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Quality Engineer

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Date: Jul 15, 2018

Location: Topeka, KS, US


Relocation Assistance Offered Within Country


The Quality Engineer is responsible to improve process capability with regards to evaluating statistical data analysis and implementing corrective action to achieve plant KPI indicators. Also responsible for issuing, maintaining, controlling, and auditing documentation required for Technical Transfer, Validation, Nonconformance Investigations and cGMP compliance. The Quality Engineer supports the ESM program and Quality Training.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Ensure site adheres to Hill’s / Colgate Quality Standards and Hill’s Plant Food Safety Program, based on managing Technical Transfer Quality Standard.  Includes managing plant EMO’s and conducting post launch / product reviews
  • Manage process validation program for the site, create and execute PQ protocols, analyze and report process capability to ensure cGMP compliance.  Supports IQ / OQ
  • Investigate, report and document Product Non-conformances and conduct CAPA investigations at the site. 
  • Responsible for understanding process control capabilities of site and driving continuous improvement projects
  • Documentation support through development and review of operational SOP’s
  • Investigate and report customer complaint trends for site and ensures formula related complaints are fully investigated and documented.
  • Participate and support on Internal and external audits
  • Conduct training to site on process control, SOP’s and other required topics


Education/ Experience Requirements


Basic requirements include:


  • BS degree in Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, Food Science or other related field
  • 2+ years manufacturing experience


Preferred qualifications include:


  • Knowledge of HACCP, Food Safety, FSMA
  • Knowledge of Colgate Quality standards and Systems
  • 2 years in Quality related field
  • Knowledge of 6 Sigma / Lean Manufacturing
  • Working understanding of SAP / Minitab
  • Prior participation in auditing programs




Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Topeka

Job Segment: Quality Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, CAPA, Quality, Engineering, Management

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