Chicago manufacturing recruitment firm seeks a Director of Quality

Job Description

Kappa Search, Inc. is a technical recruiting firm focused on the permanent direct-hire placement of engineering and quality executives with manufacturing companies.  We are currently partnering with a client located in the greater Saint Louis, MO area that is hiring a Director of Quality.  The company is a market leading manufacturer of electro-mechanical devices.  This is an opportunity to step into a senior leadership role with a well established, stable and growing organization.  The company also offers a strong salary and benefits package.  Key responsibilities of the Director of Quality role are as follows:

  • Establish and maintain production and inspection quality standards
  • Manage quality department staff
  • Perform continuous evaluation of the quality department including equipment, processes and specifications
  • Build meaningful, value-based relationships with key clients
  • Maintain ISO certification and coordinate/manage all facility audits

Job Requirements

  • Ten years of experience working in quality in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong technical quality foundation in inspection techniques
  • Bachelor’s Degree or quality industry certification is preferred
  • Willingness and ability to travel to customer sites on occasion