Quality Director

Orlando, FL 32801

Posted: 02/01/2023 Job Number: 6789

Job Description

oin Our Team: Nautique Boat Company has an outstanding career opportunity available at our boat manufacturing facility in East Orlando, FL. We are celebrating 97 years of excellence in the marine industry; Nautique Boat Company is a subsidiary of Correct Craft and has been on the waters of the world with a passion for innovation since 1925. Nautique is known to push the envelope of possibility on the water, and our owners have come to expect nothing but the absolute best. The world’s best ski boat, the world’s best wake boat, and a company that cares.  Through our Nautique Cares initiatives, we’re dedicated to not only making a difference on the water but to people in need around the world. To learn more, visit www.nautique.com.
Job Description
The Quality Manager is tasked with the responsibility to develop, implement, and manage quality control systems to ensure all company products meet consumer expectations and demands. Specific daily duties for this position include managing a team of quality engineers and technicians and inspecting products to ensure conformity throughout the production process.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with Upper Management, Product Design & Development, Manufacturing, and the customer to set quality standards
  • Create and drive a quality mindset
  • Manage a team of quality engineers and technicians
  • Identify the root cause of issues and report findings
  • Work together with manufacturing to increase productivity and performance of the production line while maintaining accuracy in quality
  • Problem-solving using data and hands-on experience
  • Manage quality and warranty improvement activities
  • Collaborate with department management to develop quality systems
  • Get involved in long-term business and strategic planning at the managerial and executive levels.

Skills and abilities for success in this position:
  • Must have knowledge of quality systems, quality functions, production processes, and budgets
  • Strong lean manufacturing experience, especially in continuous improvement, elimination of waste, 5S, Kaizen events, and visual management
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Must have a team-oriented mindset and be able to communicate in front of groups of employees and peers
  • Improve the business processes for each department through analysis and collaboration
  • Able to plan, direct and delegate work to others, assess performance, and make improvements or take corrective action
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills with the ability to work with minimum direction and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to develop positive working relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Must possess good organizational and communication skills
  • A self-starter who takes a proactive approach and has good decision-making skills.
  • Strong facilitation skills
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment
  • Ability to juggle and manage competing tasks and demands and deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Personal ownership and accountability style
  • Ability to make sound judgments and take the initiative to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and make decisions/choices within the functional area of responsibility with minimal direct supervision
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management
  • Ability to handle emergency situations calmly
  • A self-starter who takes a proactive approach and has good decision-making skills.
Knowledge, Education, and or Experience required:
  • Four (4) year post-secondary education or courses with an operations management, manufacturing, or quality focus
  • Minimum of 4-8 years of supervisory or management experience in a medium to fast-paced manufacturing/operations environment.
  • Strong computer skills in order to analyze, organize and present data and information using Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, and PowerPoint)
  • Fluent in the English language with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experienced in ISO 9000 or above, preferred.
  • Power Bi or AIM experience Able to run meetings and communicate effectively with Management and Production teams.
  • Must be a licensed driver with a good driving record (subject to MVR) and the ability to travel occasionally.

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment where ambient air temperature can exceed outside air temperature occasionally.
  • Must be able to bend at the waist and knees and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds when necessary.
  • This is a safety-sensitive position.
Additional Information
  • Opportunity to take your career to the next level
  • Work for a company that values people, performance and philanthropy
  • Join a team that is passionate about making a difference in the world
  • Competitive benefits: Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Education Assistance
  • Job Stability
  • Incentive Bonus Plan

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