Local Quality Manager Jobs in Kuehne+Nagel Ellenwood, GA

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About the job

Kuehne + Nagel Inc. is seeking a Quality Assurance professional to lead our high performing team in Ellenwood, GA.

Your Role

The Local Quality Manager will provide leadership and support for all quality engineering activities for manufacturing and distribution operations and will be responsible for the setup of quality programs, plans, testing procedures, work instructions, and improvement projects in accordance with lean thinking. Will have oversight of customer-driven rework projects. The position will be involved with implementing Lean processes throughout the operations and would be responsible for maintaining the lean, and quality programs, 5S-operation, and continuous improvements.

Your Responsibilities

  • Review, edit processes and procedures and apply these to the respective logistics area.
  • Understand processes to extent that can suggest procedures, specification changes; knows when changes may have possible effects on other areas.
  • Maintain compliance document control and retention.
  • Proficient understanding and knowledge of departmental procedures to serve as a guide during audits.
  • Ensure that Standard Operating Systems and Consistency initiatives are implemented and maintained.
  • Ensure that the required Training is provided in support of QSHE, Security, and Operating Systems.
  • Responsible for the internal auditing to schedule Quality, Safety/Health, Security, Compliance standards and requirements.
  • Maintain quality certifications such as ISO9001, AS9100/9120, and Aerospace specific customer certifications.
  • Handles Internal Audit / Assessment Activities as required
  • Performs internal / cross-functional audits, develops and trains others to become internal auditor/assessors
  • Identifies and drives the implementation of activities that standardize quality/business methods, measures, and tools
  • Identifies and drives the implementation of activities that assure increasing quality skills/competencies are deployed within the organization
  • Identifies and drives preventive/predictive improvement activities for key processes to meet/exceed business/quality performance goals
  • Utilizes Customer (Internal or External) feedback as an input to drive continual improvement
  • Actively participates in systems development and improvement within the area of responsibility
  • Leads and mentors employees in the use of quality tools, techniques, and methodologies to measure, monitor, report and improve business performance
  • Interact as needed with customers, both proactively and reactively, to demonstrate Quality commitment.
  • Supports activities to ensure communication between internal and external suppliers

Your Skills And Experiences

  • Minimum of a high school diploma required, College degree in Business or Engineering Discipline preferred.
  • Quality Engineer and Lead Auditor certification is a plus. (ASK, CQE)
  • Understands basic concepts of Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, 5 “S”, or equivalents – certification a plus
  • Hands-on experience and demonstrated success in the application of advanced product quality planning (APQP) tools and techniques
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Good Reasons to Join

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment. req86863

Company: Kuehne+Nagel

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level 

Job Location: Ellenwood, GA

Application Deadline: N/A

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