Director of Quality

iRobot in Roslindale, MA

  • Industry: Executive Management - Engineering/Production
  • Type: Full Time
position filled


Mission Summary:
This role will require someone to be strategic yet to be very hands-on, requiring higher level leadership as well as daily work and direct involvement with production and operations.
Provide direction, supervision, and guidance to ensure alignment with quality policy, strategic objectives and organization goals that drive to Zero Defect plans and Strategy

What You Will Do:

  • Collaborate with senior leadership for planning, execution, and management of process improvements, projects, and other initiatives
  • Develops a quality assurance staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting and training/developing team
  • Develop and implement program quality plans and procedures
  • Ensure performance and quality products conform to established company and regulatory standards
  • Review, analyze and report on quality discrepancies and data related to production
  • Lead integrated senior management teams to determine strategy and tactical deployment, improve performance, lower costs, and generate innovative solutions
  • Investigate problems and develop disposition and corrective actions for recurring discrepancies
  • Recommends corrective actions, dispositions, process optimization and modifications
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams
  • Exhibits a high degree of technical credibility and communicates highly technical information in a simplistic and easily understandable way
  • Implement necessary training, procedures, testing methods required to reduce product quality non-conformances.
  • Lead management review meetings annually, and more frequently as required, regarding compliance with QMS and Global Quality Policy.
  • Assists as needed with Customer Quality Audits.
  • Ensures that all responsibilities and functions performed are in accordance with company procedures and meet quality standards in place.
  • Participate in quality programs and be aware of changes and standards within the systems.
  • Adheres to Ultra Electronics Code of Conduct and Business Ethics Standards.
  • Other duties may be assigned and are required as part of the essential functions of the position.
  • Manages all operations and personnel in the Quality Assurance Department

  • Associated topics: design, engineering, manufacture, product, product manager, production, program manager, quality

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