Quality Engineer

Patrick Industries, a publicly traded company headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana, invites you to join a team of dedicated Team Members who are passionate about delivering high-quality products and exceptional customer service. As a leading manufacturer and distributor of components and building materials serving a diverse range of markets across the United States, our commitment to innovation, quality, and sustainability has positioned us as a high growth, diversified and empowered Team of more than 10,000! Your adventure awaits!


Gravure Ink is a major manufacturer and supplier of decorative and textured printed vinyl’s and papers to different industries throughout the United States and has grown their operation to La Porte, Indiana to expand printing operations! If you are interested in working at a stable manufacturer for a company investing in their team, apply today!


Responsibilities will included, but not be limited to:

  • Identify, develop and help implement continuous improvement initiatives throughout the manufacturing operations.
  • Works closely with the sales, engineering, prototype and production teams in generating, monitoring and reporting on results of cost estimates and provide recommendations for adjustments, as appropriate.
  • Work with management to establish quality & production/performance standards, goals, measures and metrics and effectively implement, educate and provide performance results against targets.
  • Lead Quality Meetings that include Trending, Statistical Analysis, Corrective Action, Planning & Status, and communication of new initiatives.
  • Work closely with management to establish quality inspection processes and procedures that ensures quality standards are met at various stages throughout operation.
  • Point person for controlling and maintaining quality related documentation, communications and maintaining any applicable schedules and training.
  • Conduct quality audits throughout the operation according to established schedules with proper documentation of all assessments and findings.
  • Record, investigate and report all RMA/product quality issues. Maintain warranty and return information involving the analysis of returned product.
  • Communicate with management and any relevant outside vendor(s) regarding quality initiatives, required training and developed corrective actions.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS Degree in Industrial Engineering or related discipline. Minimum of 5 years extensive related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Experience in identifying manufacturing process opportunities with successful corrective action/issue resolution.
  • Education or experience in project planning/management tools and techniques, lean and visual tools and methodologies driving continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Successful demonstration of applying continuous process improvement mindset that drives improved efficiencies and cost reduction while placing a premium on safety and quality.
  • Experience analyzing and resolving complex technical problems relating to operational considerations.
  • Possess results-driven mentality with excellent self-management and organizational skills.
  • High level of technical, critical thinking, problem solving and analytical reasoning skills.
  • Must communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide variety of external professionals and in-house staff.
  • Ability to manage multiple, unrelated tasks in an organized manner with attention to detail and thoroughness while balancing changing priorities and challenges.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook) and product and process databases (knowledge of E2 Manufacturing ERP system is a plus).


At Patrick Industries, BETTER Together is our commitment to being our best while striving to bring out the best in one another as we join forces Individually, as Teams, with our Business Units, with our Customers, our Communities and within our entire Patrick family.


Patrick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


La Porte, Indiana, US, 46350

Work Arrangement:  on-site
Business Unit:  Gravure Ink La Porte

Nearest Major Market: Michigan City