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Divisional Quality Manager

Company: All Weather Insulated Panels
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:Has end-to-end responsibilities for products manufactured at all Panels sites in North America. The candidate will develop, educate, practice, and promote quality principles throughout the organization, and develop and lead the Quality team with accountability for all aspects of manufacturing quality (product disposition, material control, document control, etc.) and Quality Engineering. Will ensure compliance with the Company's quality systems and current regulations, as well as lead the development and implementation of prevention-based quality awareness and improvement programs.Essential Duties:Ensure the implementation and adherence to the Companies QMS (Quality Management Systems) across the Division.Provide leadership and guidance to the organization to maximize the effectiveness of the Quality Management System on all sites.Play an integral part of the Operational Management team in managing warranties across the division.Take a leadership role in developing and implementing new techniques and initiatives to enhance the Quality Management System on all sites.Drive the requirement for the Divisional Quality team to strive for commonality and best practices across all sites.Manage and offer guidance to the Divisional Contracts Team to ensure Customer satisfaction with their complaint management at minimum cost.Govern the administration and path to the closure of all major complaints in the Division; this will involve the inclusion of the various department and stakeholders.Liaise with key customers in initiating "Pre Project Management" meetings to ensure all project specifications/requirements are captured and delivered.Work with the Operations, Management, and Commercial teams in the different business units to ensure robust and timely root causes and corrective actions are applied to all customer complaints.Implement our SPC continuous improvement process, this is used to achieve the goals of reducing complaints and improving the cost base.Work with various cross-functional teams and departments, demonstrating leadership and support when managing all Quality related projects.Report weekly and monthly on Quality and Warranty performance across the Division.Champion the training of all employees in the use of continuous improvement methodologies such as problem-solving, process mapping, corrective action initiatives, and process/plant optimization.Member of the Compliance Team:Responsible for Product Compliance and maintaining compliance systems to ISO 37301 standard.Collaboratively review change requests, gather monthly reporting information, prepare for audits, deal with NCR's, and identify areas of concern in relation to compliance.Maintain compliance with regulations and third-party approvals.Monitor product performance.Ensure the different functional departments are prepared for audits.Aid the different functional departments in resolving non-conformances.Ensure no unsubstantiated claims are being made on the Company's products.Education/Experience:Bachelor's Degree in EngineeringMin of 5 years of experience in a Quality Control/Assurance in a manufacturing setting preferredThe ideal candidate should be trained in the use of modern continuous improvement techniques such as Six Sigma, SPC, and Problem-Solving Methodologies.Experience in a Technical or engineering capacity preferredExperience in handling customer/and or warranty claimsOther Skills and Requirements:Ability to demonstrate successfully undertaken cross-functional projects, which have delivered benefits to an organization. Preferably black belt or green belt level projects.The individual should have experience working in a continuous production environment, be able to analyze problems, and communicate ideas in a clear and straightforward manner.Experience dealing with people at all different levels within an organization.Should have confidence in communicating objectives and be able to take responsibility for teams.The individual should be strong results orientated and persistent in achieving objectives.Must be highly proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook.Travel to plant locations and various meetings required.Essential Requirements:Ability to work in a non-climate controlled environment with extreme temperatures and some outdoor exposure is possible.Ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds.Must be able to use tools, equipment, machinery, etc.Must have good mathematics skills, the ability to accurately use a tape measure, and be knowledgeable in both US and metric measurement systems.Must be able to effectively use a computer and have intermediate proficiency in MS Excel and email and basic proficiency in the rest of MS Office.Ability to take detailed clear photographs documenting quality.Must have visual acuity, discernment of color and texture, and finger dexterity.Ability to read, write, type, and verbally communicate effectively in English.Ability to sit, walk, and stand for extended periods. Must be able to bend, lift, twist, reach, grasp, and other physical movements.Must be reliable and dependable.Benefits of Working With Us:We offer a casual atmosphere and family-oriented culture. Our benefits package is comprehensive including medical, dental, vision, 401k with match, life, and AD&D insurance, disability insurance, shopping discount program, employee assistance program, and more!About Us:Headquartered in Vacaville, California, All Weather Insulated Panels (AWIP), has three state-of-the-art continuous line manufacturing facilities including Vacaville, California and Little Rock, Arkansas and East Stroudsburg Pennsylvania. AWIP is an innovator in the design, construction, and advancement of insulated metal panels and is strategically positioned to meet the growing energy, environmental and economic challenges facing the North American building industry. AWIP provides its customers with a broad line of insulated wall and roof panels and a full range of complementary trims, accessories and engineering services.

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