Quality Assurance / Control Manager

Brantford, ON

Our company is a rapidly growing international manufacturer of polymers, committed to excellence. With an increasing list of Fortune 500 satisfied customers in the Petrochemicals and Plastics Industries, our company is seeking an exceptional quality assurance professional with strong analytical and interpersonal skills to perform a variety of quality assurance / control related duties.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop, maintain and improve the Quality Management System (QMS) based on ISO 9001 standard that will ensure only high quality products and services reach to Ingenia Customers
  • Ensure Plant Compliance to DOT and OSHA
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  • Integrate Environmental Management System (EMS) ISO14001 with QMS ISO9001 and maintain both under one management system.
  • Oversee conformance to procedures that affect product quality by all employees/ environmental aspects by all plant’s processes.
  • Provide effective resolution to customer complaints and internal corrective actions.
  • Train and develop Quality Assurance Specialist and Quality Control technicians /Operators.
  • Ensure adequacy of QC testing methods to prevent release of non-conforming products.
  • Provide informed decisions on dispositions of non-conforming materials.
  • Collaborate with R&D on design and development of new products to ensure manufacturing and testing capability.
  • Collaborate with R&D on the certification procedures of new crosslinkable “superlink” products of the company.
  • Ensure the quality of Peroxide crosslinking “superlink” products of the company and the reliability of relevant QC testing procedures.
  • Ensure a safe laboratory environment for all quality technicians
  • Improve reliability and effectiveness of Quality Control methods.
  • Collaborate with Engineering Manager on the development of newly hired Engineers and Training Programs
  • Collaborate with Engineers with the Trial Development and mutually acceptable product & customer specifications
  • Collaborate with R&D, Engineers and Business Managers to develop statistically acceptable specifications, both relating to internal and customer specifications
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  • Collaborate with other Quality Managers relating to actions defined in the monthly Corporate and Team Meetings
  • Support the Production Manager and Department by auditing and coaching operators on safety and product compliance
  • Troubleshooting all quality product cases in extrusion and grinding processes of the company

 

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Materials Engineering or Engineering.
  • Certified Quality Engineer and/or /Manager.
  • 10+ years experience in Quality Assurance role.
  • Some supervisory experience considered an asset
  • Experience with safety system, desirable with the S.T.O.P program
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time, have a valid passport and a valid drivers license.
  • Expert knowledge of quality control and analytical test methods for plastics
  •  Expert knowledge of ISO certification systems
  •  Exceptional English reading, writing and speaking skills are required.
  •  Exceptional analytical & Statistical skills are required.
  • Solid communication skills to include an open communication style.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and ability to understand complex technical issues
  • Excellent planning and communication skills, including the ability to effectively interact with customers, senior management, and community and regulatory groups
  • Computer competency in MS Office, SAP and Statistical Software systems.
  • Time and project management, problem solving, and management skills are critical.

 

Benefits:

  • Health and Dental benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D
  • LTD
  • RRSP/DPSP Company Match
  • 3 weeks' paid vacation
  • Team Environment

 

Ingenia Polymers Corp

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