975 Senior Director Quality – Global, MA

975 - Senior Director of Quality Global
Our client is a leading science and technology company whose biochemical and organic
chemical products, kits, and services are used in scientific research, including
pharmaceutical, diagnostics, and high technology manufacturing.
A global market leader, operating in 30+ countries with over 7,500 employees, is
committed to accelerating customer success through innovation and leadership.
This company offers a highly motivational and rewarding working environment with
attractive salary, benefits, retirement, relocation and incentive packages including tuition
reimbursement. They foster the growth of employees in a culture of respect and dignity
with ample opportunity for career advancement.
An Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
The Sr. Director Quality is responsible for providing senior leadership for Global Quality
Systems: Quality
Assurance, QA Testing Compliance, Quality Engineering, QA Client Services and QA
Technical Services. This position participates with other senior managers to establish
Global Operations plans and objectives. The incumbent has contact with all levels of
company employees including the Executive Team, as well as frequent interaction with
customers, regulatory agencies and peers within the company.
• Continually improve and drive compliance to the company’s Quality System to meet
the wide-ranging Compliance, Validation, and Quality Assurance requirements of
various Electronics’ manufacturing and product development services. This covers a
wide range of Semiconductor Industry Quality requirements and practices that support
cleanroom operations.
These requirements mainly pertain to Operations, but also may pertain to other
functions as well (e.g., commercial, R&D).
• Drive change through role modeling and continuous improvement.
• Lead, manage and develop the Quality Assurance group through periods of rapid
• Formulate and recommend policies, objectives, budgets, plans, procedures and
schedules for the department.
Develop, recommend, implement and monitor uniform programs; conduct quality control
audits and evaluate work standards and performance levels ensuring uniformity,
effectiveness and appropriate staffing levels.
• Participate in hiring and promoting subordinate employees; train subordinates, assign,
direct, and review their work.
• Perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.
Education: • B.S. in Math, Engineering, or Sciences. • MBA is preferred.
Experience:• A minimum of 10 years hands-on experience in Quality.
• A minimum of 5 years at a senior level (Manager or above) leading a Quality
Assurance group in Electronics industry.
• Experience with a mix of regulated and non-regulated products or services preferred.
• Experience with common continuous improvement tools (e.g., six sigma, SPC) a plus.
Knowledge and Skills:
• Excellent management and communication skills
• Excellent working knowledge of US, AP and EU semiconductor industry requirements.
• Leadership skills in managing change, influencing outside of his/her area of
responsibility, attracting/developing talent, and coupling high performance standards
with soft skills is preferred.