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About the Role
The Staff Quality Solutions Engineer p rovides support and leadership in order to effectively design, develop, monitor, maintain, and continuously improve the quality management system in alignment with Plexus strategies and values to ensure services are capable of meeting business needs.
Key Job Accountabilities
Audit Support - Conduct/Support internal audits and host/support external audits and regulatory inspections.
Process Deployment and Continuous Improvement - Lead and drive innovative QMS (Quality Management System) improvements to ensure global process deployment and effective implementation. Leads the overall assigned quality system elements, ensuring global process deployment, oversight and usage while driving innovation and continual improvement of the systems and related tools.
Process Documentation and Training - Development, management, oversight, and globalization of Quality System documentation and training materials.
QMS Monitoring - Lead development, deployment and oversight of metrics for the QMS at the site, regional, and global level to ensure appropriate monitoring of the health and compliance of the processes.
QMS Process Compliance and Support - Lead elements of the QMS, including: develop strategies, plan, implement, manage change and associate risk to ensure compliance with governing QMS requirements. Provide technical guidance and direction to regional and site management teams and leaders.
Provide guidance and support to the Design Centers and Corporate functions as it relates but is not limited to: training content design and development, CAPA resolution, management review, metrics, quality documentation development, product data management and auditing.
Collaboration with Compliance, Supplier Quality, Human Resources, Operations and other applicable functions on QMS process and system strategies and best practices.
Technical Site support and training as required for specific projects, needs, or issues.
Contribute to QMS planning and forecasting of expenses.
Apply and promote lean concepts and tools for analyzing data to evaluate / improve new and existing processes.
Assist management in compiling and organizing performance data and metrics for management reviews and reports.
Occasional travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated 10-30%).
Skills & Abilities
Strong working knowledge of quality systems and tools
Possess a working knowledge of design or manufacturing process standards
Strong problem solving skills and Lean and Six Sigma skills
Strong presentation skills
Advanced and demonstrated lead auditor skills
Advanced data analysis skills with ability to quantify and assess benefits/risks of process improvements
Strong cross-functional team building skills
Strong knowledge of ISO9001
Advanced computer & database management skills with the ability to learn additional software packages
Demonstrated ability to lead, interact and influence in a dynamic and global environment
Education & Experience
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Technology field is required.
Industry recognized certification (i.e. ASQ) is preferred, but not required.
A minimum of three (3) years of related experience is required.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.
Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!
Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, our company does not typically undertake sponsorship, including for H-1B, TN, and other nonimmigrant visas. Additionally, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be U.S. persons. U.S. persons are generally defined as U.S. citizens, nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.