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Quality Manager

Company: Idex Corporation
Location: Boulder
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

If you're looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you've found it. Whether you're an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact. With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you. Summary of Position: This position will help drive product and process quality at Advanced Thin Films via quality planning and quality engineering support for internal and external customers. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Develop quality roadmap in alignment with business goals and objectives * Initiate, facilitate, and lead cross functional teams for structured problem solving and corrective/preventative actions utilizing various quality tools including Lean and Six Sigma methodologies * Ensure improvement effort follow through documentation and communication of best practices and lessons learned * Objectively review and qualify product or process data using statistical techniques * Lead quality planning for development projects or changed processes to ensure risks and opportunities are addressed prior to moving to scaled production * Support ongoing quality systems needs surrounding nonconforming material, document change requests, CAPA system, Supplier Corrective action system, training, audits, and RMA system * Monitor in-process and final testing and inspection activities. Track and adjust quality control checks of critical processes in production using charts, statistical data, and reports to ensure customers' requirements are fulfilled * Lead maintenance of ISO registration through participation in periodic surveillance and certification audits, and the internal audit program * Mentor, and champion activities to continue quality culture within organization * Lead quality system training requirements of personnel: provide classroom-type and on-the-job training when needed, and maintain training records * Support returned Goods program from receipt of the returns to closure. Facilitate inspections, containment activities, investigations, dispositions, and communication with the customers * Support Nonconformance Reporting program including investigations, disposition, and action plan development by partnering with production and engineering teams * Other quality functions as determined necessary by business or customer or customer need * Maintains and continues to develop professional and technical knowledge by participating in training, seminars, and benchmarking best practices * Develop, train and audit on best practices to ensure employee performance and development * Drives cross functional leadership to ensure quality priorities and objectives are met Desired Skills, Experience, Qualifications: * Degree from an accredited institution in a related field and at least 5 years of directly related experience * The person must have or be willing to gain working knowledge of quality management systems, ISO 9001 requirements, Lean Principles, Six Sigma and proficient knowledge of statistics * Familiarity with Aerospace and automotive manufacturing and systems * The ability to adapt to work effectively in an environment of change, uncertainty, and ambiguity; can make pragmatic decisions in a timely fashion, especially when there is not a clear "right way." * Deep understanding and application of problem solving tools for root cause and corrective action * Strong oral and written communication skills * Experience in Engineered to Order (ETO) manufacturing industry * Understanding of optics fabrication, coating, bonding, and inspection * Strong understanding of manufacturing technologies, processes, and accepted good manufacturing practices Compensation Information: * Pay Range: $105k - 120k/year * Bonus: This position is eligible for company discretionary bonus * Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include: Health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, etc. and at least 80 hours of vacation, as well as holiday, personal and sick time. * More information on our benefits and rewards can be found on our career page: Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world? IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

Keywords: Idex Corporation, Boulder , Quality Manager, Executive , Boulder, Colorado

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