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Quality Engineer

Hoboken, NJ
Job Description

Location: Remote w/ requirement to travel for business needs

Summary of Role:
This position is responsible for investigating, planning, and implementing improvements in and/or additions to current products and manufacturing processes that directly affects safety, quality, and productivity with the result of producing a better-quality product more efficiently. In this role, you will provide technical support, operations experience, continuous improvement, and project management skills to ensure safe, efficient, and low-cost plant operations and support the commercialization of new products and processes for the related business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with Project Teams, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, R&D, and Supply Chain to ensure seamless implementation of process requirements and specifications. Ensure all components and process systems can produce and sustaining safe, stable, and fit for consumption products.
  • Use appropriate statistical methods to define process capability on existing or new equipment for existing and new products to identify manufacturing and/or process gaps.
  • Review quality processes to ensure compliance and to identify any opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Communicate and partner with the commercial group on a regular basis to ensure operations exceed expectations.
  • Applies sound, systematic problem-solving methodologies in identifying, prioritizing, communicating, and resolving quality issues.
  • Review and approve product and process qualification and validation and other change control related documentation.
  • Develop product/process assurance plans, which include all required elements. Identify and implement effective process control systems to support the development, qualification, and on-going manufacturing of products to meet or exceed internal and external requirements.
  • Generate internal quality documentation such as quality plans, standard operating procedures, and inspection procedures.
  • Develop and maintain leading and lagging metrics to measure, trend, and verify effectiveness of quality programs and culture.
  • Participate in Product Reviews and Benchmarking meetings. Identify non-conformance trends and develop technical investigation plans. Investigates and analyze customer/internal complaints.
  • Performs analytical measurements and experiments to qualify or resolve product and process issues.
  • Enhance overall safety, quality, and productivity by eliminating defects, identifying, and executing loss saving initiatives, and building capability in the operating teams.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • S. Technical or Science degree
  • 3 - 5 Years of experience
  • Proven ability to manage by influence.
  • Self-starter and strong analytical / problem solving skills.
  • Ability to collaborate at all levels of the organization and across other functional areas.
  • Demonstrated credibility within manufacturing/operations environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and manage risk in an environment with ambiguity.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in a variety of food processing and packaging technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify critical data and distill into business-focused technical recommendations.
  • Experienced with statistical process controls, experimental design, and data analysis.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, knowledge of troubleshooting tools and techniques.
  • Prefer certification as a CQA, CQE, or CQM, and member of the ASQ.

Compensation and Benefits:
  • $70000 - $90000 / year (commensurate with experience and location).
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Disability coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Critical illness and accident insurance
  • Legal and identity protection insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Adoption and surrogacy assistance
  • 401(k)
  • PTO
  • Parental Leave
  • Maven Family Planning

Hain Celestial is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, expression, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you need accommodations for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to or call 516-587-5000 to let us know the nature of your request. EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disabled