The Role You’ll Play
Are you a high-energy Quality leader who is not afraid to get your hands dirty (literally) and thrives on empowering your Quality team and organization to a higher standard of excellence? As the Director of Quality, you will mentor and lead a passionate Quality team of both seasoned and fresh talent, actively engaging with all levels of the organization from the leadership team to workers on the line, as well as outside vendors and partners. Traveling the country (and the globe) you will demonstrate your expertise in Quality best practices and concepts while driving the organization forward to meet Quality goals. If you're looking to lead a high-performance culture and mentor the next generation of Quality leaders, this Director of Quality role for an international specialty tire manufacturer could be a great next step for your career.
Who You Are
A very seasoned team leader and passionate mentor.
Not afraid to get your hands dirty to demonstrate and determine quality standards.
Well able to plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s quality functions and effectiveness.
Forward-thinking, able to analyze Quality data and create plans and strategies to drive the Quality organization toward excellence.
Community | Franklin, TN
A historic town named after Benjamin Franklin with civil war battlefields and a very engaged community, only 40 minutes from Nashville.
Downtown features an eclectic mix of cultural restaurants and local boutiques
Welcoming community with many events like the annual Main Street Festival featuring local artists and musicians.
A well-run city with low taxes, high homeownership rates, and highly ranked schools. Earned an A+ rating on Niche.com.
Livability ranked Franklin No. 15 among the most desirable places to live in the U.S. in 2017. And the city also made the “best cities” lists of the Wall Street Journal, Money magazine and more.
15+ years of Quality management experience in a manufacturing environment, including at least 5 years of leading multiple sites
Able to travel 75-90% of the time, both domestic and international travel
Very knowledgeable about Quality requirements and standards such as ISO9001 and IATF 16949
Well versed in Quality management tools like 8D tool, DOEx , Minitab, FMEA
Very knowledgeable about the APQP/PPAP process, with significant product Launch management experience
Minimum of a 4-year degree in related field; MBA and quality certifications a plus
Experience in Lean Sigma manufacturing a plus