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Director of Quality Control

Company: Gables Search Group
Location: Opelika
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary


Growing company with a number of patents has a newly created position for a Director of Quality Control who will be responsible for the management of quality control activities in support of manufacturing and distribution operations at their high volume manufacturing site which is in an attractive location in east central AL.  Major company benefits begin the first day of employment and there is relocation assistance available. 

Duties and Responsibilities
• Responsible for managing Quality Control in support of Production Floor activities. Management and
   development of Quality Engineering and Validation Engineering staff in support of such activities
• Gaining an understanding of the customer’s needs and requirements and communicating them and the quality standards to the production teams
• Devising ways to improve the manufacturing process to ensure higher-quality goods
• Devising, improving, and reviewing new specifications and procedures for products or processes, and training staff to use them
• Setting the requirements for raw materials from suppliers and monitoring their compliance
• Supervising quality engineers, validation engineers, other staff members and providing guidance
• Ensuring legal obligations are followed and ensuring compliance with regulatory bodies and with health and safety guidelines
• Overseeing product development procedures to identify any deviations from quality standards
• Lead effort to keeping accurate documentation and performing statistical analysis
• Gaining feedback from the customer, attending meetings, submitting reports, and assisting external auditors and inspectors
• Assist in designing and implementing the procedure for the use of Statistical Process Control across all departments as required
• Monitor performance of quality control systems to ensure effectiveness and efficiency
• Ensure critical points are identified in the manufacturing process and specify sampling procedures to be used at these points
• Support external audits as required

  • Will supervise approximately 6 to 12 people
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities
• Strong management/leadership skills
• Strong analytical, strategical, and problem-solving skills
• Familiar with Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen and 5S principles.
• Must possess excellent verbal & written communication skills, as well as presentation, organizational and management skills
• Ability to convey conclusions and recommendations concisely in properly formatted, well-written   reports
• Excellent organizational and attention to detail skills
• Strong reasoning and judgment skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate
• Ability to act with professionalism, integrity, and superior confidentiality
• Ability to assess own strengths/opportunities; pursues training and development opportunities, striving to continuously build knowledge and skills

  • Needed is a strong sense of urgency and adaptability to a fast paced environment
Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Business or in a technically disciplined related field
• Minimum five (5) years prior leadership experience
• Minimum five (5) years prior manufacturing experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical  
   industry

Keywords: Gables Search Group, Columbus , Director of Quality Control, Other , Opelika, Georgia

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