Manager, Quality

Manager, Quality
in St. Petersburg, FL - US

Job Description

Position Overview

This position is responsible for all aspects of Quality within the manufacturing facility. This position will work closely with plant personnel to support development and implementation of quality standards for manufacturing. This position is accountable for providing leadership to ensure that all Quality systems, procedures and training activities are consistent with BU / corporate wide Quality initiatives and objectives to facilitate continuous improvement of our manufacturing and service processes.

Essential Functions

  • Develop, implement, communicate and maintain a Quality plan to bring the plant Quality Systems and processes into compliance with the Business Unit (BU)/Corporate quality standards and system requirements
  • Develop and grow the Quality capabilities of the plant through the development and deployment of shared (across BU’s) standards, processes and best practices
  • Develop, implement and maintain of ISO Quality Management System
  • Support new product development through the training and implementation of the Product Approval Committee (PAC) / APQP process
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts including statistical capability, audits and corrective actions, and Quality performance metrics
  • Recommend, develop and implement statistical Quality techniques to monitor and control processes
  • Drive the Quality Concerns process ensuring timely feedback to create closed loop actions addressing Quality gaps, specifically (product) and systemically (process). Work in conjunction with plant operations to ensure root causes are identified and corrective actions are implemented to prevent recurrences – tools include but not limited to 8D
  • Work with Sourcing relative to Quality issues with external suppliers
  • Assist in the review of process capabilities and identify areas where processes require definition and work with manufacturing to prioritize opportunities
  • Support continuous training and motivate all employees through encouragement, development, training and open communications
  • Monitor latest Quality techniques, trends, and concepts through active involvement in professional societies/events such as the annual Quality Summit to stay abreast of technical developments in Quality Assurance and associated fields


  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from an accredited College or University required, degree in Engineering or related technical field preferred
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer preferred
  • Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) a plus



  • Minimum 6 years’ quality engineering experience required
  • Previous management experience required
  • Six Sigma Experience (Green or Black Belt strongly preferred)
  • Prior Quality experience in Design and/or Process /Manufacturing
  • Experience in ISO 9001 required


  • Must have a strong background in statistical techniques and application
  • Must understand the APQP process and its deliverables
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to reduce complex procedures into simplified form and able to educates others


  • Up to 10%


Leviton is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.






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