Quality Manager

Auburn Hills, Michigan

Post Date: 08/02/2017 Job ID: 4565 Industry: Engineering & Technical

                                                    Quality Manager

Position Summary:

The Quality Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Quality Management Systems, and must ensure the company secures a quality product. This position will direct all functions related to successful internal and external standards such as ISO/TS 16949-14001, IATF Certification VDA, and CCC Certification to meet Company and Customer requirements and standards.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Will manage all QM activities relating to development, execution and achievement of company goals.
  • Developing, auditing, and improving the quality system in accordance with customer and company requirements, and continuous improvement principles. 
  • Ensure effectiveness of Quality Management System.
  • Track and maintain data analysis of key performance indicators.
  • Responsible for reporting on the performance of the quality system to Management and recommending improvements to the quality system.
  • Responsible for Quality support of internal problems.
  • Responsible for Control of Non-Conforming material processing.
  • Responsible for the Problem Solving Reporting (8D) of internal and supplier issues.
  • Responsible for Internal Inspection Team in Molding and Assembly Departments.
  • Responsible for containments, customer claims, and warranty claims. Must be able to respond immediately and professionally. Timely execution of documentation, root cause analysis and corrective actions and verifications of effectiveness.
  • Must take ownership with respect to all quality system related subjects.
  • Attend internal meetings/reviews with cross functional departments and support all aspects of Quality related topics/issues.
  • Support the Sales and Purchasing Departments as it relates to customer and supplier related topics.
  • Engage in the Quality aspect of planning, execution, and support of launch activities, ensuring successful timing, company standards and customer requirements are met.
  • Ensure Quality team is updated and trained on quality related subjects.
  • Must be able to lead internal workshops as relates to Quality.
  • Promote quality improvement throughout the company.
  • Interact and support all departments in achieving company goals.
  • Domestic and International travel required to support customer and company initiatives.

Knowledge and Education:
  • Bachelor’ s degree.
  • 10 plus years in Automotive Manufacturing, preferably Plastic Injection Molding and Assembly.
  • 5 plus years in a Managerial role.
  • Extensive knowledge with automotive quality standards.
  • Knowledge and experience in APQP, PPAP, 5 Why, 8D, SPC, Ishikawa, FMEA & CP.

Preferred Skills:
  • Lead, coach and motivate the quality team in a positive manner.
  • Able to work with other departments professionally.
  • Should be comfortable presenting information and responding to customers, suppliers and co-workers.
  • Able to work efficiently in a fast paced, high demand environment.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

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