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As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

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QA Manager, ISO Systems

Job-ID: 11732; Location(s): McPherson, KS 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

Responsible for working with cross-functional teams in support of ISO and Viega LLC. Quality Management Systems.  Develop and sustain the Quality Management Systems in line with the required industry standards accreditation requirements and business requirements across the organization through existing and new procedures, including but not limited to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.

 

Regulate, control and improve the quality of overall corporate processes throughout Viega LLC. Manage the QMS and ISO 9001:2015 system for Viega LLC. based on the needs of interested parties.  Manage processes and system usage for internal / external audits and corrective actions to ensure that all nonconformities raised during audits are effectively corrected and independently verified. 

 

Managing the VIP (Idea Management) process; Viega One Quality processes (Incoming Goods / Material Review Boards / COPQ and Procurement); CAQ System and processing; Product Compliance core processes and Calibration programs across Viega LLC.

 

Ensure adherence to health and safety guidelines as well as legal obligations.  Embed a culture of continuous improvement throughout the company. Lead the team to achieve quality management system targets for customers and business goals.

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS

 

Supervision and Personnel Maintenance

 

  • Supervise and direct the work of Quality Systems Coordinators for VIP, document control and calibrations.
  • Ensure company policies and guidelines, as set forth in the Corporate Human Resources Policy manual are followed; maintain a safe and clean work environment; ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations.                              
  • Continually and proactively demonstrate strong leadership and managerial skills in recruiting, selecting, training, motivating, reviewing, coaching, developing, and retaining a high-performance team.
  • Conduct timely and accurate employee performance evaluations; address performance issues as needed.
  • Manage ADP activities for direct reports including but not limited to tracking hours and monitoring/approving vacation and sick leave.
  • Manage 18-month forecasts for CapEx and Expenses
  • Monitor performance by gathering relevant data and producing various KPI reports.
  • Management personnel performance goals in SuccessFactors

 

Quality and Process Deliverables

 

  • Provide cross-functional support for development of new products, including but not limited to innovation, production and purchasing relating to design changes or cost saving measures.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure a seamless transfer of new products to production, according to developed standards.
  • Support Quality Engineer Manager and QA Manufacturing Managers with activities related to the maintenance of calibration services and/or additions to the manufacturing system; ensure products and processes comply with the requirements of the Quality Manage Systems (QMS).
  • Assist with establishing, implementing and maintaining QMS procedures; follow-up to ensure processes and timelines are being followed.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams on system/product design and production process requirements while performing and facilitating risk analysis.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams across Viega Globally to build Product Compliance Standards.

 

Quality Management Systems

 

  • Implements, leads, trains, supports and manages QMS for ISO 9001:2015 and related for Viega LLC nationwide.
  • Develop and sustain the Quality Management Systems in line with the required industry standards accreditation requirements and business requirements for ISO 14001.
  • Manages and leads ISO internal audit program as stated in the QMS; trains ISO audit teams; ensures audits are accurately completed and within required timeframe.
  • Manages the CAQ systems and leads processed for VIP, Calibrations and Quality Assurance Data Collections
  • Set structure for the reviews and approval of changes to the QMS system.
  • Provides oversight and direct support of QMS improvement initiatives.

 

Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

 

  • Continue to develop knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma project methodologies including but not limited to DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyst, Improve, Control), DMADV (Define Measure, Analyze, Design, Verify), QFD (Quality Function Deployment, FMEA (Failure Modes Effects Analysis), Value stream/process mapping, and associated statistical analysis.

 

  • Attend ASQ and continuing education training in order to continually develop quality tools, techniques and systems.

 

Data Analysis and Organizational Goals

 

  • Perform data analysis to improve process stability while motivating cross-functional teams to improve quality throughout the production process.
  • Assist as necessary with internal and external audits; respond to audit findings by proposing and implementing corrective action.
  • Collaborate with Quality and Manufacturing teams to improve systems and services in order to meet organizational goals and standards.
  • Support organizational strategies to reduce supply chain costs.

 

Other

 

  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications, and establishing industry networks.
  • Manage raw material supplier activities to support manufacturing and product development, including but not limited to auditing, monitoring and reporting supplier performance.

 

Special Job Dimensions

 

  • Will be required to travel up to 25% of the time.

 

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Proficient of computer programs including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Minitab and SAP
  • Strong knowledge of QMS practices
  • Strong knowledge of first article, in-process and final inspection
  • Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of gauges and gauging practices
  • Good understanding of statistics
  • Complete understanding of ISO Systems
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong Calibration Services Program leader ISO 17025
  • Strong knowledge and SPC background
  • Strong and effective presentation skills
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Ability to train and lead others
  • Ability to facilitate meetings
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing will all levels of the organization
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining high quality control
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Proven ability to design and implement quality processes and systems
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department

 

Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

 

  • Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or related discipline
  • AND

  • 10-15 years of related QMS Leadership experience
  • Proven experience as quality manager with leadership responsibility for Calibrations, Continuous Improvement and Auditing programs
  • Certification of quality control is a strong advantage (ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001, ISO 17025 etc.)
  • Experience in a progressive manufacturing environment and lean manufacturing a plus
    C
    ertified Lead ISO Auditor through ASQ or willing to complete within 1 year

 

Your contact person:

Kristi Davis  -  Kristi.Davis@viega.us -  +1 (720) 531-8489 

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