Plans and directs activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality and safety standards for employees, industrial processes, materials, and products. Areas of responsibility include worksites in Indiana and Nevada. Position requires frequent travel.
- Bachelor's Degree or Advanced Degree in related technical field.
- At least 5 years of work experience in Quality Assurance and/or Safety related field, should be combined with a demonstrated track-record of accomplishments as a Quality Assurance Director, and with satisfying customer's needs in technology driven, developing companies .
- Experience with FDA, SFSF, HAACP, NSF and international Quality System rules, regulations, including planning and implementation.
- Strong oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and superior organizational abilities.
- Ability to take initiative, to maintain confidentiality, to meet deadlines, and to work in a team environment are essential.
- Advanced PC-based computer experience essential.
Will be responsible for directing employees involved in inspection and quality control procedures with regard to purchased material, in-process material and finished products to assure that quality control standards are achieved. Directs workers engaged in measuring and testing product and tabulating data concerning materials, product, or process quality and reliability, additionally will:
- Oversee the redevelopment of former ISO system into an internal quality system which meets the requirements of regulatory bodies and needs of future business.
Oversee the development of a satellite quality system at the newly constructed Indiana facility. Work with the NC Quality Director to ensure that this system operates within and as an extension of the existing quality system.
Oversee safety programs and procedures across multiple facilities. Available to travel as needed in support of objectives.
Develop and/or adapt inspection equipment to meet quality control standards, make suggestions with regard to procedures, standards and equipment to facilitate work and maintain product quality. Establish programs to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical equipment and facilities.
Analyze facts or circumstances surrounding individual problems or incidents of nonconformance to determine what action should be taken within the limits of standard practices.
Responsible for compilation and maintenance of inspection reports and records.
Investigate and determine cause of faulty work and consult and advise production supervisors as to corrective measures.
Develop and initiate standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.
Develop and implement methods and procedures for disposition of material and devise methods to assess cost and responsibility.
Analyze and resolve work problems, or assist workers in solving work problems.
Suggest and implement changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase safety and efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
Customer complaint investigation including on site evaluation, corrective actions, suggested commercial remedies, and communication with all applicable areas of the company.
Other duties as assigned by VP of Operations.
About this company
Largest producer of Epsom Salt in North America. Firmly grounded in Haywood County, NC since 1950!