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Quality Manager

Reference Number: 4486-MXA
Location: Eastern Iowa

Quality Manager Needed for a Global Medical Device Manufacturing Firm in Iowa

A profitable, growing and close client of many years has asked my team to find a talented and high achieving Quality Manager in Iowa.

My firm: Most of you know us, 25 years in the recruiting business specializing in plastics, metal and rubber manufacturing. Ranked as the #1 plastics recruiting in the World within the MRI Network we have 15 colleagues based in Tallahassee, FL and all of our work is highly confidential; we work with a high degree of integrity. 

The client: The client is privately held, custom plastic processing firm that services the global Healthcare market. A single source supplier with experience in vertically integrated solutions, utilizing expertise in thermoplastics and elastomers to develop processing solutions for medical components and devices.

The position: Quality Manager that reports directly to the Plant Manager.

A Qualified Candidate will have: 

  • Bachelors Degree in a technical field or equivalent combination of work/education
  • Five plus (5+) years experience functioning as either a Senior Quality Engineer or Quality Manager in a plastic injection molding environment
  • Strong knowledge with ISO standards and procedures
  • Have experience with a robust QMS system and have used ERP systems that compliment or incorporate QMS
  • Experience as a Lead auditor
  • Strong knowledge of SPC tools and techniques
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis and implement corrective actions
  • Strong organizational skills with the proven ability to multi task
  • Solid communication skills - interpersonal, verbal and written

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Advanced degree in a technical field or equivalent combination of work/education
  • Ten plus (10+) years of experience functioning as either a Senior Quality Engineer or Quality Manager in a plastic injection molding environment
  • Medical Device experience is a plus
  • Experience in leading or participating in a regulatory/Government audit
  • Well documented examples of leadership and change management skills
  • Good job stability

Salary: open...I am open to present what you require and will share the clients range

Relocation Assistance is Offered 

If you meet the requirements and are interested, please respond with a current resume as a Microsoft Word attachment. Any resume presented that does not have the minimum qualifications will not be considered for this opportunity. 

My team will review your qualifications and if there is a match with our clients’ needs I will contact you directly, please include a daytime telephone number and your email address. All information will be held in complete confidence and nothing will be sent to the client without your consent. If there is not an immediate match, your records will be updated with your information and I will contact you when I have an opportunity that matches your qualifications on a future search.

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