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Director Quality Management

Company: Amphenol
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Amphenol Fiber Optic Products (AFOB) is looking for a Director of Quality to join the AFOB leadership team. The Director of Quality is a key member of the Executive Team responsible to implement and drive the Business Management System and processes at all company locations. This person will establish the Quality Vision and Strategy and promotes a culture of Continuous Improvement and Lean and Operational Excellence.AFOB provides expertise and solutions in fiber optic interconnect applications. Servicing the Wireless, IT/Datacom, Data Center and Medical markets. It is a full service fiber optic company specializing in the fabrication and manufacture of fiber optic connectivity products and solutions. AFOP is a US$65M P&L unit that employs over 400 worldwide. The company's headquarters is based in Lisle, IL (soon to be moving to Downers Grove, IL) with manufacturing locations in Nogales, Mexico - Shenzhen, China - Long An, Vietnam.Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead, develop and provide direction to the Quality teams at all AFOP facilities - USA, Mexico, Vietnam, and China, and develop and maintain collaborative working relationships driving improved customer service.
  • Drive a "root-cause" company culture with respect to problem solving and system/process improvements. Provide direction for continuous improvement and Lean Initiative projects
  • Establishes objectives, performance goals and metrics that support Company goals and strategies.
  • Understand customer requirements and recommend changes to processes, tools and technology to meet those needs. Interfacing and working with Customers on quality-related matters
  • Oversee the company's ISO9001:2000 program and business management system, and implement TL9000 and ISO 13485 standards
  • Ensure preparation and lead customer and 3rd Party Audits at all locations.
  • Develop, implement, and maintains documents and procedures in compliance with industry standards.
  • Improve the phase/gate process of product implementation and maturity.
  • Implement Supplier qualification, monitoring, and improvement programs.
  • Participate in Contract Review to help ensure Company compliance to requirements.Education and Experience
    • BS in Engineering or similar technical discipline
    • Minimum 8-years of experience in an Operations or Quality management role
    • Demonstrated successful leadership and skill in change management relative to a manufacturing organization
    • Working knowledge of ISO9001, TL9000 and ISO 13485 quality standards
    • Practical experience implementing LEAN methods and tools
    • Deep understanding of quality improvement tools and statistical decision-making methods
    • Excellent organizational, project management and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact well and coach team members
    • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

Keywords: Amphenol, Downers Grove , Director Quality Management, Executive , Downers Grove, Illinois

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