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Andersen Windows and Doors Quality Assurance Manager in Bayport, Minnesota

Description Purpose: Develops quality vision and strategy for the Bayport Door Plant and manages staff to implement that vision. Identifies, influences, and leads quality efforts across all aspects of the business (i.e. order entry, order fulfillment, installation, etc.). This role also serves as the key link into the Andersen enterprise quality organization, ensuring alignment with enterprise strategy in our divisional goals. Responsibilities: * Develop, execute, and maintain the division's quality strategies and objectives in alignment with the enterprise vision over both the short and the long term. * Manage actions directed toward total cost of quality, initial quality, warranty, air/water/structural, and the perfect order specific to the division. * Implement and manage non-conformance and error-proofing techniques, providing best practice knowledge to manufacturing team. * Develop and execute quality management systems and strategies on new product development and line extension projects. * Collaborate with other departments during planning and process improvement activities to ensure timely completion of all operational areas objectives and milestones. * Establish organizational partnerships to improve our overall effectiveness of delivering the highest level of value. * Continuously monitor product and process trends for changes in quality or related issues over the course of time * Build, actively coach, and directly manage a team of engineers, supervisors, and technicians. * Develop talent for the next generation of quality leadership. * Provides indirect/informal leadership through projects ## Qualifications Qualifications: * BS degree in related field; MS preferred. * Minimum of 7 years of Engineering/technical quality management experience. * Demonstrated knowledge and application of Lean Quality management systems, quality tools and production processes * Must be able to develop and improve concepts, techniques, and standards and new applications based on quality principles and theories * Well versed in QA process and methodologies with an ability to adapt according to the needs of the business Job: Research and Development Primary Location: United States-MN-Bayport Organization: Andersen Corporation Job Posting: Apr 14, 2021, 10:09:00 AM Unposting Date: Ongoing Req ID: 28298