3M Advanced Quality Engineer (Clarkston, GA)* in Clarkston, Georgia

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Job Description:

3M is seeking an Advanced Quality Engineer for the Advanced Materials Division (AdMD) located in Clarkston, GA. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for this opportunity will be responsible for product quality and quality systems for ceramic components manufactured for the aerospace/defense industry. This position will actively participate in problem solving and continuous improvement activities in the quality and manufacturing environment. This position will also be involved in supplier development and customer interface.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leading the quality and continuous improvement efforts with ceramic components for aerospace / defense customers

  • Implementing all elements of quality systems which will include:

  • Internal audits

  • Incoming Quality Check (IQC)

  • Lean Six Sigma

  • Supplier development

  • Corrective and Preventative Actions (CAPA)

  • Root Cause analysis

  • Determining product acceptance per customer technical data package requirements.

  • Supporting the production group in assuring shipment targets are met by efficient processing of quality documentation and product evaluation.

  • Willingness to be on-call when the production group, engineering group and/or the customer requires support.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a science or engineering discipline from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of two (2) years of manufacturing experience in an engineering role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Ceramic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution

  • Experience in one or more of the following:

  • defense / aerospace industry

  • Aerospace Standards (AS9100)

  • ceramic processing

  • precision grinding

  • Coordinate Measurement Machine (CMM)

  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14000

  • Previous experience in a direct manufacturing production and/or production support role

  • Proficiency in basic statistical analysis

  • Ability to conduct visual inspection

  • Proficiency in report writing

  • MS Office proficient, Minitab a plus

  • Skills include:

  • building relationships with customers

  • working together with production and administrative groups

  • verbal communications with all levels of personnel

Location: Clarkston, GA

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation: Is authorized

Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws. U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens. To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s). The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without a sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H1B status).

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