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Quality Assurance Manager - Anaheim, CA

Kelly Services
Anaheim, CA 92805
**Quality Assurance Manager**


Reports To: Vice President of Quality Assurance


Location: Anaheim


**Summary:**


+ The Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for ensuring the process and the end products meet the established requirements of the organization and customers, as well as guaranteeing the processes comply with local, state and federal regulatory agencies.

+ The Quality Assurance Manager will champion continuous improvement efforts; initiate and implement quality assurance activities as appropriate to raise the performance of the companys products.

+ The Quality Assurance Manager provides direction to the department in support of company-wide strategic business objectives.

+ Directs, administers, manages and ensures quality compliance to contracts, including policies and procedures throughout the company.


**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**


+ Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times

+ Oversees company-wide adherence to our procedural documentation (quality management system) and its compliance with ISO 22000, ISO 9001-2015, NSF and other external certifications

+ Identify and implement Quality Department goals and objectives in support of company-wide strategic business plans.

+ Serves as the primary interface with Quality Assurance Representative to encourage effective communication and good customer relations.

+ Promotes and maintains good relations and addresses issues and concerns through teamwork.

+ Supports the management of budgets and staffing forecasts to facilitate successful execution of the department goals and support of all projects.

+ Serves as primary Quality interface and coordinator for engineering and program management issues and manufacturing activities, including production control, procurement, planning, assembly, test and ship.

+ Manages the required training, process improvement activities, and the development and implementation of new systems affecting the Quality Department.

+ Facilitates the efforts to implement industry-wide/best practice standards.

+ Implements a rigorous continuous process improvement program with emphasis on Lean, cycle time reduction, elimination of rework/defects, and root cause analysis.

+ Maintains Quality metrics, and a management dashboard of those metrics, and assesses performance against project and enterprise goals.

+ Implements and optimizes the use of tools in support of the quality processes and procedures.

+ Manages the day-to-day operation of all quality functions: inspection, supplier management, Quality Engineering, corrective/preventive actions, etc.

+ Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

+ Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; motivating, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.

+ Responsibility to act as the primary liaison with the FDA and other regulatory agencies

+ Responsible for managing the process of fulfilling regulatory quality assurance and for providing guidance to the company with regard to quality assurance requirements

+ Ensures all documentation meet required regulatory standards

+ Develops, implements, and maintains the quality assurance plan for internal activities

+ Provides quality input and advice on the creation, implementation, and revision of SOPs

+ Serve as the primary quality control resource for problem identification, resolution, loss reporting and continuous improvement.

+ Support concurrent engineering efforts by participating in design development projects representing quality assurance and the customer.

+ Design, implement and document procedures for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection.

+ Establish and implement metrics (process capability, control charts, measurement quality) for monitoring system effectiveness and to enable managers to make sound product quality decisions.

+ Establish collection and analysis systems of statistical data to predict trends that will affect improvement of product quality.

+ Analyze customers product specifications to establish efficient, cost-effective requirements for ease of manufacture and reproducibility.

+ Develop quality planning methods for all product lines.

+ Develop process certification standards and assist in process certification.

+ Monitor vendor performance and establish criteria and rating system for critical vendors.

+ Review customer purchase orders, contracts and change requests and ensure that the necessary criteria and provisions are included in quality and process plans.

+ Interact with customers to identify opportunities to improve quality and establish feedback with manufacturing and development personnel.

+ Oversee calibration and testing programs.

+ Report to management on quality issues, trends and losses.

+ Participate in internal and external quality audits

+ Interface with supplier and customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality control and assure that effective corrective action is implemented.


**Competencies:**


+ A track record of successful interaction among regulatory agencies.

+ The ability to build and lead the regulatory and quality functions in a fast paced, high growth, entrepreneurial environment.

+ Experience in designing and implementing quality systems.

+ Diverse knowledge of inspection and control methods, techniques and documentation.

+ Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

+ Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills.

+ Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as work in a team.

+ Excellent organizational and time management skills.

+ Thorough understanding of general safety requirements.

+ Able to work well with all levels of employees and managers.

+ Competent in use of Excel, Word and Outlook.


**Education and/or Experience:**


+ Bachelors degree in food sciences or related field

+ Minimum 8 years experience in Quality Assurance systems implementation and management with, preferably in the beverage or food industries, or a combination of education and experience

+ Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment (FDA, ISO), preferred

+ Experience with production equipment required


**_For immediate consideration apply today!_**


**_Questions? Please reach out to Dustin at DUSG877@kellyservices.com_**


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**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)

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Posted: 2021-10-06 Expires: 2021-11-06

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