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Continuous Improvement/Quality Engineer - Midway, TN at Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope Inc in Midway, Tennessee

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:



Job ID:  174602

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.

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

  • Ability 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.

  • Support Quality Management 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

  • Use problem solving techniques to identify root cause

  • Assist with implementation of Quality Management System

  • Support Safety Culture of Zero Harm

  • Audit processes to identify opportunities to improve and ensure safety of our employees

  • Audit processes to established control plans

  • Incorporate safety work practices in process documentation and training

  • Participate in safety activities and training

  • Work closely with plant leadership and employees to integrate a QMS, CI and Safety methodology focused on customer value, employee engagement, process standardization and improvement

  • Minimal travel required

What CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! 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 career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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