Sandvik Materials Technology in Bethel, CT is looking for a
Quality, Health & Safety Manager
If you have a proven background in QA / QA with experience in an industrial metal fabrication production environment, and want to take your career to the next level with a global leader, we want to hear from you!
Sandvik Materials Technology is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a world-leading manufacturer of high value-added products in advanced stainless steels, special alloys, as well as metallic and ceramic resistance materials for the most demanding industries. Its cutting-edge expertise is based on an integrated production platform and world-leading metallurgy and R&D. Operations are divided into four product areas: Tube, Strip, Wire and Heating Technology - and Primary Products.
Key performance area
For Sandvik’s Wire and Heating Technology product unit, the Quality, Health & Safety Manager will interfacewith raw materials suppliers, production, and customers to assure quality standards are being met. This position is responsible for maintaining and driving the operational controls of Sandvik’s QA program, and leading quality activities and systems to ensure program and policy compliance. Your proven track record at driving continuous improvement initiatives, including LEAN methods, is essential. You will lead quality programs and practices, and conduct internal audits to ensure quality standards are maintained. Further, the Quality Manager will manage Quality Inspector(s) and participate in root cause analysis, corrective action, and in the analysis of internal and vendor rejection data.
Additionally, the Quality, Health & Safety Manager will:
  • Maintain quality data, files and reporting
  • Investigate and resolve raw material supplier issues or supply constraints
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of statistical techniques and analyses
  • Develop employee training to ensure compliance with QA objectives and procedures
  • Create a safe work environment and be able to work in a physically challenging environment, including standing for long periods of time and wear proper PPE
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state & federal laws pertaining to our site and other related EPA matters
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of waste, generations, storage, transport, disposal, vendors, training and records
  • Act as liaison between local site and Sandvik Corporate policies related to Quality and Environmental Health and Safety
Your profile
The Quality Manager should possess a minimum of five (5) years in Quality Assurance/Quality Control. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required and an ASQ Certification is a plus. Candidates should also have directly related experience in manufacturing / production in the metal working industry (Rolling / Slitting operations desired). A thorough understanding of MRP systems and statistical analysis are important. Candidates should be familiar with LEAN and ISO 9001 principles and standards. Kaizen, 5S, six sigma experience are a plus.
You should possess excellent leadership and communication skills – oral and written, be proficient in MS Office or Lotus Notes, and be able to foster a work environment that promotes teamwork. Additionally, you should have excellent prioritization and organization abilities. Previous supervisory and people management experience is highly preferred. Some travel may be required.
Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of health, dental and disability insurance, and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.
How to apply
For immediate consideration, please apply online at www.home.sandvik/careersto the Quality, Health & Safety Managerposition, Job Opening #345951
Location: Bethel, CT
Deadline: Not set
Job-ID: 345951