Chaska, Minnesota

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Director of Quality & Continuous Improvement Program Manager


Job ID: 2020-7974
Type: Active Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Quality
Chaska Bldg 2


Entegris is looking to hire a Director of Quality & Continuous Improvement Program Manager to join our team in Chaska, MN.

Lead the implementation of Globally Quality continuous improvement & 6 Sigma project identification, execution and validation. Partner with Divisional leaders, Ops VPs & and other functional leaders to continually drive the reduction of administrative errors, other systematic errors as well as identified cost savings projects. Develop and maintain at minimum an annual review of Global Quality and other metrics to identify areas of continuous improvement segregating these projects into viable six Sigma projects, initiatives and other CI projects. Also work to validate previous continuous improvement projects.


  • Quality Improvement & 6 Sigma Project Portfolio Management, develop and execute a cadence to identify projects and review of effectiveness of previous projects via published Quality metrics and other established metrics;
  • Lead cross site and cross divisional quality improvement and excellence projects to enable meeting strategic Global Quality objectives;
  • Be the Global Quality lead and resource for partnering with other functions on quality improvement efforts and business process improvement (Shipping/Logistics, customer service, other functions, etc);
  • Analyze high level Entegris quality trends, drill down into findings/root causes and lead improvement efforts/projects based on findings;
  • Create and implement a process to improve organizational learning from quality excursions and events;
  • Review and Improve the Quality deliverables for the New Product Introduction process to enable product releases at improved quality levels;
  • Lead Process Excellence projects and assessments;
  • Support Global Quality VP in leadership development for Global Quality team & leaders;
  • Channel improvement ideas to Global Quality Systems group for worldwide alignment and adoption;
  • Quality communication. Develop methods to communicate projects, project progress, project completion and projects impact.


  • Willing to take feedback and learn;
  • Have courage to speak up;
  • Positive thinking;
  • Teamwork;
  • Minimum BS in Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics, Graduate Degree Preferred;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • 10 or more years of relevant experience;
  • Project management;
  • Statistics and data analytics;
  • Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma;
  • Manufacturing and Quality Assurance;
  • ISO 9001 and other relevant Quality Systems;
  • Ability to lead via influence;
  • Good communication skills – spoken and written;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Presentation skills;
  • Analytical skills.


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Chaska, Minnesota

Artificial intelligence, augmented reality, Internet of Things – these are not just trends, they are drivers changing the way people live across the globe. With these new drivers and the increasing speed of innovation, there comes an expectation for higher-quality, higher-performing technologies at a faster pace. Every day, and for more than 50 years, Entegris’ singular mission has been to help customers utilize our advanced science-based solutions to support demand drivers; to innovate faster and more efficiently; and ultimately to transform the world. Through the power of our solutions and technology expertise, Entegris provides customers with innovative, science-based solutions to their toughest technology challenges. Headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, Entegris employs approximately 5,100 people worldwide, with roughly half employed in Asia-Pacific or Europe. With research and development, customer service, analytical labs, and manufacturing in Asia-Pacific, North America and Europe, Entegris supports customers around the globe as they take technology to the next level.

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