Quality Assurance Manager
The Ian Martin Group
4d ago

Recruiter : Dorian Florescu

Senior Quality Assurance Manager


  • The Quality Assurance Manager assures consistent quality of production & systems by developing and enforcing good automated manufacturing practice (GAMP) systems;
  • validating processes; providing documentation; managing direct reporting staff.

    Senior Quality Assurance Manager Job Duties

  • Hold overall accountability for test strategies, planning, execution, and provisioning of Quality Programs and Systems
  • Contributes to development and implementation of QA systems and associated reporting metrics Establishes and drives strategic and tactical QA initiatives and plans
  • Drive the implementation of the QA programs within Canada and assists with the overall QA process improvement within all Canadian Operations
  • Implement and maintain an operating model for continuous improvement and integration of quality management across the business
  • Establishes quality and reliability standards by studying product and consumer requirements with other members of management and with production operators, technicians, and engineers.
  • Establishes raw material standards in conjunction with Engineering by studying manufacturing and engineering requirements;
  • conferring and negotiating with suppliers; devising testing methods and procedures.

  • Manage quality processes using a structured risk management approach.
  • Track, report, benchmark and trend data; conduct root cause and other analysis, utilizing results to reduce incidents;
  • establish standard uniform metrics and communicate results to the General Manager.

  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing the quality assurance budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances;
  • initiating corrective actions.

  • Provide leadership to ensure that Quality audits are conducted and any corrective actions are effectively closed.
  • Establishes quality documentation system by writing and updating quality assurance Manual & Procedures as needed.
  • Maintains product quality by enforcing quality assurance policies and procedures and government & jurisdictional requirements;
  • collaborating with other members of management to develop new product and engineering designs and manufacturing and training methods.

  • Prepares product and process quality reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Completes quality assurance operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains quality assurance staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains quality assurance staff results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications;
  • establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Achieves quality assurance operational objectives by contributing information and analysis to strategic plans and reviews;
  • preparing and completing action plans; determining system improvements & opportunity for continuous improvement; implementing change.

  • Ensuring the effectiveness of the established Quality Systems in all Canadian Operations.
  • Participate in Management Reviews at least annually, semi-annually is recommended
  • Other duties as required
  • Education & Experience

  • Technical Diploma or Engineering Degree or 15 years work experience in Management position demonstrating skills and duties required above supplemented with certificates and training courses.
  • Knowledge and training in ISO9000, Nuclear Standards, CSA N285.0, CSA Z299, ASME codes, PED. Lead Auditor certification.
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