Assistant Quality Manager
La Grange, TX 78945 US
We are seeking a highly qualified Assistant Quality Manager. The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, or nutraceutical manufacturing industry. Reporting directly to the Quality Assurance Manager, the Assistant Quality Manager will play a pivotal role in maintaining and improving our product quality standards. This position will involve managing a supervisor and a department of 15 employees.
- Quality Assurance Oversight: Collaborate with the QA Manager to develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance programs and processes to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
- Supervision: Lead and mentor a team of quality control technicians and specialists. Provide guidance and support to ensure the team meets performance goals and maintains high levels of productivity and accuracy.
- Process Improvement: Continuously evaluate existing quality control processes and recommend improvements to enhance product quality and efficiency. Implement approved changes as necessary.
- Quality Audits: Assist in conducting internal and external quality audits to identify areas of improvement and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of quality control activities, including inspection reports, non-conformance reports, and corrective action plans.
- Training: Coordinate and deliver training programs to enhance the skills and knowledge of quality control personnel.
- Product Testing: Oversee and manage product testing and sampling procedures, ensuring that all products meet or exceed established quality standards.
- Root Cause Analysis: Investigate and address product quality issues by conducting root cause analyses and implementing corrective and preventive actions.
- Regulatory Compliance: Stay up-to-date with industry regulations and standards, ensuring the company's quality control processes remain in compliance.
- Reporting: Prepare and present regular reports on quality control performance to the QA Manager and senior management.
- Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with other departments, such as production and R&D, to ensure quality standards are maintained throughout the manufacturing process.
- Budget Management: Assist in managing the department's budget, including expenses related to personnel, equipment, and materials.
$80,000 - $100,000 + 10% bonus
- Education: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as food science, chemistry, biology, or a related discipline.
- Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience in quality assurance and control within the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, or nutraceutical manufacturing industry.
- Leadership Skills: Proven ability to lead and manage a team effectively, including a supervisor and a department of 15 employees.
- Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to conduct root cause analyses.
- Regulatory Knowledge: Knowledge of relevant industry regulations and quality standards.
- Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical information clearly and effectively.
- Attention to Detail: Strong attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high levels of accuracy in quality control processes.
- Computer Skills: Proficiency in quality control software and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Quality Certifications: Relevant quality certifications (e.g., Six Sigma, ASQ, CQE) are a plus.
Subject: Assistant Quality Manager- La Grange, TX