Quality Engineer I

Position Description

Job Summary

The Quality Engineer I will be responsible for ensuring products conform to established requirements and standards through appropriate audit, inspection, and test activities. Interacts with multiple cross-functional departments, customers, suppliers, contractors and experts outside of Saint-Gobain to implement Saint-Gobain quality objectives.  The position will involve travel / working directly with contract manufacturers outside of Saint-Gobain LS sites.

Formulates procedures, specifications and standards for Saint-Gobain products and processes. Understands how to investigate and determine root causes for non-conformances, taking that knowledge to develop and implement corrective/preventive action plans. Collects and analyzes data to ensure the quality system is in compliance with standards and regulations. Will have a basic understanding of ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820 regulations, quality systems, design assurance, FMEA, product testing methods. Previous experience in a clean room environment a plus.

Promotes a safe working environment, complies with proper use of PPE, reports incidents, and participates in functional department safety meetings. Exhibits good environmental practices and procedures consistent with job(s) performed and EMS (Environmental Management System) requirements.

Other activities may include:

  • IQ/OQ/PQ for validation activity related to Focus Factory (e.g. Cleaning, process, software, etc.)
  • Design Transfers
  • Process Event/CAPA related to Focus Factory issues
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Error Proofing
  • SPC

Tracking/Trending of Quality issues in Focus Factory


Essential Functions


Maintain a Plant presence at Supplier/Contactor facilities to ensure compliance to part and process specifications.


Investigate nonconformance’s, determine root cause and create corrective/preventive action plans.


Write technical protocols, reports, and procedures.


Required Qualifications


Bachelors Degree  – Engineering



Company Summary

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is one of seven businesses within the Innovative Materials Sector, which is spear-heading the advancement of innovation within the Group. Performance Plastics is a recognized leader in the advanced polymer technology market with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing and research & development facilities around the world.

Through close partnerships with our business leaders, our team works to support the achievement of business goals while emphasizing the PPL values of accountability, trust, initiative, respect and helping.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

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Quality Engineer I

Location: Williamsburg

Posting Date: 05/06/2021

Job Code: 586074

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