TransPerfect

  • Global Quality Assurance Director

    ID
    2018-11134
    Category
    Quality Assurance/Compliance
    Location
    US-NY-New York
    Additional Job Locations
    US-NJ-Princeton | US-PA-Philadelphia
  • Responsibilities

    Directly impacts all aspects of TransPerfect’s ISO 9001 and EN 15038 certified quality management system worldwide. The QA Director maintains, establishes and develops Quality Assurance programs, policies, processes and procedures ensuring quality performance of products and services by performing duties and responsibilities personally or through staff members.

     

    • Take ownership of the Global QMS for TransPerfect and its family of companies
    • Manage QA Directors, QA Managers and the teams reporting to them
    • Track and report on company-wide quality metrics
    • Monitor all Corrective Action Forms, Preventive Action Forms, Positive Feedback Forms, and client feedback
    • Investigate Corrective Action Forms to identify root cause and effective corrective and preventive actions, liaising directly with linguists and TransPerfect employees
    • Review, evaluate, and report to Department Managers and Senior Management on supplier, subcontractor and staff member performance worldwide
    • Actively review documents pertaining to the Quality Management System and its continual improvement
    • Create, document, implement, and evaluate internal quality assurance program in order to maintain accreditation
    • Conduct internal audits and report findings to Senior Management
    • Develop new procedures to foster TQM and develop current QMS
    • Review documents and SOPs pertaining to the Quality Management System and control them
    • Implement, monitor, evaluate and develop quality assurance and quality control activities to ensure quality of language solutions on a Worldwide level
    • Train personnel to ensure that quality standards are followed
    • Participate in client, registrar, and vendor audits
    • Actively maintain colleagues’ awareness of QA processes, policies, procedures and knowledge by acting as a resource
    • Investigate specific customer complaints or adverse experiences and operational problems to identify root cause and effective corrective and preventive actions
    • Prepare technical quality reports and presentations as required
    • Act as Management Representative, as outlined in the Quality Manual

    Qualifications

    • 5 or more years experience managing projects and/or staff
    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
    • Strong MS Office/computer skills
    • Experience in ISO 9001
    • Experience in EN 15038
    • Internal quality auditing training or experience
    • Ability to create and implement new procedures, with the relevant documentation
    • Ability to maintain and update vast amount of data accurately
    • Excellent English communication (written and verbal) skills
    • Superior organizational and multi-tasking skills in order to meet commitments and deadlines
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Ability to maintain professionalism in all situations

    Desired Experience/Skills:

    • Experience in ISO 27001, ISO 13485, EN 15838
    • Experience in Six Sigma and other quality standards
    • Fluency in a foreign language

    Overview

    For more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.

     

    With annual revenues of over $615 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

     

    TransPerfect offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, company-sponsored life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending account options, and a proactive and accessible HR department that focuses on the staff’s health and happiness.

     

    TransPerfect is an equal opportunity employer.

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