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Manufacturing Quality Engineer

Company: Tempur Sealy
Location: Orlando
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Tempur Sealy International, Inc. is the world's largest bedding provider. The Company develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes mattresses, adjustable bases, pillows, and other sleep products in approximately 100 countries. Combining a proud history and groundbreaking innovation, the Company holds some of the most highly recognized brands in the industry, including Tempur, Tempur-Pedic, Sealy, Sealy Posturepedic, Optimum, and Stearns and Foster. Our comprehensive suite of bedding products offers a variety of products to consumers across a broad range of channels.
We recognize that our employees are our most important resource. As such, we strive to treat everyone with respect and courtesy and build an atmosphere characterized by solid teamwork, mutual trust, and open communication.
The Tempur Sealy manufacturing site in Orlando, FL is seeking aManufacturing Quality Engineer.
Job Summary:
Lead the Company's Quality Program at the plant level to ensure the product delivered to customers meets Tempur Sealy internal quality standards with regard to standard assembly processes, Mandatory/General assembly specifications, final inspections standard, work-in process standards and raw material standards. Drive accountability through data; establish structure and consistency throughout the organization by developing, implementing, and maintaining the quality and continuous improvement operating system. Transform from traditional quality practices to a proactive integrated quality approach.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Key Results Area:

  • Ensure standard operating procedures are sustained in the assembly processes.
  • Ensure assembly operations conform to general and mandatory specifications.
  • Manage the implementation of new processes and procedures regarding the introduction of new products or equipment.
  • Coordinate with other plants to develop and implement standard operating procedures for all assembly and quality processes.
  • Develop and implement improved standard procedures through the lean process and tools; document so improved process can become organization standard.
  • Ensure equipment is capable of meeting required product quality standards and can repeatedly reproduce these results.
  • Ensure that the proper training of all pertinent personnel on standard operating procedures is performed.
  • Train supervision on newly introduced assembly procedures in the general specifications.
  • Train associates in standard inspection procedures and process audit techniques.
  • Coordinate training activities with other Manufacturing Quality Engineers.
  • Validate accurate work-in-process and finished goods defect tracking.
  • Validate accurate returned goods and rejected piece defect tracking.
  • Perform periodic audit of finished products.
  • Perform periodic audit of work-in-process records.
  • Audit of adherence to bills of material.
  • Recommendation of corrective actions to plant management.
  • Statistical analysis of collected data, tracking defect back to process, cell, material or individual.
  • Facilitate and promote use of appropriate problem-solving techniques for effective root cause analysis and successful corrective action.
  • Recommend process improvements to plant management.
  • Participate in quality reporting and management review process.
  • Manage quality metrics and present findings and recommendations to the management review team.
  • Provide engineering support to operations ensuring consistent application of quality techniques.
  • Effective use of change management tools and techniques to assure buy-in from all stakeholders to the processes and systems in the plant.
  • Participate in customer meetings and visits; answer customer complaints using an 8D or any other approved formats.
  • Support Regional Operational Excellence Engineers/Kaizen events; follow up on Kaizen newspaper.
  • Enable the use of SQSCM boards.Tempur Sealy is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type based upon race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
    • BS in Engineering or science field.
    • 5+ years' experience in Process/Manufacturing Engineering or Quality Assurance in plant environment.
    • Process improvement knowledge in a manufacturing environment such as Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc., to drive operational excellence system is a plus.
    • Six Sigma Green Belt training or certification required.
    • Engineering experience in process design/improvement, new product implementation.
    • Ability to effectively collaborate cross functionally a must.
    • Ability to work in a team atmosphere with little supervision and integrate into an existing team.
    • Prior supervision experience or CQE Certification is a plus.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex ideas in easy to understand business terms.
    • Excellent people, leadership, and stakeholder management skills. Customer interaction experience preferred.
    • Strong analytical and strategic problem-solving ability.
    • Excellent planning, organization, and prioritization skills.
    • High level of self-motivation, initiative, and flexibility.
    • Strong computer skills for Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel; Minitab or other statistical software packages.

Keywords: Tempur Sealy, Orlando , Manufacturing Quality Engineer, Engineering , Orlando, Florida

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