Quality Assurance Director
Also referred to as: Director of Quality Assurance, Product Quality Assurance Director
Requirements and Responsibilities
Responsible for planning, developing, and directing quality assurance policies, programs, and initiatives. Directs process and product testing to ensure materials, parts, and products comply with established quality standards and government regulations. Develops, implements, and revises quality standards, tools, and methods. Evaluates the performance of the production process and quality of resulting products to improve existing methods of operation. Requires knowledge of company, industry, and governmental regulations affecting product quality. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a top management. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.
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