Quality Manager

Quality Manager Position Available (Direct Hire) - Rahway, NJ

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Quality Manager for one of their top manufacturing clients in the Rahway, NJ area.


The Quality Manager is responsible for the strategic direction of all global quality and regulatory initiatives. ?The Quality Manager manages and maintains quality and compliance policies, systems, audit processes and inspection/testing procedures/methods to prevent or eliminate defects in existing products. ?Ensures company quality standards are achieved, product integrity is preserved and customer and governmental regulatory requirements are consistently met. Provides leadership to the Quality team in alignment with Company strategy, goals and objectives. ?Works with all internal departments, suppliers and customers as it relates to quality issues, audits and continuous improvement efforts.


  • Assure manufacturing is producing/filling materials according to standard operating procedures and provide line testing in the production filling and compounding rooms. Maintain all documentation on line and product testing, and assure a recall on any production run can be performed.

  • Establish, implement and execute audit, qualification, specifications and approval of potential suppliers that are identified as capable of providing quality products or services. Correspond and work directly with suppliers on preventing and resolving quality issues. ?Document supplier performance and maintain a supplier scorecard on all key items and/or key suppliers. Maintain all records from vendors, including C of A?s, quality reports, etc. Provide C&A?s for G&S manufactured products and any other required documentation on manufacturing to specification as required by Customers.

  • Provide strategic direction as it relates to all quality and regulatory compliance system design and development and implementation. Lead continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Correspond and work directly with Production and Customers on resolving quality issues as well as documenting and assisting with resolution of all customer QC issues. Document quality issues and present to management for prioritizing resources for corrective action(s).

  • Work with line managers to identify and reach quality benchmarks. Oversee and manage the Quality Control team and work with internal departments and customers as it relates to quality issues, concerns and audits.?? ?Manage/assist project teams.

  • Oversee processes and systems for all inspections of incoming chemicals, components (caps, bottles, tubes, labels, boxes, etc.) and finished goods (soaps, lotions from China, etc.)

  • Liaison with regulatory agencies (i.e., FDA, federal, state and local) as they relate to product purity and regulatory compliance.


  • Solid understanding of quality systems standards, benchmarking, audit systems, concepts, practices, methodologies and procedures within the Quality field.

  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills.

  • Basic knowledge of quality engineering and statistics.

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and professional interactive skills are necessary to perform at a high degree of proficiency. Ability to effectively coach, present information and respond to questions from management, inter-department staff and suppliers. ?Capable of working with internal staff from other departments in a proactive and constructive manner.

  • Ability to mentor and develop individuals and teams. Able to engage and lead team discussions and meetings. Understands team dynamics and works well within a team structure. Collaborative management style. ?

  • Strong organizational and project management skills, including the ability to plan, prioritize and execute multiple initiatives/deadlines autonomously and shift priorities as necessary. Able to manage large, complex projects. ?

  • Ability to understand and execute all relevant policies and procedures in a consistent, timely and objective manner.

  • 7 years? related experience in personal care or related products.

  • 5 years? supervisory/management or team leadership experience

  • Experience with LEAN, value stream mapping and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Bachelor?s degree in Engineering, Total Quality Management, Business or Industrial Technology.

  • QE, QM or QA certification a plus.

  • Six Sigma Certification is preferred.

Why Kelly??

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in
industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier
source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm
with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety
and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct
hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific
professional interests.

Kelly Services?

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.


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