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Quality Assurance Manager - White Marsh, MD

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Job ID:¬  129960


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Anchor is a division of the Oldcastle Architectural Products Group (APG). APG is North America's leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 40¬ states and 5¬ Canadian provinces through a network of over 165 operating locations and more than 5,000 employees.¬ ¬ 


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Quality Assurance Manager
The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of quality assurance activities across the Architectural Product Group.¬ 
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Responsibilities


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  • Ensure that QA functions are compliant with all required company and industry regulations

  • Manage the document control system including creation, revision, and approval SOPs and batch records as required

  • Coordinate the change control system and related activities

  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities to reduce the number of defects and improve levels of quality across the various product lines

  • Establish and ensure appropriate quality systems are implemented and maintained, including ongoing data analysis of product and process outputs to ensure early detection and response to quality improvement opportunities and prevention of quality issues

  • Participate in internal, customer and regulatory agency audits

  • Manage all aspects of plant quality systems, including document control, deviations, CAPA, supplier quality, change control, quality assurance, finished product review and release

  • Work with other quality/compliance, manufacturing, warehouse, purchasing and finance managers and personnel to effectively create and support process and quality enhancement initiatives

  • Support an aggressive quality program, which instills personal accountability for accuracy, consistency and completeness for all operations and departments according to contracted and site policies/agreements

  • Create and maintain an environment of excellence, for quality and continuous improvement throughout the entire plant

  • Oversee and monitor facility-wide training including awareness of company quality policies and QMS training as well as maintain training curriculum and documentation for staff

  • Provide coaching and mentorship to the quality team, ensuring appropriate levels of accountability for quality decisions and clearly communicates cross-functionally within the organization

  • Complete regular performance evaluation of staff including the identification of development needs

  • Recommend specifications for components, labeling, raw materials, in-process materials and finished products

  • Ensure release of in-process and final product

  • Participate in data collection for annual product reviews

  • Conduct investigations for process deviations and product quality failures and implement corrective actions

  • Track progress on corrective actions

  • Investigate, document, and respond to customer complaints

  • Maintain and improve the level of GMP compliance and stay abreast of industry and regulatory compliance trends and requirements

  • Maintain effective communication with management and relay critical issues and action plans involving the quality assurance areas

  • Ensure the review and audit of completed batch records


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Requirements


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  • Strong working knowledge of ASTM requirements and guidance documents

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

  • Highly organized, approachable, flexible and able to respond to changes in a dynamic environment

  • Extremely detail oriented

  • Expert knowledge of Quality Management System requirements

  • Excellent influencing, facilitation, and project management skills, with strong change management skills

  • Ability to collaborate and lead cross-functionally to help drive continuous improvement


Education/Experience
Bachelor's degree required, including two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.¬ 


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What Oldcastle Offers You


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  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs


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About Oldcastle


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Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


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Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Anchor is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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