Lead quality program execution and implementation drive quality goals and standards into purchasing, program management, and technology departments; ensure the selection of reliable suppliers and the inclusion of quality metrics into product and process design.

More Uses of the Quality Management Systems Toolkit:

  • Ensure you lead advanced product quality planning activities to determine appropriate use of existing and new measurement systems during new tool or process design and startup.
  • Evaluate quality system strategies and deployment for compliance with applicable procedures and requirements and identify new training needs as appropriate.
  • Coordinate key components of the food safety and Quality Management Systems and develop programs and policies to ensure food safety, product quality, and legality.
  • Support the development and refinement of standard operating procedures, with close connection to the product design and development process to comply with applicable Quality Management Systems, standards and regulatory guidance.
  • Manage work with manufacturing personnel in formulating and establishing organization policies, operating procedures, and goals as to total Quality Management Systems, total quality and continuous improvement initiatives, as necessary.
  • Evaluate: direct engagement with suppliers to ensure quick action and containment by vendors, and further ensuring that suppliers are driving closure to corrective actions.
  • Be accountable for focusing on building a Quality Assurance Quality Engineering team utilizing and deploying lean techniques, driving continuous improvement activities and achievement of superior performance.
  • Ensure you work with several cross functional teams, across geographic locations to develop quality management system, information security and overall quality control.
  • Liaise with manufacturing, sales, supply chain, logistics, senior management and stakeholders on all new products being introduced to the business by providing the link to the customer expectation and warranty requirements.
  • Coordinate and provide metric inputs to the supplier quality management review process and identify improvement opportunities across the supplier Quality Management Systems.
  • Develop relevant quality tools and make sure managers and other staff understand how to improve the business; and stay compliant with the highest level of quality control.
  • Provide leadership to coach, mentor and develop direct reports and manage a high performing team that delivers continuous improvement, added value and cost reductions.
  • Audit: be capable of developing and ensuring quality and compliance standards encompass industry best practices and that supplier communications are clear and up to date.
  • Devise: people who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.
  • Develop and execute continuous improvement plans on standards, methods, metrics and procedures for inspecting, testing and evaluating the precision, accuracy, and reliability of your product and equipment.
  • Be accountable for developing and sustaining extensive client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to help to identify and sell potential new service opportunities.
  • Support the development and refinement of standard operating procedures related to human factors engineering, with close connection to the product design and development process and Quality Management Systems.
  • Assure your organization understands the detailed requirements of ISO 9000 and 9001 for Quality Management Systems (QMS) and overseeing the development, maintenance and implementation of a QMS in accordance with that standard.
  • Provide leadership and participation in Quality Systems development, improvement programs, and/or projects involving department, cross functional, and cross business unit teams.
  • Ensure your organization leads and develops team of high performance quality professionals, ensuring a proactive culture, that deliver results by supporting solutions and customer loyalty.
  • Manage assigned components of the food safety and Quality Management Systems to meet the requirements of your customers, independent auditors, and regulatory departments.
  • Identify and oversee Corrective and Preventive Action teams in response to concerns identified through complaints, nonconforming materials or other various concerned activities.
  • Perform audits of Quality Management Systems and manufacturing processes, create related records and follow up on nonconformities to closure in order to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate integration or due diligence resources and timelines, ensuring critical path milestones are met, identifying any barriers to progress and working with Quality leadership and business representatives to mitigate problems.

 

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