Quality Head Apply

Location MKU Limited, Rooma, Kanpur , India
Department QC Department
Academic Qualification Min. qualification required: Graduation in Engineering / M Sc. Other desired qualifications: Leader Auditor Certification in ISO9001
Experience 12 to 15 years of relevant experience in Manufacturing organization with at least 5 years of experience leading the Quality Function
Reporting To
Responsibilities · Adopt best practices, policies, processes and procedures to deliver quality products and improve business performance.
· Prepare short term and long term quality improvement plan for MKU.
· Define annual business goals for quality function in the plant, set functional KRA/KPI’s in alignment with the business goals.
· Prepare the annual Quality budget for all the plants (Malwan and Rooma) before the start of the financial year.
· Proactively assess quality risks a continuous basis and implement a system of continuous improvement throughout the organization.
· Assess adequacy of QMS when new projects and technology are introduced and recommend requirements for upgradation.
· Assess inhouse/3rd party testing of material quality, develop inhouse capability and get necessary accreditation of the laboratories.
· Explore opportunities of technology upgradation and new technology adoption.
· Understand customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes
· Lead and manage the quality function from incoming raw materials, in process quality to delivery of FG’s and post-delivery support to ensure quality of the products.
· Review the QMS at defined frequency, report noncompliance to SOPs, WIs and closure of CAPA.
· Ensure internal and external audits are carried out as per plan, participate in closure meeting, review the noncompliance and action plan for improvement.
· Ensure that all in-house systems and procedures are updated, revised and modified to meet the needs of external certification bodies ( ISO 9001-2015, AS 9100 Rev. D, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, BA 9000-2016 and ISO 17065-2015.)
· Visit key suppliers to assess their quality system and submit recommendations to the procurement department.
· Review all customer complaints, repeated quality issues, lead root cause analysis of the failures and coordinate with all stakeholders for timely closure of the countermeasures.
· Review quality specifications of critical input materials, SFG and FG and monitor compliance and approve deviations as per SOP.
· Implement new quality processes and systems where appropriate.
· Participate in project planning, review risks related to quality and improve the processes and products to meet the customer needs.
· Review calibration schedule and maintenance plan for the lab equipment and ensure adherence to plan.
· Monitor KPIs for the quality function of the plants and review major deviation analysis and improvement plan.
· Assess Cost of Poor Quality (COPQ) and take up initiatives with other functions to reduce COPQ.
Competencies • Proven leadership and management skills with the ability to optimize team performance and development.
• Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers.
• In depth understanding of quality control and quality assurance procedures.
• Knowledge and understanding on various QMS especially ISO 9001-2015, AS 9100 Rev. D, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, BA 9000-2016 and ISO 17065-2015.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
• Commercially and financially astute with experience of managing budgets
• An appreciation of and an ability to positively resolve issues arising from different cultures
• Experience with MS Word, Excel, Project Management and Analytics software