Develops and implements advanced QA/QC methods and techniques in the solution of very complex problems. Participates in activities needed to improve manufacturing process quality, resolve manufacturing problems, and customer complaints. Leads projects or major phases of very large projects, coordinating efforts of team members.
Analyzes, evaluates and plans methods to resolve very complex technical problems. Works to the resolution of customer problems. Develops internal corrective and preventative actions. Tracks and investigates details behind external customer complaints and internal non-conformances to assure effective root cause determination and communicate this information appropriately.
Implements sound quality practices in manufacturing and in the laboratory, including Statistical Process Control and Statistical Quality Control. Introduces and implements methodologies to ensure adequate monitoring and control of critical process variables and test methods that impact product properties, specifications, and performance (at customer locations). Responsible for necessary training in use of these techniques.
Develops the tracking and reporting of Quality metrics (relating to process capability, customer complaints, corrective actions, etc.). Supports the Management of Change (MOC) process to assure communication of any MOC issues that have a major impact on the quality of the product.
Leads projects, coordinating efforts of technical support staff. Reviews project progress and evaluates results. Provides technical consultation and advice to technical staff.
Researches benchmarking references, incorporates “best practice” and implements procedures, work instructions, as appropriate.
Supports efforts to implement and maintain the Responsible Care® Management System in line with the requirements of the 9001 and 14001® technical specification and IATF16949, as applicable to the site/region.
Strong knowledge of Quality Assurance techniques and practices; manufacturing process controls; product uniformity and variation; QA/QC problem solving techniques; Statistical Process Control. Knowledge of ISO compliance; Cabot products and applications.
Ability to lead and implement change initiatives. Leadership skills in order to lead projects and team members.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills in order to gather, analyze and draw well-reasoned conclusions.
Inter-personal and customer service skills in order to interface with internal and external customers, discuss technical issues and find solutions.
Bachelor/University degree in Science or Engineering field.
Minimum of 5 years technical experience in quality in a manufacturing environment or automotive industry
Cabot Corporation is a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
We strive to be the most innovative, respected and responsible leader in our markets — delivering performance that makes a difference. As a market leader we collaborate with customers to find innovative solutions that will help them advance their own products for a wide range of industries, from transportation and infrastructure to environment and consumer goods. Our customers worldwide trust our solutions to help them address their needs and accelerate innovation in key applications — creating value and delivering an advantage over the competition. To learn more about Cabot products and applications please click here.
Our culture is based on four core values: respect, integrity, responsibility and excellence in everything we do. We are committed to diversity and inclusion and place high value in creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can contribute, thrive, and advance. We strive to create an environment that is conducive to the spirit of entrepreneurship, innovation and accountability, and empowers every team member to take responsibility for the execution of our strategy. We support and encourage our people to share ideas and explore ways to do things differently. Our passion for excellence and commitment to creating value and business success creates a culture in which everyone can contribute. We are known as one of the global leaders in safety, health and environmental performance, motivated in large part by the commitment and drive of our colleagues around the world.
Our global network consists of over 40 manufacturing facilities throughout North America, South America, EMEA, and APAC regions.