Quality Production Manager
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Sep 28

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Anaheim, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4143310

A leading world producer of high performance plastics with a portfolio of over 30 brands in over 1500 formulations used in hundreds of applications with locations on five continents. This is a $13B organization with 60 US locations. For 150 years they have driven innovation serving diversified markets from consumer goods to energy. 90% of company revenues are generated from businesses that are among the top three global leaders in their field. The company has 21 Global Research Centers.  
The Quality Assurance Manager has responsibility for all aspects of the development, maintenance and continuous improvement Manager reports into the Operations Manager for the whole plant  of 450 employees. 
They have 12 reports; 3 Shift Team Leads (who manage union production operators,
Mechanical Engineer, Quality Engineer, Quality Specialist and few Techs. This is a high visibility operation within the company producing high performance Composite materials used for aerospace applications.
Living within a commutable distance to Anaheim, CA.
  • You will drive all aspects of an effective quality assurance system. This system must ensure compliance to, Regulatory (FAA, EASA), Industry (AS9100, NADCAP), and Customer specifications.
  • You will partner with Site Manager and leadership team to identify key quality performance projects that will reduce customer complaints, reduce material non-conformances and improve quality performance.
This position has responsibility for managing and improving the site quality system, maintaining integrity of the site’s quality procedures and documentation to maintain RC 14001 and AS9100 certification.  He/She will conduct periodic reviews and audits to insure compliance with quality assurance manual. This position has responsibility for reviewing product specifications, physical, mechanical, and analytical methods for feasibility and capability, distributes product quality specifications for new and existing products prior to their implementation to production. Establishes and updates test methods used by plant personnel to assure products meet specifications. Reviews raw material specifications, monitors product improvement projects and design changes to assure quality standards are maintained as processes, raw materials and testing  

BS in Engineering with Chemical Engineering or Material Sciences preferred

Three to five years management experience in composite materials, aerospace or highly regulated manufacturing environments.

Demonstrated experience in laboratory testing including physical, mechanical, and analytical testing processes and equipment is preferred.  

Demonstrated knowledge in Six Sigma and or Lean principles,
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