Director of Quality Improvement

  •   Full Time
  •   CA


The role will be in the implementation of the Quality Improvement System, including leading the division, top sites and functional teams to enable profitability. Responsible for implementation of policies and procedures that are administered directly by Quality Department, such as document management, personnel training etc. and provides guidance and assistance to other departments in developing and implementing policies and procedures governing their activities. Lastly, it involves developing capability at various levels of the organization relative to the Quality Improvement System.

  • Facilitate implementation of the Quality Improvement System across the division (and Business Units) to achieve targets in growth, quality, Customer Allegiance Score, cash flow and productivity.
  • Establish and mature the Lean Management System (tiered daily management systems, gemba walks, and leader standard work) and other coaching tools to transform the culture.
  • Drive development of leaders. Develop/promote/standardize the Quality Improvement System further. Share best practices and drive continuous improvement and Standard Work across all organizational elements.
  • Partner with business leaders to develop, standardize, and drive operating mechanisms that drive key performance indicator visibility, accountability, and action planning to continually improve business performance.
  • Develop a culture that emphasizes safety improvements as part of the Quality Improvement Systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, operations or business
  • Master’s or Factory Physics degree is a plus
  • Strong financial and statistics acumen
  • Advanced lean practitioner with a 5+ years of experience with Quality Improvement Systems.
  • 5+ years of operations and/or engineering experience working for a world class, multinational organization preferred.
  • A ‘hands-on’ track record of implementing successful Continuous Improvement (CI) elements such as: Lean Leadership (Daily Management, Leader Standard Work, and Gemba Walks)
  • Strategy Deployment and Value-stream mapping leadership experience.
  • Experience leading Kaizen events including elements such as standard work, cell design, process and product 3P, Value-
  • Analysis/Value Engineering, error-proofing, material flow, heijunka, and kanban.
  • A holistic thinker who is effective in influencing leaders to develop transformational target states and rapidly drive change through the full organization.
  • Superior leadership skills with proven ability to effectively manage and develop a diverse team of people and facilitate effective cross-cultural business interaction
  • Must maintain high ethical standards to support a professional business code of conduct
  • Ability to travel throughout the US and internationally 50{b716aca833a14590b9fcd8c40ad2d2976206bcc65c01e2e8c4fde18d42d9ae04}-75{b716aca833a14590b9fcd8c40ad2d2976206bcc65c01e2e8c4fde18d42d9ae04} of time.

For immediate consideration, please forward a copy of your current resume to referencing job #1761 or a link to this job.

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



Job Category

Business Development

Applications Accepted Until

01 January 2030