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Quality Manager- Advanced Battery Manufacturing

Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: Stone Mountain, GA, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Want a rewarding career that is changing the commercial power industry? Are you a driver of change with a solid knowledge in Quality Management Systems? Are you a team player with a winning attitude that loves to be challenged on a daily basis?  Do you desire to solve problems in real time and figure out how to prevent issues in the future as it relates to the Quality in a manufacturing Environment? 

 

If so, do we have the opportunity for you! Be a part of the fastest growing segment of our business, Electrification, where you can play a key role in managing the Quality of products and processes where quality and reliability are crucial to success. Join our winning and growing team today!

Position Description

Provides leadership as well as the tools to continuously improve quality. Functions as a change agent in moving quality process & initiatives forward. Establishes, manages and implements quality initiatives, systems & measures by driving the continued development of a quality culture.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Develops effective quality measurements and reports results to leadership team and others across division at multiple locations both domestic and/or international;
  2. Sets direction and measures effectiveness of implemented systems
  3. Coordinates and executes quality duties across the location: quality improvements; leads warranty reduction project teams; system improvements; best practices quality initiatives; and training
  4. Manages quality system policies and procedures by administering and coordinating quality policies and practices designed to improve quality & reduce costs
  5. Coordinates the quality management system certification process
  6. Represents Briggs & Stratton’s quality interests for the location with suppliers and customers; participates in customer feedback gathering and focuses to improve customer satisfaction
  7. Performs full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA; performance management; department budget
  8. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of quality practices and procedures including Quality Management System (QMS) and ISO requirements
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and team oriented communication skills to effectively work with diverse groups of people
  • Demonstrated success implementing large-scale improvements in complex and diverse environments both domestic and/or international
  • Demonstrated project management and effective facilitation skills
  • Comprehensive technical knowledge and background of quality and manufacturing processes
  • Ability to exercise considerable judgment in guiding quality team in solving practical problems with a variety of concrete variables in situations where there may/may not be standardization
  • Excellent planning, organizational, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Seven years of quality or related professional experience
  • Prior leadership and management experience

Physical & Environmental Requirements

Domestic and/or International travel as required up to 25%

 

 

Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.

 

Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.


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