Quality Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Hardware

$105K - $115K
Posted on 09/20/17 by Cliff Neighbors
Confidential Company
Gainesville, GA
5 - 7 years experience
$105K - $115K
Posted on 09/20/17 Cliff Neighbors

Quality Manager - $105-115K – Automotive Metals Fab/Foundry - Machining, heat treating, forming, stamping, welding, die casting, assembly...experience with metal alloys a plus.

Developing, installing and operating various quality systems for controlling incoming material, incoming parts and finished products;

Preparing advanced quality planning documents and participating in quality planning activities, including FMEAs, Process Flow Diagrams, control Charts and Gage R&R studies;

Creating all required documentation for customer initial sample submissions, including APQP and customer documents; Traveling to customers facilities to participate in all phases of the customers launch activities, including Component

Review Team meetings, assembly trials and SOP activities; Using the seven tools of statistical Process control to assist in evaluating process capability.

Focuses on the execution of the Corrective Action/Preventative Action process. This process is comprised of product problem review, containment, problem root cause determination, engineering communication, supplier quality communication, implementation, and verification. Function in the Corrective Action/Preventative Action process to resolve product and process issues Coordinate Corrective Action/Preventative process elements to assure all actions flow without constraints or wait states o Problem review and definition.

Inventory and customer mitigation. Root cause determination. Coordinate change implantation with engineering and vendor Change verification. Work and advise teams in root cause techniques and enhance root cause analysis process. Communicate and resolve product issues with Engineering and Supplier Quality. Will work very closely with Engineering Design and Product Development.

BS Engineering/Technical degreepreferred - 5+ years of manufacturing experience, including strong Lean and Continuous Improvement; 3+ years of manager level experience; Experiencepreferred in the quality function within automotive supplier manufacturing with Japanese and US automakers in launch activities; Technical knowledge in statistics and/or QC tools inspection methods; Understands CAD, GD&T and APQP; Organizational and planning skills; Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Skilled in problem solving in a global manufacturing / engineering environment.  Experienced in monitoring supplier quality, product inspection, product qualification testing, inspection tools and equipment, and supplier quality activities. Working knowledge of ISO/QS 9, TS 16949 quality systems.

Experienceworking directly with customer. - someone who goes out and investigates problems - anticipates and troubleshoots BEFORE there is an issue. Practical experience in product qualification testing, inspection tools, and test equipment. Passion for finding root causes though analysis techniques such as 8D, 5Y, Shanin, DFSS. Solid expertise in APQP processes; DFMEA, PFMEA, control plans, and work in cross-functional team environment.  Machining, heat treating, forming, stamping, welding, assembly...experience with metal alloys a plus.

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