Director of Quality

<p>Our client is well-known in the industry for their commitment to implementing the highest quality, authenticity and cutting-edge solutions to high tech and industrial markets. They have established themselves as a market leader for all solutions in their industry, &nbsp;keeping ahead of market demands in new technology. &nbsp;Their success is based on maintaining its competitive edge by constantly providing innovative products and services and customer-first approach.</p>

New Jersey

Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.)

<p>Your Global Talent Partners</p> <p>Career Opportunities International (C.O.I.) is a dynamic and progressive international search firm with offices in the US and Europe. C.O.I. assists companies large and small, across international borders, to find highly qualified professionals to fill mid and upper-level management positions.</p> <p>We have an international team of executive recruiters and partners who understand business from a global perspective but also have an in-depth understanding of local business practices in a multi-cultural society. We are dedicated and experienced professionals with the ability to identify the perfect match in the shortest time possible.</p> <p>Our clients trust that we will maintain the highest standards of integrity with a commitment to deliver unsurpassed results.</p>

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Overview: <p>This is an exciting opportunity to lead the Quality division to strengthen business performance and facilitate continuous improvement.</p> <p>As Director of Quality, you will lead a team of specialists who ensure best in class products.&nbsp;&nbsp; You will participate in defining quality process standards, specifications and other technical data needed to meet and exceed customers quality requirements as well as support other functions to achieve operational excellence. You will adopt creative problem-solving techniques and have an inherent ability to understand and resolve conflict through collaboration. Our client fosters a corporate culture of accountability at work and embraces diversity.&nbsp;</p> <p>This is an exciting and highly rewarding opportunity to join a dynamic company that is planning significant corporate growth in all areas of its business in the mid and long term.&nbsp; As your career develops, you could also experience international assignments.</p> <div> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Key Responsibilities and Objectives</strong></p> <p>Overall and global responsibility for the quality level of products &amp; services.</p> <p>Establishes and drives quality initiatives that advance improvement in both delivery and cost, while aligned to Corporate Core Value Drivers and Business Unit KPIs.</p> <p>Ensures the Quality organization is a full partner in driving company / site initiatives and improving business operations performance.</p> <p>Creates the Quality Control Manual, Quality Control Procedures, and Inspection Plans &amp; Procedures.</p> <p>Ensures product quality by enforcing quality assurance policies and procedures and government requirements; collaborating with other members of management to develop new product and engineering designs and manufacturing and training methods.</p> <p>Supports the Company's operations and sales teams and assist with project scheduling to assure that timelines and deadlines are met in the most efficient and economical manner.</p> <p>Resolves quality issues with vendors, customers and company personnel.</p> <p>Responsible to maintain and direct an effective failure reporting and corrective actions.</p> <p>Leads the efforts to solve major customer complaints.</p> <p>Develops new QC/inspection methods and metrics to meet internal requirements, customer specifications and industry specifications on both high-throughput and custom parts.</p> <p>Conducts audits both internally and externally, determine root causes and take corrective actions and prevent any deficiencies and discrepancies observed.</p> <p>Responsible for defining and maintaining an Internal Audit Schedule in accordance with AS9100.</p> <p>Establishes and maintains the vendor rating system and performs periodic on-site vendor quality audits. Prepares product and process quality reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.</p> <p>Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing professional networks; participating in professional societies.</p> <p>Promotes employee development by actively engaging in coaching, mentoring, knowledge transfer, training, performance management and career development.</p> <p>Achieves financial objectives by preparing the quality assurance budget.</p> <p>Oversees, manages and directs the activities of Receiving, In-Process, and Final Inspection team members.</p> <p>Responsible for the management of inspections, first article verifications, capability reporting and quality documentation.</p> <p>Achieve and maintain an active J-STD-001, Class 3 Inspector Certification.</p> <p><strong>Qualifications and skills &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>Understanding of product compliance, industry, consumer and MIL-SPEC</p> <p>Intimately familiar with Statistical Process Control methods and techniques and responsible for the implementation of SPC metrics within the company.</p> <p>Compliance and regulatory background, including the administration of a Quality Management System</p> <p>Excellent verbal and written communication skills</p> <p>Detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks concurrently</p> <p>Complex problem skills and able to identify, develop and implement solutions</p> <p>Highly organized and superior time management skills</p> <p>Able to be an attentive listener</p> <p>Strong analytical skills</p> <p>Experience working in a multi-cultural and diverse environment</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>Education and Experience</strong></p> <p>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Engineering required</p> <p>At least 5 years of experience in Quality Control management in a manufacturing environment</p> <p>SAP or other ERP experience</p>