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Quality Manager – Cary, IL

Quality Manager – Cary, IL

The Quality Manager is responsible for the overall development, implementation and maintenance of the organizations Quality Management System in Cary, IL. The Quality Manager operates under the direction of the Director Chicagoland Technical & Quality.

Ensure the Quality Management System (QMS) conforms to customer, internal, ISO and regulatory requirements.
Manage quality technicians and document specialist day to day responsibilities and performance.
Update quality documentation to ensure best and correct practices are in place.
Work with management and supervisory team on developing and executing corrective action plans related to quality concerns: complaints, global corrective actions, other chronic quality issues.
Work with the Technical Manager to conduct supplier audits. Authority to identify and record quality related problems, initiate action to prevent nonconformance, and recommend solutions.
Oversee customer requested audits. Develop Corrective Action Plan for non-conformities discovered during those audits.
Control, maintain and update POP’s for existing products within company guidelines. Authority to approve Master Specification & Quality Plans, Departmental Procedures, SOCs, POPs, and Departmental Specifications.
When necessary ensure that trial runs are designed and conducted in a manner intended to identify potential quality issues and resulting in a quality plan aimed at preventing non-conformances.
The above reflects the duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the position and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work that may be assigned or that may be inherent in the position.

Organization, Quality Focus, Attention to Detail, Documentation Skills. Work independently and as part of a team, effectively communicate, get along with others, positive attitude, well organized, and data driven.
Prior experience with Lead Auditor Certification
Good and reliable attendance

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or Technical preferred.

A minimum of three years quality experience in a flexible packaging manufacturing facility.

Interested applicants can apply directly on line at: http://www.proampac.com/careers/

Quality Manager

Title: Quality Manager
Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports To: President

Manages and coordinates the daily Quality Assurance activities, documents and related operations of American Pinball Inc. (API). Responsible for day to day monitoring and inspection activities. Supervises the QA Inspector(s), is responsible for monitoring the tool calibration system, determining root cause for reported internal and external nonconformities, determines acceptance or denial of warranty claims, communicates decisions to the customer. Develops and manages required policies, procedures and audit controls. Establishes and maintains Quality Management Processes and Procedures, Work Instructions, Forms, Documents and Records. Oversees the day to day inspections, documentation, investigation and analysis of reported nonconformities.
Monitors compliance with 5S performance to promote a safe working environment. Promotes the execution of the procedures and work instructions in the Quality Management System. Attends Design Review and Management Review meetings. Manages the daily operations of the quality assurance staff, enforces the Policies and Procedures listed in the Quality Management Systems manual that impact Manufacturing, Production, Inspection and Testing.

Reports to:
The President.

Direct report staff:
Plant QA Inspectors and Testing Technicians (if any).

Duties and responsibilities:
• Responsible for the oversight of the Process Audits and any resulting corrective actions.
• Responsible Internal and External Corrective and Preventive Action reporting.
• Responsible for performing Root Cause Analysis activities and meetings.
• Responsible for meeting and coordinating with external Quality System auditors.
• Vice-Chairs safety committee. Monitors staff safety and on-the-job injuries. Reviews and audits OSHA Log.
• Continuously improves performance by fostering a well-trained, equipped and motivated staff.
• Maintains quality of service by enforcing quality and customer service standards.
• Maintains staff performance by conducting regular performance reviews.
• Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations and conducting staff meetings as required.
• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed and participating in Quality Management System team meetings, as required.

Customer Focus, Quality, Manufacturing, ISO, ERP, Coaching, and Supervision, Quality System Management, Results Driven, Fosters Teamwork, Handles Pressure, Gives Feedback and maintains a safe and healthy working environment. Able to leap tall buildings, with a running start.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
This is a full-time position, and core hours of work are Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. One, half hour lunch break and two ten-minute rest breaks will be provided.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to see, talk and hear. The use of hands and fingers to handle and/or feel and the ability to reach with hands and arms, is required. Sitting, standing and walking, for long periods of time up to nine (9) hours per day. Must wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including a back-brace belt, as required. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. regularly throughout the work day without assistance. Must be able to move 250 lb. games, on a cart, as needed. Must be able to safely operate a pallet jack moving loads up to 1500 lbs.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Dhaval Vasani
1448 Yorkshire Drive,
Streamwood, IL 60107
Phone: 847 893 6800
Direct : 847 971 8892

Manager – Process Improvement and Advance Analytics, Aircraft Maintenance Operations

Manager – Process Improvement and Advance Analytics, Aircraft Maintenance Operations

Role Overview

The Manager, Process Improvement and Advance Analytics is responsible for providing problem solving support and strategic direction of advanced analytics for the Aircraft Maintenance Operations team. This role requires an individual with passion for problem solving and data analytics with the willingness to dig deep into details as well as the ability to assess the big picture. Candidate should have work experience with data extraction, data mining and problem solving; business case analysis and presentation; analytical and statistical modeling; and a process improvement in operation environment. This role will require strategic thinking and strong internal and external client relationship. High-level responsibilities of the role include:

• Develop and implement analytical methodologies, processes, and technological solutions to develop recommendations for process improvements
• Collaborate with leadership to identify Process Improvement/Process Simplification opportunities and lead Problem Solving initiatives
• Execute process improvement solutions to business problems using data analysis, data mining, optimization tools, statistical modeling and machine learning techniques
• Continuously develop and demonstrate improved analysis methodologies and tracks and measures results of improvement initiatives
• Lead projects as well as couching and mentoring team members
• Support initiatives for predictive analysis


• Bachelor’s degree in the field of Math, Statistics, Operations Research and/or Industrial Engineering required
• Master’s Degree in a quantitative field like Math, Statistics, Operations Research and/or MBA preferred

• Proven experience in resolving complex process challenges; leader in the area of problem solving and process simplification using Lean Six Sigma techniques
• Familiarity with industrial engineering principles is a plus
• Proven comfort and an intellectual curiosity for working with very large sets of data, pulling in relevant team members to address identified – and sometimes undiscovered – needs
• Be proficient in using database querying tools and able to write complex queries and procedures using Teradata SQL and/or Microsoft TSQL and hands-on modeling experience on SAS or R
• Be proficient with one or more reporting tools – Spotfire / Tableau / Oracle OBIEE / Brio
• Be able to communicate complex quantitative analysis and algorithms in a clear, precise and actionable manner
• Be adept in building presentations for senior leadership team

• At least 3 years of experience in analytics and process improvement preferred
• At least 2 year experience in a leadership/supervisory role preferred
• Lean Six Sigma experience preferred

• Must be legally authorized to work in US for any employer without sponsorship
• Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
• Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

Qualified Candidates May Apply Online

United | Corporate Support Center
233 South Wacker Drive | Chicago, Illinois 60606

Quality Manager, Ironwood Industries Inc., Libertyville, IL

Quality Manager, Ironwood Industries Inc., Libertyville, IL

Due to an impending retirement, Ironwood Industries will soon have a need for a Quality Manager in their organization. Ironwood Industries, Inc. offers custom injection molding and manufacturing for the medical industry.  Services include Class 8 cleanroom molding, with insert and two-shot options.  Assembly processes include ultrasonic welding, thermal staking and insertion, RF welding, adhesive bonding, transfer printing, and packaging.  ISO 9001-2008 and 13485-2003 certified.


  • BS or BA from a 4-year college or university.
  • Minimum of 10 years (combined) experience working in the quality control / quality assurance / quality management fields pertaining to manufacturing.
  • Must have very good working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015, including details of managing risk.
  • Must have very good working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing as it applies to mechanical systems.
  • Must have at least 5 years of supervisory, or preferably, management experience and responsibilities.
  • Must have training and experience in managing and conducting internal audits.
  • Must have experience in managing customer audits.
  • Must have experience in managing 3rd party (for ISO 9001) audits.
  • Must have experience with statistical techniques commonly utilized in the industry.
  • Must evaluate requirements for new jobs and plan for inspection needs as appropriate.
  • Must be capable of training not only departmental staff but also company-wide personnel on quality management topics and requirements of the quality management system.
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and disseminate customer documents, specifications, part drawings as well as industry standards and regulations.
  • Must be able to maintain a CAPA system for various aspects of company functions where corrective actions are generated.
  • Must be capable of assisting in lab metrology functions when extra assistance / help is needed on large pre-production qualification studies.
  • Must maintain responsive communication channels with internal and external customers and suppliers.
  • Must be responsible for annual budgeting for personnel and capital needs.
  • Must be a management team player in achieving company goals.


  • Experience in injection molding of plastics and related secondary operations with plastics.
  • Experience in the medical device industry and ISO 13485.
  • Experience with any of the following software: PC-DMIS, Measure-X, and QC Calc.
  • Experience participating on a company safety committee.
  • Bi-lingual in English / Spanish.

Interested candidates should email their resumes to:


Supplier Development Manager (SDM) – Navistar Corp.


Navistar International Corporation is a leading North American truck manufacturer with great products, strong market positions and best-in-class distribution. For 175 years we have had a 100% commitment to doing what it takes to satisfy our customers, and our commitment today is as strong as ever. We are rededicated to strengthening our core businesses. Our recent investments and product launches position us for success. It all starts with a comprehensive approach and a team effort from our employees. So we’re looking for exceptionally talented and results-oriented individuals to join us and deliver on our promises to our customers, dealers, employees and shareholders.

The Supplier Development Manager (SDM) will plan, manage, and execute Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) for all re-sourcing and product change activities within existing and new assembly operations.  Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the entire supply base to ensure all suppliers are registered and/or compliant to the quality system requirements of TS-16949.
  • Support Corporate Purchasing & Logistics and Parts in the selection of supplier’s by assessing their quality capabilities and system effectiveness before the placement of business and working with manufacturing and part distribution centers (PDC) to assist in improving first time quality.
  • Multi-disciplinary teaming at all organization levels and negotiation with, Reliability & Quality, and key supplier organization/locations in support of Purchasing & Logistics, Manufacturing and Parts Operations.

Position Purpose and Requirements:

Ensures that suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services. Qualifies suppliers according to company standards and may administer a Certified Supplier Program in receiving inspection to ensure cost effectiveness. Monitors parts from acquisition through the manufacturing cycle and communicates and resolves supplier-related problems as they occur. Develops and prioritizes an auditing schedule to ensure that designated suppliers are audited on a regular basis to ensure good manufacturing practices (GMP) and quality standards are met. Evaluates suppliers’ internal functions to assess their overall performance and provides feedback in assessment of their operation.  Majority of time spent contributing to and managing projects.  Requires in-depth knowledge and experience.  Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services.  Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions.  Works independently; receives minimum guidance.  Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may direct the work of other staff members.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR At least 7 years of supplier quality or related experience
  • At least 5 years of supplier quality or related experience


  • Master’s degree
  • At least 3 years of supplier quality or related experience

Additional Requirements:

  • Qualified candidates, excluding current Navistar employees, must be legally authorized on an unrestricted basis (US Citizen, Legal Permanent Resident, Refugee or Asylee) to be employed in the United States. Navistar does not anticipate providing employment related work sponsorship for this position (e.g., H-1B status)
  • Ability to travel approximately 50%

Desired Skills:

  • Experience and/or knowledge of fasteners, cold heading, hardware, and heat treatment.
  • Experience with IFI, CQI-9, ASME, and ASTM Standards.
  • Effective working knowledge of quality tools and concepts such as; TS-16949, APQP, PPAP, MSA (GD&T) and SPC (statistics) manuals and manufacturing process (lean manufacturing), with ability to teach and facilitate these tools and concepts to suppliers and using facilities
  • Quality Certifications (CQE, CQA, CQM, Green Belt, Black Belt etc.) per American Society of Quality (ASQ) or equivalent quality related postgraduate degree and experience and/or demonstrated performance
  • Communication and interpersonal savvy
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • High sense of urgency.
  • Fluent in Office software and comfortable working in multiple systems


  • Positive Attitude
  • Ethics and Navistar’s Values
  • Conflict Management
  • Customer Focus
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Problem Solving

Visit us at www.Navistar.com to discover more about our organization





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