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Director of Quality

Company: Particle Measuring Systems
Location: Boulder
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want to be part of a business that genuinely values entrepreneurialism , innovation and individual accountability? We focus on our customers and are proud of the difference our technology makes. We partner with some of the biggest manufacturing companies in the world and our technical innovations are used to enhance well-known brands across multiple industries.Particle Measuring Systems (PMS) sets the standard for cleanroom contamination monitoring. With more than 60 patents, we create the technology that enables our customers to make fact-based decisions, improve process yields and comply with ever-changing regulatory requirements.The RoleThe Director of Quality will be responsible for leading a dramatic improvements in quality at PMS. This is a multi-year project that will begin with building a strong Quality organization that will work with and guide every element of the PMS organization on the never-ending goal of improving quality. This includes every aspect of quality: vendor and incoming parts/materials quality, quality system management, and the outgoing quality of our products and systems. The ideal candidate will have a blend of field/industrial quality experience, as well as product and project experience that will enable them to be equally impactful in strategic initiatives and tactical projects. The ideal candidate will also challenge the status quo, exhibit an exceptional ability to work cross-functionally, and will drive for process outcome improvement. This role reports directly to the President of Particle Measuring Systems.Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop, establish and implement an operations quality strategy encompassing manufacturing quality, supplier quality and overall operations quality processes.
  • Lead the development and implementation of impactful quality initiatives across the company to improve customer satisfaction, product quality and reliability, and business results.
  • Build, manage and develop a hands-on quality team to cover the entire spectrum of quality
  • Monitor results & process regularly through KPIs.
  • Maintain compliance with international quality standards (ISO9001, ISO17025, etc.) required for our industry.
  • Lead customer and internal QMS audits with related corrective and preventive action processes
  • Lead quality related reporting and reviews to management teamQualifications:
    • BS in engineering or technical/scientific degree with 10+ years' experience working in a Quality leadership role
    • MBA or other advanced degree a plus
    • Demonstrated success in building and leading a team
    • Strategic thinker with strong EQ
    • Has strong communication skills with the ability to align other functional leaders and teams around a vision. Confident in presenting to executives.
    • Thorough knowledge of quality management systems and problem-solving techniques
    • Experience in semiconductor and life sciences industries desiredThe Nuts and BoltsLocation - This is an "in-office" position 80-100% of the time with COVID-19 precautions being taken. The location of this position is in Boulder, Colorado. These percentages are targets with the actual schedule to be determined in conjunction with the President of Particle Measuring Systems. Relocation may be offered for this role, but local candidates will receive first consideration.Travel - 20% travel2021 Benefits At-a-GlanceOur benefit package is provided through our parent company, Spectris.
      • Medical
      • Health Advocate - This confidential service can help you; your spouse, dependent children, parents, and parents-in-law resolve health care and insurance-related issues, manage chronic conditions and improve your health and well-being.
      • Dental - Delta Dental PPO; DeltaCare USA
      • Vision - VSP Vision Plan
      • 401(k)
      • Flexible Spending AccountPay Range$130,000-160,000 depending upon experienceHow we determine what we pay (compensation philosophy)Particle Measuring Systems determines pay for positions using local, national, and industry-specific survey data, for the Boulder, Colorado area. We will evaluate external equity, which is the relative marketplace job worth of jobs directly comparable to jobs within our company.For new hires, we try to make competitive offers between the minimum and around the midpoint of the range. This allows the new employee room for future merit increases during review cycles. There may be times when we will offer above the midpoint. The decision to do so will be based on the applicant's level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills. Additionally, we consider the external market rate, the amount we have budgeted internally, and the compensation rates of the employees within the company doing the same position.Particle Measuring Systems is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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