Plant Quality Manager
Sherwin Williams
Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada
8h ago

Plant Quality Manager-(2000069P)



Here, we believe there’s not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there’s a place for you at Sherwin-Williams.

We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We’ll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you show us what you can do.

You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show!

Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

The Plant Quality Manager leads the Plant quality effort to ensure the continuous improvement of quality results. This position creates and manages processes, training, standards, and goals to provide increasing capability of the site to deliver quality results.

This role provides leadership through the introduction and implementation of new formulas, technology, quality tools and manufacturing processes.

The Plant Quality Manager is also responsible for driving the achievement of quality goals and adherence to quality standards, policies and guidelines.

This position investigates problem batches to discern root cause and develop sustainable solutions and actively participates in Region and Division quality improvement efforts.

Major tasks include :

  • Leads continuous improvement initiatives of Plant quality processes and procedures to improve quality results and meet or exceed quality standards.
  • Ensures quality procedures and standards are followed and met.
  • Work closely with Operations Manager to standardize and support quality work practices and procedures.
  • Manages new formula introduction.
  • Implements new processes, quality tools, and improved procedures.
  • Works closely with Manufacturing Quality and Technology to identify priorities, develop effective quality tools, and solve quality problems.
  • Works closely with Regional Technical Director on quality improvement, complaint resolution, and introduction of new formulas into manufacturing.
  • Responsible for the management and development of the Quality Assurance Supervisor, Chemist and Lab Technicians.
  • Basic Qualifications :

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status
  • Must have a four year Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or eight years of work experience
  • Other Qualifications :

  • A degree in Chemistry or Engineering is preferred
  • Experience in R&D, Product Development, Quality Assurance or Quality Control is preferred
  • Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Experience with Quality testing and Quality systems management (such as ISO 9001, etc.) is preferred
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification is preferred
  • Technical management experience in a manufacturing or R&D setting is preferred
  • Experience in a multi-shift operation is preferred
  • A working understanding of the Sherwin-Williams quality systems and initiatives is preferred
  • Must have the ability to see color with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Strong leadership, decision making, analytical and organizational skills
  • Root cause analysis / problem solving skills
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
  • Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace.

    All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

    As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.

    Primary Location

    Canada-Ontario-Fort Erie

    Work Locations

    CA ON Fort Erie Plant224 Catherine StreetFort ErieL2A 2J7


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    Jun 5, 2020

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