Be part of a revolutionary change at a Fortune 500 company. At Triaga we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re building our future on smoke free products with the power to change the lives of millions of smokers. With this start up initiative come huge opportunities. So, when you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at Triaga, that’s exactly what’s happening. By joining our strong Quality/R&D team, you will have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, backed by extensive investment in R&D, and with fast access to subject matter experts and commercial decision makers. If you’re creative and courageous, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by working on our smoke free future, you can change the lives of millions.
Your ‘day to day’:
As Quality Engineer, you will be part of our Quality department at Triaga Inc., and will be reporting to the Supervisor Quality. The position will be based in Wilson, NC.
A key responsibility will provide a full Quality support and expertise to other departments in order to achieve a high level of Quality material, product and process.
In your role, you will be responsible for initiating improvements related to processes and products, providing technical or analytical direction to solve quality and/or operational issues while looking for productivity and standardization opportunities.
Finally, the Quality Engineer will ensure the improvement and/or maintenance of local Quality Management System (QMS) with related procedures in alignment with QMS Compliance and Central Quality.
Quality Support: Provide technical Quality support and expertise in order to improve material, products and Quality performances. Provide support for the review/update of the manufacturing process characterization.
Non-Conformities Management: Investigate in a timely manner non-conformities and deviations. Take the decision to quarantine the non-conforming material/products and liaise with concerned parties to find out the root cause and take relevant preventives/correctives actions.
Quality Management System: Define, establish and maintain a Quality Management System. Coordinate and support the establishment of all related procedures supporting good manufacturing practices and approve all procedures.
Lead initiatives in order to improve the quality standards of products. Support the work team to plan the tests and the analysis needed availing herself/himself of the concept of: Total Quality, Lean Manufacturing and Total Productive Maintenance (TPM).
Complaints: Establish a system to identify, record and evaluate internal or external quality complaints and investigate and resolve critical deviations. Define and implement a monitoring system for consumer and customer complaints through when appropriate historical data and trend analysis to identify potential deviations and preventive actions. Ensure execution and update of monthly, weekly and on demand quality reports.
Audit Support: Lead and/or make sure internal audits (self-inspections) including quality system audits, infestation control and external audits are appropriately performed and corrective actions identified, followed-up and documented.
Collaboration: Ensure a strong partnership with internal/external stakeholders focusing on collaboration and information exchange in order to ensure excellent quality and Compliance with our requirements, standardization and continuous improvement. Execute internal and external training to all TRIAGA employees, as subject matter expert in QMS, quality process and product in order to drive and share excellence within TRIAGA.
Health, Safety & Environment: Promote and apply all rules concerning TRIAGA Quality, environment, health and safety. Report all situations requiring actions in order to minimize or eliminate risks exposure to personnel, company assets and societal impacts and be in line with or ahead of any applicable Law requirements and Company standards.
Who we’re looking for:
University degree in in Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering or equivalent or equivalent skills through demonstrated experience
3-5 years’ experience in quality Assurance in tobacco, food, pharmaceutical or similar industry
Advanced knowledge of relevant standards (ISO, ICH, GMP)
Well-developed IT skills and project management skills
Advanced knowledge on Quality tools, root cause analysis, analytical skills, statistical tool knowledge
Fluent in English written and spoken
What we offer:
Attractive salary and excellent benefits package: including 401(k) plan, Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage along with paid holidays and three weeks of vacation.
Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join Triaga Inc. and you too can:
Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore.
Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong.
Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress.