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Associate Manager, Quality

Kyiv, Ukraine

Category: Quality Assurance, Research and Development, Supply Chain Job ID: 26241

JOB TITLE: Associate Manager, Quality



In this role you will be responsible for leading the plant Quality team to drive functional excellence, consistent standards and systems, and employee led and owned quality programs to drive continued improvement in plant; being the Quality voice for projects that are affecting Kyiv Plant.


  • Driving implementation of quality policies, strategies, standards and global initiatives at the plant level, and identifying plant best practices and world class programs to recommend for global standards;
  • Embedding quality mindset into plant and using the lean mentality and tools where possible by co-partnering with other stakeholders to strengthen the quality culture and transform from management to employee-led quality programs;
  • Aligning with Site Manager, Regional Quality Director and Regional Business Leads on priorities, objectives, strategies and KPI’s and be accountable for the delivery of such items at the plant level;
  • Providing adequate resources to address internal failures found either supplier based or operationally based to determine root cause and effectively eliminate the issue;
  • Providing infrastructure to run product on lines that are qualified, capable, and possess all of the correct and complete product and line specifications, and empowering line personnel to not run product if this infrastructure is not in place;
  • Providing adequate training to operators on the line on quality tools in general and also linked to the Q building competence, capability and training to plant employees to drive employee owned and led quality;
  • Leading and managing the Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance/Control plant pillars;
  • Assuring quality of product through receipt of incoming goods, in process product and finished product;
  • Build robust Quality Management Systems to ensure compliance with internal standards as well as ISO 9001:2015 standards that drives continuous improvement in Quality performance;
  • Continually monitoring KPIs by line to routinely understand all losses to drive improvement;

Experience you’ll bring:

  • 3+ years working in a quality related field,
  • Team Management Experience a plus
  • Experience in problem solving; broad based statistics; consumer data management; process control and capability programs; developing new systems
  • Experience in working in a matrix organization and familiarity with the lean structure
  • University degree in Scientific Discipline
  • English language — Intermediate level is a must

Behaviors you’ll need:

  • Strong communication skills — both written and orally
  • Ability to present on various topics to executive committees when requested and discussing issues with plant personnel
  • Decision maker for problems up to a medium grade of complexity

What’s in it for you?

  • Excellent opportunity for career development and progression, a highly collaborative work environment and an autonomous and flexible working culture where you will be able to add value and be recognized and rewarded.


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