Continuous Improvement and Quality Manager​

Location: Pomona, CA, United States
Date Posted: 08-30-2018
Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Pomona, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Engineering & Construction
Rate: Commensurate with Experience

Continuous Improvement and Quality Manager​
The Griffin Groupe is searching for Quality Management Professionals for a premier client in the engineering & construction industry. Our client is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America. They consistently rank in the top ten of Engineering News-Record’s Specialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for their safety performance.
  • Work closely with program and project teams to establish program specific processes that effectively comply with customer and international standard Quality requirements.
  • Provide program and project team guidance and training on Quality Management System (QMS) principles, procedures, and templates integrated with company Project Management methodology.
  • Apply company CI methodology to improve work process aligned with regional objectives.
  • Work with the Corporate CIQ Department in support of company Quality Management System (QMS) standards and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Be hands-on in introducing effective work practices that are predictable, efficient, and with build-in quality safeguards.
  • Teach and facilitate process reviews, Project Quality Plan QA audits, Time Value Analysis work site observations. Take action on observations.
  • Be hands-on in delivering stable/steady improvement with process mapping, standard work, 5S workplace organization, and simple/visual controls.
  • Teach and demonstrate A3 Planning and Plan, Do, Check, Act elements.
  • Promote the CIQ success stories and learning across the company.
  • Pursue & gain professional credentials under a personal developmental plan.

  • 4 year Bachelor's degree or equaling formal training and at least 10 years of relevant work experience is required.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Demonstrated success in behavioral change management.
  • Degree in Construction Management, Industrial Engineering or related field is desired.
  • Experience in utility infrastructure construction and/or in professionally managed construction projects is preferred.
  • A high level of self direction and motivation and a track record of setting goals and leading change are required.
  • Proficiency in delivering training is required.
  • Instructional or professional certifications in Quality, Lean or 6-Sigma, and/or Project Management are preferred.
  • Successful project management skills desired.
  • Professional auditing credentials desired.
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Project is required.
  • Ability to travel up to 75% within the Western United States required.

Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

Please contact me with any questions:


(w) 774-773-9321
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