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Quality & Product Development Manager

Company: ORAFOL Americas INC
Location: Wallingford
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionQuality & Product Development ManagerMay 9, 2022 FLSA Status: Salary ExemptSchedule: Monday - FridayReports to: Vice President of Product TechnologyLocation: Wallingford, CT We have an immediate opening for a Quality & Product Development Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing all Quality Department Activities as well as many related activities. Must have a strong commitment to safety standards and must be able to work in a fast paced, high energy environment. Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, formalize, implement and manage in-process Quality Control Procedures that insure film and sheet products meet Specification requirements.
  • Define and publish Product Quality Specifications.
  • Develop, formalize, implement and manage a Supplier quality system that insures incoming materials meet expected requirements.
  • Provide hands-on Quality support, direction and training to the Manufacturing Department.
  • Manage and train the Quality Control Technicians
  • Manage Customer Complaint System. In a timely manner, work with Manufacturing to identify the problem's root cause, initiate and implement corrective action, publish response to Customer.
  • Interface with Customers when required for issues that fall within the Quality Department's purview such as Quality problems, Audits and Product Specifications.
  • Work closely with the Manufacturing Department so that quality is built into all production processes.
  • Interface with the Manufacturing and Product Development Teams to ensure Customer objectives are met.
  • Interact with Compounders and Raw Material Suppliers in order to properly define and understand specific Material Attributes, Formulation and Color Requirements and Resin Developments.
  • Oversee the Quality Management System. Non-Conformance Report System, Color Measurement and Control System, Calibration Program and Records Retention System.
  • Publish Product Data Sheets and contribute to the Technical Content of Company Literature.
  • Interact Technically with UL regarding Rowland Product Recognition.
  • Perform duties and responsibilities with a sense of purpose, professionalism and attention to detail.
  • Foster safe work practices.
  • Promote a team environment. Complete special projects and assignments that are not specific to this outline but as required and directed by management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or as the situation dictatesRequired Education, Experience and Skills:
    • Minimum Requirement – BS Degree in Chemical Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Material Science or related technical discipline.
    • Preferred – Advanced Degree – MS or PhD
    • 4+ years Management Experience in a Manufacturing environment preferably in Plastics Processing.ALL positions are required to:
      • Must have a positive "can do" attitude and a sense of accountability; takes initiative.
      • Must be a fast learner, driven and self-motivated; strive towards continuous improvement.
      • Required to maintain a clean and presentable appearance.
      • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. This includes maintaining all tools and equipment.
      • Works well with others; work cooperatively between shifts and departments in order that the overall company benefits.ORAFOL Americas is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package (health, dental, vision, company paid life & AD&D insurance, 401(k), paid time off and other benefits). ORAFOL Americas is a drug-free workplace. All candidates for employment will be required to pass a complete background screening, which will include a criminal background check, physical exam, and drug screening.

Keywords: ORAFOL Americas INC, New England , Quality & Product Development Manager, Executive , Wallingford, Northeast

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