Quality Engineer

Miami, OK 74354, USA Req #1679
Saturday, June 1, 2024

Scepter, a Myers Industries Company (NYSE: MYE), is a leading manufacturer of portable plastic containers for marine, consumer and military applications. Through smart choices and smarter design, the business doubled in size, started winning innovation awards, and earned a full 95% of the global marine fuel tank market.

For the military, Scepter developed better packaging for the safe handling and storage of heavy caliber ammunition, converting from metal to plastic as the new standard. Their military fuel can is known by armies the world over as a “Scepter Can.”   

When Scepter turned its attention to the retail market, the company soon became trusted throughout the world for producing rugged, ergonomic, and easy-to-use fuel containers.

Steady growth and expansion ensured Canada operations were strengthened with the purchase of a key facility in the heartland of America. 


Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Engineer will be primarily responsible for managing and leading activities surrounding the compliance to engineering, industry, customer, and regulatory testing/requirements.  The Quality Engineer will be required to lead and facilitate the development, implementation, and training of control/inspection plans, testing procedures, risk assessments (i.e. PFMEAs), APQP/PPAP documentation, continuous improvement plans (i.e. CARs), and audit plans/reports.


  • Manage/supervise the site quality lab associates and administrator.
  • Manage and improve the Laboratory & Quality Management System in compliance with ISO 9001 & 17025, customer, industry, engineering, and regulatory requirements.
  • Lead audits, including closing out audit findings, creating audits finding reports and determine proper corrective and preventive actions.
  • Manage and maintain company quality documentation such as control/inspection plans, testing procedures, risk assessments (i.e. PFMEAs), and APQP/PPAP documentation.
  • Conduct/facilitate root cause analysis and implementation of associated corrective actions on production defects (i.e. NCRs), customer returns/complaints (i.e. RMAs), test evaluation (TE) results, and supplier issues.
  • Analyze existing processes to identify improvement opportunities.  Lead continuous improvement activities.
  • Lead/facilitate Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) development on new and existing processes and products.
  • Development, implementation, and training of quality plans, key characteristics review, gauging, customer and standard requirements in conjunction with design engineering.
  • Review/approve potential suppliers’ quality system information as part of the new supplier approval team(s).
  • Audit potential and existing suppliers’ quality system to develop or improve capabilities.
  • Completing and approval of FAI/PPAP requirements and communicating results back to suppliers/customers.
  • Train and develop the QC Lab Techs to ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system.
  • Report on quality performance (CAR’s status, Supplier Performance, NCR trends etc.).


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a Quality Engineer or Management role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline from an accredited school.
  • Certificates in Quality required (i.e. Quality Auditor, Technician, Engineer, etc.)
  • Working experience with industry and regulatory agencies such as ASTM, UL, US EPA, CPSC, California ARB, etc.
  • Demonstrated/previous experience developing quality plans and documentations (i.e. test procedures/reports, audit plans/reports, PPAP/FAI, etc.)
  • Demonstrated/previous experience using quality problem solving tools such as 8D, 5 Why’s, Fishbone diagrams (Ishikawa), and process mapping.
  • Able to read, interpret, and institute testing protocols, industry & regulatory standards, engineering drawings, control/inspection plans, and standard operating procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, work within a fast-paced environment, and prioritize conflicting demands through proven systematic approach or processes.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of employees and outside contacts (Customer, Sister Company, Other departments, Suppliers);
  • Proficient working abilities within Microsoft applications: MS Project, Word, Excel and Power Point.


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work conditions consistent with a general office environment. Frequent exposure to manufacturing facilities requires the ability to use all necessary safety equipment. Standing and walking are frequent and required.
Myers Industries, Inc.  is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Job Family INDIR
  • Job Function Quality
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • Miami, OK 74354, USA