Job Description

Why Valvoline Global Operations?

Valvoline Global is a worldwide leader in automotive and industrial solutions, creating future-ready products and best-in-class services for partners around the globe. Established in 1866, we introduced the world’s first branded motor oil, claiming our position as The Original Motor Oil.

As an affiliate of Aramco, one of the world's largest integrated energy and chemicals companies, we continue to invest strategically and expand globally, driving unparalleled product innovation and sustainable business solutions.

Our corporate values of care, integrity, passion, and excellence shape everything we do. Living out our values is what makes our company, our employees, our partners, our customers, and the communities we serve great.

When you join Valvoline Global, you join a culture that is committed to: treating all people with care, operating with integrity, striving for excellence in everything we do, and showing passion about delivering on our commitments.

Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as a Supplier Quality Engineer. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.

In this role you will work closely with global supply chain COE, global quality, purchasing, technology, product management, and other key stakeholders to support and strengthen suppliers/third parties and provide high quality products and services according to Valvoline Global requirements. This supplier quality engineer role will support and strengthen overall supplier quality activities across Valvoline product portfolio. This includes lubricants, coolants, chemicals, ancillary products e.g. oil filters, wiper blades, air filters, etc.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Apply supplier quality principles for preventive and corrective actions to address quality concerns.
  • Work closely with global supply chain COE, global quality, purchasing, product management, technology and suppliers/3rd parties to resolve quality related issues.
    • Assess and support effective containment actions to protect the customer while determining supplier root cause and corrective actions
    • Support tracking of costs of poor quality due to supplier defects of errors.
    • Assess and support supplier process improvement initiatives.
  • Work on Supplier Corrective Action Reports (SCAR) issued for defects or errors caused by vendors/ 3rd parties. SCARs are the primary mechanism used to drive root cause, corrective action and track quality performance of our third party suppliers.
  • Support supplier/3rd party quality assessment visits (QAV) for initial qualification of vendors or, on-site follow up in the event of a critical supplier related concern or product defect.
  • Support and strengthen ISO-9001 Quality Management System, such as procedure writing, performing QMS audits, management review, documentation review, develop PFMEA, Control Plans, etc.

  • Support and strengthen Valvoline Lean program and A3 improvement projects, Kaizen events, applying lean tools e.g. Fishbone analysis, Value Stream mapping, Time & motion studies, etc.

  • Role will be a combination of desk work and in a manufacturing environment at third party locations.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined by Valvoline from time to time based on it’s discretion.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline.
  • At least two years of experience in an engineering/technical or quality field.
  • Experience working with data, databases, generating graphs, charts, data analysis.

  • Ability to travel up to 15%.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

What Will Set You Apart

  • Experience in a supplier quality capacity
  • Lean experience

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.

Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.

The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email 1-800Valvoline@valvoline.com to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process. The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.

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