, or to vary the duties and responsibilities of the job on a temporary or indefinite basis to meet production, scheduling, or staffing needs.


Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville