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Senior Quality Engineer


Senior Quality Engineer

We are currently seeking a Senior Quality Engineer for our Decatur, Georgia Gypsum Quality Laboratory. In this position, you will play a fundamental role in guiding decision making by driving excellence in our quality systems that will lead to long-term value for Georgia-Pacific. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Assist site departments with Quality Improvement Projects.
  • Provide guidance/coaching for Corrective Action/Preventative Action planning.
  • Plan and perform Site Self Assessments through internal system and walkthrough audits, write reports, and follow-up on responses and corrective/preventive actions.
  • Remain up to date on current Regulatory trends (Regulatory Observations, New Regulations/Guidelines).
  • Perform other Quality Compliance functions as needed.
  • Work closely with Product Stewardship, Compliance and Legal groups on any Quality related issues.
  • Technical expert/ consultant in Manufacturing and Quality tools and usage.
  • Drive adoption of proven technical solutions (one best way) that profitably reduce meaningful variation
  • Manage change in the Quality Program and Qualification documentation

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor's degree in Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
  • In-plant experience in Gypsum manufacturing
  • Solid understanding of Quality & Quality Management including quality control methods, statistics, statistical methods, design of experiments (DOE)
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • High level of proficiency with statistical programs such as JMP, MiniTab

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Five (5) or more years’ in-plant experience in Gypsum manufacturing
  • Ability to analyze process data using control charts and statistical methods
  • Experience with product testing, including physical, attribute & sensory
  • Previous experience in a collaborative work environment
  • Certified Quality Engineer or 6-Sigma Black Belt 

IND-GP-ENG Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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