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Quality & HSE Manager

Job ID: R0105723 Location: Chanhassen, Minnesota, United States of America
Full time, Regular Employment
Location: Chanhassen, United States of America

Thales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security. Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more. More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.


Develop implement and maintain the quality plans to sustain the Quality and Health, Safety and Environment Management System. Oversee the QHSE Department team to manage team deliverables, commitments and Company goals and milestones. Develops, documents, implements and maintains standards, methods, and procedures for quality assurance, quality inspection and visual inspection. Maintains all quality systems to assure they are effective and efficient. Drives corrective action preventive action teams.

Essential Functions

  • Provide ongoing coaching to QA Engineers, HSE Coordinator, Quality Assurance Inspectors and Visual Inspectors to maintain and improve the Quality & HSE Management System.
  • Assess product specifications and suppliers of raw materials to be in compliance with customer requirements.
  • Interact with Production, Purchasing, and Customer Service to maintain compliance with raw materials and finished goods.
  • Define Quality Procedures in conjunction with all local departments.
  • Oversee effectiveness and efficiency of document control process.
  • Liaison with customer’s auditors and ensuring the execution of internal corrective actions, customer complaint responses and supplier corrective actions.
  • Identify, monitor, and execute quality & HSE trainings.
  • Supervise Quality Department staff in carrying out test, inspection and in-process checks.
  • Manage Quality & HSE Department budget.
  • Promote understanding and compliance to ISO9001 & ISO14001.
  • Determine and execute quality objectives for the company. Ensures that Quality Policy is reviewed, communicated, and understood.
  • Ensures, in accordance with the Corporate guidelines, the implementation, updating, review and auditing of the Company HSE Systems
  • Define and manage company’s KPI for quality, health and safety metrics and use the data to identify and to reduce risk.
  • Works closely with Engineering and Facilities on special projects involving plant construction, equipment design, and hazardous assessments.
  • Assists in all aspects of incident investigation including verifying root cause and approving the implementation of preventative actions
  • Manage the 6S program, shop floor security on site and support the sustainability of Lean principal on shop floor through period audits and part involves meeting
  • Develop and execute health and safety plans in the workplace according to legal guidelines
  • Manage company’s KPI for HSE metrics and use the data to identify and to reduce risk.
  • Define and manage the proper department budget
  • Works closely with Engineering and Facilities on special projects involving plant construction, equipment design, and hazardous assessments.
  • Maintains Chemical Hazardous waste program including chemical accumulation and accumulation area inspections
  • Internal/External Audits (5 Completion and Non Conformities)
  • Customer Claims
  • Action Plan execution and 8D’s report

Skills, Experience & Education

  • Bachelors of Science in Applied Science, Engineering or similar
  • Minimum 3 years prior experience in Supervisory role
  • Minimum 5 years prior experience in Quality Assurance Manager role
  • Minimum 10 year prior experiment in Quality role
  • Demonstrated experience  working with Contract Manufacturers, Suppliers, Distributors
  • Technical knowledge experience with Quality Management Systems, ISO9001
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and technical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies.
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office suite and presentation skills
  • Strong understanding of Root Cause Analysis tools (RCA)

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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For United States Candidates

Thales is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age or any other characteristic protected by law. Please read Thales Equal Opportunity Policy Statement. Please read our Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

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Chanhassen, United States of America

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