Summary of the position:
Director of Quality Assurance is responsible for establishing a corporate
quality assurance system and team that promotes customer satisfaction and that
positively impacts the financial performance of the company. The Director will
champion continuous improvement efforts and defect reduction initiatives to
establish an effective Quality Management System (QMS).
Duties and responsibilities:
- Senior management and functional
responsibilities in the company for the operation of our quality control process.
- Review present Quality Systems and
create Vision, Direction and Strategies to be implemented to
"re-commence" / upgrade to next level, especially from
Customer/Supplier focus strengthening front and back-end operations.
- Ensure a Quality Management System is
maintained to provide world class quality levels from the product design stage
through manufacturing and is focused on process control in conjunction with
lean manufacturing systems.
- Manage Quality Control, Compliance,
Inspection, and Continuous Improvement Departments.
- Utilize Lean and Six Sigma tools
throughout Quality Management System and work with operations leadership to
ensure processes which enable Quality to be cost effectively built into the
- Participate in the strategic business
planning of the company.
- Provide customer quality assurance for
the products and services of the company and assist in assuring the achievement
of the optimum quality costs for the company.
- Formulate and document basic company
quality policy and quality organization.
- Establish quality goals and supporting
tactics in company business plans.
- Oversee all major quality-related
decisions in all phases of business activity.
- Focus on such areas as potential
liability of the company's products, the reliability and safety of all
products, and the minimization of such hazards in achieving full customer
- Assure and contribute to the regular
collection and analysis of quality metrics to measure the business
effectiveness of the quality program for achieving optimum balance among
prevention, appraisal, and failure costs.
- Maintenance of suitable activities to
audit quality effectiveness, especially planning programs of audits; procedure
audits, quality-systems audits, and product audits.
- Drive “root cause
analysis of failures” to prevent the same failures from occurring.
- Minimum 12+ years of Quality experience with strong emphasis in
Supplier Quality Development and New Product Development
Degree in related field/ MBA a plus
- Six Sigma
Black Belt Certification strongly preferred
strategic orientation, approach, mindset with strong business acumen.
- Proven track
record of creating, developing, implementing Quality Control and continuous
- Proven and demonstrated track record
of either commencing a Quality Department, Division or re-starting from 'ground
zero' to ensure transition to the next/higher level.
- Clearly demonstrated ability to lead,
facilitate, organize, and motivate subordinates and cross-functional teams to
effect the necessary results.
- Demonstrated ability to work very
effectively within a team to meet deadlines and objectives without sacrificing
- Strong, proven analytical skills and very
- True commitment, passion, drive to
being empowered to effect the necessary results and, in turn, be part of the
company’s future growth and vision.
- Proven ability to effectively interact
and liaise with staff at all levels in a very diverse and fast-paced
- Proven ability to coach, mentor and
develop employees including identifying top talent.
- Excellent and demonstrated
verbal and written communication skills.
- Honest, direct approach and
- Internal Quality
- Supplier Quality
successful candidate is responsible for complying with Sullair’s Code of Ethics
and related policies. In performing the job, the incumbent shall take all steps
necessary to comply with our safety rules and requirements and must actively
support the organization's efforts to meet and exceed its goals of creating and
maintaining a safe workplace.
description is to serve as a guide. It is intended to be flexible and will
continue to evolve over time with business needs and demands and may be updated
periodically and at the Company's discretion.
an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on race,
religion, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic
information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or other protected
categories under applicable law, whether in recruitment, employment, promotion,
transfer, compensation, or other conditions of employment.