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Director, Manufacturing & Supplier Quality

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Role Summary                                                          

The Director of Global Quality Manufacturing is responsible for the quality systems and product quality for the products produced globally at C&D manufacturing locations, Contract Manufacturers and Supplier Quality.  The position manages the U.S. Plant/Distribution Center Quality Heads, Global Supplier Quality Head, International Plant QMs and directs the Global QC Lab Mgr.  Develops and directs strategic Quality programs that design quality into the manufacturing systems across all Strategic Business Units.  Ensure plants maintain Regulatory and Accredited status for Health Regulated Authorities, Global Food Safety, and Retail Certification programs.   Align with R&D, GMS and Procurement on selection and maintaining suppliers with good Quality Management Systems.

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities   (Describe the 5-7 major accountabilities)                                                       

  • Establishes and directs Quality Leadership to support and standardize manufacturing quality programs focused on meeting regulatory and company requirements for medical devices, OTC drug products, food, dietary supplements, animal nutrition and other regulated and non-health regulated products that would be produced at all manufacturing locations.

  • Sets manufacturing and supplier key performance indicators.

  • Directs the development and maintains oversight of critical Supplier Quality programs to ensure quality suppliers are identified and utilized to maintain product supply to meet regulatory compliance and company requirements. 

  • Develops strategic programs to test, confirm or improve manufacturing quality systems. that verify processes are in control and capable of meeting specification, that specifications are defined, and that assist local QC/QA on identifying process control points.

  • Provides Quality Control Strategic plan to standardize processes and improve testing across manufacturing facilities.

  • Represents Quality on due diligence assessment and integration of new acquisitions.

Education and Experience                                                           

  • BS/MS degree from an accredited institution in science related field

  • Minimum combined 15 years in Corporate Quality Control/Assurance and/or plant Quality in the consumer products, medical device, food, dietary supplements and/or pharmaceutical industries with at least 10 years supervisory experience.  Experience in R&D and manufacturing beneficial.

  • Experience working in a plant environment

  • Knowledge of quality policies, procedures, and metrics

  • Knowledge of and experience with Health Authority Regulations (Device, Drug, Dietary Supplement, Natural Health Product and Cosmetic) and International standards (e.g., ISO 13485, ISO 9001, ISO 14971, GFSI )

Skills and Competencies

  • Demonstrate strong leadership and supervisory skills, including experience recruiting, hiring, retaining, managing and developing strong teams

  • Broad business orientation and ability to work effectively understanding a cross functional perspective.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment, manage multiple projects, work cross-functionally, and deliver against company business goals and objectives.

  • Strong influence and negotiating skills

  • Effective oral and written skills as well as presentation skills with all corporate levels

  • Strong strategic thinking and execution skills

  • Well organized, articulate, high initiative, responsive and a team player.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work and interact cross functionally with corporate management and others at all levels

  • Quality Engineering knowledge, skills desirable. Certified Quality Engineer, Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification desirable

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COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.

*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/


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