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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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

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