Quality Assurance Recruiters | Quality Manager Jobs | ISO 9001

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and operations recruitment and placement. We are actively recruiting for a Quality Manager as follows:
Description:

  • Maintain quality levels through enforcement of quality control processes, procedures and standards, training and reinforcement of expectations, and implementation of corrective actions
  • Work with plant team to identify and implement opportunities for improvement, cost reductions, and equipment maintenance
  • Ensure compliance with all management systems including ISO 9001:2008, GMP, etc.
  • Create, review, and implement operating procedures as required to maintain and improve manufacturing operations
  • Determine and maintain proper staffing levels in Quality
  • Train and coach team members, including determination and scheduling of specific training activities
  • Prepare reports and conduct meetings as required
  • Perform personnel duties including hiring, firing, performance appraisals, and discipline
  • Ensure a safe working environment for all employees through enforcement of OSHA regulations, company safety procedures and policies

 

Requirements:
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001:2008 quality management systems and auditing experience
  • Working knowledge of SPC, SQC applications in a manufacturing environment, and GMP.
  • Strong problem solving skills, able to employ a structured approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrated ability to train and motivate others
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish is desirable
  • Computer skills – Windows, Office
  • Exceptional leadership skills

Experience/Certifications:

  • Working knowledge of Design of Experiments and other statistical tools
  • Experienced in facilitation of teams
  • Experienced in problem solving using a defined methodology such as Six Sigma
  • Certifications such as Certified Quality Manage (CQM), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or Six Sigma Green or Black Belt
  • Experience with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), ISO, AIB
  • Experience in working with customers on problem solving or improvement projects