TDM & Associates is actively recruiting for a Quality Manager for our east central Illinois client.  This high-visibility position requires self-direction, flexibility, strong organizational and problem-solving skills, and close working relationships with individuals at various levels within the plant and at other Company locations. The QC Manager reports directly to the Corporate Director of Quality, with dotted line reporting to the Plant Manager.

The ideal candidate will have the following background:

  • 8+ years of hands-on Quality experience in an FDA-regulated environment, including at least 3 years of management experience. Some of the experience should be in consumer packaged products i.e. OTC drugs, consumable devices, or cosmetics. The candidate should have had overall responsibility for the Quality function at a site, or have worked in multiple Q areas i.e. QC, QA, auditing, etc. with supervisory experience in several areas.

•     Solid familiarity with Quality Control methods and procedures for personal care products.

  • Knowledge of GMP regulations and ISO 9000 or equivalent Quality Systems requirements, and practical compliance methods.
  • Demonstrable experience in problem identification, investigation and resolution.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills. The candidate must have a customer service orientation and be able to work effectively with diverse constituencies to quickly resolve issues.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant science or engineering discipline is required.


Specific duties include:

  • Manage the QC Department team (12 FTE’s).
  • Oversee all inspection, testing, document review and release activities to ensure that raw materials, WIP and finished products meet established specifications.
  • Manage the investigation and resolution of discrepancies, nonconformances and other issues affecting quality.
  • Set Quality Department priorities and schedules in close coordination with Operations, such that production goals are met while adhering to quality standards.
  • Administer and maintain various Quality System monitoring programs including department , plant and supplier performance, CAPA, Annual Product Reviews, and Cost of Quality
  • Manage the plant validation/qualification program
  • Audit plant operations to GMP and QMS standards


Interested Candidates should submit their resume to:  Julie Blodgett:

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