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Quality Manager


Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: November 16, 2023
Job Type: Full time
Quality ManagerJob DescriptionYou’re not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because we’re out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, you’ll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands. In your Quality role, you’ll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU.SUMMARY OF POSITION:  The Quality Manager position, reporting to Senior Quality Manager of Kimberly Clark Professional (KCP), leads the quality team at the Owensboro facility by providing quality management, leadership and expertise to the site and various customers to meet their needs. This role implements plans that support business, organization and/or team objectives.  It also establishes and maintains requirements of the quality management system and associated programs. The position gets direction from staff quality leadership team for strategic quality and supports the mill leadership team for the day-to-day operation of the quality management system.ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:Provide leadership throughout the Owensboro Mill to ensure compliance to internal and external standards such as Kimberly-Clark Quality Management System (QMS) requirements.  Identify, develop, and provide leadership to implement products, processes, materials, systems, and procedures to achieve business objectives.Communicate quality data, quality information, quality concerns, and quality changes to all parties (internal and corporate) in a regular, timely and understandable manner.Conduct routine quality reviews for QMS metrics, including quality management reviews and quality scorecard reviews.Develop, implement, and maintain data/information systems to allow fact-based decisions.Provide statistical analysis and assistance to mill members to ensure the core value of running to target with little variability for effective use of resources as required.Set objectives for the quality department by working with staff and mill leadership teams.Contribute as a team member in various situations, projects, and activities not included in other principal accountabilities to assist in the accomplishment of established objectives.Support raw material quality and cost optimization by working with the team and suppliers.Lead the development, maintenance, and delivery of quality and other training for the mill. Provide consulting and training on key quality processes, tools and systems.Provide leadership in the practical application of the Quality Management System in all assignments and responsibilities.Provide leadership to the mill team when quality issues arise that require swift action to isolate/dimension/retrieve (inside or outside the facility) and assess defects and establish defect rates. Facilitate board events within the mill.Contribute to an environment in which all team members are respected regardless of their individual differences and are motivated to improve both their individual and team contributions to achieve desired business results. Maintain a quality focused culture within the facility and team.Member of the Site Mill Leadership Team holding responsibilities to roll out site initiatives that may not be directly related to this role.Manage self in accordance with the One K-C Behaviors.Other duties as assigned.WORKING CONDITIONS:Travel up to 10% of the work time. Travel may also include business travels via aircrafts and motor vehicles to various locations.QUALIFICATIONS:Requires a four-year college degree in a related discipline.Understanding of ISO 9001 or equivalent standards.A thorough understanding of Quality Assurance and statistical principles with 5+ years of experience in a related activity.Paper manufacturing experience preferredASQ Certified Quality Manager or Quality Engineer preferred.Total BenefitsHere are a few of the benefits you’d enjoy. For a complete overview, see support for good health with medical, dental, and vision coverage options. No waiting periods or pre-existing condition restrictions. Access to an on-site fitness center, occupational health nurse, and allowances for high-quality safety equipment.Flexible Savings and spending accounts to maximize health care options and stretch dollars when caring for yourself or dependents.Diverse income protection insurance options to protect yourself and your family in case of illness, injury, or other unexpected events.Additional programs and support to continue your education, adopt a child, relocate, or even find temporary childcare.To Be ConsideredClick the Apply button and complete the online application process. A member of our recruiting team will review your application and follow up if you seem like a great fit for this role.In the meantime, please check out the careers website.And finally, the fine print….For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world.  We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers.  When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, and DMV check.Additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role are available upon request. You may contact 866-444-4516 – when prompted for employee ID, say “OTHER CALLER” -  or for assistance. You must include the six digit Job # with your request.Veterans and members of the Reserve and Guard are highly encouraged to apply.Kimberly-Clark will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate for the role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of Kimberly-Clark’s applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in Kimberly-Clark’s sole discretion.#LI-OnsitePrimary LocationUSA-KY-OwensboroAdditional LocationsWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time