Job Field: QUMA - Quality Mgmt & Assurance Location:
Beachwood, OH, US Company: BASF Corporation Job Type: Standard Job ID:
EN_US_1804519 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Description At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry.
As the worlds leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best teamespecially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of Americas Best Employers in 2017.
We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future! Manager, Quality & Continuous Improvement (1804519) Beachwood, OH Where the Chemistry Happens This position is responsible for developing, administering and maintaining the Quality Assurance, Quality Management, and Continuous Improvement Functions for Construction Chemicals in the US and Canada.
N-EBN in this region is comprised of ~20 sites and 4 main business lines (Admixture Systems, Construction Systems, Watson Bowman Acme and Colorbiotics). This position ensures that systems are in place to achieve N-EBN Quality Policies, Procedures and Objectives, as well as Continuous Improvement activities using LEAN and Six Sigma methodologies. The Quality and Continuous Improvement (QCI) Manager must ensure resources and systems are in placeto effectively measureand analyze trends, as well as manage quality activities to continually improve using ISO 9001, SAP Nonconformance management, Cost of Poor Quality characterization, and various quality improvement approaches. The incumbent must have the ability to work across the top levels of the N-EBN organization to implement initiatives needed to drive continuous improvement, and be able to communicate our systems, capabilities and philosophies to all levels of the organization, and customers.
The incumbent must be able to periodically present updates to the N-EBN RBU Leadership Team. Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent Formula for Success Establishes quality metrics to track and drive continuous improvement. Provides team leadership and training for manufacturing, business, and laboratory staff in accordance with company quality policies, ISO 9001, and nonconformance protocols.
Reviews, revises, and maintains protocol and documentation pertaining to the RBU ISO:9001 Quality Management Systems. Leads the RBU ISO:9001 efforts in all aspects, including the areas of nonconformance management and corrective/preventive action programs. Conducts annual Sr.
Management Review for ISO program and follows-up with action plans. Communicates with key customers in the business segmentsto promote quality and to address nonconformances and corrective actions. Coordinates and managesquality management related activities at all N-EBN manufacturing and business sites, including internal and external audits.
Takes an active role to resolve issues. Has dotted line matrix organization responsibility for manufacturing site QA Labs. Supervises the NCM Coordinator, Continuous Improvement Manager and Master Black Belts Maintain focus at all times on environmental, health and safety aspects from planning through execution of tasks assigned.
Utilize Management of Change (MOC) to assure timely communication and training of process related changes to affected personnel. As required, participate in any process safety related incident investigations and completion of assigned action items in a timely manner. These tasks may be required as dictated by your duties.
Drive continuous improvement initiatives using LSS methodologies, MasterIdea tools throughout the entire organization Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support youthe whole youin all stages of your life and career.
With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry. The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success.
Working for a large, global organization, youll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.