Quality Manager

Confidential Company  •  Columbia, SC

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/04/17 by Benjamin Workman
Confidential Company
Columbia, SC
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/04/17 Benjamin Workman

Company Description:

  • Private company with rapid growth
  • The client is a manufacturer of vision systems for commercial vehicles.
  • Their North American facility houses the primary Engineering, Design, Research, Testing, and Manufacturing operations for the Western Hemisphere with product innovations for their customers all over the world.

Benefits:

  • Above Market compensation (Salary + Bonus)
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 4 weeks PTO and 10 Federal Holidays
  • Early Friday departures

Basic Function:

  • Drive all product quality issues to a conclusion internally
  • Coordinate activity among Customer and Supplier Quality Engineers
  • Work to continually improve internal processes to ensure process consistency and capability through LEAN methodology
  • Schedule and coordinate routine plant visits and inspection of rejected material.
  • Develop warranty policies with customers, with support from management.
  • Review and approve warranty inspectionreports.
  • Manage Quality KPI's.
  • Proactively develop product quality improvements throughout Supply Chain
  • Propose improvements to products, processes, and procedures to management and assist in implementation.

Corporate Responsibilities:

1. Taking an Active Part in the Evolvement of Company Culture:

  • Encouraging interactions of company employees in company-sponsored events.
  • Grasping leadership of potential barriers to promote teamwork.

2. Manage Personnel:

  • Establish annual personnel goals and objectives.
  • Determine career plan for each departmental employee based on capability.
  • Establish the freedom of work through defined tasks and responsibilities.
  • Encourage involvement in company functions to promote family concepts.
  • Provide Education to Corporate Strategies throughout the organization.

Departmental Responsibilities:

  • Plant Quality representative for TS/EMS
  • Serve as the final point of contact for quality issues raised by the customer.
  • Coordinate 8D to answer customer complaints relative to quality issues.
  • Drive all product quality issues to a conclusion internally
  • Work to continually improve internal processes to ensure process consistency and capability.
  • Schedule and coordinate routine plant visits and inspection of rejected material.
  • Develop warranty policies with customers, with support from management.
  • Review and approve warranty inspectionreports.
  • Make determinations regarding "goodwill coverage" for warranty inspection with management assistance.
  • Ensure that Field Service manuals are available and up-to-date, assigning responsibilities to other personnel as necessary.
  • Proactively develop product quality improvements.
  • Propose improvements to products, processes and procedures to management and assist in implementation.

Global Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting Quality activity and initiatives for the client's Mexico site as needed (20-25% yearly travel)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • 5-10 years Quality Assurance experiencerequired
  • Experience working in a Tier 1 Automotive Supplier environment
  • TS/ISO16949, ISO9000, and ISO9001experience
  • ASQ Certification preferred
  • AIAG Member / Training background
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Experience in the following: Process Improvement, Analyzing Information, Strategic Planning, Informing Others, Emphasizing Excellence, Attention to Detail, Thoroughness, and Dealing with Complexity

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Columbia, SC

Requirededucation:

  • Bachelor's

Requiredexperience:

  • TS 16949: 3years
  • Supervision: 4years
  • Quality Assurance: 5years
  • auto manufacturing: 3years
  • ISO9000 / 9001: 3years

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