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Veterans Preferred - Quality Manager

Company: The Dow Chemical Company
Location: Midland
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Dow has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Manager in Midland, MI .

The Quality Manager has accountability for all aspects of the plant/department quality program as defined in the Business Quality Strategy to enable the business to profitably meet customer and product regulatory requirements related to the quality management system. The role serves as an expert resource and consultant and provides training, coaching, and overall guidance to enhance front line knowledge and accountability for quality across key roles and promotes and enable a customer-focused culture across multiple plants or within a single plant at a large site with complex interfaces and/or requirements. The Quality Manager leads quality improvement projects or represent quality within a broader project and has accountability for all change management activities related to product quality across the identified scope. The position requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines.

Responsibilities / Duties

  • Leads the site quality program which aligns to the Business Quality Strategy at the plant/site level.
  • Provides an effective interface between customers, the organization and cross-functional partners to ensure consistent high-quality service to customers. Represents the "Voice of Customer" within the organization and across the business/division, as appropriate.
  • Builds and enhances cross-functional relationships, services and flow of information between the organization and the customer, and other key stakeholders related to the product quality/regulatory requirements related to the quality management system.
  • Improves effectiveness of the quality management system, on a continual basis, and demonstrates influential leadership to execute improvement opportunities.
  • Generates and uses quality data to enable cross functional partners to drive product quality improvements.
  • Identifies and leads management of change reviews that potentially impact product quality across identified scope.
  • Ensures plant Operating Discipline system, procedures and guidelines meet quality system requirements, as appropriate and serves as element focal point for the quality requirements of the Operating Discipline Management System.
  • Provides expert training, guidance and consultation to the organization and other cross-functional roles that impact product quality on customer and product regulatory requirements, and the use of supporting quality tools and processes to achieve plant and business goals.
  • Identifies and leads product quality improvement opportunities and advanced problem-solving efforts with broader scopes and leveraging potential as determined through data analysis, customer feedback, continual improvement projects, and other quality-related programs.
  • Establishes and leads the organization's quality system audit program and leads internal and third-party audits, in conjunction with Business or Site strategies, leveraging findings to drive continual improvement.

    Required Qualifications
    • A minimum of a bachelor's degree or relevant military experience at or above a U.S. E6 ranking OR Canadian Petty Officer 2nd Class ranking.
    • A minimum of 5 years of quality, manufacturing or related experience is required.
    • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

      Note : Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

      Dow Offers:
      • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
      • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
      • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
      • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
      • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

        About Dow

        Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

        As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com .

        Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.

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