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Supplier Quality Engineer

Location: 

Ormond Beach, FL, US

Req ID:  341
Job Type: 

We are a global team of 6,000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

The Supplier Quality Engineer works with suppliers to ensure that adequate controls are in place to confirm that raw materials, components, products, packaging, and services comply with established requirements. The candidate should have the necessary skill set to interact with different customers (internal and external) to solve quality related issues.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure the quality of products produced at Playtex Business Unit is consistent with EPC / Playtex Mfg. Inc. Quality standards.
  • Ensure the Quality Unit is functioning efficiently by assessing current processes and identifying ways to streamline or improve. 
  •  Ensure the timely closure of Corrective Action Preventative Action (CAPA) investigations.
  • Support Sun Care quality related projects: internal and external.
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external customers to resolve quality issues.
  • Creates reports for management, and other internal groups.  Reports include validation related protocols and reports, trip, audit, and status. 

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ability to work with the validation cross functional team relative to generating, executing and closing validation protocols and reports.
  • Support the Sun Care and Shave Prep Consumer Complaints Program by evaluating and testing complaint related samples when required.
  • Support the Annual Product Review (APR) program when required.
  • Plan, schedule and conduct process and product quality audits to appropriate regulations and Playtex requirements.
  • Support closure of open Corrective Action Preventative Action (CAPA) incidents.
  • Ability to work with vendors, contract manufacturers and cross functional teams relative to problem resolution.
  • Ensure that quality audits are on a documented schedule and comply with the appropriate regulations and EPC’s Quality SOPs.
  • Support closing of non-conformances and deviations, if needed.
  • Support the Quality Engineering team to ensure adherence to procedures and regulatory compliance.
  • Support the Quality Engineering team on line trials, equipment qualifications, formula validations and process/packaging validation exercises.
  • Submit reports to Quality Engineers and QA Management. 
  • Ability to write, review, revise and approve Quality SOP’s and forms. 
  • Ability to review and approve New Product Specifications, Bill of Materials, Packaging Assembly Specs, Non-Conformance Reports and Deviations when required.
  • Ability to close communication loops effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to facilitate a cross functional team in relationship to quality issues.
  • May also perform additional duties as assigned

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Five years minimum experience working in a manufacturing environment in a quality related field
  • Five years minimum experience in an FDA regulated business or ISO:9000 Quality System
  • ASQ certification preferred
  • QC laboratory knowledge preferred
  • External auditing experience desired.
  • Knowledge of PPAP highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Advanced Product Quality Process highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of CFR 210/211 and/or CFR 820
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent computer skills – Microsoft Office
  • Well organized person
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Strong problem solving skills, including root cause analysis tools
  • Strong statistics and sampling plans background
  • Ability and willingness to travel, as in the execution of the duties of this position the employee may travel up to approximately 10%, or slightly more, of their work time

 

ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be aware of and follow the Environmental Policy and EH&S work instructions/procedures that apply to the job.
  • Perform every job safely, for the benefit of self, co-workers, contractors, and for the protection of facilities. This includes the use of required personal protective equipment and use of safety equipment as well as safe work practices.
  • Immediately report every job-related injury or illness, regardless of severity, to a supervisor.
  • Assist in investigating incidents as directed by your supervisor.
  • Take necessary actions to correct or stop any unsafe conditions or practices.
  • Actively participate in safety meetings and training.
  • Review Material Data Sheet instructions before working with any chemical product

 

QUALITY ASSURANCE RESPONSBILITIES:

  • Colleagues are responsible for their own quality and that of colleagues within their span of control.
  • Colleagues are responsible to follow all established Quality procedures and instructions.
  • Notify supervision for corrective action if and when defects are found and/or parts/processes do not conform to specifications.

 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This description is based on management’s assessment of the requirements and functions of the job as of the date of 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.

 

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