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Quality Assurance Manager – Joliet, IL

A well established custom injection molding manufacturing company is searching for a Injection Molding Quality Assurance Manager.  The primary function of the Quality Assurance Manager is to plan, organize, direct and run the day-to-day Quality Department activities to ensure customer expectations are exceeded through delivery of high-quality products. This role is responsible for implementing, leading, managing, and successfully executing all aspects of the company’s Quality Management System including ISO and SQF certifications.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with plant operations in the areas of quality program management, inspection coordination and testing requirements to develop, implement and maintains the Quality Management System.
  • Manages the development, modification and maintenance of all quality evaluation and control systems in areas of product responsibility, and in compliance with company policies, customer requirements and government regulations.
  • Develops, manages and implements testing methods, equipment and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision and accuracy of products and production equipment.
  • Manages statistical analysis projects to assess the cost of and determine the responsibility for products or materials that do not meet required standards and specifications.
  • Manages the auditing process of quality systems for deficiency identification and correction.
  • Ensures that corrective action plans are establish and executed in a timely manner, meet acceptable reliability standards and that documentation is compliant with all, customer and regulatory requirements
  • Manages the development of sustainable, repeatable and quantifiable business process improvements. Reports to management as required on the status of quality assurance programs and practices.
  • Manages up front quality planning for new products to ensure appropriate quality systems and processes required to support the introduction are developed and implemented.
  • Manages development, implementation and overseeing compliance of site-required agency certifications related to product and process quality, such as SQF, ISO 9001, ISO 13485, QS9000, ISO 14000 and TS16949.
  • Represents the company on all third party, customer and regulatory audits.
  • Generate and maintain applicable quality system documentation, as needed. Documents such as Device Master Record (DMR), Design History File (DHF), validation protocols, for example, and other specified documents in support of customer projects.
  • Ensure conformity of initial and ongoing validations performed in support of the GMP quality systems.
  • Develop matrixes related to the Quality Management System, report to top management.
  • Organize and facilitates Management Review Meetings
  • Ensures on going corrective action leadership and continuous improvement for administration of internal and external audits.
  • Complete training as required for SQF/QMS
  • Collect and analyze data to find opportunities to increase profits and prevent waste.

 

REQUIREMENTS 

Key Behaviors

  • Analytical problem solver with a great deal of abstract reasoning and multidimensional thinking
  • Self-disciplined with sharp attention to detail
  • Future-thinking, confident visionary focused on systems and processes
  • Strong organization, time management, prioritization and communication skills
  • Data driven, logical decision maker
  • Proactive and acts quickly to address and resolve customer issues
  • Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Quality or other Technical discipline.
  • Certification, formal training or continued education in Problem Solving Methodologies (5 Why, 8-D, etc) required.
  • Post-graduate training or degree in Management preferred.
  • Work Experience
  • 10+ years of quality control experience
  • 5+ years of quality auditing experience
  • Exceptional knowledge of Quality Certification policies (SQF/ISO)
  • Experience successfully supervising, leading, coaching, and mentoring a team
  • Background in plastic injection molding or related manufacturing work environment
  • Excellent computer skills to effectively generate reports, input required data or present information.
  • Continuous Improvement / Kaizen training preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma Training (Green Belt / Black Belt) preferred

BENEFITS

In Addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $100,000 range the company offers; Attractive Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, 401K, holiday, paid vacation and relocation assistance.

Blow Molding Quality Manager – Hudson, NY

Description

A plastic extrusion blow molding company that manufactures a variety of plastic containers and closures is searching for a Quality Manager. The company serves clients in the health care, pharmaceutical, household, industrial, food and beverage, and automotive and agricultural chemical markets. The company offers bottles, jars, canisters, cylinders, jugs and drug ovals in a range of designs and colors.

The Quality Manager is responsible for; managing, planning, coordinating, and directing a quality control program designed to ensure continuous product of products that meet or exceed customer requirements.

Essential Quality Functions

  • Direct inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, equipment, and products.
  • Perform mold validations and process capability.
  • Perform capability studies to determine process stability.
  • Serve as ISO  9000management representative and conduct ISO audits.
  • Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine product standards.
  • Conduct CpK analysis and develop improvement projects to insure products have CpK’s of at least 1.0 for all products.
  • Visit, assist and interact with customers to resolve issues and improve product performance.

In addition to an annual salary in the $70,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation package.

 Requirements
•Must have quality management experience in a plastic extrusion blow molding facility or equivalent operation.

•Must have a four year technical degree and a broad range of quality control and management principles or equivalent knowledge and training, including; working knowledge of GMP, SPC, and SQC requirements in a manufacturing environment.

Injection Molding Quality Manager – Pawling, NY

Description

A custom plastic injection molding product company is searching for a Quality Manager to manage the quality process to ensure that customer requirements are met, and the quality management system is maintained and continually improved.

Quality Manager Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently manage inspection and QA personnel and resources in the support of production activities.
  • Oversee process performance metrics with an overall goal of continual improvement.
  • Design and oversee processes with emphasis on problem avoidance and measurement as part of an overall continuous process improvement program.
  • Establish and maintain an on-the-job training program that ensures a knowledgeable and skilled workforce
  • Ensure an efficient, safe, and secure environment is maintained.
  • Manage the Quality Management System, reporting status and effectiveness to Executive Management
  • Management of Supplier Quality and Quality Training
  • .Responsible for the quality and adequacy of own work.
  • Adherence to the Company’s Personnel Policies & ProceduresIn addition to an annual salary in the $85,000 to $95,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits and relocation assistance

Requirements

KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS

  • Metrology
  • Knowledge of Injection Molding Manufacturing Industry Standards
  • Process throughput/ efficiencies
  • ISO 9000 Series Standards
  • Organizational skills
  • Planning and Goal Setting
  • Training and Organizational Development
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good presentation skills.

EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE

BS or BA in Business Administration or equivalent work experience and 7 to 15 years quality management experience.

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