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Quality & Compliance Manager

Company: Vinci Brands LLC
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Quality & Compliance ManagerStatus: Full-TimeLocation: Tustin, CATravel: TBD
Roles & Responsibilities:
Critical components of success in this position will include executing the following strategic functions:

  • Acts as the Quality interface between Product Development, Engineering, Sourcing, and Operation Teams during the Development and Mass Production process; communicates directly with China Team and Suppliers on project issues, delays, process gates, and any other factors that may affect development and/or Mass Production.
  • Oversees the development, implementation, documentation, and continual maintenance of a Compliance & Regulatory program to ensure compliance to applicable domestic and international compliance standards and requirements.
  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of regulatory and compliance requirements for consumer products and can proactively plan and communicate to Leadership Team the best course of action to mitigate risk.
  • Works with Product Development during development process to identify potential failure modes; initiates internal corrective/ preventative actions to mitigate risk of these failures.
  • Develops, reviews, and collaboratively approves test plans, control plans, and product validation test results with China Team and Suppliers prior to Mass Production Release. Will be responsible for documentation and data retention of these activities.
  • Lead Material Review Board (MRB) investigations on existing quality issues to determine root cause and corrective actions. Clearly log open MRBs and communicate to cross-functional teams status of projects.
  • Undertakes Lean Activities/ initiates Process Improvement plans using monthly Warranty/Return Data to investigate root cause, determine action to eliminate causes, and manages Suppliers and China Team to follow up on actions.
  • Continually assesses the product development process to ensure appropriate alignment of the Quality Team in to the "Product Engine". Deliverables may include the creation of process flow charts, mapping of current process, proposals for improvement and strategic alignment of all office and manufacturing locations.
  • Conducts Supplier System Audits; creates audit plans, audit reports, action plans, and audit findings close out. Utilizes China Team for audit support and corrective action follow up.
  • Use monthly data from China Team to create executive level monthly reporting on supplier performance metrics.
  • Continually work with China Team and Suppliers to improve product performance, implement process controls, and quality plans.
    Minimum Required Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, technology, science, or similar field.
    • 8+ years of experience; including several years directly involved in Consumer Product compliance and Quality Assurance/Quality Control management.
    • Must have familiarity with Prop 65, CPSIA, REACH, RoHS and/or other domestic and international standards.
    • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and complex
    • High level of interpersonal skills to work independently and effectively with others.
    • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of tooling and manufacturing processes.
    • Ability to travel internationally (25-45%) - post pandemicAdditional Preferred Qualifications
      • Certified Quality Engineer, Six Sigma Training, etc a plus
        About Vinci BrandsCustomer focused, product centric.
        Vinci Brands is a house of brands designing and producing accessories to protect not just your device, but what's inside your device. Vinci's strategy begins with a commitment to our customers and a passion for amazing product.
        We value a diverse and inclusive workplace by welcoming people of all different backgrounds, experiences, skills, and perspectives. At Vinci Brands, we believe that everyone does their best work when they can be their true authentic self and are supported not only by each other, but the company. We offer a generous set of benefits to make sure the Vinci Brands team is happy and healthy.

        • Great medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability and life insurance benefits
        • Wellness programs: Free ClassPass Membership!
        • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives
        • 75% employee discount
        • Unlimited Paid time off
        • Retirement benefits with competitive employer match and immediate vesting!
        • Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account
        • Yearly Growth Target Bonuses
        • Hybrid Work Environment
        • And more!
          At Vinci Brands we create solutions to things that matter most. We are committed to equal opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
          Vinci Brands welcomes all. You can find out more at www.vincibrands.com
          Vinci Brands is an equal opportunities and affirmative action employer. You can find out more at vincibrands.com

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