Senior Quality Engineer

at DuPont in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Senior Quality Engineer

At DuPont, we are working on things that matter; whether it’s providing clean water to more than a billion people on the planet, producing materials that are essential in everyday technology devices from smartphones to electric vehicles, or protecting workers in this global pandemic. ?

If you would like to be a part of a premier multi-industrial company that is delivering sustainable solutions that bring real purpose and value, of a company with collaborative spirit because it believes that we work best when we work together as a team and values the diversity of thought, then DuPont is the company for you!?


Our purpose is to empower the world with essential innovations to thrive. We work on things that matter! ??


Get to know our Purpose and make it yours by bringing innovations to market that improve the world, share a commitment to sustainability that makes our planet better and give back to communities in which we work and live.??

Get to Experience a collaborative environment where teamwork is celebrated with flexibility that enhances balance and an inclusive atmosphere that is welcoming to all!??

Have the Opportunity to chart your own course, challenge yourself, and acquire new capabilities to build a rewarding and fulfilling career. We reward employees with competitive pay and incentives to recognize skills, competencies, and contributions to business results. ??


DuPont is currently looking for a Senior Quality Engineer that will serve as the engineering resource for quality improvements pertaining to the manufacture of Vespel® Parts and Shapes at the Pencader site in Newark, DE. The primary function of this job is to provide technical expertise in Quality Assurance and is recognized as a leader in that technology.

As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will:


Your key responsibilities:

+ Drive continuous improvement by utilizing statistical tools to identify problems with the manufacture, supply, and inspection of Vespel® products

+ Translate customer quality requirements into executable plans that incorporate the development of site capabilities

+ Coordinate capability studies and completes Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

+ Execute and monitor completion of Control Plans

+ Complete Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) for new parts

+ Lead resolution of supplier and customer quality issues in a timely manner and implement effective corrective and preventive actions

+ Coordinate the disposition of parts routed through the Material Review Board (MRB) and lead programs to reduce the number of non-conforming parts

+ Conduct internal system and process audits and monitor the corrective action plans

+ Leverage best practices from other Vespel® and DuPont sites


+ Demonstrated experience using Root Cause Analysis to resolve problems

+ Direct experience with and knowledge of ISO9001, IATF16949, and AS9100 Quality Management systems

+ Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with a range of personnel

+ Excellent problem-solving skills

+ Demonstrated experience in quality auditing, data analysis and use of statistical process control

+ Demonstrated experience and familiarity with:

+ Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP)

+ Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (PFMEA)

+ Control Plans

+ Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Knowledge and experience with ISO17025 Quality system

+ 7+ years of experience in quality related field

+ ASQ-Quality Engineer Certification

+ Six Sigma Green Belt (or higher) Certification

+ Supplier Quality Engineering experience

+ Interface with customer on quality and technical issues

+ GD&T

+ Bachelors (or higher) degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering discipline and minimum of 5 years of experience in the Quality field in an industrial or manufacturing environment

Some business travel required, potentially Internationally

Candidates for this position must be a United States Citizen or a United States Permanent Resident due to Export Controls

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Job Posting: JC222940671

Posted On: Sep 04, 2022

Updated On: Nov 29, 2022