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Wallingford, CT, US

Category:  Manufacturing & Engineering Jobs

Quality Manager

Why are we proud of what we do at allnex? We create coatings, products which help protect the world for all nex>t generations – and that’s exactly what you can do joining us!

Imagine how fast your smartphone would become scratched-up, ugly and unusable without a coating. Or an e-bike, the cabin of a train, a beautiful wooden floor, and countless other things in life.

 

Making objects and their surfaces more attractive and longer-lasting means making them more sustainable, and that’s a huge part of what working at allnex is about. No matter which role you step into, you’ll become part of a global team of passionate people who care deeply about the chemistry, quality, and global impact of coatings.

You’ll also join a highly multicultural and diverse team of more than 4,000 employees in four regions who – as part of one of the world’s leading coating resins companies – serve customers in over 100 countries across the globe.

 

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Job Details

  • Salary range: $130k - $150k (depending on experience)
  • Benefits: 3 weeks’ vacation (prorated this year)
  • 11 holidays a year
  • Global Bonus Plan
  • 3% discretionary 401K bonus
  • Full medical benefits offered
  • 401K company match up to 6% (dollar for dollar).

Position overview

Are you willing to work in a multicultural environment and develop your career in the world leading industrial coating resins company? We are looking for someone who wants to be a valued contributor and member of a talented and dynamic team. The Quality Manager will provide engaging leadership and guidance to all quality lab employees ensuring that all lab operations and administrative activities are efficient and in line with business rules. Responsible for QC, sustained product quality, product and process consistency, continuous improvement, governance, quality trainings for operators at the site.

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordination and accountability for Product Quality and Quality Control, supervising technical staff in carrying out tests and checks.
  • Collecting and analyzing performance data against defined parameters and monthly reporting quality key performance indicators. 
  • Owns the site process for managing complaints.
  • Partnering with site management in managing site quality operations and recommending relevant Q KPIs for follow-up of the site performance in line with and in support of the BU Quality Manager.
  • Actively promoting quality achievement and performance improvement across the site organization, providing solutions and service to the plant to improve quality and increase productivity.
  • Leading efforts in achieving, maintaining, externally certified business processes like ISO-Certifications and other specific business/ industry standards and acting as site management representative for the ISO Quality Management System, setting up and maintaining controls and documentation.
  • Developing the site Quality Improvement Plan with site management and BQM and follow-up of the QIP.
  • Using quality tools like Process Reviews, Value Stream Mapping, Quality risk assessment (FMEA or other), Six sigma, Lean Manufacturing Techniques, Kaizen, Root Cause/ Corrective Action techniques and 5S to enhance problem solving and improvement activities and drives employee involvement.

Required skills and experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the chemical industry or related field, preferably in similar positions or technical support function.
  • Good knowledge of project and reliability tools, Six Sigma, SPC, TPM, LEAN, Root Cause Analysis e.g., 8D.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other technical field required.
  • Quality manager and auditor certificates preferred.

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

Find out how you can make an impact!
Check out our careers page for available opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you.

www.allnex.com

 


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