Director of Quality

Description Growing CNC machining/industrial manufacturer is looking for a Director of Quality. The Director of Quality is responsible for leading the design, deployment, and implementation of the end-to-end quality management system. This is a highly visible and customer facing role critical to the growth and success of the company. As the quality representative on the executive staff, responsibilities include development of overall quality strategy, goals, and plans to achieve them. Oversee and coordinate quality system and quality control efforts across all company facilities. Drive cross-functional continuous improvement efforts to meet and exceed customer expectations. Make critical, creative and strategic decisions as a result of analysis of available information including risk-assessment for the business. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  Leads the company in development of overall company quality goals and objectives  Develops long-term quality strategies, annual quality goals and metrics  Confer with quality and operations management to develop plans to achieve goals  Assign work to direct reports, appraise performance, reward and discipline employees, address complaints and resolve problems  Identify department training needs and provide for appropriate training of employees  Interface with customers on key quality issues and initiatives  Stay abreast of current customer requirements, quality and management tools through seminars and publications  Publish regular quality performance reports for management  Utilize quality data to prioritize and drive cross-functional continuous improvement efforts  Oversee and/or direct major quality system implementation projects  Act as management representative for ISO 9001  Conduct top management reviews of the quality system  Keep top management team abreast of significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities  Serve as primary liaison with quality system third party registrars  Oversee corrective and preventive action process  Perform quality system documentation development and control  Interface with internal departments, customers and suppliers as required for quality planning, quality system development and resolution of quality issues  Provide and/or arrange quality related training for company employees  Maintain quality records, spreadsheets, logs and databases as required  Perform additional related duties as assigned EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:   B.S. in a Technical, Materials Science or Quality-related discipline required.   Graduate degree a plus.   Ten years' experience in quality management/engineering with demonstrable    success in progressively challenging roles.   ASQ Certification as CQM, LSSBB, SSBB preferred   Experience leading and owning an ISO 9001 program CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:  ISO Lead Auditor certification  ASQ CQM/CQE/SSBB/LSS SKILLS REQUIRED:   Customer focused - prioritizes customer needs as the primary consideration in decisions    Ability to effectively communicate at all levels internally and externally across all mediums   Ability to plan and execute presentations to large groups of people (internal/external)   Computer literate including, but not limited to, MS Excel, Visio, Project, PowerPoint   Strong organizational development and team building skills   Understanding of statistical tools and analysis   Demonstrated ability to plan and manage complex projects.
Salary Range: $161K - $172K
Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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