Systems Control, a division of Northern Star Industries, Inc.


Job Locations US-MI-Iron Mountain


As the Quality and Compliance Manager you will lead our Quality Assurance teams in support of our ISO 9001 Quality Management System, ensuring compliance to both internal processes and procedures as well as applicable national, state and local regulatory requirements.    


  • Ensure that systems and processes essential to the performance of the Quality Management System are established, maintained, and continually evaluated
  • Report to top management on the performance of the Quality Management System
  • Help develop and execute our ISO 9001 based Internal Auditing plan
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of EE product compliance, ensuring we are meeting applicable state and local regulatory codes and all related documentation requirements
  • Teach and lead Problem Solving activities within the value streams to improve product quality and reduce scrap and rework.
  • Apply Continuous Improvement & Lean principles within your teams to reduce costs
  • Develop direct reports through daily, weekly, and annual coaching to build a highly productive and actively engaged workforce.
  • Participate in relevant industry training and development opportunities to stay current on best practices and to bring-forth ideas for new initiatives



  • Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering, Business, or Management-related field preferred.
  • Minimum five years experience with increasing responsibility in an engineering or management position in a similar industry.
  • Minimum two years experience utilizing Continuous Improvement and Lean tools and principles
  • Prior experience working within an ISO 9001 Quality Management System preferred.
  • Internal Auditing experience is a plus.



  • Strong understanding of Lean and an ability to teach and coach others in its principles
  • Highly motivated with strong leadership skills, and the ability to drive initiatives to produce results
  • Strong organizational skills with a proven ability to effectively align priorities to meet business needs
  • Develops and leads a Team who can work effectively under strict and varying timelines
  • Skilled at evaluating employee performance, and in providing training, direction, and support
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills, readily mentoring across the organization
  • Ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers and suppliers
  • Competent with Microsoft Office Programs: Word, Outlook, Excel


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