Olympia, Washington

About Crown:

CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers around the world.  We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers and consumers alike. With operations in 36 countries employing over 24,000 people and net sales of over $8 billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally.  Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated and driven individuals.

Division Overview:

Crown’s Beverage Division manufactures a variety of packaging solutions for soft drinks, craft beers, coffees and teas as well as new energy drinks. Crown Beverage leads the packaging industry with innovative technologies that redefine how the world looks at beverage cans. With a large printable surface area and a wide range of sizes, shapes and decorating options, our aluminum cans are the perfect packaging format to create compelling brand presence where it counts. Here is your chance to join the Crown Beverage Division.

Location:  Olympia, WA

Position Overview:

Provide technical support and training to plant management and manufacturing personnel in the application of statistical tools and problem solving techniques.  Evaluate and improve manufacturing quality, performance and capability.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Quality Assurance Manager, the Quality Process Engineer's responsibilities would include, but not limited to the following:

  1. Technical Support to Management Team
  • Provide process analysis of plant manufacturing performance to management team.
  • Conduct statistical evaluations of new and existing equipment to determine process / equipment capability.
  • Provide data analysis to facilitate the allocation of resources in the scheduling of plant equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Participate in customer/supplier audits and provide supporting process performance analysis.
  • Manage plant SPC training program for salary and hourly personnel.


  1. Technical Support to Plant Personnel
  • Conduct training in basic SPC principles and applications
  • Conduct training in the application of statistical problem solving techniques
  • Coach hourly personnel in the use of SPC on the plant floor
  • Provide process analysis to QA manager and to the management team
  • Conduct gauge R&R accuracy and gauge stability roll-out studies and training programs
  • Support establishment and monitoring of gauge maintenance programs
  • Provide training in the use of statistical software packages
  • Facilitate plant SOP development and training programs
  • Support corporate TQ engineers with the installation and maintenance of quality network systems.
  • Facilitate team meetings and support development of team dynamics
  • Manage process certification efforts within the plant.
  • Maintain quality network systems
  • Assume the role of QA Manager during absence when necessary. 


  1. Project Management / Team Work Groups
  • Plant QIT / Management Team
  • SPC Implementation Team
  • SPC Certification Teams
  • Gauge Maintenance Committee
  • SOP Team
  • Lead Six Sigma and Lean Process Improvement Teams


  1. Provide Quality Support
  • Gauge Design and R&R Studies
  • SPC Software
  • Document Control
  • Plant / Process Performance Audits
  • Procedures / Policies

Performance of other job-related duties as required or assigned. 

Olympia, Washington

Crown has a long history of leading the industry with innovative packaging technology. From the time our founder William Painter invented the bottle cap to the ground-breaking SuperEnd™ beverage ends to today's cutting edge shaping technology, Crown has led the way.

We owe our success to a legacy of leadership and invention that began in 1892 when our founder, William Painter, invented a better way to package soft drinks and beer. Painter's vision revolutionized the bottling industry. His ingenuity, and the leadership of those who came after him, helped to build Crown Holdings, Inc. into the world-class company it is today.

Today, Crown Holdings, Inc. manufactures packaging products from 139 plants located in 41 countries. In over 125 years of growth and diversification, we have never lost sight of our core business: continuously improving the quality of our packaging products, while keeping costs as low as possible.

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