Quality Manager 59085

Location: Willmar, MN
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $80,000.00 - $85,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 11/22/2017
Job ID: 02539082
Job Description
This high profile role is located in a Southwest Minnesota community offering both the advantages of a small community and the conveniences of a growing town. First shift position, 4-day work week. Our client is an innovative leader in quality consumer products!  Unbelievable outdoor recreation with easy access to outstanding shops and restaurants.
 
Responsibilities of the Quality Manager:
  • Responsible for managing the Quality Platform for this world class, best in class, manufacturing company
  • Manage 4 direct reports
  • Closely interact with Production to put Quality Activities in place
  • As plant champion of quality, will drive quality initiatives to increase business
  • Responsible for assuring employees of the quality of product as well as assuring sales force that the product they represent had been pulled and inspected on a weekly/daily audit basis
  • Ability to continue to be known as best in class as a premier manufacturing company
  • Implement QMS (Quality Management System)
  • Balance quality between sales and customers regarding improvements and advocating internal quality and continuous improvement (CI)
  • Participate in weekly meetings with parent company
  • Database input such as corrective actions; Excel, Kaizen, Lean and Continuous Improvement  
Education:   4-year degree required
 
Required Skills for the Quality Manager:
  • 3+ years of experience in Quality and Continuous Improvement methodology
  • Experience driving quality and continuous improvement awareness
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Drive a Quality Program for a manufacturing leader of a large manufacturer