Ivoclar Vivadent Inc.

  • Quality Process Engineer

    Job Location US-NJ-Somerset
    Posted Date 1 month ago(5/15/2018 3:35 PM)
    Quality Control
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    We offer an excellent opportunity for a Quality Process Engineer to ensure continuous process improvement, timely implementation of new processes and products to the quality control department. Specifically, equipment qualification, process validation, calibration/maintenance, and change management necessary to implement and maintain the quality equipment and processes necessary at IVMI.


    Ivoclar Vivadent Manufacturing, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. EOE/AA. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Vet. 


    • Responsible for undertaking process improvement and executing development projects with minimal direction.
      • Qualification/Validation of new equipment and processes.
      • Test equipment calibration/maintenance.
      • Change management.
      • Troubleshooting issues and implementation of preventive and corrective actions.
      • Process improvement: cost reduction, increasing productivity, facilitate LEAN concepts; while maintaining a stable and high quality product/process.
    • Support the validation team in evaluating and approving plans, reports, and data generate to qualify processes, equipment, and computer systems.
    • Provide technical leadership in testing environment based on in-depth expert understanding, of testing equipment and processes, related to current and new products and processes.
    • Responsible for overseeing activities related to the implementation and/or transfer of new product testing or processes in close cooperation with Quality, Production, and Dental Technology.
    • Conduct tests and analyze data needed to develop and/or improve testing processes.
    • Develop and maintain procedures and test methods for new and existing processes.
    • Investigate/evaluate new equipment, processes, and software.
    • Supervise non-routine calibration, maintenance, and modifications of new and existing equipment.
    • Monitor and statistically analyze testing results to ensure stable and conforming processes.
    • Assist in conducting internal/external audits.
    • Perform other related duties and assignments as required.


    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in science or engineering field.
    • Previous experience in a FDA QSR and/or ISO regulated industry preferred.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both oral and written.
    • Ability to effectively manage time to meet assigned deadlines and prioritize multiple work assignments.
    • Ability to read and understand technical drawings, specifications, and equipment requirements.
    • Ability to read, write and speak English.
    • Ability to travel both domestic and internationally.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal instruction and supervision.
    • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and Excel. LIMs and/or SAP experience preferred.
    • Competent in utilizing statistical analysis tools.

    Physical Demands

    Ability to sit or stand for up to 8 hours per day, view computer monitor and move about between departments and

    buildings to effectively fulfill the essential functions of the job.


    Equipment & Machinery Used

    Desktop or lap top computer. Laboratory equipment used in the evaluation of product for, including but not limited to:

    color, strength, hardness, microstructure, homogeneity, and other visual/aesthetic properties.


    Ivoclar Vivadent Manufacturing, Inc. offers competitive compensation, opportunity for training and advancement, medical and dental benefits, other voluntary benefit options, life and disability insurance, competitive time off program, 401(k) and pension plan, flexible spending accounts, corporate wellness programs, on-site fitness room, and a positive, up-beat work environment!




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