General Summary: Effectively manage the quality function, including in-process, final, and layout inspection. Oversee all departmental activities to achieve cost, productivity, safety, and quality objectives.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage Quality function in the facility
? Prioritize layout work load
? Direct final and in process inspection activities
? Ensure accurate Design of Experiments, Capability Studies, Gage R&R, etc.
? Ensure customer quality issues are resolved through plant staff in a timely manner.
? Report on Quality Performance data during scheduled management reviews.
? Provide department leadership which supports strategic initiatives
? Provide mentoring and coaching for department
? Create a culture which promotes a team environment
? Guide and motivate leads to achieve the goals and objectives of the department
? Conduct and review Performance Appraisal/Evaluations and manage performance issues for direct reports
? Address employee relations issues in a timely manner
? Determine staffing levels
Adhere to TS16949 standards
? Develop/revise Operating Procedures/Work Instructions as needed
? Ensure adherence to procedures throughout plant
? 5+ years of experience
? Previous experience within the Automotive industry
? Must have previous Machining or Casting experience
? Ability to effectively present information to employees and customers