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Quality Manager

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The Quality Manager located at our McPherson, Kansas facility will be responsible for five major areasManagement of discrepant material dispositions; track and drive Quality KPI’s; ensure customer issues are addressed with robust root cause analysis and effective countermeasures; drive ISO 9001 compliance (if applicable); and manage part inspection processes and people.


As the Quality Manager, you own the Quality Warehouse and the processes associated with incoming and outgoing material.  You prioritize analysis and disposition of non-conforming material.  You disposition non-conforming material.  You direct inspection personnel to analyze suspect components and review associated inspection and analysis reports.  You maintain the inspection equipment and gages necessary to ensure quality outcomes.  You participate in cross-functional discussions on disposition of non-conforming material.  You work with Supplier Quality, Quality Engineering, Production Planning, and other groups to ensure smooth execution in the light of non-conformances.


You will need to lead and manage through influence to represent Customer and Quality expectations to Plant Leadership.  You will have several direct reports; primarily in the inspection function.  You will also manage many Quality processes and manage communication to Production Personnel/Leadership, Sales, Engineering, Sourcing, and other functions.


What Milacron Offers You:

  • A robust PTO policy with 6 paid sick days, 11 paid holidays, and 20 days of paid vacation.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance, which includes MD Live, RX help center, Medical Advocate Program, and company paid short term & long-term disability.
  • Generous 401K Matching Program – 3% (base pay) automatic contribution + $.50 for each additional dollar saved on the first 6% of pay saved*
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Competitive pay
  • Opportunities for development and advancement


What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Highly organized and has a passion for the orderly execution of issues.
  • Effective communicator with a focus on operational goals.  Must be able to effectively communicate to Operations Leadership in a factual manner and ask for specific support.
  • Ability to establish credibility such that findings are readily accepted and not questioned resulting in confusion and slow execution.
  • Be a partner with Operational Functions to identify areas for opportunity with clear data and a collaborative approach.
  • Process and results driven with strong project management skills.
  • Have functional working knowledge of Structured Problem Solving.
  • Be a self-starter with a proven ability to manage non-conformances in a production environment.
  • Must be able to establish cross-functional relationships and partnerships through your product and process knowledge.
  • Champion problem solving and root cause analysis activities to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances.
  • Support leadership and maintain a high level of performance in carrying out the goals of the department and corporation.



Your Experience Should Include:

  • Thorough knowledge of Milacron manufacturing processes and inspection methods is desirable.
  • Ability to read mechanical and electrical drawings per Milacron standards.
  • Understanding of Print Reading and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD&T)
  • Experience in Casting, Machining, Machined Components, Weldments, Supplied Components, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Motors, Pumps, Bearings, Couplings, and other Machine Technologies is necessary.
  • Experience in facilitating change and working with cross functional teams including engineering and manufacturing
  • Familiarity with US and International Industry measurement standards and tools
  • Knowledge of quality standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and compliance auditing experience.
  • Proven record of using structured problem solving to drive acute and chronic quality issues to closure.




  • BS or BA degree from an accredited 4 year college or university in a technical or supply chain related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience. BS Engineering is preferred.
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
    Proficient in English language (verbal and written communications). Additional language skills are preferred.




Who we are:

Milacron is a global leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of highly engineered and customized systems within the $27 billion plastic technology and processing industry. We are the only global company with a full-line product portfolio that includes hot runner systems, injection molding, extrusion equipment. We maintain strong market positions across these products, as well as leading positions in process control systems, mold bases and components, maintenance, repair and operating (“MRO”) supplies for plastic processing equipment. Our strategy is to deliver highly customized equipment, components and service to our customers throughout the lifecycle of their plastic processing technology systems


Milacron is an operating company of Hillenbrand. Hillenbrand (www.Hillenbrand.com) is a global diversified industrial company with businesses that serve a wide variety of industries around the world. We pursue profitable growth and robust cash generation to drive increased value for our shareholders. Hillenbrand's portfolio includes industrial businesses such as Coperion, Milacron Injection Molding & Extrusion, and Mold-Masters, in addition to Batesville, a recognized leader in the death care industry in North America. Hillenbrand is publicly traded on the NYSE under "HI."



DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

At Milacron / Hillenbrand we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences everyone has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.





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