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Continuous Improvement/Quality Engineer (EPQC240)

Midway, TN, US, 37809

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal




Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®is the leading supplier of value-added, glazing-focused, interior and exterior products and services. We design, engineer, test and manufacture solutions in engineered curtain wall, storefronts and entrances, architectural glass, shower enclosures, glazing hardware, windows, railings and more.


Job Title:  Continuous Improvement/Quality Engineer (EPQC240)

Reports to: Quality Manager


Primary Function:   Primary duties involve assistance and development of Lean Manufacturing, Quality and Safety Management as part of the Continuous Improvement team. 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job



  • B. S. in Industrial, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering/Technology or Quality Assurance/Management, or minimum of 5 years of equivalent experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills: ability to communicate professionally with people at all levels in the organization and external contacts
  • Must be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and be flexible in working on multiple project simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Quality Principles
  • Certifications in Lean or Six Sigma a plus.
  • Hands-on approach to problem solving strongly desired.
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Regular and predictable attendance, safely perform tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of this job
  • Working knowledge of advanced product quality planning process and tools (i.e. FMEA & Control Plans, MSA, GR&R, SPC)
  • Previous experience as a manufacturing or process engineer a plus




  • Coordinate and support Lean Manufacturing development, training and implementation
  • Standard Work documentation, 5-S, Visual Factory, Mistake Proofing, Set-up Reduction projects
  • Have the ability to perform time studies, process and value stream mapping
  • Participate with employee teams to improve processes and resolve issues focused on waste elimination, setup reduction, mistake proofing, production flow, etc.
  • Use various software such as Infinity QS, Training Manager and SharePoint to assist with the implementation of Quality Management System tools/requirements (i.e. product and process checks per control plans, training records related to standard work and ensuring proper document control)
  • Support Quality Management System development and implementation
  • Identify and develop quality standards, both external and internal.
  • Develop work instructions, training, inspections, checklists and other documentation required to ensure quality processes and compliance to standards.
  • Prepare/analyze data to identify quality issues, investigate to determine  root cause, develop corrective  action plans
  • Assist with implementation of Quality Management System
  • Audit processes to identify opportunities to improve quality and ensure safety of our employees
  • Develop and oversee the Nonconforming Material Process using Material Review Board protocols (includes Quality Holds, Stock Purges and coordination with customers).
  • Coordinate customer complaint root cause analysis and corrective action activities with various department managers and facility leadership
  • Use various problem solving techniques to identify root cause
  • Maintain gage calibration schedule and records for assigned areas via GageTrak software or similar system
  • Minimal travel required.


What OBE Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About OBE


OBE has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of family businesses, regional companies, and large enterprises that together form the OBE family. OBE operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


OBE is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is an E-Verify Employer.





Date Posted:  Sep 20, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

Job Segment: Facilities, Quality Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Manufacturing Engineer, Document Control, Operations, Engineering, Management, Administrative