Job Summary:Take charge of all quality functions, including creating, implementing, and maintaining a strategic quality plan. As the Quality Manager, you will develop and establish appropriate standards, policies, procedures, specifications, and training initiatives to govern quality activities throughout the company's processes.
·Establish, implement, and maintain a quality system.
·Ensure compliance to ISO 9001 by maintaining the quality system.
·Establish quality requirements with customers and suppliers.
·Build effective relationships with customers and suppliers, and lead initiatives to resolve quality problems in a timely manner.
·Support the advanced product quality planning (APQP) process.
·Assist in the development of processes for data acquisition and analysis.
·Manage the customer return material authorization (RMA) process and reduce returns through internal and supplier improvements.
·Plan, promote, and organize training activities related to product quality.
·Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to ensure quality performance metrics are met for the plant.
Education & Experience:
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Quality Sciences or Engineering. Equivalent work experience in a technical field will be considered.
5+ years of experience in Quality Management leadership and Quality Engineering in a manufacturing environment.
Required: Quality-related experience in a manufacturing environment.
Bonus: Experience in metals or foundry-related roles.
Demonstrated expertise in quality core tools such as APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, SPC, etc.
Experience in implementing statistical quality methods.
Understanding of metrology and proficiency in using measuring devices like calipers, micrometers, hardness testing, x-ray, and CMM.
Experience in conducting destructive and non-destructive tests on materials and parts for performance evaluation and analysis of materials characteristics.
Ability to interpret engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas.
Leadership experience in ISO 9001 Quality Management System.
Preferred: ASQ Quality Engineer certification.
Bonus: Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification.
Experience with ISO14001, ITAR, AS9100, TS16942, ISO14981 quality systems.
Experience with continuous improvement processes such as six sigma, kaizen, lean, etc.