Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Quality Manager in Harrisonville, Missouri
At Church & Dwight, we value talented professionals with a strong desire to make a positive impact in our company. As a rapidly growing organization, we are always seeking passionate and creative individuals whose action-oriented mindset will foster continued growth throughout our leading brands.
The Quality Manager provides leadership and facilitation to all plant teams in regards to coordinating quality standards and activities.
Lead the Plant Quality Continual Improvement Program
Ensure Quality Systems meet requirements outlined in the Global Quality Manual
Develop and maintain improvements to audit program to monitor plant quality systems
Interact with Corporate Brand Teams and R&D Groups on new products and product improvements, coordinating R&D test trials
Conduct Plant Capability studies
Drive Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma processes to achieve cost savings targets for the plant.
Ensure compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices
Ensure plant SOPs are in place and training and competency testing is conducted on SOPs
Lead Quality Investigations and assist in trouble shooting
Verifies supplier capability to meet C&D specifications on key materials
Implements internal audit programs and identifies critical, major, and minor defects and coordinates corrective action
Become an expert in the fundamentals of the relevant manufacturing equipment & processes
Works cross-functionally with Manufacturing, Purchasing and R&D
Role out Corporate Quality Initiatives in the plant
Regular and predictable attendance is required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
BS/MS degree in related field (Quality Engineering background desirable)
7 to 10 years experience in the manufacturing plant, consumer product experience a plus
Project Management Skills
Experience in Laboratory testing and procedures
Desirable 2-3 years of Six Sigma Black Belt experience
Knowledge of QE, auditing of manufacturing operations
Demonstrated success of being a strong quality advocate
Experience effectively partnering with outside vendors
High initiative with demonstrated results achievement and orientation
Excellent influence, persuasion, verbal and written communication skills required
Demonstrate ambiguity to change
Education and Experience:
College degree with 2-3 years of Six Sigma Black Belt experience desired.
Minimum three years of experience in a manufacturing environment, involving safety training and quality assurance.
Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/.
• Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.
• Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.
• Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.
• Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.