Quality Manager

Bethune , South Carolina, United States

Job Reference 1181039

Location Bethune , South Carolina, United States

Industry Process - Pulp & Paper

Function Quality

Job Type Permanent

Date Added May 18, 2023

Airswift is working in partnership with a publicly traded manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for wipes as well as for medical and hygiene products. The companies strategy is to grow by creating innovative and sustainable nonwovens for their customers, whilst improving profitability through more efficient operations and a high performance culture.  

The company are looking to invest in a new Quality Manager for their South Carolina manufacturing plant to alleviate the current interim Quality Manager, who is also completing a dual role within micro-biological testing and global quality. The Quality Manager will be a leader across the quality function with the ability to modify difficult quality standards and processes within the plant. The role will be key in promoting quality and driving ownership across the entire facility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages the work of quality control and quality assurance staff within a plant to ensure full compliance to all Quality related policies, procedures and practices; whilst ensuring that safety protocols are equally upheld
  • Promotes a strong safety and quality culture where both safety and quality are core values of everyone at the company  
  • Develops, implements and evaluates quality policies, procedures, and projects and develops resources to assist the operations and manufacturing function to be able to reach quality standards
  • Responsible for processes related to production quality and ISO implementation at local level
  • Responsible for ensuring that products meet customers' quality standards
  • Defines the appropriate and adequate procedures and measures of control for production processes and conducts risk assessments of these processes
  • Leads implementation of new regulations, all audits and regulatory inspections and facilitates gaps closings from these
  • Coordinates quality training for employees to ensure all individuals have the required level of knowledge

Required Experience

  • At least 10 years’ work experience in a continuous manufacturing environment
  • Prior experience promoting quality across a facility, addressing issues and performing spot checks
  • Prior experience as a visible functional manager, with ability to lead a team, take data and make decisions
  • Ability to communicate with customers
  • Proactive and hands-on mindset
  • Coach who can drive ownership across the entire facility
  • Strong communication skills with ability to collaborate across other department and teams, including supply chain, materials, and production
  • At least holding Green Belt Six Sigma
  • Quality Internal Auditor
  • Ability to present to internal and external stakeholders
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Mini Tab
  • Holds a Bachelor’s Degree


  • Competitive base salary
  • Up to 15% company and personal based annual performance bonus 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision (Eligible from 1st of month after 30 days service )
  • Long Term Disability (after 6 months)
  • 401k 6% match (safe harbor automatically vested)
  • Further education reimbursement
  • Relocation support provided
  • Vacation depending on experience and service (max 3 weeks) plus 11 holidays
For more information or to apply please contact Juliana Andrade at juliana.andrade@airswift.com



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