DuPont Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance (MIQA) Business Leader in Wilmington, Delaware

Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance (MIQA) Business Leader (Job Number: 191072W-01)


The Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance (MIQA) Business Leader provides leadership and direction to the processes that help the business make good investment and resourcing decisions related to asset reliability and ensure that MIQA activities are executed in a sustainable, effective way that drives productivity, reduces cost and assesses risks. Implement and sustain MIQA best practices across the global network and provide operational guidance and oversight to reliability and maintenance professionals. Collaborates with stakeholders including other functional leads, Site and Business Leadership, CoE and R&M Council, SHE Leads, Engineering and third party vendors to ensure MIQA enhancements align with overall strategy.

MIQA Strategy Development

  • Ensure MIQA regulatory and policy compliance across all sites through metric evaluation, gap assessments, and audit results. Primary focus will be NA region; however, will assist E&I sites globally as needed.

  • Develop the short and long term global MIQA implementation strategy through ongoing collaboration with appropriate stakeholders. Develop and implement the plan to advance sites towards MIQA maturity and sustain gains.

  • Represent the Business on the Corporate R&M/MIQA Leader’s Council to help define Corporate MIQA Best Practices, strategies and new initiatives and participate on MIQA Core Group Teams.

  • Lead the Global effort to integrate MIQA and GMISS systems at both hDow and hDuPont sites.

MIQA Leadership and Coaching

  • Standardize and drive R&M best practices as appropriate across the global network including the use of metrics and Leader Standard Work.

  • Develop business level capability that supports common causes in effective and efficient methods while cultivating technical expertise at strategic sites.

  • Implement MIQA tools that align the Business strategy with standard tools to optimize PM’s through the application of the Corporate MIQA Toolbox, FMEA+, and effective reliability reviews.

  • Champion advancing safety and Process Safety Management (PSM) performance through the improvement of maintenance work management processes and reliability.

  • Lead network of MIQA professionals to build overall functional competence and ensure that critical maintenance and reliability positions are staffed properly at each site. Identify and develop qualified resources for site MIQA practitioners. Work with appropriate leaders to ensure quality COTs for individuals in critical maintenance roles and quality targeted development plans for individuals.

  • Lead network of site MIQA Leaders to ensure that processes and procedures are implemented consistently across sites and businesses to increase rate and quality of MIQA improvement via leveraging learnings and communicating expectations that lead to improvement of asset productivity while optimizing maintenance costs globally.

  • Work with MIQA leadership and site resources to develop and implement best practices that protect personnel, equipment, and the environment.

  • Ensure asset productivity and MIQA programs are integrated into the business capital processes; work with appropriate stakeholders to develop capital strategy for regional networks; and provide input and champion support for appropriate run and maintain budgets based on the MIQA strategy.

  • Work with sites and sourcing to help ensure corporate Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) practices are followed from delivery, quality and cost standpoint.

  • Work with the R&M Business Leader to help ensure implementation of Asset Care & Autonomous Maintenance practices is in alignment with corporate and industry standard practices.

  • Drive achievement of corporate metrics and targets through data and trend analysis, development of action plans, and using problem solving tools to drive performance.

  • Work with CPOs and BPOs to improve MIQA performance via integration of R&M IT tools and standard R&M practices. Drive sites to help extract the full value from the IT systems such as SAP PM and Meridium®.

  • Travel to production facilities for F2F MIQA training, gap assessments, trouble shooting, coaching, line-walks and strengthening relationships in support of the above stated objectives.

  • Analyze metrics, gap assessments, and audit results for low level of compliance and assist sites with building action plans to address and improve performance and Site MIQA discipline and practices.

Communication and Networking

  • Collaborate with the Centers of Excellence, the R&M Council, SHE network, and other networks to define & leverage corporate best practices, strategies and new initiatives.

  • Collaborate with MIQA Hubs, DuET leadership & consultants, Finance, Sourcing, SHE, and other functions as needed to ensure R&M advancements fit in with overall strategy and standardization.

  • Routinely interact and communicate with key stakeholders to review progress and gain support as needed to achieve business reliability, maintenance and MIQA goals.

  • Sponsor, Champion, and coach appropriate networks within business that drive execution of key deliverables aligned with the R&M/MIQA strategy

May require up to 50% travel and schedule availability for Global (off hour) calls.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, advanced degree is desirable

  • Demonstrated leadership capability and ability to develop collaborative relationships, influence change and drive complex change management.

  • Fundamental understanding of PSM systems and appropriate asset classification and management.

  • Five or more years of experience in manufacturing operations with in-depth understanding of MIQA, maintenance and reliability best practices.

  • Competencies required include:

  • Ability to develop short term, mid-term and long term strategies

  • Transform business and functional strategies into tactical execution plans appropriate for the business

  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization without direct authority

  • Global orientation

  • Effective communication skills

  • Ability to effectively build and maintain relationships at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to deal with multiple priorities and highly complex situations

  • Process improvement, Six Sigma or Lean skills

  • Demonstrated Change leadership

Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Electronics & Imaging

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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