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Quality Supervisor

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Guardian is a diversified global manufacturing company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with leading positions in float glass and fabricated glass products for commercial, residential and transportation applications as well as one of the world’s largest producers of automotive plastic trim products. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 18,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian is a whole-owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, one of the largest privately owned businesses in the US. 

The Sun Prairie, Wisconsin facility produces insulated and tempered glass products for the residential window industry. This plant is an essential piece of our Guardian glass fabrication division that focuses on delivering make-to-order glass products and solutions to our end customers. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Own, maintain and improve the plant’s quality management system including addressing internal and external corrective actions (8D’s) 
  • Lead, coach and develop the Quality Technician team
  • Utilize problem solving tools and methodologies (5-Why, 6-Sigma, PDCA, FMEA, etc.) to identify and address the root cause of common quality issues
  • Head customer quality review meetings and development of product specifications 
  • Lead employee quality training and awareness 
  • Ensure quality audits are efficiently conducted and action plans are carried out to address concern areas
  • Participate and represent the Quality capability on production improvements, new assets and product development projects 
  • Develop, maintain, and report product and production quality metrics 
  • Manage both the internal and external certifications for the site’s products 
  • Partner with Guardian’s Science and Technology Center and other industry knowledge networks to ensure proper test protocols and quality best practices are employed at the site 
  • Champion our MBM culture 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Demonstrable strong quality, analytical and business skills 
  • 5+ years in a Quality supervision or management position 
  • Technical background and application of problem-solving tools 
  • Hands on and solution-oriented attitude 
  • Ability to drive transformation and work within an entrepreneurial culture that is based on compliance, integrity, humility and value creation 

    What Will Put You Ahead

    • Bachelors or Masters Degree
    • Experience in a glass manufacturing facility

    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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