Quality Assurance Manager Toronto 2125080

Toronto, ON

Our Client, a large manufacturer of home improvement materials is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Manager for their busy and growing manufacturing facility located in West Toronto.

The Quality Assurance (QA) Manager ensures that quality standards and procedures are met and aligned with legislation and customer specifications. This individual is responsible for managing the organizations quality assurance policies. The QA Manager will also establish performance standards, procedures, and audit controls in order to meet business requirements, as well as identify and implement process improvements to increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of company operations.

Core Competencies
  • Customer Focus
  • Communication
  • Team Work
  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management

 

Job Duties
  • Provide leadership developing and directing QA and quality improvement initiatives for all company products and supervise the work of 4 to 5 people.
  • Monitor QA systems and advise team on system performance; publish statistics regarding performance against set goals.
  • Perform gap analysis between applicable and current building and plumbing  standards; establish and implement a quality plan to bring the company into compliance.
  • Perform internal QA audits that are compliant with corporate policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with client-facing QA representatives to ensure full customer satisfaction with the company's products and services.
  • Establish and maintain a QA program for monitoring supplier quality, including audits, controls, and other qualifiers.
  • Conduct risk analyses, verification, validation activities, and formal design reviews, as applicable.
  • Support new product development and continuous improvement and by integrating quality control tools (e.g. Lean, Six Sigma, etc.) into processes.
  • Promote and advocate quality achievement and performance improvement across the organization.
  • Act as liaison with customer auditors and assume responsibility for ensuring corrective actions with customer specifications.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with local, national, and international standards and legislation.
  • Persuade staff to adopt and incorporate quality methods into their work.
  • Create and maintain QA control documentation.
  • Identify relevant QA training needs and opportunities.
  • Maintain a constant awareness of company profitability, including budgetary control issues.
 Requirements
  • University degree in Engineering/quality/Science
  • Minimum  3 – 5 years of direct work experience with QA systems, regulations, guidelines, and associated standards in Automotive or high volume manufacturing or composite materials.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills for liaising and communicating with vendors, customers, and internal departments.
  • Practical experience with risk management, product testing, capability studies, and control plans.
  • Training and knowledge of Six Sigma techniques and Lean Manufacturing are desirable.
  • Highly motivated and self-directed capable of multi-tasking, and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Extremely detail-oriented and analytical thinker.
  • Able to interface directly with cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to create and review technical documentation, including project plans, test procedures, and design documents.
  • Able to develop, review, and maintain metrics and quality audits.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity suite.
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with other departments, key business partners, and government agencies.
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
Working Conditions
  • Occasional travel is required.
  • Ability to attend and conduct presentations.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
This is a FULL TIME career opportunity. Interested candidates please APPLY ASAP!

 

 

Nexus Staffing Inc.

Nexus Staffing Inc.

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