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Quality Manager–Leviton

February 13, 2020 [addtoany]

Position Overview

Leviton’s Intense & Birchwood brands are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team as Quality Manager to oversee and grow the Quality System for our Anaheim facility. This position is responsible for all aspects of Quality within a given Leviton facility. This position will work closely with plant personnel to support development and implementation of quality standards for manufacturing. This position is accountable for providing leadership to ensure that all Quality systems, procedures and training activities are consistent with BU / corporate wide Quality initiatives and objectives to facilitate continuous improvement of our manufacturing and service processes.

Headquartered in Anaheim, CA, Leviton’s Intense Lighting and Birchwood Lighting specialize in manufacturing the highest-quality architectural lighting fixtures to enhance the environments where people work, play & live. We strive to develop products that resonate with the architectural community by blending technology, strong design integrity & visual appeal while maintaining a focus on performance.

Essential Functions

  • Develop, implement, communicate and maintain a Quality plan to bring the plant Quality Systems and processes into compliance with the Business Unit (BU)/Corporate quality standards and system requirements
  • Develop and grow the Quality capabilities of the plant through the development and deployment of shared (across BU’s) standards, processes and best practices
  • Develop, implement and maintain of ISO Quality Management System
  • Support new product development through the training and implementation of the Product Approval Committee (PAC) / APQP process
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts including statistical capability, audits and corrective actions, and Quality performance metrics
  • Recommend, develop and implement statistical Quality techniques to monitor and control processes
  • Drive the Quality Concerns process ensuring timely feedback to create closed loop actions addressing Quality gaps, specifically (product) and systemically (process). Work in conjunction with plant operations to ensure root causes are identified and corrective actions are implemented to prevent recurrences – tools include but not limited to 8D
  • Work with Sourcing relative to Quality issues with external suppliers
  • Assist in the review of process capabilities and identify areas where processes require definition and work with manufacturing to prioritize opportunities
  • Support continuous training and motivate all employees through encouragement, development, training and open communications
  • Monitor latest Quality techniques, trends, and concepts through active involvement in professional societies/events such as the annual Quality Summit to stay abreast of technical developments in Quality Assurance and associated fields

Local Essential Functions (Anaheim, CA)

  • Form, lead, and participate in cross-functional teams to achieve strategic objectives
  • Write and lead the creation of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Lead the organization in gaining registration to ISO 9001:2015 Champion and participate in additional initiatives as determined by management

FLSA: Exempt

      This position description communicates the broad set of responsibilities that establish performance expectations. It in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Other job-related duties or tasks may be assigned as necessary to accomplish company objectives.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from an accredited College or University required, degree in Engineering or related technical field preferred
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer preferred
  • Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) a plus

Experience

  • Minimum 6 years’ quality management experience required
  • Six Sigma Experience (Green or Black Belt strongly preferred)
  • Prior Quality experience in Design and/or Process /Manufacturing in Electronics, Metal Stamping, Injection Molding, SMT and PCBA, preferred
  • Experience in ISO 9001 required

Skills

  • Must have a strong background in statistical techniques and application
  • Must understand the APQP process and its deliverables
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to reduce complex procedures into simplified form and able to educates others
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite at an intermediate to advanced level

Travel

  • Up to 10%