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Manager, Quality and Continuous Improvement UP TO $150K PLUS BONUSES AND FULL BENEFITS!

Location: Goleta
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced Manager to ensure product quality and reliability and the continual improvement of process performance. This candidate will use sound Quality Engineering and Lean-Six Sigma principles and tools to establish and ensure compliance with regulations and policies and procedures in a continual improvement environment. This position will be responsible for reporting significant process metrics, quality trends, and issues and managing any required root cause analysis and implementation of effective correction actions.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


?Responsible for the daily management Supplier Quality Engineering, Supply Chain Technicians, and Quality Process Technicians.


?Responsible for the daily management of the Supervisors for Test Engineering Technicians and Process Support Technician functions.


?Coordinates and leads quality and process improvement activities, including but not limited to, the management of Kaizen Events and activities associated with Dock to Stock and Dock to Point of Use initiatives.


?Prepares and manages labor, capital and expense budgets for the department.


?Establishes, monitors, and reports the statistical metrics for supplier, production, and service quality, customer returns, and the performance of supplier, production and service processes.


?Leads efforts in determining root cause analysis and implementing effective corrective actions in response to quality and process metrics.


?Leads the Failure Review Board for root cause and corrective action of trends associated with supplier failures, internal failures, and external failures.


?Provides support in the development and validation of supplier, production, and service processes and respective control systems.


?Collaborates with Quality Systems and Standards Compliance on Customer Complaints, leading activities associated with complaint investigation and closure.


?Ensures that FDA and ISO standards are complied with in each area of the department.


?Trains, supervises and reviews performance of department personnel and maintains thorough documentation of all personnel issues that require corrective action.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:


?Experience in Quality improvements and Process Improvements using data and Lean-Six Sigma methods.


?Ability to be a team leader and hold employees accountable


?Strong written, verbal, analytical and diplomatic interpersonal skills required.


?Computer competency using Word, Excel and databases.


?Demonstrated ability to develop processes, define process controls, and validate process and product performance.


?Knowledge of the U.S. FDA Quality System Regulation, 21 CFR Part 820 (QSR), and knowledge of international quality system standards, ISO 13485, ISO 9001.


?ASQ certification desired.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


?BA degree in an engineering discipline, Master?s Degree preferred.


?Minimum 3 years supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment


?Experience in analytical/problem solving using statistical based methodologies.


?Certification in the principles and implementation of Lean Manufacturing Strategies coupled with Six-Sigma experience strongly desired.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

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