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Want to join the growth engine of a Fortune 500 company in the life sciences and chemical analysis industry, and have a direct impact in a fast-paced supply chain?
Agilent Technologies is seeking an experienced Quality Engineer for its growing consumables manufacturing facility located in Sacramento California area.
The Quality Engineer position is responsible for maintenance and improvement of the Quality Management System, ensuring that products are designed, engineered and manufactured in conformance with required standards and regulations. This position is also responsible for ensuring new manufacturing processes and equipment are developed and deployed according to established business processes. This job role works closely with Management, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Marketing and Production personnel in the evaluation and improvement of products and processes. The primary focus of this Quality Engineer position will be to support the existing laboratory consumables business and will grow to incorporate special projects and leadership responsibilities.
This is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable experience working in a fast-paced, high-throughput, leading-edge manufacturing facility, producing products used globally for ensuring quality and compliance in consumer products, pharmaceuticals, drug testing, environmental monitoring, national security, forensics, and other areas. Agilent's laboratory consumables business is an industry leader in innovation, market share and performance. Agilent is seeking experienced, energetic and motivated individuals with demonstrated skills in quality, teamwork and communication.
The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills:
Bachelor's or master's degree in related field (Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, etc.) and 8+ years relevant work experience
Demonstrated ability to lead quality investigations, determine root cause and deliver improvements
Experience working with mechanical or injection-molded processes and products, including interpreting engineering drawings, setting appropriate tolerances, DFM, etc.
Working knowledge of ISO 9001 QMS requirements
Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing experience
Effective verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing and presentation experience
Knowledge and experience in statistical data analysis and data presentation
Demonstrated skills in multi-tasking, planning and organizing workload
Talent for establishing and maintaining positive work relationships
Preferred Skills and Experience include:
Experience with gas or liquid chromatography, including knowledge of basic chromatographic principles and troubleshooting methods
Understanding of key customer quality requirements for the laboratory consumables market
Experience working in an FDA or ISO 13485 regulated environment
Project management skills and experience
Working knowledge of SAP or similar Enterprise Resource Planning system
Working knowledge of Oracle Agile Product Lifecycle Management system
Agilent Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.
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