Overview

We are looking for a Quality Manager to manage 20+ people, for a Global, Electrical Components Manufacturer who’s Plant is located in New Jersey.  Relocation provided, if needed.  Reports to the Plant Manager

·   Maintain and continuously improve a Quality organizational structure capable of supporting the strategic initiatives of the plant and lead the efforts to integrate quality needs into the development of short- and long-range strategic business plans

·   Provide leadership of a 20-person Quality Team by ensuring resource management, team member engagement, productivity and excellence in performance is in place to support internal and external customers

·   Provide Quality interface and expertise between the operation and its customers to proactively identify or anticipate their needs and expectations and ensure they are understood and satisfied; Includes the complaint management system (PARR) and the corrective/preventive action process related to customer issues, and the coordination of customer visits and audits

·   Lead operations initiatives in the development, implementation, and improvement of the Quality Management Systems throughout the organization; Provide advanced quality planning support in the development and launch of new products, processes and services

·   Lead the internal Quality System Audit program and manage the corrective action system in conjunction with the management review process

·   Analyze key organizational quality metrics and perform periodical reviews to evaluate results and establish action plans to close the gaps

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably EE, ME or related curriculum is required; Master’s degree is a plus

Must have 8 or more years of experience in Quality Engineering, preferably in a complex, made-to-order, high volume manufacturing environment

Current Certifications preferred, e.g., ISO 9001 QMS Lead Auditor Certification; NQA-1 Lead Auditor Certification; IPC-A-610 and/or IPC-J-STD-001 Certification, ASQ CQE or CQM

Direct experience in obtaining and maintaining ISO 9001:2015 Standard Certification is highly desirable

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification is a plus

 

Must have at least 3-5 years of Quality team leadership experience, leading a 10 + person team with demonstrated capability to provide effective employee coaching, development, and performance management

Strong ability to collaborate closely with peer members of the leadership team is required, including: Engineering, Operations, Materials Management, Finance and Finance, and will help drive continuous process improvement initiatives

Candidates must already have a work authorization that allows them to work in the USA

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