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Job Location: Hickory, NC

Job #: 8903
Title: Manufacturing Quality Manager
Job Location: Hickory, North Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Strong growth, industry leading global manufacturer!


Join a leading edge, award winning, strong growth, nationally recognized, industry leading global manufacturer with immediate Quality Management career-track needs!

We have an immediate opening for a Plant Quality Manager at our Division Headquarters in the Hickory, NC area. The Plant Quality Manager develops and implements company quality improvement plan in accordance with the strategic goals of the company . You will be responsible for the oversight and management of the Quality System and maintain/improve the Quality System to ISO-9001 standards.

You will lead activities for rapid response for any customer complaints related to technical product issues. The Plant Quality Manager analyzes key Quality indicators to help production focus on areas for improvement . You will stop processes or activities not producing quality products/services.

You may serve as a communication channel between the customer`s Engineer Group and the Design Engineers to ensure that all aspects of the development of the project stay on schedule and meet Quality requirements. You will work with the Engineering Staff to support the development of new business and maintenance of current businesses. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining Quality methods to ensure product exceeds customer expectations.

Duties Include :

  • Analyze key quality indicators to help production focus on areas for improvement, manage customer complaints, root cause analysis to ensure prompt resolution for customer satisfaction.
  • Address any quality issues associated within a project and communicate to manufacturing departments
  • Communicate with supplier/vendor regarding nonconforming material/product.
  • Management of the Product Reliability Testing Group which includes coordinating all 3rd party test programs, manages testing and qualification resources for existing products and new products.
  • Manage certification guidelines for suppliers and materials and monitor implementation.
  • Define quality control plans according to existing standards and customer requirements .
  • Stop processes/activities not producing quality products/services.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives .
  • Lead and coordinate external audits for ISO 9001 comply with ISO-14001 guidelines.
  • Efficiently manage lab personnel in performing correct tests and controls for verifying product conformity.

Develops performance standards, establish the departmental engineering and documentation standards, and identifies the customer needs (internal or external) and contract requirements. Works with the Engineering Leadership to assist the development of engineering, product and platform design and performance parameters, technical documentation, and subcontractor specifications.


Requirements :

  • BS degree in Engineering or Technical degree.
  • A Masters degree or a MBA would be a plus.
  • You should have 4+ years of experience in Quality in a manufacturing environment.
  • You should have knowledge of manufacturing & distribution capabilities, knowledge of integrated computer programs, tooling and safety standards.
  • Any project management or technical leadership experience is a plus.
  • SAP experience is preferred.
  • Looking for experience with 5S, Root Cause analysis, Fishbone diagrams, 5 Why, etc.
  • Any cable, plastics, automotive, wire or textile manufacturing experience is a plus.

This is for a global, industry leader that defines the term " Blue-Chip" organization. This company puts a high value on quality of life, skill & career growth, and has an opportunity for vertical career-tracks. This position has a base salary range of $75-85k + Relocation assistance, strong benefit and retirement programs.

University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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