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Quality Manager

City:  Lincoln
Country/Region:  US

About Prysmian Group


Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video and data transmission for the telecommunication sector.


We are almost 29.000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us. (Make Your Mark!) 


Team Overview and Job Responsibilities


Accountable to the Director of Quality and Plant Manager, the Quality Manager position is responsible for managing, implementing, and facilitating Quality Assurance and supporting Continuous Improvement programs within the plant. In this function, you assure that all products produced and shipped conform to the applicable specifications and quality levels established by Prysmian and the customer. As part of the Lincoln Management Team, you are also responsible for ensuring the plant meets its stated business objectives. In addition, you maintain the plant’s ISO 9001 accreditation and maintain effective contact with customers and external accreditation representatives.


What you’ll do:

    • Develop and implement, as necessary, Quality Assurance and Continual Improvement programs to ensure effective ongoing product quality.
    • Support the plant’s Lean Sigma program.
    • Manage and direct required testing throughout all processes.
    • Provide analyzed data reports as necessary to support the plant.
    • Recruit quality assurance associates, as appropriate, and provide the necessary training so that their work is in accordance with stated procedures.
    • Maintain responsibility for the Quality Management System and external audits.
    • Interface with customers and regulatory agency inspection representatives during plant visits and scheduled audits (UL, ETL, ABS, Etc.).
    • Investigate field issues and customer returns, to ensure effective corrective action is taken to prevent reoccurrence.
    • Ensure effective operation of the plant as a member of the Plant Management Team.
    • Provide effective communication to internal and external customers on matters relating to quality.



Who are we looking for?




  • BS degree in Quality Assurance, Engineering or related practical science
  • Results driven mentality with demonstrated an ability working in a high-performance manufacturing environment.
  • Proven experience in Quality Assurance techniques and Lean Sigma tools.
  • 4+ years’ experience in quality engineering working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, while managing the bigger picture.
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex tasks and deal easily with often conflicting priorities
  • Must be able to motivate, communicate and drive continuous improvement.
  • Solid planning, leadership, and administrative skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Critical thinker, with excellent analytical abilities.



  • Supervisory skills in a team-based environment.
  • Sound computer skills, comfortable with a variety of software applications.
  • Wire and cable experience.
  • Rubber manufacturing.



Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated, and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.


Line Managers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.


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