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Quality Assurance Manager-Ludlow

The Manager of Quality Assurance oversees Production and Receiving Inspection Quality Program.

Job Description

  • Maintain Receiving Inspection (QARI) and In-Process Inspection (QAPI) programs in accordance with relevant regulations and requirements.
  • Develop, establish and validate routine in-process testing methods and procedures.
  • Manages the incoming inspection, in-process inspection, lot code management, production quality and supplier quality programs.
  • Manage resources to properly support workload.
  • Hires, trains, and supervises staff to support all shifts
  • Determines resource requirements, schedules, and procedures to properly monitor ongoing operations.
  • Review and approve reports and procedures.
  • Maintain in-process and receiving inspection test equipment calibration program.
  • Facilitate manufacturing and engineering in establishing and verifying critical process parameters.
  • Maintain the change control program together with product life cycle management.
  • Provide trend and other management reports to company executives.
  • Coordinates and facilitates non-conformance investigations, and notifies management of issues that can impact safety, effectiveness or customer satisfaction in a timely ¬∑manner.
  • Work with Production and Engineering Management to establish and verify critical process parameters for process control of compounding, production and packaging operations.
  • Facilitate product life cycle management in evaluating changes to the manufacturing process and product.
  • Bachelor Degree in Chemistry or a Life Science with Chemistry Background.
  • Lean-six sigma background or certification is preferable.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in quality assurance/quality engineering in the home care industry preferred.
  • Five (3) years’ experience with liquid cleaning products a definite plus
  • Knowledge of government regulations relevant to liquid cleaners and related guidance documents.
  • Knowledge of Statistical Sampling Plans and Methods including ANSIIASQ Z1.4, ANSI/ASQ Z1 .9 and the One Proportion Test.
  • Knowledge of Statistical Process Control Methods including process capability and control charting.
  • Project management skills.
  • ERP and EQA Programs, Minitab, Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, and Adobe Acrobat