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Quality manager-manufacturing

True North Consulting
Parsons, Kansas, United States
November 06, 2018


This is a 100 year old company with a passion for Lean Manufacturing and Process Improvements. The company is curently setting sales records. This is an excellent opportunity to step into a leadership position and have a major impact. The town of Parsons Kansas is providing land grants to help people move to the area.

This position is responsible for maintaining and improving the elements of the Quality Management System and being the driver for a culture of quality at the Parsons, KS facility


Drive targeted, sustainable improvements in Quality Delivery that is tied to Strategic Deployment by leveraging lean tools, and change management processes.

Manage the ISO/API Document Control System.

Assist in the collation of monthly performance data generated from internal defects and customer complaints

Promote and facilitate Team Member development in various lean tools and Kaizen leadership.

Lead the utilization of lean tools to improve quality throughout the facility.

Drive systemic changes in the quality system.

Ensure the development of the quality system in accordance with ISO 9001 standards.

Communicate requirements and customer concerns to the team in an effective, professional manner in the form of leading training sessions and daily briefs.

Manage supplier audits and their processes

Interface with others both internal and external to the company and communicate quality challenges in a professional and effective manner.

Manage the facility’s equipment calibration program.

Manage the external testing of materials and products as required.

Specify inspection equipment and prepare and manage department budget.


Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

3 years’ experience in a lean environment.

Ability to champion CI and develop and install best practices across diverse environments.

Effective coaching and mentoring skills.

Must have data analysis, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Experience with implementation and sustainment of Quality Systems.