Deputy Manager Quality

Job location:
Kadthal, India
Created moment:
March 17, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05585

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Deputy Manager Quality

Job Summary

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Working experience on minerals:  Feldspar and Quartz

  • Assessing customer requirements and ensuring that the standards are met. Complaint management procedure. 

  • Investigating and setting standards for Quality, Health and Safety. ( ISO 9001 , ISO 14001 etc.)

  • Ensuring that manufacturing processes comply with standards at both domestic and international level.

  • Working with operating staff to establish standards, systems and procedures.

  • Writing management and technical reports and customers’ charters and complaint investigations. 

  • Determining training needs, conducting routine training to the teams and doing self training for improvements.

  • Acts as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance and quality.

  • Directing objectives to maximize profitability.

  • Recording, analyzing and distributing statistical information.

  • Supervising technical or laboratory staff. 

  • Responsible for the product quality control for the plant. 

  • Maintaining a clean and safe Laboratory. 

  • Establish and direct lab policies and procedures. 

  • Responsible leader with continuous coaching / mentoring functional and cross-functional teams

  • Assisting plant managers in reaching plant production goals. 

  • Schedule and conduct meetings as and when necessary. 

  • Attend scheduled corporate training and meetings.

  • Sound knowledge of 5S, problem solving techniques  

  • Responsible for People management & development.

  • Networking with the other BUs (both internally & externally).

  • 10% of the job profile involves travelling. ( Shipments , Customers visits , Port inspection etc.)

Job Specifications:

Education and Experience requirements:

  • A Bachelor/Master degree in QC/Chemical/Chemistry/Ceramic Engineering/Any similar stream.

  • 9 - 10yrs of experience.

Knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics:

  • Proficient in Google workplace , MS office

  • Excellent technical skills , Preferred software proficiency in Minitab etc. 

  • Good numerical skills and an understanding of statistics. ( Six Sigma ,Green Belt etc.) 

  • Planning and organization skills

  • Communication and interpersonal skills

  • Problem-solving & Leadership skills

Position Type

Full time



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