Direct and supervise the manufacturing quality function. Support the transition of new products and product changes from corporate quality to the manufacturing floor.
Create, Implement and sustain an effective Quality Management Program which will provide policies, procedures, standards and a corrective action system to identify, analyze, test, assign and manage the corrective actions within an ISO certified chemical and plastics manufacturing operation.
Manage and direct the Quality Management Program and the assigned staff, including hiring, training, coaching and counseling to assure optimal performance of the quality program and staff.
Manage the ISO program to include 3rd party audits and testing – NSF, IAPMO.
Operate and manage the laboratory by maintaining key analytical equipment and laboratory supplies ensuring inventory control, ordering and organizing.
Develop procedures and documentation to monitor and improve the manufacturing process. Inspect during and post manufacturing.
Assist R&D with new product launches and customer service with handling customer quality complaints.
Introduce and follow new chemical processes.
Manage hazard waste rework inventory with safety and manufacturing to get proper disposition.
Knowledge and Experience
Five (5) to ten (10) years of Quality Program Management experience involving quality assurance and quality control in high volume manufacturing environment.
Proven successful experience relating to Continuous Improvement within a manufacturing operation involving preventative analysis/improvements, managing an audit system, quality inspection processes/standards, project management, training and ISO/quality program and standards.
Established experience with the implementation of a quality corrective action program.
Product or industry-specific experience.
In-depth emotional intelligence: behavioral maturity, demonstrated trust and integrity, high ethical standards, interpersonal competence and the ability to prevent, reduce and resolve conflict.
In-depth written and oral communication skills; stand-up presentation and training skills.
In depth PC Computer Proficiency: Windows Operating System, Microsoft Software Package (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook), Visio, SharePoint, etc.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities generating results in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment.
Exhibited analytical and decision making abilities.
Knowledgeable of environmental health and safety regulations and practices.
Attention to detail
Communication skills - verbal and written
Data collection, management and analysis
Problem analysis and problem-solving
Planning and organizing
Customer service orientation
Quality Auditor Trained and Certified.
Quality Improvement Training.
Knowledge of cement chemistry, adhesive background and/or plastic molded parts and related equipment. (In-depth knowledge of analytical equipment such as GC, viscometers, etc.)
6Sigma Green/Black Belt.
Education and Certification
B.S. in Chemistry or Engineering discipline required
Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. Today, Oatey operates a comprehensive manufacturing and distribution network to supply more than 6,000 products for professional builders, contractors, engineers and do-it-yourself consumers around the world. We have continued to meet customer needs for more than a century by offe...ring innovative plumbing solutions that deliver results the first time.
Oatey's market-leading products include:
Solvent cements for joining plastic pipe and fittings
Vent stack roof flashings
Solder and flux for joining copper pipe
Washing machine outlet boxes
Sure-Vent air admittance valves
Residential and light commercial drains
Related plumbing specialty products
All Oatey products and brands are backed with the highest-quality technical and customer support programs in the industry.
Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Oatey has offices in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as a manufacturing facility in China.