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Manufacturing Quality Specialist job

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Seventh Generation jobs
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Retail
Employment:  Full-time
Impact Area:  Environmental Sustainability
Company Name:  Seventh Generation
Country:  United States
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OVERVIEWThe Manufacturing Quality Specialist is responsible for managing quality activities to assure ongoing achievement of product specifications at manufacturing partners and key suppliers. This role focuses on maintaining quality systems and specifications, managing issue resolution, qualification and commercialization for product improvements, driving ongoing continuous improvement and value optimization activities. This position also is responsible for performing audits relative to consumer safety, product quality, manufacturing facility environmental risk and identifying opportunities for improvement. Manufacturing Partner Relationships & Quality Systems Build meaningful and productive relationships with Manufacturing Partners. Manage implementation and oversight of quality systems to assure ongoing achievement of product specifications. Ensure and verify ongoing compliance to UL Quality Management Standards in third party manufacturers through KPI monitoring and no-conformance monitoring, intensive care, technical visits (as needed) and general oversight. Ensures consumer safety and product quality in new and existing factory sites by assessing compliance to UL Quality standards by conducting technical capability assessments, intensive care and non-conformance monitoring and providing Quality support for issue resolution Provides expertise, leadership and support in Quality management for resolution of Quality issues within manufacturing sites, engineering and material suppliers Leads or participates in Quality Expert interventions (e.g. Operational Quality Reviews, HACCP workshops, Training events such as Allergen Management, etc.) Monitor and coordinate action plans related to consumer complaints in the region Review and monitor co-maker quality and micro data. Coordinate Hold and Release of product at Distribution Centers Maintain and optimize product specifications, quality assurance policies and procedures. Utilize lean manufacturing tools and concepts to drive cost and process optimization. Identify and recommend process control improvements. Evaluate process capability of critical mfg processes and develop cost and process improvement plans. Work with SVG Innovation Deployment Team to implement corrective action based on consumer complaints Contribute to and participate in quarterly review meetings with manufacturing partners. Maintain a working knowledge of applicable government and industry quality codes, certification and standards (FDA, EPA, Kosher, Organic, etc.). Manage Comparative Product testing and on-going due diligence testing of Seventh Generation products.  
ref: (SB_3189)
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