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Quality and Engineering Manager, Jostens


Quality and Engineering Manager, Jostens','1800496','Texas-Denton','Newell Brands - Jostens','Full-time','!*!As our Quality and Engineering Manager you are a key leader for Jostens. In this role you will be responsible for the development and implementation of optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. You will develop and manage a CIP (Cost Improvement Plan) portfolio. Additional accountabilities: • Responds to related production problems, and pursues and implements remedies to such problems. • Coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products. • Responsible for costs, methods, operations, quality and quantity of production of all jewelry production. • Responsible for the effective execution and success of jewelry operational initiatives fulfilling defined strategic and operational plans. • Manages a portfolio of key initiatives, and leads cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, operations, marketing, and customer service to support such plans, using structured continuous improvement and project management methodologies. • Assist plant management team in the development and formulation of long and short-range planning, policies, programs and objectives. • Initiate and coordinate major projects, (e.g., plant layout changes, engineering, installation of capital equipment, major repairs, etc.). • Perform research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment and perform product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency • Formulate and recommend manufacturing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the operation • Develop, review and analyze quality reporting and data to determine trends, issues and areas for improvement • Work with mangers and their teams to ensure quality systems are sufficient to provide desired product quality levels • Provide quality reports to management at all levels to assist with business review and problem solving • Integrate quality systems and processes into the broader business strategy • Work with vendors to ensure that product materials meet all quality standards • Plan and oversee analysis, inspection, design, testing and/or integration to assure the quality of assigned product • Develop new approaches to solve problems identified during quality activities ','!*!Required: • B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent combination of education and job specific experience • 10 years’ relevant experience • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Experience in manufacturing/operations/systems/business processes • Experience delivering enterprise projects and/or business solutions • Experience in leadership, enabling high-performing cross-functional enterprise teams, building effective teams • Demonstrated operational expertise grounded in data driven analysis and decision making • Demonstrated critical thinking skills and ability to solve complex problems with effective solutions • Ability to communicate and interact with all levels of management and employees, quickly adapt and communicate, lead change management, drive performance • Lean manufacturing, Kaizen and Six Sigma training and experience • Successful implementation of Lean Six Sigma projects • Process and Product Development • Up to 20 % travel may be required Preferred: • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing, or Business • MBA or other relevant advanced degree. • Lean Six Sigma Certification • Demonstrated understanding of Quality Systems • Experience in project management Celebrating 120 years of business, Jostens has been a part of local communities, working with K-12 schools, colleges and universities, teams and affiliation groups. Representatives from Jostens touch thousands of schools and groups every day, working to make a difference with products and services that recognize accomplishments and help people tell their stories. These products, along with resources for educators, yearbook curriculum and services to help motivate and inspire like Jostens Renaissance® and Commitment to Graduate (C2G) are all designed to contribute to a positive and rewarding school experience. As a household name and leading brand in our market, we are passionate about being the most trusted partner in celebrating moments that matter. We are a mid-size company with a small company feel, allowing us to move fast and explore innovative ideas. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply. ','Quality and Engineering Manager, Jostens

10 days 15 hours ago



Quality and Engineering Manager, Jostens NEWELL RUBBERMAID - Houston, TX, United States


Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
Newell Rubbermaid is a global marketer of consumer and commercial products with a strong portfolio of leading brands, including Rubbermaid®, Sharpie®, Graco®, Calphalon®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Levolor®, Paper Mate®, Dymo®, Waterman®, Parker®, Goody®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products® and Aprica®. With sales in more than 100 countries, our products help consumers flourish where they live, learn, work and play – all over the world.