Chemical - Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering
Under direction of VP of Operations, this unique Quality Manager role plans and directs activities concerned with the development, application, and maintenance of quality and safety standards for employees, industrial processes, materials, and products. Areas of responsibility include our Giles Chemical Indiana manufacturing facility and Premier Magnesia Gabbs, Nevada mining operation.
Responsible for directing employees involved in inspection and quality control procedures with regard to purchased material, in-process material and finished products to assure that quality control standards are achieved. Directs workers engaged in measuring and testing product and tabulating data concerning materials, product, or process quality and reliability.
This role will oversee the redevelopment of the Gabbs, NV former ISO system into an internal quality system which meets the requirements of regulatory bodies and the building of the new Quality Management System for the Indiana facility. As such, will:
Oversee the development of a satellite quality system at the newly constructed IN facility. Work with the NC Quality Director to ensure that this system operates within and as an extension of the existing NC quality system.
Oversee safety programs and procedures across multiple facilities. Must be available to travel as needed in support of objectives.
Develop and/or adapt inspection equipment to meet quality control standards, make suggestions with regard to procedures, standards and equipment to facilitate work and maintain product quality. Establish programs to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical equipment and facilities.
Analyze facts or circumstances surrounding individual problems or incidents of nonconformance to determine what action should be taken within the limits of standard practices.
Responsible for creation, compilation and maintenance of inspection reports and records.
Investigate and determine cause of faulty work and consult and advise production personnel as to corrective measures.
Develop and initiate standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.
Develop and implement methods and procedures for disposition of material and devise methods to assess cost and responsibility.
Analyze and resolve work problems or assist workers in solving work problems.
Suggest and implement changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase safety and efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
Customer complaint investigation including on-site evaluations, corrective actions, suggested commercial remedies, and communication with all applicable areas of the company.
Other duties as assigned.
Travel: 50% - 70% travel may be required as objectives necessitate.
Bachelor's Degree in related technical field with at least 5 years of work experience in Quality Assurance and/or Safety manufacturing related field, combined with a demonstrated track-record of accomplishments as a Quality Assurance Manager, and driven to satisfying customers in technology-driven, developing companies.
Experience with ISO, FDA, SFSF, HAACP, NSF and international Quality System rules, regulations, including planning and implementation is essential.
Professional Oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills with superior organizational abilities required.
Ability to take initiative, to maintain confidentiality, to meet deadlines, and to work in a team environment are essential.
Premier Magnesia, LLC is a global market leader in magnesia-based products and solutions for dozens of applications ranging from agricultural to industrial and environmental markets. We are one of the world's principal manufacturers and suppliers of high purity calcined magnesium oxide and magnesium hydroxide products. For over 50 years, the Company and its predecessors have owned and operated a magnesia mine and processing plant located in Gabbs, Nevada that will continue to offer the only domestically-mined source of magnesia ore in the United States well into the future.
Our Giles Chemical Division is the largest producer of magnesium sulfate, commonly known as Epsom Salt, in North America. Premier Magnesia and Giles Chemical are your essential magnesia mineral source, assuring consistent quality, technical expertise, and long term reliable supply.