Develops, manages, and is accountable for all aspects of the System. Manages the planning, development and implementation of the Quality program in operations and new product development. This includes evaluation of processes, procedures, and applications which contribute to the overall objectives, to maintain an effective quality program including continuous quality assurance, quality standardized reporting, quality control, reliability, and product/process/supply base quality improvement. Capable of training the concepts and driving the execution of world class quality. ESSENTIAL TASKS & DUTIES: Design and implement long-term progressive Quality strategies and objectives that support the company’s Vision, Mission, Values, and long-term objectives.Drive quality through the complete product life cycle from new product conception to after life support.Develop metrics (internal/external) including the company’s cost of quality that drive identifying strategies and behavior to decrease the cost of quality while improving reliability and delivery times.Identify, develop, implement, and administer appropriate policies, procedures, and workflow in accordance with industry standards and company strategies.Assist with regular internal and external audit procedures to ensure effectiveness and appropriate implementation.Ensure Quality programs reflect or exceed requirement of customer, legislation, and relevant regulatory agencies.Administer and update Quality Programs, maintaining continued compliance with ISO 9001 requirements.Directly manage the company’s Return Process and lead corrective action planning process at the business and Supply Base.Work with Supply Chain to ensure appropriate controls in place to measure and audit Supplier Performance and Assessment.Understand appropriate use of and capabilities of control charts and other measurement systems to drive process improvements.Work cross functionally with purchasing, operations, manufacturing engineering, and logistics.Effectively use problem solving and process improvement methodologies such as Lean and Six Sigma to drive improvements for the business.Capable of communicating and training quality initiatives and programs to all employee levels. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:Lead change productively and other duties as required.Provide guidance, train, and demonstrate robust knowledge of quality.Effective trainer for quality systems and processes. QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Quality, Engineering, or other related field with five (5) plus years’ experience in a quality role in an industrial manufacturing environment.Three (3) plus years supervisory/management experience.Lean training and experience a plus.5 years minimum process improvement experience utilizing lean and data driven tool sets.Six Sigma Black Belt Certification a plus / Green Belt Minimum.Demonstrated experience and results in product reliability. Knowledge & Skills: Knowledge and understanding of six sigma and lean principles to integrate into operating procedures and mentoring of management staff and employee population.Demonstrated technical analysis capabilities including statistical analysis, process improvement methodologies, quality assurance concepts and systems, etc.Demonstrated strong and effective communication skills; written, oral and interpersonal.Demonstrated negotiation and/or facilitation ability.Ability to multi-task, work independently and employ effective time management skills.Strong computer and Microsoft Office skills.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Proven teamwork and leadership ability.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. WORKING CONDITIONS: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock when in the operations or laboratory areas.Prince provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.