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Quality Manager

Location: Southern, CA
Date: 2/20/2019

Our client is a leader in high performance textiles and mission critical products and works with the Aerospace, Defense, and Medical industries. A privately-owned company that has been in business for over 40 years. They have a fun, casual office culture, with a kitchen fully stocked for breakfast and mid-day snacking. You will work with some of the friendliest people you will ever meet, who are also passionate about their industry. Competitive salary and great benefits. They have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Manager to join their team.

• Bachelor’s degree in Quality Management, Engineering, or equivalent experience
• 5+ years’ experience in managing a Quality Management System such as AS9100
• Certified Quality Auditor, and /or Certified Six Sigma (Green or Black Belt)
• Extensive knowledge and experience with manufacturing processes, failure analysis and process improvement
• Able to develop appropriate statistical techniques related to the monitoring and control of manufacturing processes
• Organizational and leadership skills
• Analytical and troubleshooting skills
• Excellent communication and presentation skills. Ability to effectively communicate technical topics in a simple and meaningful manner
• Highly proficient knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
• Experience with MRP system (EPICOR) preferred

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of respective departments
• Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws
• Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
• Develop and maintain the Quality Management System compliant with ISO 9001 or AS9100 Standard
• Reports/tracks ant significant deviations from quality standards and recommends corrective action as necessary to management
• Lead internal audit programs to ensure compliance of quality management system
• Establishes regular training sessions for quality control team and manufacturing employees on quality issues
• Participates in new product development to ensure proper quality assurance and control plans can be implemented
• Recommends and implements new testing equipment
• Manages customer complaints related to production and quality control
• Works in conjunction with Engineering Manager to establish robust manufacturing processes
• Works in conjunction with the Quality Control Supervisor to verify and validate training for Laboratory Technicians
• Works in conjunction with purchasing department for supplier management
• Demonstrate excellent intrapersonal, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills
• Perform the responsibilities as the management representative for external quality agencies (ISO, FDA, UL, etc.)
• Ability to successfully meet deadlines
• Other related duties as assigned by supervisor

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry. Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world

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