Quality Manager

Wabash National   •  

Moreno Valley, CA

Industry: Transportation


Not Specified years

Posted 68 days ago

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As the ISO 9001:2008 Management Representative and document controller, incumbent ensuresthat a quality system is established, implemented, and maintained in accordance to ISO 9001  
  • Reportson the performance of the Quality System to management for review and as a basis for improvement of the Quality System  
  • Interactswith supply base ensuring the quality of product and service meets or exceeds the requirements of Transcraft  
  • Develops, directsand supportsthe Quality Department associates including weld technicians  
  • Assistsin the development of the Production Teams  
  • Participatesin the development of work instructions  
  • Maintainscustomer contact  
  • Developsand maintains an internal auditing system  
  • Participatesin the Customer Quality Systems Audits and the development of corrective action plans for deficient areas  
  • Investigatesand reportson all customer complaints and concerns  
  • Tracksplant quality and warranty metrics and reportsto plant management on a regular basis  
  • Managesand maintainsquality databases and systems   
  • Definesand executeslong-term quality system strategy  
  • Detailed warranty engagement including customer interaction & action plans to improve performance  
  • Drivescontinuous improvement within operations through real time process control and lean manufacturing techniques  
  • Providesvision and leadsefforts on data collection to ensure shop floor process effectiveness  
  • Influencesdesign to drive process capability  
  • Performsotherjob-related duties as assigned  


Education Requirements:

College Degree MajorDesired:Engineering or related field  


Knowledge, Training, Skills and/or Experience:

  • 5 years management or supervisory experience  
  • 5 to 10 years related manufacturing experience– automotive, heavy equipment, OEM
  • Knowledge of production processes, quality control concepts, lean manufacturing and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of goods  
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, allocation of resources and coordination of personnel  
  • Knowledge/understanding GMAW production welding process and methods   
  • Keeps up to date on professional/technical developments  
  • Develops an appropriate depth of expertise in technical areas  
  • Creates an environment where no one tolerates complacency  
  • Eliminates roadblocks, barriers, and inefficiencies  
  • Uses metrics and performance measures to track progress  
  • Redesigns systems and processes to increase effectiveness  
  • Quickly embraces new technology to increase capabilities  
  • Drives rigorous internal and external benchmarking of performance  
  • Communicates high performance standards   
  • Management of ISO 9001:2008