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Quality Manager

Rockford, Illinois
19 Sep 2022

Position Summary

The Quality Manager position develops, implements, and manages quality control systems designed to ensure continuous production of advanced composite materials and applications (consistent with established standards, customer specifications and production goals). The position supervises a team of quality control inspectors. Quality Manger aims to ensure that the organization & Quality Management System conforms to customer, internal, ISO/TS 16949 and regulatory/legal requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

- Understanding customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes.

- Devising and reviewing specifications for products or processes. Assist in setting requirements for raw material or intermediate products for suppliers and monitoring their compliance.

- Engage in inspection and testing activities to ensure high productivity and high technical integrity.

- Develop and analyze statistical data and product specifications to determine standards and to establish quality and reliability expectancy of finished products.

- Formulate, document, and maintain quality control standards and on-going quality control objectives.

- Coordinate objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other plant managers to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.

- Apply total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes

- Maintain active role on internal continuous improvement teams.

- Design, develop and implement quality control training programs.

- Corrective and preventive action (CAPA, also called corrective action / preventive action, or simply corrective action) are improvements to an organization's processes taken to eliminate causes of non-conformities or other undesirable situations.

- MPR - Minimum process Requirements is the process of documenting, analyzing, tracing, prioritizing and agreeing on requirements and then controlling change and communicating. It is a continuous process throughout a project.

- Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is a set of analyzing and problem-solving techniques targeted at identifying the actual root cause or the reason that caused the problem.

- Interact with vendors to ensure quality of all purchased parts.

- Assist in process certification

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

- Associate Degree or 10 years progressive experience in a Fastener industry

- Must have knowledge in the automotive industry

- Experience with production control

- Minimum Process Requirements (MPR)

- Corrective and Preventative Action (CAPA)

- Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

- 4+ years leadership experience or leadership development training

- Reliable and good work ethic

- Remain calm in stressful situations

- Demonstrates effective oral communication

- IATF 16949 auditor (preferred)

- Intermediate level Microsoft Office Suite knowledge

- Prioritize, organize, and accomplish work efficiently

- Move quickly from task to task with minimal errors and/or omissions

- Always follow all OSHA and company safety guidelines

- PLEX UX knowledge/Finite scheduling

- OSHA Training (preferred)

- Problem solving and decision-making training (preferred)

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

- Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

- Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is required in designated areas.

- Ability to continuously stand and move through 8-10-hour shifts

- 100% onsite. One work location.

You should be proficient in:

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Quality Inspection Experience

Machines & technologies you'll use:

  • ERP Software
  • Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • Quality Control Software
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  • Job Reference: 716220052-2
  • Date Posted: 19 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Rocknel Fastener Inc
  • Location: Rockford, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application