DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Manager of product and process quality within the business. Ensure daily quality requirements are met and primary lead for non-conforming analysis and corrective measures.
Process documentation manager of all departments. Owner and creator of documentation to quality functions including internal process, product compliance, certificates and testing procedures .
Cross functional leader to process quality and change agent on process improvement projects.
Demonstrate product quality improvements and develop metrics and KPIs for process improvement.
ERP system quality module owner with focuses on data setup and records maintenance.
Performs quality reviews of design documentation for compliance, including vendor quality manuals and company quality records.
Manages product qualification and ongoing inbound inspection process; developing documentation to support product inspection requirements.
Reviews data obtained during quality assurance activities to ensure consistency with company policies and procedures.
Keeps management informed of significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities and actions being taken to improve the situation.
Prepares and presents technical and program information to the management team. Manages workers engaged in quality control and projects. Maintains a working knowledge of industry quality standards. Serves as subject matter expert to quality system and controls.
Designs and implements quality assurance training to key personnel in conjunction with managers.
Development and continued management of non-conformance corrective activities. Investigations to root cause and implementation of corrective measures
Health and safety key team member with various duties to continually develop a health and safety focused culture.
Proven track record on process improvement and quality management.
Ability to communicate in an effective and organized manner. Leadership capabilities, detail orientated, written communication and interpersonal skills.
Lean, Six sigma and 5S experience preferred.
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to manage conflicting demands, prioritize work, and to multitask.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Employment in production occupations is projected to decline 4 percent, with a loss of about 423,200 jobs from 2019 to 2029. Technological advancements are expected to continue to replace many of the manufacturing workers that make up a large share of the production occupations. Fewer workers are expected to be needed in the manufacturing sector as many processes have become computer-controlled.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for production occupations was $37,440 in May 2020, which was lower than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.
Here are some occupations within Manufacturing and Production:
Assemblers and Fabricators
Dental and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians and Medical Appliance Technicians
Food and Tobacco Processing Workers
Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
Machinists and Tool and Die Makers
Metal and Plastic Machine Workers
Painting and Coating Workers
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers
Quality Control Inspectors
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators