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Manufacturing Quality Engineer at PPG INDUSTRIES INC in Sylmar, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

PPG Aerospace has a job opening for a Quality Engineer. the Quality Engineer, you will own the implementation of quality systems in the manufacturing aerospace environment. Serve as a leader in FMEA's and quality control plans. Investigate detailed production control problems in major processes, methods, standards, specifications, inspection, and testing equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining business processes FMEA's.
  • Investigate quality problems that escape to our customers and are discovered in house with the goal of leading problem-solving teams to develop corrective actions that prevent the reoccurrence of the issue.
  • Develop and implement proactive Quality methodologies to transform the workspace from a reactionary organization to a proactive organization.
  • Must analyze process problem situations by reviewing facts and creating solutions using operational and engineering guidelines, procedures, regulations, industry standards, and past successes.
  • Interacts with QA, QC, Production, and Engineering in discussing and resolving complicated data and/or information with all levels of involved department personnel.
  • Monitor quality performance data used to track progress to goals and to drive root cause corrective action; involve other functions and assist each team with actions to drive performance improvements. Use fact-based decision-making processes including 6 Sigma, Lean and other forms of statistical-based problem-solving tools.
  • Provide training to individuals whose work affects quality issues in the requirements of the QMS.
  • Participate in internal audits, corrective action programs, and continuous improvement events providing hands-on support.
  • Must have the ability to report for work on time, follow directions, interact effectively with peers, understand and follow rules and procedures, and accept and respond to constructive criticism.
  • Support business goals, and support special projects as needed.
  • Ability to travel in the US and possibly overseas to customers.
  • Develop yearly improvement plans based on past performance.
  • Develop error proofing strategy, process Capability Analysis & special studies.
  • Salary Range $75,000-$120,000


  • The position requires a bachelor's degree in an engineering field and a minimum of 3 years of experience within a technical quality field or an equivalent environment.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) is preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to connect with internal and external customers at a high level.
  • Previous Experience with LEAN and Six Sigma methodology to evaluate risks is preferred.
  • Must be US Citizen.

About us:
Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday - everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.
The PPG Way
Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated, and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.

We are "One PPG" to the world.

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.

We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders, and our communities.

We do better today than yesterday - everyday.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.

PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

We are One PPG:

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

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