Director, Quality in Hayward, CA

$200K - $250K(Ladders Estimates)

Ultra Clean Technologies   •  

Hayward, CA 94541

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


11 - 15 years

Posted 64 days ago

This job is no longer available.

UCT is seeking an experienced Director of Quality to join our team in Hayward, CA! The Director of Quality develops, implements, and maintains technical quality assurance and control systems and activities. Responsible for the Company's Quality Management System implementation and effectiveness. Defines and specifies the implementation of standards, methods, and procedures for inspecting, testing, and evaluating the precision, accuracy, and reliability of company products. Participates in the reviewing of engineering designs to contribute quality requirements and considerations. Assists product support areas in gathering and analyzing data.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing all aspects of Quality Organization and function: Product quality, Customer and Supplier Quality, and the UCT Quality Management System.
  • Management Representative for ISO and external registration programs. Ensure compliance to all regulatory and compliance requirements. Structure and own Management Review process.
  • Partner with Site Operations teams and with Corporate functions to set Quality objectives and to establish quality teams at each site tosupport the company objectives (including shared quality objectives). Quality teams report into Site operations teams also.
  • Own and manage the UCT Quality system; define policy consistent with external (Customer and compliance) requirements, establish UCT quality policy, and deploy procedures and methods across all sites.
  • Manage Customer Quality; establish and maintain customer relationships, manage customer data, lead and ensure closure on customer issues.
  • Manage Supplier Quality, establish and maintain supplier relationships, provide supplier quality data feedback, develop supplier capability and ensure closure on supplier issues.
  • Responsible for outgoing product quality – working with operations teams to build quality in and prevent errors from escaping. Use quality tools such as Zero Quality program, Build Process Optimization, and cost of quality to reduce and prevent defects.
  • Lead organization in critical thinking, in the understanding and application of quality tools, disciplines and methods to develop organizational effectiveness, to improve operational results, to continually improve team work across the organization.
  • Provide leadership in KPI definition, structure, and the effective use of measurement data/results to drive alignment and results in multi-site organization. Organize routine operational review processes.
  • Lead improvement projects across the organization to align business processes, ensure common process for customers, drive QMS efficiency, and to product consistent predictable results for Customers.

Other Duties:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Strong working knowledge of Statistical data analysis, and ability to analyze data to present information
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and other required registrations
  • Critical thinking skills, ability to understand complex issues and problems, and develop plans to address both internal, supplier and customer needs and objectives
  • Strong communication skills, team, individual, written, verbal and presentation
  • Team skills, leadership without control, influence and coaching skills
  • Strong management experience and skill

Educational/Certification Requirement:

  • BS in Manufacturing or Engineering, MS preferred
  • ASQC CQA, CQT or CQE certification preferred

Experience Requirement: Work Experience:

  • 10+ year experience as a Manager highly preferred. Experience in quality and manufacturing systems and techniques including ISO 9001, SPC, TQM and customer/supplier management desired

Management Experience (for people manager job only):

  • 10+ years direct management

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:


Work Environment:

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Works in an office environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to kneel, reach, walk, push, pull and grasp.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to carry weight from 25 pounds
  • Ability to move arms, hands and fingers
  • Ability to sit for sustained periods of time.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment.
  • Prolonged sitting with some standing and bending intermittently during work hours.
  • Subject to interruptions

Environmental Exposure:

  • Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.
  • Subject to frequent interruptions.
  • Subject to hazards including electrical current, moving mechanical parts, exposure to chemicals and debris.
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment where applicable.
  • May involve exposure to moderate noise levels from printers, faxes, computers etc.

Overnight Travel:

  • Work may require out of town travel depending upon 10%

Valid Through: 2019-9-13