Site Quality Leader

Site Quality Leader

Requisition #NAM01133

State/Province Ohio

City Sidney

Position TypeExempt

This is EdgewellWe are a global team of 6,000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we re-imagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.
From baby to body, Edgewell is passionate about making the little moments leading up to the big memories just a little bit easier. Simply, we aim to make the products that families rely on more inspired, more personal, and more trustworthy-so they can devote that much more energy to the people they care about most.
We are re-imagining personal care.
At Edgewell Personal Care, we're passionate about helping people be at their best when it matters most: whether preparing for a first date, practicing for the big game, or protecting your family on vacation. The Edgewell family of brands has a product for everyone -- with well-established brand names such as Schick and Wilkinson Sword men's and women's shaving systems and disposable razors; Edge and Skintimate shave preparations; Playtex , Stayfree , Carefree and o.b. feminine care products; Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sun care products; Playtex infant feeding, Diaper Genie and gloves; and Wet Ones moist wipes.

Position SummaryThe primary responsibility of the Site Quality leader is to manage all activities relative to Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Quality Engineering, and Quality Systems for the Company's wet wipes business. The incumbent will ensure continued compliance to all applicable regulations, maintain all operations in full inspection-ready fashion, foster a mindset of continuous quality improvement, optimize quality systems, and be a leading voice in sustaining a culture of excellence.

AccountabilitiesEssential Functions:
•Ensure the products manufactured at the Sidney OH site meet all relevant quality, safety, and regulatory requirements.
•Ensure all operations are supported by compliant and efficient quality systems such that all operations are in a continuous state of control. Anticipate potential problems and put proactive measures in place to prevent them.
•Implement quality risk management approaches that are prudent and supported by sound scientific and technical rationales.
•Champion the quality culture and build outstanding partnerships with operations, supply chain, regulatory, commercial, and other functions based on mutual candor and continual bidirectional learning.
•Plan and implement Quality strategies, policies and objectives in accordance with Company strategic plans. Participate in the building of these strategies and objectives.
•Ensure validations meet applicable regulatory requirements.
•Ensure documented evidence is available to demonstrate that products meet release criteria.
•Ensure appropriate quality performance measures are implemented and reported as required.
•Ensure product quality complaints are investigated in timely fashion, and where appropriate, that effective CAPAs are put in place.
•Prioritize and direct the work of the staff and communicate timetables and standards of excellence regularly to insure commitments are met.
•Develop personnel: set performance expectations and coach to help achieve goals. Assist in staffing group with appropriate talent and skills to meet work requirements.
•Prepare and manage the departmental budget.

Specific AccountabilitiesSpan of functions under the incumbent's span of authority:
•Quality Assurance
•Quality Engineers
•Quality Control
•Laboratory Supervisors
•Laboratory Technicians
•QC Inspectors
•Internal Audit/Self-Inspection

Required Skills and ExperienceExperience/Education Required:
•Minimum B.S. or B.A. - Science or Engineering Degree Preferred
•Minimum of 10 years of experience within a manufacturing facility.
•Minimum 10 years of Quality experience in an FDA regulated setting, including at the management level.
•Minimum of 3 experiences directly leading an FDA inspection.
•Prior supervisory experience. The ability to accurately forecast human resource needs and staff requirements. Strong coaching, mentoring and leadership development skills.
•Expert knowledge of CFR 210/211 and adverse event reporting requirements. Experience with cosmetic manufacturing and quality expectations is desired.

Preferred Skills and ExperienceDemonstrated proficiency with Quality Systems planning and strategy development.
• A strong record of problem solving and priority setting with strategic and tactical skills in evidence.
• Effective verbal / written communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills. Ability to interface with internal and external contacts at all levels. Ability to clearly communicate technical and non-technical information via verbal presentations and in writing.
• Good project management skills.
• Ability to apply statistics and compare data trends.
• Excellent organizational, prioritization skills to successfully handle multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
• Ability to think and act independently and make sound decisions.
• Demonstrated ability to complete projects on time.
• The position may also require travel to other company locations and to external meetings, vendors, etc.
• Lean, Six Sigma, certified auditor certifications a plus.

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