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Senior Quality Engineer - Textiles (113222)

Home Depot, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
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    295506
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Senior Quality Engineer - Textiles (113222)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: May 23, 2018
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: 0-25%
  • Functional Area: Logistics/Supply Chain/Import
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE
Develop and validate factory and product assessments, tests, and inspections in coordination with suppliers, foreign sourcing offices, and service providers. Ensure optimal execution of process controls for The Home Depot and related companies so that factories used and products manufactured meet or exceed product specifications and relevant national, state, and local laws. Ensure compliance to all relevant requirements from Standard Operating Procedures, contracts, supplier buying agreements, and purchase orders. Monitor the implementation of continuous improvement / corrective / preventive action plans throughout each process. Integrate all available supplier / factory / product data and analyze metrics and reporting to effectively monitor quality, service, cost, and risk components of each process. As compared to Engineer, is focused on more complex manufacturing processes and products with higher product liability risks and related legislation / standards.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Assign assessment, test, and inspection work to service providers, based on pre-determined selection criteria, a review of all technical requirements, and service provider capabilities. 
  • Develop / validate test and inspection plans designed to assure quality of factories and products based on a review of all applicable safety standards (such as American National Standards Institute or Underwriters Laboratories), industry trends, and historical performance data. 
  • Deliver training (internally and externally), tailored to the needs of the specific audience. 
  • Evaluate and document cost / benefit trade-offs between prevention, detection, and failure response activities. 
  • Support management in the review and resolution of issues with suppliers, factories, service providers, merchandising, store operations, distribution, safety, customers, and other related supply chain components as required. 
  • Analyze and interpret assessment, test, and inspection results, determine root cause of failures and non-conformities, and drive continuous improvement and best practices.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Rreports to Director Quality Assurance
No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the leadership of a work group: assign and review work, train and contribute to performance appraisal (but not hiring, firing or disciplinary action).

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS


Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Typically in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors such as temperature extremes, moving machinery, loud noise, and fumes which cause noticeable discomfort or a moderate risk of accident or illness.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 4 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Additional Qualifications:

Ability to travel internationally

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering or other technical field of study such as chemistry or material science 
  • International operations experience, supported by foreign language skills (oral and written) 
  • Operational experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment 
  • Computer skills sufficient to retrieve, manipulate, analyze, and interpret data 
  • Excellent communication skills (e.g., development and delivery of presentations)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Engineering standards development / review / enforcement - min 3 years experience 
  • Manufacturing / Operations / Quality Assurance / Quality Control - min 5 years experience 
  • Continuous improvement program development and execution (e.g., Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing) 
  • Cross functional, multi-project management - min 2 years experience 
  • Analysis / Statistics - min 3 years experience


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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