• Quality Manager (Cottonwood, MN)

    Job Location US-MN-Cottonwood
    Posted Date 2 years ago(2/5/2018 10:23 AM)
    Manufacturing/Production Group
  • Position Profile

    Position Summary
    The Quality Manager will partner with the General Manager to improve product quality, productivity, and efficiency at the plant level. Lead process engineering efforts to identify, develop, and execute process improvement initiatives which focus on improved supplier and manufactured product quality, process stability and standardization that result in increased revenues and customer satisfaction.

    Organizational Relationship
    This position reports directly to the General Manager.



    • Be a change agent with superior people and project management skills
    • Lead the implementation of MBCI quality systems, MPS systems and guidebooks for improved product quality and productivity.
    • Implement quality improvement plans, oversee and lead all production activities
    • Ensure all levels of management – Operations, Customer Service and Sales – are actively engaged in assessing and understanding quality-related data as well as taking ownership to define and implement all appropriate action steps.
    • Responsible for oversight of all quality initiatives related to product, delivery, and installation and provide/implement corrective action as needed
    • Provide vision, direction and focus to direct reports and actively support their development
    • Consistently demonstrate the Six for Success: Be Trustworthy, Commit to Your Team, Listen to Understand, Serve Your Customer, Prepare and Plan, and Deliver Results
    • Ability to travel up to 25%
    • All other duties as may be assigned at management's discretion

    Characteristics & Attributes

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and function in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
    • Strong communication skills - listening, verbal, written, and presentation
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively at both the strategic and tactical levels
    • Ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization
    • A balanced approach towards analyzing existing systems and the ability to focus on short term results and long term strategies
    • Strong initiative and drive to resolve problems and implement process improvements
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Software knowledge: Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), databases, etc.

    Education & Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or related major.
    • Minimum 7 years’ experience in quality, minimum 2 years as supervisor or manager in quality assurance
    • Leading and managing mulitple projects
    • Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing or similar quality improvement methodologies.
    • Experience conducting statistical analysis of data to identify issues and trends.
    • ISO9001

    About MasterBrand Cabinets

    Imagine a short commute to a company driven by a higher purpose.  Where people are as important as our products, and the quality of life fuels the quality of ideas.  Our culture is built around giving everyone the opportunity to contribute both their ideas and hard work.   You will have the opportunity to grow, learn, and make a difference in the company and your community, and be recognized and rewarded for it.   We build employee opportunity, purpose, and reward into everything we do.


    Join our family of prominent brands across North America where we take ideas, build solutions, and fulfill dreams of a comfortable, inviting home.     


    In order to be considered for employment, you must complete an Application for Employment in its entirety.  Only applications that are fully completed shall be considered by MasterBrand Cabinets.


    MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a Drug-Free Workplace.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected veteran status.


    Opportunity. Purpose. Reward.


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