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Quality Manager

Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Location: Paris
Posted on: September 8, 2023

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Quality Manager

Job Description

You're not the person who will settle for just any role. Neither are we. Because we're out to create Better Care for a Better World, and that takes a certain kind of person and teams who care about making a difference. Here, you'll bring your professional expertise, talent, and drive to building and managing our portfolio of iconic, ground-breaking brands. In this role, you'll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU.

This position reports to KCNA Baby & Child Care Quality Sr Manager, with a dotted line relationship to the Site/Facility Manager. The position is the Manager of the facility Quality Team, and serves as part of the Site leadership team. The position leads the establishment of facility objectives for quality, and ensures systems are in place to deliver quality results and meeting internal and regulatory standards. The position supports the achievement of facility objectives for safety, quality, delivery, cost and people.

The Quality Manager manages other team leaders/teams with direct accountability Quality Control (QC), and directly manages personnel responsible for Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Management Systems (QMS). Team includes a variety of salaried and hourly roles.

In this role, you will:

  • Acts as the manager of the facility Quality team, providing strategy, capability-building, and direct support to the facility in the areas of Quality and Regulatory Compliance. Has functional oversight and responsibility for quality systems executed by the Quality department, including Management Review, control of Documented Information, Supplier Quality Management, Complaint investigation and management, Internal Audit, Monitoring & Measurement, Analysis & Evaluation, and CAPA. Provides support from self and team to the facility to ensure the product, regulatory, and QMS requirements are met.
  • Ensures team identifies need for, develops, and executes improvement plans for quality, in accordance with facility objectives, enterprise objectives, and applicable requirements.
  • Builds and maintains capability within the facility for compliance with the Kimberly-Clark QMSR, 21 CFR 820 medical device cGMPs (non-exempt elements), and other applicable regulations and standards.
  • Ensures that established manufacturing inspection, sampling and statistical process control procedures are followed as applicable.
  • Ensures production and quality systems audits are performed.
  • Supports execution of improvement plans for safety, delivery, and cost, in accordance with facility objectives. Ensures Quality team delivery of these objectives, where applicable.
  • Demonstrate safety as a value by performing all job functions safely, while also complying with corporate and facility policies and procedures, in an effort to reduce risk and eliminate loss.
  • Ensures activities and items are in compliance with both the Kimberly-Clark Quality Management System Requirements (QMSR) and applicable government regulations for the products manufactured.
  • Execute continuous improvement activities for established processes and initiates/supports development of new processes.
  • Maintain and demonstrate knowledge of applicable product forms, their manufacturing processes, internal requirements and controls, and external standards.

    The successful candidate will join the KCNA Quality team and report to the Sr Quality Manager.

    About Us

    At Kimberly-Clark, you'll be part of the best teams committed to driving innovation and growth. We're founded on 150 years of market leadership, and we're always looking for new and better ways to perform-so what can you do with that? There's no time like the present to make an impact at Kimberly-Clark. It's all here for you at Kimberly-Clark.

    Led by Purpose. Driven by You.

    About You

    You're driven to perform at the highest level possible, and you appreciate a performance culture fueled by authentic caring. You want to be part of a company actively dedicated to sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development.

    To succeed in this role, you will need the following qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in science, engineering or related discipline
    • 8+ years of broad experience in a Quality, Manufacturing, Research or Regulatory function.
    • Requires prior leadership experience with teams, systems, and/or large sized projects.
    • Knowledge of Medical Device (21 CFR 820) cGMP requirements is strongly desired.
    • Desired experiences include some combination of: CAPA/problem-solving, change management, risk management/FMEA, and application of LEAN/ Continuous Improvement skills.

      Here are a few of the benefits you'd enjoy. For a complete overview, see
      • Great support for good health with medical, dental, and vision coverage options. No waiting periods or pre-existing condition restrictions. Access to an on-site fitness center, occupational health nurse, and allowances for high-quality safety equipment.
      • Flexible Savings and spending accounts to maximize health care options and stretch dollars when caring for yourself or dependents.
      • Diverse income protection insurance options to protect yourself and your family in case of illness, injury, or other unexpected events.
      • Additional programs and support to continue your education, adopt a child, relocate, or even find temporary childcare.

        For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

        Additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role are available upon request. You may contact 866-444-4516 for assistance. You must include the six digit Job # with your request.

        The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

        K-C will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate for the role. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-C's applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-C's sole discretion.


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Keywords: Kimberly-Clark Corporation, McKinney , Quality Manager, Executive , Paris, Texas

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