Product Integrity Manager

Ducommun   •  

Joplin, MO

5 - 7 years

Posted 245 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide day-to-day leadership for quality assurance programs and influence of attitudes toward people, departments and company teamwork in general.
  • Guide the quality team in terms of present and future requirements 
  • Promote the concept of individual responsibility for quality assurance.
  • Set the standards for interdepartmental actions and integration of quality planning with product and
    operations planning.
  • Set standards for good relations and communications with customers and regulatory agencies. 
  • Determine effect of quality requirements and regulations on all segments of facility activities.
  • Lead efforts to identify and obtain regulatory approvals
  • Direct department and facility toward continual dedication to prevention of defects, continuous improvement and lean manufacturing/Six Sigma concepts.
  • Participate in recruiting, selection, and development of all operations personnel through maintaining discipline and personnel relations, interviewing screened applicants. Provide input for hiring,
    terminations, transfers, salary adjustments and promotions.
  • Determine specific quality goals and objectives. Support facility fiscal and schedule goals.
  • Stimulate timeliness, decisiveness, and clarity of quality decisions and assure that criteria are
    appropriate to meet goals.
  • Direct the evaluation of processes and records through audits and trend analysis for current and future requirements.   
  • Manage vendor base to assure quality and on-time delivery parts are received.
  • Maintain appropriate ISO certification requirements and coordinate registration activities as management representative.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Knowledge of auditing processes
  • Demonstrated project management experience—planning, budget, allocation of resources.
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills to interact with people at all levels inside and outside Ducommun
  • Proficient in technical writing with good documentation skills
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements (UL)Working knowledge of SPC, TQM
  • Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, ISO, and Mil Specs, as applicable
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business.
  • Intermediate level of computer skills in email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and MRP/ERP.
  • Leadership skills—people management, meeting facilitation, and customer support
  • Ability to multitask efficiently and adapt within a rapidly changing environment
  • Exceptional organization skills are required, with emphasis on attention to details
  • Abilities listed in  the General Requirements of Team Members

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Business
  • Minimum 5-7 years progressive experience in quality management with supervisory experience, including military, where applicable, and commercial customers 
  • Black Belt certification preferred.
  • Auditing certification experience required.