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Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager

Sandvik Coromant in Mebane, NC is looking for a

Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager

SANDVIK COROMANT is the world’s leading supplier of tools, tooling solutions, and know-how to the manufacturing industry. We believe that engineering is the lifeblood of society - developing, changing, molding and evolving our everyday lives. With 8,000 employees in 130 countries, we’re uniquely positioned to set the industry standard for high-tech manufacturing.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

As the Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager, you will be a key driver in ensuring product quality, process efficiency, and continuous improvement. You will oversee quality control, implement best practices, lean manufacturing, and foster a culture of excellence.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership, guidance and training as needed to facilitate identified process improvements--including but not limited to advanced data gathering and analysis, root cause problem solving and project management.
  • Implement corrective action plans to eliminate wasteful or ineffective practices.
  • Drive and report on continuous improvement activity across the organization to meet annual OPEX goals.
  • Develop and implement quality control processes and maintain quality management systems including ISO 9001 compliance.
  • Manage and develop QA, QC, and lean management personnel while working closely with other functions to secure needed resources for driving improvements.
  • Serve as process owner for accuracy and calibration procedures for measurement equipment including CMM, gages, and any other measuring device.
  • Champion a culture of quality, safety, and continuous improvement.
  • Train and mentor production staff in quality assessment and best practices.
  • Organize and perform internal audits to Quality system compliance.
  • Collaborate with, share best practices, and harmonize processes with other production units globally.
  • Perform other functions that may be assigned.

Requirements and Competencies

  • Minimum of 5 years related experience with a focus on Quality or Lean Manufacturing
  • Bachelor’s degree in an area of science or engineering or equivalent experience related to the role
  • Strong leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in quality control methodologies, statistical analysis, and root cause analysis
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing principles and Six Sigma
  • Ability to drive change and influence cross-functional teams
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • High level of knowledge in SPC, ISO 9001, and auditing
  • Able to read, write, and speak English and possess good communication skills
  • Must be a legal resident of United States
  • Travel may be required


Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of health, dental and disability insurance, and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

How to apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online at www.home.sandvik/careers to the Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager position, #R0065819.

Sandvik Machining Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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