Director Quality in Manitowoc, WI at Welbilt

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Manitowoc, WI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
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Job Description

Does your current 'quality gig” got you down?  Are you ready to make a positive change?  If so, then come work for a company that . ..
  • Values the strong skills you bring to the table
  • Provides an opportunity to succeed at what you do best
  • Will challenge your skills and grow your talent
  • Gives you the chance to build a real, long term career
Look no further – your future in quality starts today at Manitowoc Ice*.   As Director Quality – you will be responsible for leading global quality initiatives, reporting and execution for Manitowoc Ice including North America, APAC, and EMEA; and will provide support to Monterrey and Hangzhou manufacturing facilities focusing on EIM, service and field issues, as well as manufacturing processes and product quality.  This position will work with global engineering, supply chain and field service to provide solutions and will be directly responsible for the quality management system, quality personnel, and products produced at the Manitowoc, WI location.   We put the 'fast' in fast food and the refinement in fine dining. We put the icy refreshment in sodas and the 'rocks' in signature cocktails. Be part of an industry that touches every life. Advance your career with the leader in foodservice innovation!
Essential Job Functions:
  • Work with global service group to troubleshoot issues in the field and perform site visits to determine root cause and corrective actions from field issues.
  • Work with local quality managers at the manufacturing sites to implement training on quality control activities.
  • Assist the manufacturing staff at all manufacturing locations to resolve quality issues - full spectrum engagement from diagnosis to corrective action development and deployment.
  • Work with global materials group, review purchased products/components and provide input to the decision to accept product from the vendor.
  • Design and implement forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.
  • Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications to ensure quality systems are at their optimum.
  • Supervise and direct quality personnel in Manitowoc, WI facility.
  • Maintain the quality management system (QMS) for ISO 9001 certification (management representative/review, auditing, and process improvement)


Job Requirements

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and a minimum of 10 years Quality experience required (preferably within a manufacturing environment).
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish language – preferred.
  • Strong background in mathematics/statistics, systems analysis and system auditing.
  • Certification in Lean Six Sigma-minimum of a Green Belt certification highly preferred.
  • Must be knowledgeable and familiar with applicable ISO and quality system requirements and policies.
  • ASQ certification preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Must be willing and able to travel domestically and internationally - up to 50% of the time.

•Known as America’s#1 Selling Ice Machine, Manitowoc Ice designs and manufactures a complete range of cube, flake, and nugget ice machines, ice storage bins, and ice dispensers with 200+ models in ice-making capacities from 65 to 3,000 pounds per day. Our products can be found in hospitals, schools, hotels, restaurants, and convention centers all over the world. Manitowoc Ice is a division of Welbilt, Inc.


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