Quality Manager

by Trojan Technologies

Position Type: Full-time
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jun 02, 2021
Trojan Technologies

Job Description


Quality Manager

 

The Trojan Technologies (https://www.trojantechnologies.com/) group of businesses offers products under the brands Aquafine, Salsnes Filter, Trojan Marinex, TrojanUV and VIQUA.  As the world’s population increases, so too does the demand for water – our most precious resource.  We ensure greater water confidence and environmental stewardship for people industries and municipalities, improving the lives of over one billion people globally.  Come be a part of this important mission!

 

We are seeking to fill a new role in our manufacturing facility for a Quality Manager.  This is an exciting opportunity to create, build and implement processes that are vital to ensuring internal, external and supplier quality.  This role will manage a team of 4-5 Quality Technicians and oversee the operation of Industrial & Municipal Quality Department with a focus on driving improved problem solving and permanent countermeasure resolution.

 

An ability to effectively solve problems using structured methodologies is critical for a successful candidate in this role. If you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, this could be a great opportunity for you!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement and maintain the Quality Management System in conformity with Danaher Business System (DBS) requirements.

  • Ensure that requirements are effectively established and maintained, with a risk-based proactive and preventive approach, and report on performance.

  • Monitor and prioritize the organizations’ quality system, identifying non-conformances and recommending or taking corrective actions.

  • Manage a strong cross-functional team through direct training and coaching of all team members achieving the best quality product and on time delivery.

  • Promotes a quality culture and compliance mentality though training, mentoring, and visual management practices.

  • Promote continuous improvement through Kaizen activities.

  • Accountable for quality process measurement and monitoring, and for the establishment and maintenance of key process indicators, quality metrics and trending

  • Lead troubleshooting and problem solving of various complex issues in a very dynamic environment.

  • Direct or lead cross functional, cross Business Unit problem solving teams, using 5 Why, 8D, Six Sigma Techniques or other problem-solving techniques; approve and implement solutions and evaluate results.

  • Collaborate with the upper management team to set quality benchmarks

  • Implement process control for obtaining 100% quality-built-in-process

  • Drive & sustain improvements to the main OpCo’s KPI’s, external quality and on-time-delivery, ensuring customer satisfaction through high product quality and reduced delivery lead times

  • Develop, maintain and/or improve standard work instructions used for production, material handling and shipping/receiving activities to assure the best quality product is shipped on time

  • Plan and implement preventative and corrective actions that result from internal and external audits

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educational background in Mechanical or Electrical Engineer

  • Min 3-5 years’ experience as a quality manager, ideally in a production processing environment; knowledge and experience of formal continuous improvement methodologies (lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc.) is crucial  

  • Proven ability to problem solve and implement change

  • Familiar with company and industry quality standards and processes

  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office applications

  • Strong leadership and management skills

 

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES:

Solves problems- Prioritizes problems for solutions based on the highest impact; uncovers and clearly articulates the problem that needs to be solved; looks beyond the obvious symptoms to uncover their underlying root cause (5 Whys).

Builds strong, effective and diverse organizations- Understands his/her role and how the responsibilities are connected to the team/business strategies.

Champions continuous improvement - Initiates and participates in the thoughtful use of DBS tools; proactively makes recommendations for improvements and actively participates in relevant kaizen teams; strives to deliver the highest quality output and collaborates with the team to deliver on shared goals

Operates with transparency - Is widely viewed as someone who demonstrates integrity and trust, adhering to the Danaher and OpCo Standards of Conduct; demonstrates empathy, care, and concern in every interaction

Excellent communication – ability to relate to all levels of personnel throughout the organization

 

 

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