Quality Manager

Requisition ID:  26054
Job Location(s): 

Searcy, AR, US

Job Description

The Quality Manager role is based out of Searcy Arkansas and reports to the Plant Director. The Quality Manger provides overall leadership for Quality within the facility. Key responsibilities include driving the Strategic Quality Plan at the operational level, defining, and implementing strategic initiatives to ensure our continued success in the deployment of the Danfoss Business System. Development of short- and long-range strategic business plans for the site to align our resources to meet future customer needs and drive superior operating results.
 

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 

  • Deploy quality plan at the operational level in conjunction with the Division group to provide overall quality leadership to the site.          
  • Transform the organization from one focused on conventional detection and containment to one focused on best-in-class prevention.
  • Provide support in Total Quality Leadership to customers, suppliers, business partners, and the other support service functions such as, materials, mfg. Engineering, Information Technologies, and other Division resources.
  • Manage the Quality to facilitate continuous production of products consistent with established industry standards, government regulations and customer requirements.
  • Implement systems and processes that deliver improvement toward 100% conformance to customer requirements.
  • Drive rigorous metrics related to the BSC to evaluate performance and drive reduction in variability/defects in critical business processes.
  • Develop systems for managing supplier performance. Provide Quality interface, expertise and support to the organization’s suppliers and partners.
  • Build relationships with other Division and Corporate resources in order to support identification, review, prioritization and execution of key improvements opportunities/projects to drive results
  • Travel up to 10%. Potential to be both domestic and international.      

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills. 

Required (basic) qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution is required. 
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in an Operations or Manufacturing environment 
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience with managing direct reports. Direct managerial experience within Operations or Manufacturing environment.

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration (or equivalent). 
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer and/or ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence. 

 

Job Criteria

  • Maintains a positive and respectful attitude and demeanor
  • Communicate regularly with supervisor about Department issues
  • Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger dexterity, handle, or feel objects tools or controls, teach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  
     

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.