Quality Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/11/17
Huntsville, AL
5 - 7 years experience
Consumer Goods / Miscellaneous
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/11/17

JOB SUMMARY:
Provide the leadership to guide the manufacturing team in the development, maintenance, and improvement of all quality systems. To include: Final Inspection, In-Process Controls, Supplier Quality Assurance, Systems Auditing, Product Testing, Finished Goods Audit. Will measure and report quality performance. Ensure conformity to engineering and quality standards.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 

  • Standardize Manufacturing Quality System and processes across the site
  • Establish Manufacturing Quality fundamentals and strengthen organizational capabilities
  • Support corrective/preventative action initiatives and short term containment of issues
  • Develop and ensure PFMEA and control plans are in place to achieve plans and priorities
  • Drive standardization – CAPA, control plans, and PFMEA, QMR, part traceability, routings, etc.
  • Lead Quality Management Reviews
  • Identify and share best practices across the plant network
  • Provide Quality department leadership. Develops team by instilling a continuous improvement mindset. Participate in the Quality Council.
  • Develops process control procedures ensuring production of finished products meet quality specifications and standards.
  • Conducts research on product defects and recommends modifications to products or quality standards where warranted. Assures data is formulated into useable information and communicated to the management staff.
  • Reviews complaints or warranty claims received to determine where quality control emphasis should be placed at the plant to eliminate problems.
  • Establishes and manages departmental budget and assists in the development of long range goals and objectives.

    SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
    • Bachelor's degree in a related technical field, preferably engineering.
    • 5-8 years previous manufacturing / quality assurance experience. Ideal candidate will have automotive based quality system experience.
    • 5+ years' previous supervisory/management experience.
    • Advanced knowledge of quality policies and procedures.
    • Advanced knowledge of quality related tools including, but not limited to SPC, GD&T, DFMEA, DOE, ISO, Quality Systems and measurement tools.
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    •Requires excellent leadership skills for coaching technically based employees.

Req No. 9090BR

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