Purple combines uber comfort with science-backed technology to make sleep and sit products for everyday life. Their award-winning marketing represents the company's quirky, colorful culture and their over 100 granted and pending patents guarantee that this company is one-of-a-kind. Nestled at the base of the Wasatch mountain range, Purple sits as one of Utah's fastest growing companies. Poised to take over the world or at least the mattress industry Purple is looking for the most-rad, ultra-cool, totally-awesome peeps to join the team.
Purple is looking for an energetic and skilled professional to become part of our dynamic and growing company. The Quality Director will lead the Quality department in developing and maintaining world class quality status. The ideal candidate will be an inspirational leader with a proven ability to lead change initiatives that align with organizational objectives and recognized quality standards such as ISO 9001.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Quality program development and oversight
Work to continually improve the Quality of our product through improved quality systems management.
Coach and develop business partners in obtaining product and process quality through a strong partnership.
Validate new equipment /process /products implemented within the facility.
Apply industry best practice policies, processes and procedures as they relate to the integrated management system and quality system as a whole.
Develop and drive plant quality KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and share reports with the VP of Quality
Ability to work with people effectively ("soft skills"): communication, performance management, change management, motivation, conflict resolution, demonstrate agility.
Manage internal audit programs
Quality studies and quality process improvement projects
Quality committee support and direction
Liaison with assigned departments to ensure quality projects are integrated within operations.
Interfaces and manages quality communications with customers, suppliers and all levels of the Company, including root cause analysis and corrective action implementation
Creates, implements and manages quality training within the Company
Carries out supervisory activities, including interviewing, hiring, training, directing, discipline and performance appraisal of quality employees
Leads use of and training in statistical process controls to aid manufacturing
Manages survey, appraisal and monitoring of Company supply chain performance
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS
Good knowledge of audit methods and quality improvement tools (Statistics).
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office suite comfortable in Excel and PPT
Ability to manage and put ideas forward. Ability to work in a project team and communicate across the organization (Corporate / Zone).
BENEFITS AND PERKS
Medical, Dental, Vision
Earn a Mattress
Amazing Purple Products
WHY WORK AT PURPLE?
Make your mark: We value innovative thinking. At Purple, you will be empowered to bring your ideas to life as we work together to improve people's lives through comfort.
Gain unique experience: Be a part of one of the fastest growing companies in Utah! The contributions you make will matter at Purple as the company continues to grow with you.
Awesome culture: Join the tight-knit team at Purple and you can enjoy working alongside industry experts, making close friends, and annual employee appreciation events.
Purple provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.