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Date: Mar 11, 2019

Location: Kirksville, MO, US

Company: Hollister Incorporated









Global Position Description


QA Engineer

Hierarchical Level:



Global Quality Management

Reports to:

Plant Quality Manager

Number of

Direct Reports:



5% Domestic / International

Revision Date:



Grade (US Only):


FLSA (US Only):


Type of Position:




The purpose of this position is to support the Kirksville manufacturing facility in assuring quality products by performing process capability studies, determining process improvements, instituting corrective action for process & Quality System deficiencies, and partnering with Kirksville operations in achieving plant objectives.



•Plan, coordinate, execute, and document process capability studies

•Plan, coordinate, execute, and document process improvement studies

•Perform and document investigations, including  root cause analysis for customer complaints, scrap, rejects, etc.

•Support Operations & GQM strategic plans in leading or supporting projects

•Plan, coordinate, and document Quality Plans

•Plan, coordinate, and document work instructions

•Plan, coordinate, test/inspection methods including the purchase of equipment

•Conduct training on defect awareness, statistical techniques, and good manufacturing practices

•Plan, conduct, and document Internal Audits


Essential Functions of the Role**:

  • Time spent using PC or keyboard
  • Walking large plant floor area.
  • Considerable verbal interface/communication

Work Experience Requirements

  • Number of Overall Years Necessary: 2-5
  • Experience in plastic injection molding.  3years experience desired
  • Quality engineering experience preferred
  • Technical knowledge in systematic injection molding techniques preferred


Education Requirements

  • B.S. or B.A. in Plastics, Engineering, Math, Natural Sciences, Computer Science or related study


Specialized Skills/Technical Knowledge:

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer preferred 
  • Experience in medical device manufacturing desired
  • Medical Device regulatory knowledge (preferred)


Local Specifications (English and Local Language):

  • English


** To comply with regulations by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), the principal duties in job descriptions must be essential to the job. To identify essential functions, focus on the purpose and the result of the duties rather than the manner in which they are performed. The following definition applies: a job function is essential if removal of that function would fundamentally change the job.


Date Approved by HR:


Approved By:

Diane Blackorby

Date Posted:



Hollister Incorporated is an independent, employee-owned company that develops, manufactures, and markets products for ostomy care, continence care, and wound care and develops educational support for patients and healthcare professionals. We have been in business for more than 95 years. Our products are sold in more than 90 countries and we have manufacturing and distribution centers on three continents. At Hollister Incorporated, we are passionate about the work we do, and we are committed to making life more rewarding and dignified for our Associates and for the people who use our products and services. A career at Hollister Incorporated can take many paths, all of them leading to rewarding opportunities.


Hollister is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Job Req ID: 27147

Nearest Major Market: Missouri

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