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Process Improvement Manager in Vineland, NJ at Synerfac

Date Posted: 4/13/2019

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Job Description

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT MANAGER

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Promote more effective use of existing tools and processes, and eliminate those that are not used or ineffectual.

Lead the development of and implement standard work and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Programs throughout the organization and facilitate writing of new SOPs's where needed.

Responsible for driving quality, cost and service delivery projects to completion using formal process improvement methodologies.

Oversee the design, implementation, operation and assessment of the Quality Management System. Act as Management Representative for Quality Management Systems to which client is registered or certified. Act as primary quality contact for external entities.

Support the capacity planning and management efforts to lean out the supply chain and drive inventory and lead times to a minimum.

Perform internal quality audits, investigate and resolve product quality issues, and oversee vendor quality activities.

Develop and monitor budget for the department, taking corrective action as necessary to meet or exceed targets.

Lead and manage the company's document control needs with regard to engineered drawings and customer approvals and sign offs.

Supervise and provide leadership for the operations of the quality team. Assign and direct work activities of team members and determine work procedures.

Communicate the vision of the corporate philosophy to all direct reports and uses every opportunity available to communicate a vision of cooperation, innovation, and excellence.

Serve as a catalyst for change management as well as teaches, mentors, and coaches other consultants and associates.

Conduct performance reviews, recommend raises and bonuses, and initiate disciplinary actions if necessary for all direct reports.

Manage department staffing levels, justifying and selecting new department hires when necessary.

Serve as the point person for the ISO program.

  Job Requirements  

REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's degree in Industrial, Manufacturing or Quality Engineering or related technical field.

7 years•relevant work experience in process improvement, change management and Quality Management Systems in a manufacturing environment plus demonstrated ability leading all Quality functions.

Technical compentency in Lean/Six Sigma skills preferred.

Demonstrated ability to coach and train Green Belts and/or project teams.

Demonstrated ability and willingness to work with business partners in a position with influence and limited authority.

Experience with document control.

Knowledge of quality system specifications (i.e., ISO/QS 9000)

Excellent computer competency, specifically database and statistical applications (i.e., Excel and Minitab)

Ability to interpret geometrical dimensions and tolerances on drawings

Strong analytical and decision making skills

Strong attention to accuracy and detail

Good listening, oral, and written communication skills