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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

American Air Liquide Fremont, CA

Fremont, CA
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The science of electronics is transforming exponentially through innovation and connectivity around the planet. Every day, breakthroughs are making technologies - from micro-processors, memory chips and flat panels to photovoltaic cells - even smaller and more powerful, opening up countless new possibilities in how the world lives, works and connects. Air Liquide Advanced Materials grows by enabling our customers to innovate. Our ALOHATM and Voltaix® products are critical to the manufacture of the newest computer chips required for Big Data and the Internet of Things. To enhance our execution from discovery to delivery ("lab-to-fab"), we are adding talented people to our team.

The QA Manager position in Fremont CA is part of the Air Liquide Advanced Materials (ALAM) Business Unit which focuses on highly specialized molecules that support the electronics industry. At the Fremont site, you will lead the QA department and the site through continuous improvement initiatives and quality system renovations. This is to increase our productivity, quality of product and achieving the goal to exceed our customers expectations. Within this position you will have the opportunity to work with all levels of the organization and have a clear line of sight to customer requirements for metrology standards, control limits, and new product introductions. This includes leading and assessing customer impact and notification of change, corrective actions, and opportunities identified through audits. Most importantly, you will lead the site and department in the advancement of our quality culture.

Responsibilities: In a fast paced environment, this position is responsible for leading the QA/QC organization in addition to mentoring the site through strategic and continuous improvement initiatives. Responsible for implementation and deployment of internal processes and documentation necessary to meet internal and customer quality requirements. Manage, track and report on the progress achieved. Prepare and present customer facing documentation related to product quality and ISO certification audits. Drive Supplier development and process six sigma projects, including capital project design and project management. Manage and maintain production and product control limits, specifications and quality review meetings. Meet or exceed all company safety procedures and standards with the understanding that all injuries are preventable through appropriate risk reduction.

Required Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Science in Engineering (Chemical Engineering or Chemistry discipline preferred). 3+ years of leadership experience in a quality related function. Must have an advanced working knowledge of Quality Assurance fundamentals including FMEA, SPC, statistical data analysis and problem solving techniques.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to lead and motivate a team. Excellent listening and communication skills. Six sigma green belt certification or higher. Knowledge of 8D process. Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize work and effectively lead a collaborative team environment. Strong analytical thinking abilities.