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Quality Engineer / Manager in Temecula, CA at Milgard Windows & Doors

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Milgard Windows & Doors is the leading manufacturer of windows and doors in the Western United States with operations in Washington, Oregon, California, Colorado, and Texas. 

We are looking for a Quality Engineer / Manager to join our team in Temecula, California. At Milgard Windows and Doors, our Quality Engineer / Manger is a member of the location management team. Directly responsible for the overall management of the Quality Department and oversees activities in the inspection, data collection and reporting of quality issues. Provides direction to the department for continuous improvement of quality and systems in the plant. Indirect responsibility for all department employees to ensure quality standards are maintained. Direct responsibility for all department employees to ensure proper safety, orientation, training and development, compensation and working conditions are present. The Quality Engineer is responsible for being hands on and finding the root cause analysis; enhance processes, and automatic systems capabilities to ensure continuous improvement in quality within the plant.

The Quality Engineer / Manager is responsible for the following key functions:

  • Serve as a quality leader for plant, part of local management team
  • Analyze data from internal inspections and customer complaints to identify key quality improvement targets
  • Use lean and six sigma tools to identify root causes for failures and drive to corrective actions
  • Improve failure to quality metrics for site to budget
  • Be a site leader of a data driven approach towards quality management


  • Minimum five years related experience
  • Excel skills, pivot tables and data analysis
  • Quality system development and implementation (Six Sigma or TQM) required
  • Strong background of driving data to get to root causes and delivering quantifiable results
  • Demonstrate track record of quality improvement
  • Prior background in similar industries, make to order and quick lead times

The successful candidate will have proficiency in:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Critical thinking skills including the ability to understand, effectively interpret and communicate complex situations
  • Implementing processes

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged standing and repetitive motions, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling
  • May be required to frequently lift up to 50 lbs. depending on the job
  • Hand dexterity and strength

Milgard is growing and just came off a record year in 2017! 2018 looks to be another growth year, which continues to create opportunities for team members.  A Quality Engineer / Manager role is a great opportunity to learn our business, show what you can do and, if you aspire to do more. We have a robust total rewards offering including items such as:

  • Performance Bonus Incentive – your efforts are rewarded!
  • Vacation
  • Medical/Dental/Vision – Milgard picks up the majority cost of these important benefits!
  • 401k with a match – 100% of the first 4%
  • Tuition assistance – continue your education; we will help!
  • Career growth opportunities – take on more responsibility and grow!

To learn more about Milgard’s products, services, and culture visit our website at We have built our success on our foundational philosophy of Respect, Service, and Excellence. Milgard Windows & Doors, started right here in the Pacific Northwest and now operating in Oregon, California, Colorado and Texas – it is a great place to grow your career as we continue to evolve our business!


Full or Part Time

Full time

Milgard is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.