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Quality Assurance Manager

Company: Olea Kiosks Inc.
Location: Cerritos
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Olea Kiosks is a rapidly growing manufacturer of kiosks in Cerritos, California. As a result of our rapid ramp up in production, we need to improve our first pass quality to increase our throughput while maintaining customer satisfaction. We are looking for a special individual whose Quality Management expertise can be a powerful influence in our continued success. Our company is embracing continuous improvement, across the organization the team is recognizing and talking about pursuing quality problems to the root cause. We are sure you recognize that this means forming cross-functional teams that will collaborate across organizational departments armed with the tools that you can help us adopt. We are looking for a Quality Manager that will get excited about facilitating our continued growth and success. We think we represent a special opportunity for the right Quality Professional to achieve personal and professional satisfaction.

As the Quality Manager, you will champion quality throughout the organization and bring measurable results in the form of improved first pass yield, reduced quality escapes, and lower cost of quality. You will help develop a quality system which encourages cross-functional problem solving and shared successes. As our organization is growing rapidly, the team at all levels recognize that change is required to reach the next level. You will be asked to bring in quality methods and tools to teach and guide the team to quality success and help the organization realize more value out of each department to ultimately deliver a better product to the customer.

A successful Quality Manager will:

  • Demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset and identify and show other employees how to do the same from the shop floor to the offices of Senior Management
  • Deliver results by identifying instant impact opportunities and working within and across departments to change methods and processes to eliminate the root cause of quality problems.
  • Adopt quality methods appropriate to the business dynamics and determine how to apply methods to problem solving across the entire organization.
  • Form, coordinate, support and track progress of teams working on quality improvement initiatives
  • Support the development of meaningful KPIs so people at all levels of the organization can self-evaluate their individual and team performance. Establish system to report and publish results.
  • Improve and expand the preventive and corrective action system.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Engineering to establish a clear quality inspection and testing standards for purchased, intermediate manufactured and finished goods that are integrated into each Customer's product
  • Support Purchasing by establishing a supplier qualification and quality monitoring process
  • Oversee the final inspection department team members
  • Lead the Material Review Board and related follow up activities
  • Manage processes related to regulatory agency compliance and Customer Quality Audits
  • When existing systems support ISO9001:2015 certification, draft proposal and budget for management consideration
  • Work with Human Resources to create development plans for direct reports, review performance and, as needed, address performance improvement and/or disciplinary issues.
    This position is fully on site at our Cerritos, CA manufacturing plant, Monday through Friday from 6:30am to 3:00pm. The salary range is $100,000 - $125,000 per year depending on experience.

    • Bachelor's degree (Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering) with work experience in a business operating under a third-party quality certification preferred
    • Three years of experience establishing and maintaining a Quality Management System in a small, agile, and highly flexible manufacturing environment
    • Expert level familiarity with ISO9001:2015
    • Strong knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC), Six Sigma, and other quality control tools
    • Exceptional knowledge of working within an ERP system

      When you join the Olea Team, you'll get to work with some pretty amazing people, plus you'll receive a competitive wage with no cap on sales commissions, two weeks of paid vacation, paid holidays, and you'll be eligible to join our group benefits, including:
      • Medical (Kaiser and Anthem plans available)
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Life
      • Critical Illness
      • Aflac Accident
      • Aflac Cancer
      • Aflac Hospitalization
      • 401k with a generous matching contribution

Keywords: Olea Kiosks Inc., Cerritos , Quality Assurance Manager, Executive , Cerritos, California

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