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Director Of Quality - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30101

Construction Accessories

 

Job ID:  149346

 

Meadow Burke, a CRH company, is a premier manufacturer and distributor for the concrete construction industry. For more than seven decades, we have served architects, engineers, and contractors with a superior line of concrete reinforcing products, concrete forming accessories, road and bridge products, and industry leading products for precast and tilt-up construction.

 

Summary

 

The Director of Quality will oversee the Quality Management System for Oldcastle Construction Accessories-Meadow Burke and Thermomass.  This position, in coordination with Operations, will drive continuous improvement and defect reduction initiatives to establish an effective Quality Management System (QMS).

 

Primary Responsibilities 

 

  • Provide leadership and strategic direction for the quality function and team while ensuring proper interface and communication with manufacturing, operations, engineering, sales, and supply chain.
  • Initiates and implements quality improvement activities as appropriate (e.g., Kaizen, Six Sigma) to raise the performance of the company’s product lines.
  • Build a strong, high performing quality organization with a clear vision and mission to support company growth.
  • Educates and trains employees as to their impact in the quality management system.
  • Develops, implements, manages and integrates a QMS for manufacturing plants.
  • Serves as the primary quality control resource for problem identification, resolution, loss reporting and continuous improvement.
  • Supports concurrent engineering efforts by participating in design development projects representing quality assurance and the customer.
  • Designs, implements and documents procedures for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection.
  • Establishes and implements metrics (process capability, control charts, measurement quality) for monitoring system effectiveness and to enable managers to make sound product quality decisions.
  • Performs root-cause analysis and other problem-solving activities to identify effective corrective actions and process improvements.
  • Develops quality planning methods for all product lines.
  • Develops process certification standards and assist in process certification.
  • Oversees calibration and testing programs.
  • Participates in internal and external quality audits.
  • Interfaces with supplier and customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality control and assure that effective corrective action is implemented.
  • Reports to management on quality issues, trends and losses.
  • Establishes supplier quality requirements.

 

Qualifications 

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, Production Operations or related field preferred.
  • Certified Manager of Quality/Certified Quality Engineer (CMQOE, CQE) preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows applications, ERP systems, and SPC & Document Control (Ensur & Infinity QS) databases
  • Accomplished and seasoned quality professional with extensive and effective quality staff leadership and management experience in manufacturing operation.
  • Experience in a durable product manufacturer preferable in CNC machining, metal fabrication, welding or foundries. Knowledge of raw materials and other manufacturing processes such as plating, welding, heat treating, and casting is important.
  • Expert knowledge in metrology and application of gage measuring devices for machined and fabricated parts.
  • Expert GD&T experience and knowledge with application to machined and fabricated parts.
  • Proven leadership characteristics with an ability to manage and develop teams. Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus.
  • Listening, verbal and written communication skills with team members, peers, vendors and customers.
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment, get results and drive change through others.
  • Critical thinking and reasoning skills applied to identify weaknesses and strengths of alternative solutions or approaches to opportunities.
  • Demonstrated experience with continuous improvement methods like Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing methodologies. Experience an internal auditor.
  • Knowledge of APQP, PFMEA, PPAP, MSA and SPC.
  • Knowledge of statistical engineering tools for process optimization, capability analysis and problem solving.
  • Sound knowledge of basic manufacturing economics.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Quality Management Systems such as ISO-9001:2015, TS-16949, AS-9100.

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Meadow Burke, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Date Posted:  May 23, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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