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Vice President, Quality

Company: SharkNinja Operating LLC
Location: Needham, MA
Posted on: May 8, 2018

Job Description:

Duties: Lead the worldwide kitchen appliance quality organization
functions to develop and execute the business plan aligned to product
excellence. Lead the strategic initiatives ensuring product quality,
safety, testing, compliance and reliability throughout the motorized
kitchen, heated appliance and beverage category lifecycle. Develop the
appropriate strategic direction and priorities for quality processes and
metrics to minimize return and maximize customer satisfaction. Authority
to make final decisions on Ninja product readiness, product improvement
as a key stakeholder in the product lifecycle. Responsible for cross-
functional partnership and leadership with Engineering, Product
Marketing, Program Management, Brand Marketing, and China manufacturing
providing a focused approach to modeling, design, validation and
industrialization/commercialization of products on a global basis. Drive
best practices to ensure quality management for Ninja kitchen
appliances. Drive the talent needs of the organization: the right
talents exist and are deployed to the right seats at the right time with
the right competency/skill sets. Ensure the Ninja Quality organization
contributes to the full end-to-end lifecycle based processes and metrics

Requirements: Master's degree in Industrial Engineering, Electrical
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field (willing to accept
foreign education equivalent) plus ten (10) years of experience
establishing and implementing engineering, reliability, and quality
processes and metrics. Experience must include five (5) years of the
following: Demonstrated expertise in the global product development
lifecycle, including product definition, engineering and technical
support, quality and reporting, and overall consumer feedback in the
household appliance space; Demonstrated expertise utilizing primary
methods of control and improvement vehicles, including QFD, SPC, Six
Sigma, Cp/CpK, Product Improvement Teams, and Data and Collection
analysis; Demonstrated expertise leading global teams and strategic
development to launch new products globally in the kitchen appliance
market; Demonstrated expertise in developing consumer-focused testing
protocol using Design of Experiments (DOE) and Product reliability
testing methods; Demonstrated expertise in data analytics and
statistical simulations to improve consumer satisfaction and reduce
returns to improve First Pass Yield (FPY); and Demonstrated expertise in
managing 3rd party contract manufacturing factories and 2nd tier
suppliers to maintain quality control throughout supply chain. Position
requires up to 40% international travel.

Submit resume (reference job code GCPS) to SharkNinja Operating LLC,
Danielle Benn, 89 A Street, Suite 100, Needham, Massachusetts 02494.

Keywords: SharkNinja Operating LLC, Boston , Vice President, Quality, Business , Needham, MA, Massachusetts

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