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Director of Quality, Providence, RI.

The Company is a growing Providence area manufacturing company that is revolutionizing engineered membrane and solar solutions. They are looking for a Director of Quality. This is a full-time position that requires 10+ years of experience and an MBA/MS. The position reports to the COO. Relocation is available.

The qualified candidate will be responsible for directing quality improvement efforts and implementing quality improvement initiatives as appropriate (i.e. LEAN, Kaizen, Six Sigma, ISO) to raise the performance level of the company’s products and services.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of Quality and Quality Systems: Continuously develop and drive company’s Quality Policy: "Focus On Customer Ultimate Satisfaction."

  • Responsible for implementing and managing company’s ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System.

  • Responsible for developing and executing the requisite plans to meet all plant and corporate quality goals and objectives.

  • Formulate and establish quality policies and procedures.

  • Develop and execute plans for educating and training associates on Continuous Improvement and how they impact company’s quality management system.

  • Establish and implement operational quality metrics.

  • Monitor vendor performance and establish an evaluation system for critical-to-quality vendors.

  • Drive the culture of continuous improvement to the shop floor via company’s CAPA systems.

  • Plan and conduct quality improvement training throughout the organization.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • MS or MBA degree with a minimum of five (5) years experience in a Quality Manager’s role. PhD a plus.

  • Black Belt level six sigma training a must, LSS Master Black Belt Certification a plus.

  • Proven background within a Lean Manufacturing environment, … LEAN practitioner.

  • Baldridge (MBNQA) experience a plus, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor certification desired, 14000 a plus.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills.

  • The charisma, drive, energy, and self-agency necessary to create a work environment that promotes organizational-wide teamwork and continuous learning.

  • Prior experience in: Textile, Paper, Plastics, or Composites industries a plus.

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Dino Resendes
Lightyear Consulting
Email: [email protected]