The Quality and Continuous Improvement Specialist will oversee the company's quality systems and processes at Swagelok Northwest (US) by utilizing Six Sigma, Lean Continuous Improvement tools and resources to ensure that products and processes are compliant to necessary specifications.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage compliance requirements for ISO and Swagelok’s SQS-D certifications
Conduct internal audits
Ensure compliance with customer quality requirements
Train and mentor associates in the application of the Swagelok Quality System, ISO compliance and continuous improvement methods
Assist in resolving quality problems by driving efforts of quality, materials, and operations personnel to identify root causes of problems and appropriate corrective and preventive action
Participate or offer resources for Continuous Improvement Lean Kaizen activities and utilize Six Sigma and Lean Continuous Improvement tools in daily performance of self and associates
Required Skills and Certifications
ISO Internal auditor training
Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques
Experience with developing/documenting procedures
Knowledge of quality improvement processes
Experience with Quality Management Software
EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and database software
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Sitting/standing for extended periods
Operation of keyboard/office equipment for extended periods
Travel required which would include overnight stays
Internal Number: 1058B
About Swagelok Northwest (US)
At Swagelok Northwest (US), we are driven to help our customers accomplish the extraordinary. Whether they’re enabling the next generation of spaceflight and exploration, engineering the world’s most advanced semiconductor manufacturing equipment, or pioneering the burgeoning field of essential oil extraction, one thing is constant: in order to accomplish the mission they all rely on the products, solutions and services provided by Swagelok Northwest (US).
Swagelok Alaska | Northwest (US) is the Swagelok authorized sales and service center for the Pacific Northwest. We serve customers in Alaska, Oregon, Washington and the northern panhandle of Idaho, and have offices located in Anchorage, Portland, Seattle and Tri-Cities.
Swagelok Alaska | Northwest is an equal opportunity employer and an all-around great place to work. We are a values-led, vision driven organization that provides our customers with the highest quality products and superior customer service; and we have all the benefits you’d expect from an Employer of Choice.