Quality/ Continuous Improvement Manager
The Judge Group Inc.

Long Grove, Iowa

Posted in IT
24 days ago

Job Info

Location: Long Grove, IA
Description: Heavy parts equipment manufacturing company is seeking an experienced Quality Manager to lead its Quality Department.


  • Establishes and implements Quality Assurance policies, procedures, and instructions following required standards ISO-9001.
  • Supports the internal audit program per documented procedures.
  • Prepares periodic reports on Cost of Quality, customer complaints, quality programs, and other quality-related issues as part of the management review process
  • Manages the Supplier Quality Assurance activities, including reporting on supplier performance.
  • Tracks supplier non-conforming material and coordinates activities that focus on preventive, long-term corrective actions from suppliers.
  • Manages and ensures the proper use of quality tools, control plans, and measurement systems analysis.
  • Conducts designed experiments, statistical problem solving and advanced product quality planning, when required.
  • Responds to customer concerns with formal short-term and long-term corrective actions developed with the appropriate cross-functional teams.
  • Provides plant support for lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, and manufacturing excellence efforts.
  • Facilities problem solving and corrective actions with appropriate departments, including verification of the implemented solutions.
  • Ensures that appropriate resources are in place for verification activities, including internal quality audits.
  • Implements, and maintains a quality operating system.
  • Responsible for adherence to all company safety and housekeeping rules.
Skills and Educational Requirements:
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience level of knowledge in a related discipline, plus 5 years of direct quality assurance experience.
  • Knowledge of steel manufacturing/machining operations, with demonstrable managerial skills in organizing, analyzing, planning, and communications.
  • The qualified candidate will have a minimum of 3 to 5 years' experience in a quality leadership role with a working knowledge of ISO9001 quality management standards.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of manufacturing operations plus "hands-on" skills in problem-solving, statistical methods, advanced product quality planning, and continuous improvement.
Company will provide relocation package.

Contact: dbford@judge.com

This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at www.judge.com

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