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Quality Manager

Company:  Ball Corporation

Waterford, Munster, IE, X91 V62N

Date:  27-Jan-2023
Job Category:  Quality/ Continuous Improvement
Req ID:  26179

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminium packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!


Position overview:


Quality Manager will be resposible for the development, implementation and continuous improvement of the quality management system. Co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in testing in order to control quality of manufacture and to ensure compliance with corporate standards. Ensure the processes needed for the quality management system are established, implemented and maintained. Promote awareness of customer requirements throughout the organisation.


Key responsibilities:


•    To develop and manage a team capable of delivering and improving the Quality System for the organisation
•    Provide a framework for the design, implementation and maintenance of a consistent, integrated and sensible Quality System
•    Monitoring and control of customer complaints utilising trend charting and problem solving analysis
•   Manage vendor improvement programme to ensure the system used by the vendor guarantees quality of material supplied to manufacturing including the periodic auditing of proposed or current suppliers
•    Development of annual budget plans in addition to preparation of capital expenditure projects that are required to improve the quality of the product or process
•    Organisation and control of Quality Documentation system in addition to leading the Internal Audit Schedule for the plant to ensure compliance with GMP
•    Implementation of equipment and process validation with a successful integration of the application of TPM
•    To lead the production quality, food safety and food defence improvement program
•    To participate in the implementation and/or maintenance of the quality and food safety systems and certification within the plant.
•    To Co-ordinate and validate problem solving (PDCA/ 8D), following internal and external non – conformances.
•    To engage employees in the deployment and embracing of relevant Six Sigma and Lean tools (PCDA / 8D / DOE / FMEA /5S )
•    To Train and coach personnel in Hygiene and Quality Expectations
•    To reach industrial excellence and cost reduction and customer satisfaction by through the systematic elimination of "7 wastes"


Experience and skills required:


•    Third level technical qualification, preferably in production, manufacturing or quality engineering 

•    5 year’s managerial experience in high volume manufacturing in addition to knowledge of and implementation of Quality Systems
•    At least 5 to 10 years' experience in a similar role, ideally in Automotive, Electronics, food packaging or similar sectors
•    Excellent presentation skills
•    Excellent technical skills
•    Good numerical skills and an understanding of statistics
•   Strong leadership skills



Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.


Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.


No agencies please.


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