Quality Engineer Lead in Mogadore, OH at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/27/2018

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Job Description

We currently have an exciting opening for a Manager of Global Quality with a Fortune 500 client in OH! Please submit your resume for consideration ASAP!

TITLE: Manager Global Quality 

REPORTS TO: Quality Manager (Plant) 


The Manager, Quality leads, coordinates, and performs activities associated with the quality, regulatory, safety, social compliance, within the Food Division, specifically the Mogadore Facility. This position will manage and monitor the activities of manufacturing operations. Additionally, this position will support personnel to ensure the attainment of goals set for overall quality assurance/control systems, quality managements systems and documentation, and overall quality reactive and proactive activities are met. 

Key responsibilities for this position will include the following: 

• Support Product Safety Compliance/Regulatory Process 
• Support Ethical and Safety Compliance/Internal Audit Process 
• Lead the continuous improvement efforts of the Manufacturing Quality Management System audit process 
• Support COF Reduction initiatives through year over year Productivity 
• Develop standard quality policies and procedures, and quality system development as required with the quality excellence organization. 
• Lead the supplier and manufacturing Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) and coordination of prototype, pre-launch, and launch part qualification runs (CQV-Runs) 
• Define product specification quality requirements or critical to quality metrics 
• Approve supplier first article submissions 
• Review, approve and develop Quality Control Plans, process flow diagrams, Process Failure Modes Effects and Analysis (PFMEA), Gage R&R’s 
• Maintain quality metrics 
• Lead Lean, Six Sigma and OPEX initiatives 
• Work with suppliers/manufacturing facilities on resolving defective material issues, root cause analysis, and corrective actions using 8D methodology 
• Non-Technical managerial responsibilities including work prioritization, problem solving and conflict resolution for multiple manufacturing locations, collaboration with plant Quality Managers and communicate at all levels within the GBU (written/verbal/presentation) 
• Implement and manage consumer metrics (customer service and consumer complaints) 
• Drive implementation of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) 
• Collaborate and drive International initiatives 


• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, technical engineering or science discipline 
• 5+ years of operations/manufacturing experience 
• 5+ years management experience in a manufacturing environment 
• 5+ years supplier quality experience 
• Proven ability to work in a matrix organization required 
• Thorough knowledge of quality methods and systems is required (statistics, reliability, sampling and auditing) 
• ISO/QS/TS quality system working knowledge and auditing experience preferred 
• ASQ certified Quality Auditor (CQA), Quality Engineer (CQE) or Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence (CQM/OE) is preferred 
• Experienced background in various types of manufacturing. Specific knowledge in the plastics, metals, wood, or electric commodities is preferred. 
• Superior interpersonal and communication skills are essential for dealing with all levels of internal and external suppliers and customers 
• Strong judgment and problem solving abilities 
Preferred Qualifications: 
• Consumer Products Industry Experience 
• Six Sigma Green Belt/Black Belt Preferred 
• Manufacturing experience in countries outside of the U.S.

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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.