Plant Quality Manager


Manufacturing and Production

Advert ID



Sioux Falls

Job Type




Salary Range

USD95000.00-130000 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Minnesota Engineering - (USA) 3600 Minnesota Drive Suite 850 MN Edina , MN 55435



Job Description

A Plant Quality Manager is needed at our client's manufacturing site in New Ulm, Minnesota. In this position, you will support the division's quality philosophy and lean culture at the plant level and provide leadership and management for the quality function. You will help to establish, maintain and optimize an effective quality management system and implement the division's quality plan at the plant level to achieve the division's overall quality objectives as well as implement ISO 9001, problem-solving tools, prevention methods, quality-at-the-source, and continual improvement methods to enhance and improve the Division's products and services.

Responsibilities include:

* Communicates customer, regulatory and organizational requirements to assure product quality, contract compliance and customer satisfaction.

* Oversees the effective documentation and implementation of the quality management system to assure compliance with customer and regulatory requirements and the standards set by corporate/division policies.

* Works with the leadership team to ensure that individuals performing functions affecting quality are trained and demonstrate the appropriate skills and performance results.

* Coordinates necessary plant personnel for internal, customer and third party quality system audits.

* Maintains a corrective action system to analyze and correct nonconforming conditions and complaints.

* Implements the performance measurements necessary to effectively evaluate organizational performance and trends in product quality, services, customer satisfaction and the cost of poor quality. Uses the results of performance evaluation to target improvement efforts.

* Assess supplier capabilities and monitor supplier quality to ensure desired levels of performance.


* B.S. Degree in an Engineering or related discipline.

* 3-5 years of Quality, Engineering or related experience with leadership.

* Knowledge of International Standard ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems (QS-9000 as applicable for automotive sector).

* Certification by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as a Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (CSSBB), or Certified Quality Manager (CQMgr) is preferred.

* Knowledge of manufacturing and quality practices.

* Experience with quality improvement tools and techniques (i.e., Lean, Six Sigma, Statistical Process Control, and Failure Mode & Effects Analysis).

* Demonstrated leadership, project management, facilitation and problem-solving skills.

* Must demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills.