Senior Program Manager, Global Quality Management System

Littelfuse Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 12 months ago

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Senior Program Manager, Global Quality Management System (QMS)

Reporting to the Director of Global Quality Management System, the Senior Program Manager, Global Quality Management System (QMS) will be responsible for ensuring quality systems at Littelfuse across all manufacturing sites and business units are effective, consistent and compliant to industry and quality standards. As a key member of the Global QMS team, this position will work with across the manufacturing and product development network. This will require a strong understanding of ISO 9001 and industry related quality standards and best practices.

About the Job:

  • Ensure Littelfuse quality systems meet our customer needs and industry standards e.g. ISO 9001, IATF16949, etc.

  • Review and enhance global quality management systems.

  • Develop and implement project plans to upgrade our quality management system to become a benchmark for our industry.

  • Support operations quality assessments of manufacturing sites and business units.

  • Support transition of acquisitions to the Littelfuse QMS.

  • Be an advocate of the "Zero Defects. Zero Excuses." quality culture across Littelfuse.

About You:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or related field. Master's degree a plus.

  • Minimum of five-plus years of quality-related experience in a global development/manufacturing environment, including experience with a global customer base & quality management system.

  • A working knowledge of quality tools: FMEA and other quality planning tools, problem solving skills, etc. Quality, Lean and/or Six Sigma Green Belt certifications a plus.

  • Experience in Project Management. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, document management and project management applications.

  • Strong understanding of ISO 9001 and related quality management systems.

  • Ability to drive results, influence and bring projects and programs to closure.

  • Prior experience in leading process improvement projects and driving/participating in Value Stream Mapping exercises and/or Kaizen events preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team while providing task-oriented direction to others to complete projects within required time-frames.

  • Attention to detail along with ability to self-regulate, self-motivate and self-prioritize.

  • Demonstrated strong communication skills verbal, written and visual aids/tools like PowerPoint, Visio etc.

  • Adept at building liaisons while work cross functionally with other organizations

  • Demonstrated ability to deal with conflict, able to effectively communicate ideas and positions and be an active listener.

  • Able to coach and teach teams on quality management systems.

We Offer:

  • The possibility to work in this exciting and challenging industry.

  • To develop you professionally and to expand your knowledge through cross-functional collaboration and training experiences.

Our associates are a strategic advantage for us who are making a difference at Littelfuse. Join our team and make a difference every day!


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Senior Program Manager, Global Quality Management System

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