Quality Manager

Job description:

Responsiblefor collaboratingwith internalbusinesspartners to review and solidifyquality systems and qualitymetrics, while identifyingspecificareasof opportunityto provide world classservice to customers. Identifygapsin qualityprocesses, trainingopportunities,and performance issuesinsupportof the businessgoals. Work in conjunction with suppliers and customers to ensure expedient response and flow of information to resolve issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide directionand guidance to PlantManufacturing and Inspectionpersonnel asneededto ensurethe integrityof the companysquality systems and practices.
  • Identifyopportunitiesto develop, implement andmonitor policiesand proceduresto ensurecompliancewithcustomer, internaland supplier qualitygoals.
  • Provide qualityexpertise in technicaldiscussionswithcompanypersonnel, customersand vendors. Represent the companys interest while negotiating andresolving claims.
  • Audit qualityproceduresto evaluatematerials, products, processes,and systemsinrelation to companyand customer specifications; support and direct the inspection and test of rawmaterials, in-processand finishedmaterials.
  • Lead and Support ISO9001 Yearly Audits
  • Ensure nonconforming materials are dealt with in a timelyand cost-effectivemanner, in accordancewith companyprocedures and policies.
  • Lead continuousimprovementinitiativesto reduce nonconformance rate and costs.
  • Issue Return Authorizations to customers, log, file and estimate costs. Examine returned material from customers, determine disposition and resolve claims.
  • Address customer requests for regulatory compliance information.
  • Lead problem solving activitiesfor internal/externalconcerns.
  • Provide oversight andmanagementof on-sitelaboratory, including employee appraisals as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelorsdegree inbusinessor engineering, and/orequivalent workexperience.
  • A minimum of 3 years ofexperience in QualityManagement within a manufacturing operation.
  • Knowledge of fabric medical device manufacturing or textile materials is a big plus.
  • Thoroughunderstandingof ISO 9001 and knowledge of ISO 13485
  • Certified Auditor or willingness to become a Certified Auditor
  • Proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office Suite and ability to understand MRP systems.
  • Ability toapplywelldevelopedtimemanagement skillstodefine prioritiesand implementactivitiestailored tomeet requirements and deadlines.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Excellent opportunity with financially solid, USA based company with a dynamic, entrepreneurial culture.Growing company with a proven track record of promoting their people.This position is responsible for the Quality Manager function and with time will offer growth into other areas of the company.Casual, fun, plant environment!

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : $ 115000

Salary Max : $ 125000

Currency Type : USD