Quality Manager

Adamstown, MD
May 17, 2017
May 22, 2017
Full Time
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is empowering the wireless networking revolution. Our highly innovative analog semiconductors are connecting people, places and things spanning a number of new and previously unimagined applications. We possess broad technology capabilities and one of the most complete product portfolios in the industry. Our customers are global industry leaders who are driving innovative platforms that are changing the way we all live, work and play. Our global team collaborates daily to create the semiconductors the world relies on. If you're looking for a challenging and exciting career in a fast-paced environment, Skyworks offers a variety of roles in an environment that promotes prompt decision making, uninhibited sharing of best practices and individual ownership. Here, you'll find minimal layers of management, open communication and mutual trust and respect.Requisition ID: 17801 QUALITY MANAGERSkyworks RF Ceramics, also known as Trans-Tech Inc., is searching for a high energy Quality Manager to join our team, located in Adamstown, Maryland. The Quality Manager has primary responsibility for the Quality Management System and to assure compliance to International standards. Will have responsibility for managing a global QA team, assuring development and adherence to documented standards for manufacturing, supplier and customer quality, along with maintaining the Lotus Notes based quality management system. This position will play a key role in creating a continuous improvement culture by driving lean activities and project teams. The successful candidate will be a strong leader with the ability to develop, train and motivate employees to support continuous improvement in manufacturing and the supply chain. Responsibilities:Responsible for the maintenance and improvement of the Quality Management System (QMS) to ensure the compliance with Corporate Quality requirements as well as International Standards and other applicable quality and regulatory standards.Ensure that the performance of the QMS is reviewed at planned intervals to ensure its continuing suitability, adequacy and effectiveness. This review means assessing opportunities for improvement and the need for changes to the QMS.Ensure that Quality Objectives are set by top management for measuring the performance of the QMS and that these are regularly reviewed. Overall responsibility for Internal, External and Customer audits; Customer Complaint process; Corrective/Preventive Action programs.Provide clear leadership to sustain an environment focused on Quality and the Customer.Promote awareness of Customer requirements throughout the organization.Manages, coaches, and provides guidance to global quality department personnel to ensure the most efficient use of organizational talent.Develops strategic plans to reach company objectives.Develops and monitors Quality metrics and implements corrective action when those metrics do not conform to goals.Prepares and delivers presentations to global customers, suppliers and manufacturing sites.Effectively interact with Production and Development teams to maintain product supply and help introduce new productsHas overall responsibility for product quality. Actively promotes quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the plant by training and assisting plant personnel in problem solving techniques and developing corrective action plans.Uses LEAN/Six Sigma principles, rules, systems and tools to support improvement activities and workshops through coaching, training and facilitation, with a highly customer centric focus.Champion a Continuous Improvement culture. Desired Skills and Experience:12+ years of experience in a Quality, Program Management, or Engineering position in an ISO 9001 continuous improvement manufacturing environment.Demonstrated working knowledge of LEAN/Six Sigma principles, rules, systems and tools with experience supporting improvement activities.Has had responsibility for Quality activities including to but not limited to calibration, non-conforming material, inspection, SPC, auditing, supplier qualification, management review, customer complaints and CAPA.Strong organizational and analytical skills and experience with formal quality assurance tools such as root cause analysis (5 Why, Ishikawa Diagrams, 8D, DoE, FMEA, etc.) and other problem solving techniques.Demonstrated success working in a team environment on multiple projects with changing priorities.Experienced with global travelProficient with Microsoft Office Products, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, and Power Point software.Comprehensive understanding and working knowledge of ISO9001 is required, and exposure to ISO14001 preferred.Demonstrated "Team Player" with ability to effectively lead, motivate, and coach people in varying disciplines to achieve improved overall performance.Advanced degree in relevant field or quality certifications a plus. Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

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