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Quality Manager to $130K + relocation

Company:
Confidential
Location:
Newark, New Jersey, United States
Salary:
130000
Posted:
November 28, 2016

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Description:

Growing Manufacturing firm in Bethel, VT. has a need for a Quality Manager. This is a full time position with a full benefits package and relocation. If interested please email your resume to us.

The Quality Assurance/Continuous Improvement Manager is responsible for maintaining and improving the plant-wide quality system that focuses on customer satisfaction, defect prevention, improved defect detection and continuous improvement utilizing six sigma techniques.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Acts as the Management Representative and champion ISO9000 and ISO13485 certification audits, training, and maintenance within the Plant.

• Manages the Material Review Board, internal/external audits, CAPA, document control, and record review.

• Oversees and manages a staff of Quality Technicians, Specialists, Document Control, and Manufacturing Quality Engineers.

• Improves quality assurance systems plant-wide to achieve zero defects through hands-on training, strong work ethic, and leadership by example.

• Identifies and resolves systemic quality problems at both plant level through a reduction in variation in processes and components (i.e., SPC, SQC, Pareto charts, GEMBA walks, etc.)

• Maintains and enhances plant level quality performance metrics.

• Participates in Quality Forum meetings with other GW plant managers and quality managers.

• Improves profitability through reduced internal scrap and customer returns

• Successfully interfaces with key customers and prospects to improve quality and win new business.

• Effectively works with Engineering Managers and Advanced Quality Engineers to ensure PQ runs are successful and uses early production containment to provide feedback to the Engineering team(s).

• Perform other related duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• A minimum of 10 years’ experience supervising a Quality Assurance Department preferred. Must also be able to deal effectively and professionally with team members.

• Experience with team-based troubleshooting of injection molds and injection molding processes.

• Strong statistical background (including the use of Excel, Minitab, etc.), SPC/SQC and various quality based statistical tools.

• Able to effectively lead a cross-function/departmental internal team.

• Ability to train and coach others in field of expertise and quality systems.

• Excellent external/internal customer and presentation skills to all levels of customer’s organizations.

• Strong multiple project management skills.

• Able to thrive in a fast paced environment characterized by high growth.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor Degree (preferably in a technical discipline) or equivalent related work experience required.

• Minimum of 10 years quality assurance or quality engineering supervisory experience.

• Plastic injection molding experience desirable, preferably in a multi-plant environment.

• ASQ Certified Quality Engineer, Quality Auditor, Quality Manager and/or Six Sigma green/black belt certification is desirable.

• Excellent negotiation, presentation, meeting facilitation, and organizational skills.

• Strong customer relationship building skills.

• Strong “hands on” analytical problem solving abilities.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.